The Economics of Child Well-Being
Gabriella Conti () and
No 6930, IZA Discussion Papers from Institute of Labor Economics (IZA)
This chapter presents an integrated economic approach that organizes and interprets the evidence on child development. It also discusses the indicators of child well-being that are used in international comparisons. Recent evidence on child development is summarized, and policies to promote child well-being are discussed. The chapter concludes with some open questions and suggestions for future research.
Keywords: early childhood education; human capital; child development (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: J13 I21 D03 D04 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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Published in: A. Ben-Arieh, F. Casas, I. Frones, and J. Korbin (eds.), Handbook of Child Well-Being: Theories, Methods, and Policies in Global Perspective, Dordrecht: Springer-Verlag, 2013
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