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The Economics of Child Well-Being

Gabriella Conti () and James Heckman

No 18466, NBER Working Papers from National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc

Abstract: This paper 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 paper concludes with some open questions and suggestions for future research.

JEL-codes: D03 D04 I21 J13 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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Date: 2012-10
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Published as Handbook of Child Well-Being 2014, pp 363-401 Economics of Child Well-Being Gabriella Conti, Dr. James J. Heckman

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