The Economics of Child Well-Being
Gabriella Conti () and
No 18466, NBER Working Papers from National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc
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.
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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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