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Family income and child cognitive and behavioural development in the United Kingdom: Does money matter?

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This study investigates the extent to which family income is associated with an extensive range of child cognitive and behavioural outcomes in a cohort of almost 19 000 British children born between 2000 and 2001. Merging the economists' and developmental psychologists' approaches, it also attempts to identify the main mechanisms through which family economic resources translate into better developmental outcomes for children. The relative and joint relevance of three groups of mediating fact...

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10.1002/hec.1665

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Violato, M More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NPEU
Redshaw, M More by this author
Journal:
Health Economics
Volume:
20
Issue:
10
Pages:
1201-1225
Publication date:
2011-10-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1099-1050
ISSN:
1057-9230
URN:
uuid:4899b3a7-7b97-4910-a5a3-9f15cc052a5b
Source identifiers:
179758
Local pid:
pubs:179758

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