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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Problems of disadvantaged youth.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2009
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|ISBN:||9780226309477 0226309479 9780226309453 0226309452|
|Description:||1 online resource (ix, 317 pages) : illustrations.|
|Contents:||Introduction: what have we learned about the problems of and prospects for disadvantaged youth? / Jonathan Gruber --
The behavioral consequences of pre-kindergarten participation for disadvantaged youth / David Figlio and Jeffrey Roth --
Is gaining access to selective elementary schools gaining ground? Evidence from randomized lotteries / Julie Berry Cullen and Brian A. Jacob --
Would more compulsory schooling help disadvantaged youth? Evidence from recent changes to school-leaving laws / Philip Oreopoulos --
Mental health in childhood and human capital / Janet Currie and Mark Stabile --
Childhood disadvantage and obesity : is nurture trumping nature? / Patricia M. Anderson, Kristin F. Butcher, and Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach --
Socioeconomic disadvantage and early childbearing / Melissa S. Kearney and Phillip B. Levine --
Parental income shocks and outcomes of disadvantaged youth in the United States / Marianne Page, Ann Huff Stevens, and Jason Lindo --
The role of religious and social organizations in the lives of disadvantaged youth / Rajeev Dehejia [and others] --
Neighborhood violence and urban youth / Anna Aizer.
|Series Title:||National Bureau of Economic Research conference report.|
|Responsibility:||edited by Jonathan Gruber.|
- Poor youth -- United States -- Social conditions.
- Poor youth -- Education -- United States.
- Poor youth -- Health and hygiene -- United States.
- POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Services & Welfare.
- POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Security.
- Electronic books.