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The Economics of Child Well-Being
by Gabriella Conti, James J. Heckman
(October 2012)
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.

Abstract:
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.
Text: See Discussion Paper No. 6930  




 

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