ERIC Number: EJ508802
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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Effects of Childhood Poverty on Productivity Later in Life: Implications for Public Policy.
Hill, Martha S.; Sandfort, Jodi R.
Children and Youth Services Review, v17 n1-2 p91-126 1995
Presents a conceptual model for better understanding how poverty jeopardizes a host of childhood and adulthood abilities. Links the model with various policy initiatives that attempt to curb poverty or its detrimental effects. Suggests that low family income compromises children's physical growth, cognitive development, socioemotional functioning, and also impairs productivity later in life. (AA)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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