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ERIC Number: EJ510678
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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ISSN: ISSN-0037-7732
Feeling the Pinch: Child Spacing and Constraints on Parental Economic Investments in Children.
Powell, Brian; Steelman, Lala Carr
Social Forces, v73 n4 p1465-86 Jun 1995
Analysis of data from the parent and student sections of High School and Beyond surveys revealed that close spacing of siblings had a strong negative effect on parents' anticipated and actual contributions to a child's living and schooling expenses during the first year after high school graduation. This negative effect was unrelated to socioeconomic status or child's academic performance. (SV)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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