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CentrePiece Article
In brief...The long-term effects of financial distress in childhood
Marta Barazzetta, Andrew Clark and Conchita D'Ambrosio
November 2019
Paper No' CEPCP565:
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CentrePiece 24 (3) Autumn 2019


JEL Classification: I31; I32; D60


Tags: income; financial problems; child outcomes; subjective well-being; behaviour; education; alspac

Is there a relationship between childhood circumstances and outcomes later in life? Andrew Clark and colleagues consider the cognitive and non-cognitive consequences for young adults whose families experienced major financial problems when they were children.

This article summarises 'Childhood Circumstances and Young Adulthood Outcomes: The Role of Mothers' Financial Problems' by Andrew Clark, Conchita D’Ambrosio and Marta Barazzetta, CEP Discussion Paper No. 1609