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The problems of disadvantaged youth an economic perspective

Title
The problems of disadvantaged youth [electronic resource] : an economic perspective / edited by Jonathan Gruber.
Publication
Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2009.

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Additional Authors
Gruber, Jonathan.
Description
1 online resource (ix, 317 p.) : ill.
Series Statement
A National Bureau of Economic Research conference report
Uniform Title
  • Problems of disadvantaged youth (Online)
  • National Bureau of Economic Research conference report.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Electronic books.
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Contents
Introduction: what have we learned about the problems of and prospects for disadvantaged youth? / Jonathan Gruber -- Education : 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 -- Health and healthy behaviors : 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 -- Contextual influences : 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, Thomas Deleire, Erzo F.P. Luttmer, and Josh Mitchell -- Neighborhood violence and urban youth / Anna Aizer.
LCCN
2009003454
Title
The problems of disadvantaged youth [electronic resource] : an economic perspective / edited by Jonathan Gruber.
Imprint
Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2009.
Series
A National Bureau of Economic Research conference report
National Bureau of Economic Research conference report.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Access
Access restricted to authorized users.
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Gruber, Jonathan.
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