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Science. 2006 Jun 30;312(5782):1900-2.

Skill formation and the economics of investing in disadvantaged children.

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Department of Economics, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA. jjh@uchicago.edu

Abstract

This paper summarizes evidence on the effects of early environments on child, adolescent, and adult achievement. Life cycle skill formation is a dynamic process in which early inputs strongly affect the productivity of later inputs.

PMID:
16809525
DOI:
10.1126/science.1128898
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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