Changing Children’s Lives: Risks and Opportunities

Children’s development and well-being are significantly influenced by their family and community environment, with poor and marginalised children facing a heavier burden of risk. This paper summarises emerging findings from the Young Lives longitudinal study of childhood poverty in Ethiopia, the state of Andhra Pradesh in India, Peru and Vietnam. It examines how children’s development is… Read more




Skill Formation and the Economics of Investing in Disadvantaged Children

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. This document may be accessible through your organisation or institution. If not, you may have to purchase access. Alternatively, the… Read more




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