Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/67314
Authors: 
Conti, Gabriella
Heckman, James J.
Year of Publication: 
2012
Series/Report no.: 
Discussion Paper Series, Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit 6930
Abstract: 
This chapter presents an integrated economic approach that organizes and interprets the evidence on child development. It also discusses the indicators of child well-being that are used in international comparisons. Recent evidence on child development is summarized, and policies to promote child well-being are discussed. The chapter concludes with some open questions and suggestions for future research.
Subjects: 
child development
human capital
early childhood education
JEL: 
J13
I21
D03
D04
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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