Household Net Worth Poverty and Children’s Development

Project Description

To examine how children’s experiences with household net worth poverty and income poverty influence their well-being as measured through cognitive and socio-emotional outcomes.  The sample of children aged 0-18 and their household characteristics will be constructed from existing Prospective Study of Child Development-Child Development Study (PSID-CDS) data.  Descriptive statistics and multivariate regression analyses will focus on the estimates of independent variables – net worth poverty and income poverty – on dependent variables of children’s outcomes for children by age clusters (0-5 years old, 6-11 and 12-18).

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