Natarajan Balasubramanian

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CONTEXT Economic difficulties at the individual level can lead to a number of behavioral problems, including substance abuse and delinquent behaviors. OBJECTIVE To examine the influence of a nationwide adverse economic environment during infancy, specifically, the high unemployment rates during and after the 1980 and 1981-1982 recessions, on rates of(More)
results and conclusions expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily indicate concurrence by the Bureau of the Census. The results presented in this paper have been screened to ensure that no confidential data are revealed. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS We thank an anonymous referee for comments that helped us to significantly improve our study. We are(More)
BACKGROUND Socioeconomic difficulties affect the cognitive and emotional development of children. However, the focus of prior studies has largely been on poverty and material hardship. This study expands on the existing literature by examining the impact of familial transient financial difficulties during infancy on long-term cognitive and behavioral(More)
Research results and conclusions expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily indicate concurrence by the Bureau of the Census. The results presented in this paper have been screened to ensure that no confidential data are revealed. ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS We thank Becky Acosta and Kevin McKinney at the CCRDC, and Arnie Reznek at the CES for their(More)
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