Boosting Family Income to Promote Child Development

  title={Boosting Family Income to Promote Child Development},
  author={Greg J. Duncan and Katherine A. Magnuson and Elizabeth Votruba-Drzal},
  journal={The Future of Children},
  pages={120 - 99}
Families who live in poverty face disadvantages that can hinder their children’s development in many ways, write Greg Duncan, Katherine Magnuson, and Elizabeth Votruba-Drzal. As they struggle to get by economically, and as they cope with substandard housing, unsafe neighborhoods, and inadequate schools, poor families experience more stress in their daily lives than more affluent families do, with a host of psychological and developmental consequences. Poor families also lack the resources to… 

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