Child mental health and human capital accumulation: the case of ADHD revisited.

@article{Fletcher2007ChildMH,
  title={Child mental health and human capital accumulation: the case of ADHD revisited.},
  author={Jason M Fletcher and Barbara L. Wolfe},
  journal={Journal of health economics},
  year={2007},
  volume={27 3},
  pages={
          794-800
        }
}
In volume 25, issue 6 of this journal, Janet Currie and Mark Stabile (JCMS,) made a significant contribution to our understanding of the influence of ADHD symptoms on a variety of school outcomes including participation in special education, grade repetition and test scores. Their contributions include using a broad sample of children and estimating sibling fixed effects models to control for unobserved family effects. In this comment we look at a sample of older children and confirm and extend… CONTINUE READING

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