Economic Determinants and Consequences of Child Maltreatment

@inproceedings{Berger2011EconomicDA,
  title={Economic Determinants and Consequences of Child Maltreatment},
  author={Lawrence M. Berger and Jane Waldfogel},
  year={2011}
}
Substantial numbers of children in the advanced industrialized countries experience child abuse and neglect each year, resulting in considerable social, emotional, and economic costs to both the children themselves and to their societies as a whole. Yet, whereas scholars and policymakers have grown increasingly concerned with promoting child well-being, particularly among low income children, limited attention has been paid to child maltreatment. This paper reviews the existing research on the… Expand
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