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Enduring Influences of Childhood Poverty

  title={Enduring Influences of Childhood Poverty},
  author={Katherine A. Magnuson},
Poverty is a common experience for children growing up in the United States. Although only about one in five children are in poverty each year, roughly one in three will spend at least one year living in a poor household. Child poverty is a significant concern to researchers and policymakers because early childhood poverty is linked to a multitude of worse outcomes, including reduced academic attainment, higher rates of non-marital child bearing, and a greater likelihood of health problems… 

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