Family Income and Child Cognitive and Noncognitive Development in Australia: Does Money Matter?

@article{Khanam2016FamilyIA,
  title={Family Income and Child Cognitive and Noncognitive Development in Australia: Does Money Matter?},
  author={Rasheda Khanam and Son Xuan Nghiem},
  journal={Demography},
  year={2016},
  volume={53},
  pages={597-621}
}
This article investigates whether family income affects children’s cognitive and noncognitive development by exploiting comprehensive information from the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children. We include variables that represent parental investment, parental stress, and neighborhood characteristics to examine if these factors mediate the effects of income. Using dynamic panel data, we find that family income is significantly associated with children’s cognitive skills but not with… CONTINUE READING
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