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Healthy , Wealthy , and Wise : Is there a Causal Relationship Between Child Health and Human Capital Development ?

  title={Healthy , Wealthy , and Wise : Is there a Causal Relationship Between Child Health and Human Capital Development ?},
  author={Janet Currie},
There are many possible pathways between parental education, income, and health, and child health and education, but only some of them have been explored in the literature. This essay focuses on links between parental socioeconomic status (as measured by education, income, occupation, or in some cases area of residence) and child health, and between child health and child education. Specifically, I ask two questions: What is the evidence regarding whether parental socioeconomic status affects… 

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