Homeownership and Child Welfare

  title={Homeownership and Child Welfare},
  author={David Barker and Eric A. Miller},
  journal={ERN: Analytical Models (Topic)},
Recent studies have concluded that homeownership is beneficial to children. This result is important because it is used to justify large government subsidies that encourage homeownership. We reexamine the results of two of the most prominent of these studies using the Panel Study of Income Dynamics, Public Use Microsample, and National Longitudinal Survey of Youth data. We extend this research by controlling for residential mobility, wealth, dwelling type and vehicle ownership, as well as by… 
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