Intrayear Household Income Dynamics and Adolescent School Behavior

  title={Intrayear Household Income Dynamics and Adolescent School Behavior},
  author={Lisa a. Gennetian and Sharon Wolf and Heather D. Hill and Pamela A. Morris},
Economic life for most American households is quite dynamic. Such income instability is an understudied aspect of households’ economic contexts that may have distinct consequences for children. We examine the empirical relationship between household income instability, as measured by intrayear income change, and adolescent school behavior outcomes using a nationally representative sample of households with adolescents from the Survey of Income and Program Participation 2004 panel. We find an… CONTINUE READING
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