Living alongside more affluent neighbors predicts greater involvement in antisocial behavior among low-income boys.

@article{Odgers2015LivingAM,
  title={Living alongside more affluent neighbors predicts greater involvement in antisocial behavior among low-income boys.},
  author={Candice L. Odgers and Sachiko Donley and Avshalom Caspi and Christopher J Bates and Terrie E Moffitt},
  journal={Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines},
  year={2015},
  volume={56 10},
  pages={1055-64}
}
BACKGROUND The creation of economically mixed communities has been proposed as one way to improve the life outcomes of children growing up in poverty. However, whether low-income children benefit from living alongside more affluent neighbors is unknown. METHOD Prospectively gathered data on over 1,600 children from the Environmental Risk (E-Risk) Longitudinal Twin Study living in urban environments is used to test whether living alongside more affluent neighbors (measured via high-resolution… CONTINUE READING