The effects of poverty on children.

  title={The effects of poverty on children.},
  author={J Brooks-gunn and Greg J Duncan},
  journal={The Future of children},
  volume={7 2},
Although hundreds of studies have documented the association between family poverty and children's health, achievement, and behavior, few measure the effects of the timing, depth, and duration of poverty on children, and many fail to adjust for other family characteristics (for example, female headship, mother's age, and schooling) that may account for much of the observed correlation between poverty and child outcomes. This article focuses on a recent set of studies that explore the… CONTINUE READING
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