The Problems of Disadvantaged Youth

The Problems of Disadvantaged Youth

An Economic Perspective

eBook - 2009
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One of the most important public policy issues in the United States is how to improve the life prospects of disadvantaged youth who, in their formative years, face low-quality school systems, poor access to health care, and high-crime environments. The Problems of Disadvantaged Youth includes a broad range of research examining various aspects of disadvantage, and ways of increasing the ability of low-income youths to improve their circumstances later in life. Taking an empirical economics perspective, the nine essays in this volume assess the causal impacts of disadvantage on youth outcomes.
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2009
ISBN: 9781282426559
1282426559
9780226309477
0226309479
Characteristics: 1 online resource (ix, 317 pages) : illustrations
Additional Contributors: Gruber, Jonathan

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