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CESifo Economic Studies;Uppsala Center for Labor Studies (UCLS)
- October 19-20, 2012
- CESifo Economic Studies and UCLS Conference on Families, Children and Human Capital Formation
- Munich, Germany
- Family background is an important determinant of child well-being and human capital formation. Family and educational policies play a role both in complementing and substituting for the human capital investments of families and, arguably, affect social gradients in both health and education. Providing a deeper understanding of the causal mechanisms involved is an important task for research.Issues to be covered include the causes and (short- and long-run) consequences of - Child health - Early-life interventions and events - Education and family policies - Divorce (and the role of the family more generally)[gem?_?? den Informationen des Anbieters - according to site editor's information]
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