Early Maternal Time Investment and Early Child Outcomes

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Del Bono, Emilia; Francesconi, Marco; Kelly, Yvonne; Sacker, Amanda;
  • Publisher: WILEY-BLACKWELL
  • Subject: education production functions | I20 | social sciences, economics, business & economics, noncognitive skill formation, long-run outcomes, 1st 3 years, cognitive-development, difficulties questionnaire, parental employment, millennium cohort, birth-weight, panel-data, care | J24 | Cognitive and non-cognitive skill formation; Early interventions; Education production functions | J15 | early interventions | cognitive and non-cognitive skill formation | education production functions, early interventions, cognitive and non-cognitive skill formation
    • jel: jel:I20 | jel:J24 | jel:J15
      ddc: ddc:330
    mesheuropmc: education

Using large longitudinal survey data from the UK Millennium Cohort Study, this article estimates the relationship between maternal time inputs and early child development. We find that maternal time is a quantitatively important determinant of skill formation and that i... View more
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