Child Mental Health and Human Capital Accumulation: The Case of ADHD

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Currie, Janet; Stabile, Mark B;
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
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We examine U.S. and Canadian children with symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), the most common child mental health problem. ADHD increases the probability of delinquency and grade repetition, reduces future reading and mathematics scores, and in... View more
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