Child Development in a Changing World: Risks and Opportunities

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Boyden, Jo; Dercon, Stefan; Singh, Abhijeet;
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press on behalf of the World Bank
  • Journal: The World Bank Research Observer,volume 30,issue 2,pages193-219
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1093/wbro/lku009
  • Subject: cultural values | self-esteem | early childhood development | self-efficacy | child development | access to services | social values | household incentives | shocks | absolute poverty | extreme poverty | risk factor

This review explores current understandings of child development and the consequences for children of risk exposure in low- and middle-income countries by integrating empirical evidence from development economics with insights from allied social science disciplines. It ... View more
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