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Targeting Investments in Children: Fighting Poverty When Resources are Limited

Phillip B. Levine and David J. Zimmerman, editors

Conference held September 26, 2008
Published in August 2010 by University of Chicago Press
© 2010 by the National Bureau of Economic Research

NBER Program(s):CH, PE, HE, HC

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397 pages
ISBN: 0-226-47581-6

Table of Contents

Front matter, table of contents, preface: Phillip B. Levine, David J. Zimmerman (p. -9 - 0) (bibliographic info) (download)
Introduction: Phillip B. Levine, David J. Zimmerman (p. 3 - 11) (bibliographic info) (download)
1. Issues in Implementation: Phillip B. Levine, David J. Zimmerman (p. 13 - 23) (bibliographic info) (download)
2. Child Development: Greg J. Duncan, Jens Ludwig, Katherine A. Magnuson (p. 27 - 58) (bibliographic info) (download)
3. Child Care: Patricia M. Anderson (p. 59 - 75) (bibliographic info) (download)
4. Child Health: Lara Shore-Sheppard (p. 77 - 119) (bibliographic info) (download)
5. After-School Care: Phillip B. Levine, David J. Zimmerman (p. 123 - 144) (bibliographic info) (download)
6. Education Reforms: Susanna Loeb, Patrick J. McEwan (p. 145 - 178) (bibliographic info) (download)
7. Preventing Drug Use: Beau Kilmer, Rosalie Liccardo Pacula (p. 181 - 220) (bibliographic info) (download)
8. Teen Pregnancy Prevention: Melissa Schettini Kearney (p. 221 - 247) (bibliographic info) (download)
9. Dropout Prevention and College Prep: Bridget Terry Long (p. 249 - 282) (bibliographic info) (download)
10. College Aid: David Deming, Susan Dynarski (p. 283 - 302) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
11. Neighborhood and Community Initiatives: Julia Burdick-Will, Jens Ludwig (p. 303 - 321) (bibliographic info) (download)
12. Vocational Training: Robert LaLonde, Daniel Sullivan (p. 323 - 349) (bibliographic info) (download)
13. Synthesizing the Results: Phillip B. Levine, David J. Zimmerman (p. 353 - 376) (bibliographic info) (download)
14. Conclusions: Phillip B. Levine, David J. Zimmerman (p. 377 - 381) (bibliographic info) (download)
List of contributors, indexes: Phillip B. Levine, David J. Zimmerman (p. 383 - 397) (bibliographic info) (download)
 
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