Wednesday, 21 May 2014 13:57

The Intersection between Child Health and Education

A presentation and paper by David Figlio, Director, Insitute for Policy Research at Northwestern University.

While the existing literature makes clear that there appears to be a permanent effect of poor neonatal health on socio-economic and health outcomes, it is important for a variety of policy reasons to know how poor neonatal health affects child development, and whether there are public policies that might act to remediate the negative relationship between early poor health and later-life outcomes.

Powerpoint presentation (ppt, 2Mb)

Research Paper

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