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Poverty and children’s wellbeing at 14 years old

Date: 
01 February 2019
Issue: 
Poverty 162 (Winter 2019)

It is well established that children who live in low-income families have poorer than average cognitive and emotional development, educational attainment and physical health. Less is known about the possible cumulative impacts of persistent poverty during childhood on later outcomes, particularly in adolescence, and the links between other forms of poverty and child wellbeing. Gwyther Rees addresses these gaps.

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