Journal Article

Introduction to symposium on using the young lives data to study child poverty in developing countries

Date: 01 May 2017
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Published in: Economic Development and Cultural Change , Vol. 65 ,Number 4, pp. 653-656
DOI: 10.1086/692352

This article identifies some of the gaps in the existing literature pertaining to childhood development. It then introduces the Young Lives dataset, explaining the importance of such comparable data from longitudinal studies in different countries for this field of research, before exploring the contributions of each of the articles using this data in this journal's special edition.