A Covariance Structure Analysis of the Intrafamilial Effects of Well-Being: the Case of Antioquia (Colombia), 2003
AbstractThis study suggests that children capabilities are influenced by family surroundings inducing household well-being in the functioning space of the household to influence health and education levels. The methodology applied in this study follows a Covariance Structure Model and analyzes the case of Antioquia (Colombia). The results suggest positive impacts of education and household well-being, affecting children’s education and health levels. This suggests that the State should encourage policies aimed at improving people’s well-being in order to increase freedom of opportunity.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Universidad de Antioquia, Departamento de Economía in its journal LECTURAS DE ECONOMÍA.
Volume (Year): (2010)
Issue (Month): 72 ()
Postal: Lecturas de Economía, Departamento de Economía, Calle 67, 53-108, Medellin 050010, Colombia.
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