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A Review Essay on the Measurement of Child Well-Being

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  • Liliana Fernandes

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  • Américo Mendes
  • Aurora Teixeira

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Article provided by Springer in its journal Social Indicators Research.

Volume (Year): 106 (2012)
Issue (Month): 2 (April)
Pages: 239-257

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Handle: RePEc:spr:soinre:v:106:y:2012:i:2:p:239-257

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Keywords: Child well-being; Measurement; Child indicators; Composite indexes;

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  1. Ben-Arieh, Asher & Goerge, Robert, 2001. "Beyond the numbers: How do we monitor the state of our children?," Children and Youth Services Review, Elsevier, vol. 23(8), pages 603-631, August.
  2. Amélia Bastos & Carla Machado, 2009. "Child poverty: a multidimensional measurement," International Journal of Social Economics, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 36(3), pages 237-251, January.
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  4. *Unicef, 2007. "Child Poverty in Perspective: An overview of child well-being in rich countries," Innocenti Report Card inreca07/19, UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre.
  5. Kenneth Land & Vicki Lamb & Sarah Meadows & Ashley Taylor, 2007. "Measuring trends in child well-being: an evidence-based approach," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 80(1), pages 105-132, January.
  6. Amelia Bastos & Graca Leao Fernandes, & Jose Passos, 2004. "Child income poverty and child deprivation: an essay on measurement," International Journal of Social Economics, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 31(11/12), pages 1050-1060, October.
  7. Alderman, Harold & Orazem, Peter & Paterno, Elizabeth M., 2001. "School Quality, School Cost, and the Public/Private School Choices of Low-Income Households in Pakistan," Staff General Research Papers 1970, Iowa State University, Department of Economics.
  8. Kristin Moore & Sharon Vandivere & Laura Lippman & Cameron McPhee & Margot Bloch, 2007. "An Index of the Condition of Children: The Ideal and a Less-than-Ideal U.S. Example," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 84(3), pages 291-331, December.
  9. Asher Ben-Arieh, 2005. "Where are the Children? Children’s Role in Measuring and Monitoring Their Well-Being," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 74(3), pages 573-596, December.
  10. Gerry Redmond, 2008. "Children's Perspectives on Economic Adversity: A review of the literature," Innocenti Discussion Papers indipa08/2, UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre.
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  1. Liliana Fernandes & Américo Mendes & Aurora A.C. Teixeira, 2012. "Assessing child well-being through a new multidimensional child-based weighting scheme index: an empirical estimation for Portugal," FEP Working Papers 452, Universidade do Porto, Faculdade de Economia do Porto.
  2. Liliana Fernandes & Américo Mendes & Aurora Teixeira, 2011. "A weighted multidimensional index of child well-being which incorporates children’s individual perceptions," Working Papers de Economia (Economics Working Papers) 01, Faculdade de Economia e Gestão, Universidade Católica Portuguesa (Porto).
  3. Janette McDougall & Virginia Wright & Megan Nichols & Linda Miller, 2013. "Assessing the Psychometric Properties of Both a Global and a Domain-Specific Perceived Quality of Life Measure When Used with Youth Who Have Chronic Conditions," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 114(3), pages 1243-1257, December.

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