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Child and Youth Well-Being in the United States, 1975–1998: Some Findings from a New Index


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  • Kenneth Land


  • Vicki Lamb
  • Sarah Mustillo
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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Social Indicators Research.

    Volume (Year): 56 (2001)
    Issue (Month): 3 (December)
    Pages: 241-318

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    Handle: RePEc:spr:soinre:v:56:y:2001:i:3:p:241-318

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    1. Asher Ben-Arieh, 2000. "Beyond Welfare: Measuring and Monitoring the State of Children – New Trends and Domains," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 52(3), pages 235-257, December.
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    2. Kenneth Land & Vicki Lamb & Hui Zheng, 2011. "How are the Kids Doing? How do We Know?," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 100(3), pages 463-477, February.
    3. James Brumbaugh-Smith & Heidi Gross & Neil Wollman & Bradley Yoder, 2008. "NIVAH: a composite index measuring violence and harm in the U.S," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 85(3), pages 351-387, February.
    4. Liliana Fernandes & Américo Mendes & Aurora Teixeira, 2010. "A review essay on child well-being measurement: uncovering the paths for future research," Working Papers de Economia (Economics Working Papers) 02, Faculdade de Economia e Gestão, Universidade Católica Portuguesa (Porto).
    5. Liliana Fernandes & Américo Mendes & Aurora Teixeira, 2012. "Assessing child well-being through a new multidimensional child-based weighting scheme index: an empirical estimation for Portugal," Working Papers de Economia (Economics Working Papers) 02, Faculdade de Economia e Gestão, Universidade Católica Portuguesa (Porto).
    6. William O’Hare, 2013. "What Data from the 2010 Census Tell Us about the Changing Child Population of the United States," Population Research and Policy Review, Springer, vol. 32(5), pages 767-789, October.
    7. 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.
    8. Liliana Fernandes & Américo Mendes & Aurora A.C. Teixeira, 2011. "A weighted multidimensional index of child well-being which incorporates children’s individual perceptions," FEP Working Papers 415, Universidade do Porto, Faculdade de Economia do Porto.
    9. Jean-Francois Trani & Mario Biggeri & Vincenzo Mauro, 2013. "The Multidimensionality of Child Poverty: Evidence from Afghanistan," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 112(2), pages 391-416, June.
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    11. Laura Lippman, 2007. "Indicators and Indices of Child Well-being: A Brief American History," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 83(1), pages 39-53, August.
    12. Luc Anselin & Sanjeev Sridharan & Susan Gholston, 2007. "Using Exploratory Spatial Data Analysis to Leverage Social Indicator Databases: The Discovery of Interesting Patterns," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 82(2), pages 287-309, June.
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    14. Rami Benbenishty & Ron Astor, 2007. "Monitoring Indicators of Children’s Victimization in School: Linking National-, Regional-, and Site-Level Indicators," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 84(3), pages 333-348, December.
    15. Ben-Arieh, Asher, 2012. "How do we measure and monitor the “state of our children”?," Children and Youth Services Review, Elsevier, vol. 34(3), pages 569-575.
    16. M. Sirgy, 2011. "Theoretical Perspectives Guiding QOL Indicator Projects," Social Indicators Research, Springer, vol. 103(1), pages 1-22, August.
    17. Ben-Arieh, Asher, 2006. "Is the study of the "State of our children" changing? Re-visiting after 5 years," Children and Youth Services Review, Elsevier, vol. 28(7), pages 799-811, July.
    18. Sarah Jewell & Uma Kambhampati, 2012. "The Role of Personality in Adult Life Satisfaction," Economics & Management Discussion Papers em-dp2012-02, Henley Business School, Reading University.
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