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The Behavioral Consequences of Pre-Kindergarten Participation for Disadvantaged Youth

In: The Problems of Disadvantaged Youth: An Economic Perspective

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  • David Figlio & Jeffrey Roth, 2007. "The Behavioral Consequences of Pre-Kindergarten Participation for Disadvantaged Youth," NBER Chapters, in: The Problems of Disadvantaged Youth: An Economic Perspective, pages 15-42, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
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    1. Daniela Del Boca & Enrica Maria Martino & Chiara Pronzato, 2022. "Non cognitive skills and childcare attendance," Review of Economics of the Household, Springer, vol. 20(4), pages 1059-1085, December.

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