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The Effects of Deficits in Health Status in Childhood and Adolescence on Human Capital Development in Early Adulthood

by Jacob Etches, Cameron Mustard, Emile Tompa

The Effects of Deficits in Health Status in Childhood and Adolescence on Human Capital Development in Early Adulthood. Cameron Mustard, Emile Tompa and Jacob Etches. CPRN's Skills and Knowledge for Canada's Future: Seven Perspectives - Towards an Integrated Approach to Human Capital Development project. June 2006. 32 pp.

The authors concludes that childhood disorders that may undermine human capital attainment affect from 15-25% of all children. The authors argue for government intervention to reduce the incidence of these disorders that targets the most vulnerable households and children.

Release Date: 30 Jun 2006
Number of pages: 32
Document number: 44361