Child mental health and human capital accumulation : the case of ADHD revisited / Jason Fletcher, Barbara L. Wolfe
- NBER working paper series ; no. 13474
- Recently, Currie and Stabile (2006) made a significant contribution to our understanding of the influence of ADHD symptoms on a variety of school outcomes including participation in special education, grade repetition and test scores. Their contributions include using a broad sample of children and estimating sibling fixed effects models to control for unobserved family effects. In this paper we look at a sample of older children and confirm and extend many of the JCMS findings in terms of a broader set of measures of human capital and additional specifications.
- "October 2007"
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