Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

Recent Article by Hill and Co-Author Describes Inequities in Childhood Wealth

Posted: 10/29/2021 ()

Published in the Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences, CSDE Affiliate Heather Hill and co-author Christina Gibson-Davis’ recent article serves as an introduction to the journal’s issue on wealth inequality and child development and provides detailed background and conceptual framework of the inequity of wealth in households with children. The authors present demographic breakdowns of the wealth and income of child households across household characteristics including race, child age, and parents’ marital status, discuss the contributions made in this issue, and discuss policy implications.

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