Children of the Recession: The impact of the economic crisis on child well-being in rich countries

Posted: 2014/10/30 by Punkonomics (@dearbalak) in Links/Articles/Video

via Publications – Innocenti Report Card.

This report offers multiple and detailed perspectives on how the recession has affected children in the developed world. Official data have been used to rank the impact on children for countries in the European Union (EU) and/or the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). For each country, the extent and character of the crisis’s impact on children has been shaped by the depth of the recession, pre-existing economic conditions, the strength of the social safety net and, most importantly, policy responses.

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