GUODLCCI

Growing up Unequal? The Origins, Dynamics and Lifecycle Consequences of Childhood Inequalities

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Project Details

GUODLCCI focuses on the origins, dynamics and consequences of early inequalities in human capital accumulation. This includes the examination of:

  1. The impacts of early shocks;
  2. The performance of targeted vs universal policies;
  3. The role of parents in compensating and/or reinforcing children’s human capital endowments;
  4. The role of peers and assess the potential of simple interventions influencing social interactions between students in reducing inequalities.

Principal Investigators

Recent Publications

The health impacts of universal early childhood interventions: evidence from Sure Start

Gabriella Conti, Sarah Cattan, Christine Farquharson, Rita Ginja, Maud Pecher |

Inequality of socio-emotional skills: a cross-cohort comparison

Richard Blundell, Orazio Attanasio, Gabriella Conti, Giacomo Mason |

Inequality of socio-emotional skills: a cross-cohort comparison

Richard Blundell, Orazio Attanasio, Gabriella Conti, Giacomo Mason |

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Research Themes

Stakeholders

United Kingdom: Dept. for Education, HM Treasury, Dept. for Work & Pensions, Social Mobility Commission, Association of Colleges, Gatsby Foundation, Family Nurse Partnership, Nuffield Foundation

Norway: Ministry of Education and Research.

France: Agence nouvelle des solidarités active, Direction Générale de l’enseignement scolaire, Caisse nationale des allocations familiales.