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Are Children Public Goods?
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Overall, adopted children in the U.S. fare about as well as children in the general population. However, many adopted children bring to their new families a history of adverse early experiences that may make them more vulnerable to developmental risks. About two percent of the U.S. child population is adopted, either from foster care, or through private domestic or international adoption. While adopted children are a small proportion of all U.S. children, at 1.8 million they are a large group. (See Table 1 ) Adoption is the pathway by which many adults start or expand a family, and it is unique in that ...
Mini-essays that try to bring a loosely philosophical style of analysis to various topics (insofar as the blog format permits!). Constructive comments are welcome and I will try to improve the relevant post in response. You might think that the family would be safe from the cold logic of economists but, as Gary Becker long ago demonstrated with the marriage market and children as durable goods, the economic approach knows no bounds! It can ask an economistic question about anything and get an economistic answer. (Whether that's helpful for anything except the publishing record of that ... Read More
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