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February 2005

Children of the79: a unique data resource

Lawrence L. Wu, Jui-Chung Allen Li

The survey provides a wealth of information on the education, socioeconomic background, and cognitive, social, and emotional development of children aged 14 and younger; and on the workforce participation, education, marital, and fertility behaviors of young adults aged 15 or older; the data have been heavily used by researchers across a wide range of disciplines.

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