volume 36, issue 4, P783-815 2020
DOI: 10.1093/oxrep/graa052
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Dan Anderberg, Gloria Moroni

Abstract: Abstract Children are increasingly recognized as secondary victims of intimate partner violence. This paper uses a unique UK longitudinal child development survey to study the relationship between verbal and physical abuse experienced by mothers and children’s development up to the age of seven. Estimating production functions for cognitive, social, and socio-emotional skills, we find that exposure during pre-school years has a quantitatively important negative effect on socio-emotional skills a…

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