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Title: ADHD and Academics
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1. Young, Tiffany C.
ADHD and Academics
Honors Thesis (B.A.), Department of Economics, Emory University, 2007
Cohort(s): Children of the NLSY79
Publisher: Department of Economics, Emory University
Keyword(s): Academic Development; Behavior Problems Index (BPI); Child Health; Children, Illness; Elementary School Students; Grade Retention/Repeat Grade; Peabody Individual Achievement Test (PIAT- Math); Peabody Individual Achievement Test (PIAT- Reading); School Performance; School Progress; Undergraduate Research

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This paper examines the effect of demographic, socioeconomic, educational, and cultural characteristics on ADHD symptoms, probability of diagnosis, and probability of treatment. It also analyzes the association of ADHD symptoms with child human capital in terms of academic performance, measured by achievement tests, special education, or grade repetition. Results offer suggestions for improvements in education policy and parental caretaking of ADHD children.
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Young, Tiffany C. "ADHD and Academics." Honors Thesis (B.A.), Department of Economics, Emory University, 2007.