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Study: Boys with dads less likely to cause trouble

In “Fathers and Youth’s Delinquent Behavior” (NBER Working Paper No. 17507, October 2011), Deborah A. Cobb-Clark of the University of Melbourne and Erdal Tekin of Georgia State University conclude, Using data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health, we find thatadolescent boys engage in more delinquent behavior if there is no father figure inContinue Reading