Department of Economics and Business Economics

Marianne Simonsen

Effects of Universal Child Care Participation on Pre-teen Skills and Risky Behaviors

Research output: Working paper

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Effects of Universal Child Care Participation on Pre-teen Skills and Risky Behaviors. / Gupta, Nabanita Datta; Simonsen, Marianne.

Aarhus : Institut for Økonomi, Aarhus Universitet, 2010.

Research output: Working paper

Harvard

Gupta, ND & Simonsen, M 2010 'Effects of Universal Child Care Participation on Pre-teen Skills and Risky Behaviors' Institut for Økonomi, Aarhus Universitet, Aarhus.

APA

Gupta, N. D., & Simonsen, M. (2010). Effects of Universal Child Care Participation on Pre-teen Skills and Risky Behaviors. Aarhus: Institut for Økonomi, Aarhus Universitet.

CBE

Gupta ND, Simonsen M. 2010. Effects of Universal Child Care Participation on Pre-teen Skills and Risky Behaviors. Aarhus: Institut for Økonomi, Aarhus Universitet.

MLA

Gupta, Nabanita Datta and Marianne Simonsen Effects of Universal Child Care Participation on Pre-teen Skills and Risky Behaviors. Aarhus: Institut for Økonomi, Aarhus Universitet. 2010., 45 p.

Vancouver

Gupta ND, Simonsen M. Effects of Universal Child Care Participation on Pre-teen Skills and Risky Behaviors. Aarhus: Institut for Økonomi, Aarhus Universitet. 2010.

Author

Gupta, Nabanita Datta ; Simonsen, Marianne. / Effects of Universal Child Care Participation on Pre-teen Skills and Risky Behaviors. Aarhus : Institut for Økonomi, Aarhus Universitet, 2010.

Bibtex

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