Department of Economics and Business Economics

Marianne Simonsen

The effects of Children’s ADHD on Parents’ Relationship Dissolution and Labor Supply

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The effects of Children’s ADHD on Parents’ Relationship Dissolution and Labor Supply. / Kvist, Anette Primdal; Nielsen, Helena Skyt; Simonsen, Marianne.

Aarhus : Institut for Økonomi, Aarhus Universitet, 2011.

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Kvist, Anette Primdal, Helena Skyt Nielsen, and Marianne Simonsen The effects of Children’s ADHD on Parents’ Relationship Dissolution and Labor Supply. Aarhus: Institut for Økonomi, Aarhus Universitet. 2011., 34 p.

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Kvist AP, Nielsen HS, Simonsen M. The effects of Children’s ADHD on Parents’ Relationship Dissolution and Labor Supply. Aarhus: Institut for Økonomi, Aarhus Universitet. 2011 Sep 30.

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