Published: 2014-08-25 13:37 | Updated: 2014-12-18 13:54

Publication in The Economist: Childhood family income, adolescent violent criminality and substance misuse

A new study shows that the financial situation of a family in childhood does not explain the risk of criminality and/or substance abuse in adulthood. Researchers at MEB have studied the siblings and cousins to parents with varying income during the children's upbringing and it seems that other factors in the personal background are more important.