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In brief: The long reach of childhood bullying
Nattavudh Powdthavee
June 2013
Paper No' CEPCP393:
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CentrePiece 18 (1) Summer 2013

JEL Classification: D03; I19; J64

Tags: resilience; adaptation; happiness; unemployment; childhood; well-being

Does the fear of being bullied in childhood affect people's resilience to adverse life events they may face in adulthood? The author investigates whether the 'scarring' effects are particularly damaging to individuals who lose their job.

This article summarises 'Resilience to Economic Shocks and the Long Reach of Childhood Bullying' by Nattavudh Powdthavee, CEP Discussion Paper No.1173, October 2012