MIT Study Concludes That Kids Are Better Off In Troubled Homes Than In Foster Care

15 Dec

Children are better off when left in troubled homes, and not detained in state custody foster homes.

Joseph Doyle Jr., an economics professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management did a study on foster children compared to children living in troubled homes, funded by the National Science Foundation. He used the analytic tools of applied economics to discover that “…children on the margin of foster care placement have better employment, delinquency, and teen motherhood outcomes when they remain at home.”

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One Response to “MIT Study Concludes That Kids Are Better Off In Troubled Homes Than In Foster Care”

  1. artjen1971 December 15, 2011 at 9:59 am #

    I’m not sure I like it, but I can believe it except for in the most extreme situations.

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