- Wido Geis-Thöne / Ruth Maria Schüler ·
- IW-Trends No. 2 ·
- 18 June 2019
The Living Conditions and Competence Development of Primary School Children
How children develop is strongly influenced by the circumstances in which they grow up. However, it is not clear which factors play a role in this process. To tackle this question, the present paper looks at a broad range of indicators on family structure and the time parents spend with their children, on children’s socio-economic background and on their leisure activities.