Economist’s Take on Nature vs. Nurture

Why would economists focus on this age old debate of genetisists and social engineers?

Could it be that perhaps they are starting to see the ubiquitous connection between the wellness of a society and wealth of it’s economy?

The question of parenting has become of increasing interest to economists. At the American Economic Association’s annual meeting in Denver this year, for example, there was a panel on the effect of mothers’ employment on their children, as well as household choices and child development.

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