|AUTHOR||Caroline Harper, Nicola Jones, Andy McKay, Jessica Espey|
|TYPE||Lessons Learned/Good Practices|
|TOPIC||Economic crisis and recovery|
How do economic shocks, in particular the current economic downturn, affect the wellbeing of children? What can be done to mitigate harm? This paper explores these questions, presents a framework for analysing the impact of shocks on children in different contexts and suggests initial policy implications.