Sylvia Ann Hewlett

About Sylvia Ann Hewlett

Sylvia Ann Hewlett is an economist, consultant, and former director of the corporate think tank Economic Policy Council. She is the author of the bestselling book When the Bough Breaks: The Cost of Neglecting Our Children. In a searing narrative filled with moving stories about children from all walks of life, she asserts that American children are victims of private and public neglect and offers suggestions for overcoming the damage done by poverty, inadequate education, drugs, and the breakdown of the family.

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