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Siblings, schooling, work and drought

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In this paper we explore the effect that a recent drought in Andhra Pradesh, India, has had on the school and work patterns of children aged 11 to 12 years. Previous empirical studies have investigated the effect of shocks on outcomes for children but few have allowed for heterogeneous treatment effects across children. Ignoring such heterogeneity might lead to biases in the estimated impact of the shocks. The aim of this paper is to address this lacuna. Using data from Young Lives, a long...

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University of Oxford
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SSD
Department:
International Development
Research group:
Young Lives
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
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Young Lives
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Outes-Leon,, I
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R8544
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Young Lives Publisher's website
Publication date:
2011-01-01
ISBN:
9781904427834
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English
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2014-02-03

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