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The effects of pre-school attendance on the cognitive development of urban children aged 5 and 8 years

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Evidence from Ethiopia
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This paper, using data from the Young Lives longitudinal survey in Ethiopia, examines the effects of pre-school attendance on the cognitive development of urban children at the ages of 5 and 8 (measured by the Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test (PPVT) and the Cognitive Development Assessment – Quantitative test (CDA-Q)). We used propensity score matching techniques in order to estimate the impact of pre-school. We also substantiated the analysis using various empirical approaches including or...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
Research group:
Young Lives
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
Research group:
Young Lives
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Woldehanna, T
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R8544
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Funding agency for:
Gebremedhin, L
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R8544
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Publisher:
Young Lives Publisher's website
Publication date:
2012-01-01
ISBN:
9781909403000
Language:
English
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2014-02-03

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