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Maternal migration and child well-being in Peru

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Migration affects not only those who migrate, but may also have intergenerational effects on their children. Looking at those mothers with a history of internal migration who are part of the Young Lives project, and comparing them with suitable controls, we find that mothers’ migration has had a positive impact on the nutritional outcomes and cognitive achievement of their offspring. However, we also find that there are heterogeneous impacts, as different types of migration trajectory (rural ...

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Grupo de Analisis para el Desarrollo (GRADE)
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Young Lives
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Escobal, J
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Flores, E
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Young Lives Publisher's website
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Young Lives Working Paper
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http://www.younglives.org.uk/publications/working-papers
Publication date:
2009-01-01
Paper number:
56
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9781904427629
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English
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2010-03-31

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