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Should parents work away from or close to home? The effect of temporary parental absence on child poverty and children’s time use in Vietnam

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Working away from home might bring higher earnings than working near home. However, the absence of parents due to work can have unexpected effects on children. This paper examines the effects of the temporary absence of parents on the well-being of children aged between 5 and 8 years old in Vietnam, using indicators of household poverty, per capita consumption expenditure, and children’s time allocation. The paper relies on OLS and fixed-effects regression and panel data from the Young Lives ...

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University of Oxford
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SSD
Department:
International Development
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Young Lives
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University of Oxford
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SSD
Department:
International Development
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Young Lives
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Young Lives Publisher's website
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Working papers
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http://www.younglives.org.uk/publications/WP
Publication date:
2013-01-01
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9781909403178
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English
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2014-02-03

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