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Is child work detrimental to the educational achievement of children? Results from Young Lives in Ethiopia

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The objective of this study is to explore the effect of child work on school achievement as measured by the Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test (PPVT). Identifying the causal effects of child work on education is made difficult because the choice of work and/or school is made simultaneously and may be determined by the same potentially unobserved factors. Therefore, both ordinary least square and instrumental variable estimation methods were used to identify the effect of child work on school ach...

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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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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
Research group:
Young Lives
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Young Lives Publisher's website
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Is child work detrimental to the educational achievement of children? Results from Young Lives in Ethiopia
Publication date:
2015-10-01
ISBN:
9781909403543
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pubs:647608
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uuid:30b96517-0c60-44a4-9f65-0dff4144f22a
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pubs:647608
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2016-09-30

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