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Education choices in Ethiopia

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what determines whether poor households send their children to school?
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This paper investigates the link between micro-level outcomes and macro-level policy initiatives for a sample of eight-year-old children in Ethiopia. It uses school enrolment data from a 2002 survey of 1,000 rural and urban households from food insecure communities. This study investigated external factors associated with children’s enrolment in school, such as lack of income, labour, economic shocks, social capital and education of adults in the household. We found that household wealth, c...

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Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
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Young Lives
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Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
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Save the Children, UK
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Save the Children - UK-Ethiopia
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Human Sciences Research Council, South Africa
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Tefera, B
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Seager, J
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Alemu, T
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Asgedom, G
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Woldehanna, T
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Publication date:
2005-01-01
ISBN:
1904427162
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English
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2008-03-14

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