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Economic shocks and changes in school attendence levels and education expenditure in Peru

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Despite improvements in enrolment rates in recent decades, the Peruvian school system still has serious shortcomings. A high drop-out rate in secondary school stems from the fact that the system does not provide adequate support for students who fall behind, cannot afford to go to school, or would rather work than continue their education. The situation becomes particularly difficult for households who face economic shocks that force them to reassign time and money away from education. This ...

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GRADE, Peru
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Young Lives
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GRADE, Peru
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GRADE, Peru
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Escobal, J
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Saavedra, J
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Suárez, P
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Publication date:
2005-01-01
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1904427146
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English
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2008-03-14

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