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Social capital and education outcomes in urban and rural Peru

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Although enrolment in primary schools in Peru is very high, more than half of primary school children are one or more grades below the norm for their age. Evaluations show Peruvian school children score well below the global average for their age and the average of countries with similar socio-economic circumstances. The role of social capital, or social networks and support, trust, and reciprocity, in explaining these findings has not been studied. Research in the United States has suggested...

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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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London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
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London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
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Villar, E
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Cueto, S
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Guerrero, G
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Leon, J
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Penny, M
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2005-01-01
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1904427294
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English
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2008-03-14

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