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Schooling and cognitive outcomes from childhood to youth: a longitudinal analysis

Abstract:

The development of productive capacities or ‘skills’ is the key mechanism through which education acquires economic value, for both individuals and society; and the imperative to ‘upskill’ the labour force finds plentiful expression in the rhetoric of education and development policy at both the country and international levels, often linked to concerns around globalization and increasing competition. Improvements in access to formal education in many developing countries since the turn of th...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1057/9781137404039_6

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
Research group:
Young Lives
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Author
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK Publisher's website
Host title:
Palgrave Studies on Children and Development
Series:
Palgrave Studies on Children and Development
Pages:
71-94
Publication date:
2014-04-05
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ISBN-10:
1137404035
ISBN-13:
9781137404039
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pubs:641664
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uuid:9cc17a7e-5d80-4688-9d60-c604e318aa07
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pubs:641664
Deposit date:
2016-09-07

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