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Why children in Vietnam drop out of school and what they do after that

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This paper uses data on 3,000 children in Vietnam, as well as on their siblings, to investigate the problem of children dropping out of school early or leaving straight after lower secondary education. Both quantitative and qualitative approaches are employed. We find that poor performance in class is the biggest predictor of children leaving school early. Household poverty and parental education are also important factors behind the probability of this phenomenon.

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University of Oxford
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SSD
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International Development
Research group:
Young Lives
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University of Oxford
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SSD
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International Development
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Young Lives
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Young Lives Publisher's website
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Working papers
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http://www.younglives.org.uk/publications/WP
Publication date:
2013-01-01
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9781909403154
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English
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2014-02-03

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