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Achievement Gap between Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Children in Peru: An Analysis of Young Lives Survey Data

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In Peru, indigenous children obtain lower scores on academic tests, on average, than nonindigenous children. In this study, we investigate whether a test score achievement gap is found by the age of 5 and whether this gap increases by the age of 8. While the literature has focused on the underlying family and children determinants of achievement gaps, we use an extension of the Oaxaca-Blinder technique to include community sorting effects and heterogeneity in community impact effects. Usin...

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University of Missouri
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Young Lives
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Economics
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University of Minnesota
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Young Lives
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Economics
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Irish Aid, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade More from this funder
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130
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2014-10-16

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