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What mediates the effects of wealth on children's vocabulary developmental trajectories in Ethiopia? A longitudinal analysis

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This D.Phil study is motivated by gaps in educational research in low-income countries. First, it uses a child developmental, rather than economic, model to investigate how the timing of poverty shapes children’s vocabulary trajectories and the mediational pathways through which poverty influences growth at different stages of childhood. Second, it investigates the reliability and validity of the measure used to assess vocabulary, addressing inter-cultural issues that have not been dealt w...

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SSD
Department:
Economics
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0000-0002-5309-7403
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Economic and Social Research Council
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford

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