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Economic shocks and children’s dropout from primary school: Implications for education policy in Ethiopia

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This paper investigates the impact of idiosyncratic and covariate economic shocks, on the likelihood of children dropping out of primary school. In this endeavour, an Accelerated Failure Time Hazard model was estimated using data from the Young Lives study of childhood poverty. The estimated results indicate that both idiosyncratic shocks and covariate shocks have a statistically significant effect on the risk of children dropping out of primary school. Considering the fact that both idiosync...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted manuscript

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10.1080/18146627.2015.1036548

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Young Lives
Department:
Oxford, Social Sciences, Department of International Development
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Research group:
Young Lives
Department:
Oxford, Social Sciences, Department of International Development
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis Publisher's website
Journal:
Africa Education Review Journal website
Volume:
12
Issue:
1
Pages:
28-47
Publication date:
2015-07-27
Acceptance date:
2015-04-01
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EISSN:
1753-5921
ISSN:
1814-6627
Pubs id:
pubs:640439
URN:
uri:143f5503-7178-4cb1-879a-5b4b75b3e10a
UUID:
143f5503-7178-4cb1-879a-5b4b75b3e10a
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pubs:640439
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