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Technical note 32: Equating children’s PPVT scores across survey rounds and age cohorts in Peru

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Young Lives gathers information from children and families through household and child questionnaires as well as children’s cognitive and achievement tests. The Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test (PPVT) has been used in all survey rounds to date and with both age cohorts. This technical note presents the psychometric analysis performed (using Item Response Theory, IRT) in order to build cognitive measures comparable across Rounds 2 and 3 and the Younger and Older Cohorts for Peru. To achieve thi...

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Young Lives
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Oxford, Social Sciences, Department of International Development
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Young Lives
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Oxford, Social Sciences, Department of International Development
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Young Lives
Department:
Oxford, Social Sciences, Department of International Development
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Young Lives Publisher's website
Publication date:
2015-06-05
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pubs:647564
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