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Reinforcement or compensation? Parental responses to children's revealed human capital levels in Ethiopia

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There is an increasing body of literature that finds that parents invest in their children unequally, but the evidence is contradictory, and few studies provide convincing causal evidence of the effect of child ability on parental investment in a low-income country. This working paper examines how parents respond to the differing abilities of primary school-age Ethiopian siblings, using rainfall shocks during the critical developmental period between pregnancy and the first three years of a c...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Publisher:
Young Lives Publisher's website
Series:
Young Lives Working Papers
Host title:
Young Lives Working Paper
Place of publication:
Oxford
Publication date:
2018-11-14
Pubs id:
1137430
Local pid:
pubs:1137430
Paper number:
183
ISBN:
978-1-912485-18-5
Language:
English
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