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Education choices in Ethiopia

Subtitle:
what determines whether poor households send their children to school?
Abstract:

This paper investigates the link between micro-level outcomes and macro-level policy initiatives for a sample of eight-year-old children in Ethiopia. It uses school enrolment data from a 2002 survey of 1,000 rural and urban households from food insecure communities. This study investigated external factors associated with children’s enrolment in school, such as lack of income, labour, economic shocks, social capital and education of adults in the household. We found that household wealth, c...

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Published
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Reviewed (other)
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Updated Publisher's version

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Institution:
Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
Research group:
Young Lives
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Institution:
Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
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Young Lives
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Institution:
Save the Children, UK
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Young Lives
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Institution:
Save the Children - UK-Ethiopia
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Institution:
Human Sciences Research Council, South Africa
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Young Lives
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Tassew Woldehanna
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Alemu Mekonnen
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Nicola Jones
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Funding agency for:
Bekele Tefera
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Funding agency for:
John Seager
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Working Paper
Publication date:
2005
URN:
uuid:44060c48-af9d-49ca-a65d-97f8dcc48454
Local pid:
ora:1582
ISBN:
1-904427-16-2

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