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The effect of early age stunting on cognitive achievement among children in Vietnam

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Young Lives Working Paper 45
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In this paper, we use a longitudinal data set that follows three thousand children in Vietnam to study the economic significance of childhood poverty–cognitive achievement nexus. Focusing on the consequences of stunting, we look at height-for-age z-score (HAZ), and trace the impact of HAZ on child cognitive achievement independent of the source of HAZ’s variation - whether it comes from the variation in child characteristics at birth and the environmental factors, or in the household characte...

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Institution:
Centre for Analysis and Forecasting, Vietnamese Academy of Social Sciences
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Young Lives
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Funding agency for:
Le Thuc Duc
Publisher:
Young Lives Publisher's website
Series:
Young Lives Working Papers
Publication date:
2009-01-01
URN:
uuid:7a69a3bb-d32b-44e5-8edc-cb58f02cff8a
Local pid:
ora:3391
ISBN:
978-1-904427-50-6

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