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Early nutrition and cognitive achievement in pre-school children in Peru

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Young Lives Working Paper 57
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The aim of this paper is to examine the link between early stunting and later cognitive achievement. It differs from nutrition–learning studies in other developing countries in that it focuses on pre-school children, and therefore time spent in school plays no role. Data comes from a cohort of children in Peru (Young Lives survey), for which information is available from two points of time: 2002, when they were six to 20 months old; and 2006-7, when they were 4 to 6 years old. For the empiric...

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Published
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Reviewed (other)
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Updated Publisher's version

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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Young Lives
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Alan Sanchez
Publisher:
Young Lives Publisher's website
Series:
Yourng Lives Working Papers
Publication date:
2009
URN:
uuid:81e02961-ce91-4317-8ccd-57e644586664
Local pid:
ora:3591
ISBN:
9781904427636

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