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What determines learning among Kinh and ethnic minority students in Vietnam? An analysis of the Round 2 Young Lives data

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Ethnic minority children in Vietnam score much lower on mathematics and reading tests than do ethnic Vietnamese (Kinh) children. This paper examines the acquisition of mathematics and reading skills in Vietnam, using the Young Lives household survey data that were collected in 2002 and 2006. While further research is needed, the analysis in this paper leads to three important conclusions.

First, these disparities are already very large by age 5, i.e. even before children start prima...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
Research group:
Young Lives
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
Research group:
Young Lives
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
Research group:
Young Lives
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Glewwe, P
Grant:
R8544
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Katare, B
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R8544
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Publisher:
Young Lives Publisher's website
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Working papers
Place of publication:
http://www.younglives.org.uk/publications/WP
Publication date:
2012-01-01
ISBN:
9781904427919
Language:
English
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2014-02-03

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