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Aspiration failure: a poverty trap for indigenous children in Peru?

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Young Lives Working Paper 116
Abstract:

This paper aims to contribute to understand the mechanisms underlying the complex exclusion process of indigenous people in Peru, by analysing the role played by aspirations in the investment in education of indigenous children. To address these issues, the paper relies on a very rich data set, the Young Lives data, and use an original instrument that allow to cast light on the causal relation between aspiration and educational outcomes. We find that aspiration failure is a channel of inequal...

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Peer reviewed
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Young Lives
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Queen Elizabeth House,Department of International Development
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Young Lives
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Queen Elizabeth House,Department of International Development
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Publisher:
Young Lives Publisher's website
Series:
Young Lives Working Papers
Publication date:
2013
URN:
uuid:a20962bc-be66-4d82-b2ae-80ee2ce3e873
Local pid:
ora:7984
ISBN:
978-1-909403-29-1

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