Aspiration failure: a poverty trap for indigenous children in Peru?
- Young Lives Working Paper 116
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...Expand abstract
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This paper was presented at a conference on Inequalities in Children’s Outcomes in Developing
Countries hosted by Young Lives at St Anne’s College, Oxford on 8-9 July 2013.
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