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Explaining the urban-rural gap in cognitive achievement in Peru: The role of early childhood environments and school influences

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In Peru, students attending rural schools demonstrate extremely poor learning outcomes and obtain results significantly below those of students in urban schools. Because the process of cognitive skill formation is cumulative, differences in initial endowments, early environments and influences occurring later at home and at school can all play a role in shaping these gaps. This analysis aims at measuring the contribution of school and early childhood influences to the difference in cognitive ...

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Peer reviewed
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Young Lives
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Oxford, Social Sciences, Department of International Development
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Research group:
Young Lives
Department:
Oxford, Social Sciences, Department of International Development
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Author
Publisher:
Young Lives Publisher's website
Publication date:
2015-08-05
Pubs id:
pubs:647607
URN:
uri:b26f8077-1c57-4ea9-83f2-3133d63e62a0
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uuid:b26f8077-1c57-4ea9-83f2-3133d63e62a0
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pubs:647607
ISBN:
978-1-909403-53-6

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