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The structural relationship between nutrition, cognitive and non-cognitive skills: evidence from four developing countries

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Both cognitive and non-cognitive skills are rewarded in the labour market. However there is little evidence about how these abilities are formed in the context of developing countries. I study the way in which cognitive and non-cognitive skills are simultaneously acquired in the transition from childhood to adolescence using longitudinal data from four countries: Peru, India, Vietnam and Ethiopia. I estimate a linearized version of the technology of skills formation, linking inputs observed a...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
Research group:
Young Lives
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Young Lives Publisher's website
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Working Papers
Place of publication:
http://www.younglives.org.uk/publications/WP
Publication date:
2013-01-01
ISBN:
9781909403246
Language:
English
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ora:7967
Deposit date:
2014-02-03

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