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Socio-economic status and early childhood cognitive skills : is Latin America different?

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This paper documents differences in cognitive development – as measured by a receptive vocabulary test – between children from households with high and low socioeconomic status (SES) in two different phases of childhood (before and after early school years) in four developing countries: Peru, Ethiopia, India and Vietnam. Intercontinental evidence on the timing, pattern, and persistence of these differences is provided. The non-parametric analysis suggests that differences found at the age of ...

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University of Oxford
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Young Lives
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Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs
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Department for International Development
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Irish Aid, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
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Young Lives
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Young Lives working paper
Paper number:
127
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9781909403413
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English
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2014-10-15

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