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Extra classes and subjective well-being: empirical evidence from Vietnamese children

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Do children with access to private tutoring feel happier than those without? In answering this question, this paper offers a novel way to understand the potential merit of providing private tutoring for children. Using a unique data set on Vietnamese children from Round 2 of the Young Lives 2006 Survey, this paper explores the link between taking extra classes and a child's subjective well-being, measured by degree of satisfaction regarding their current and future life. Estimation results fr...

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University of Oxford
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SSD
Department:
International Development
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Young Lives
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University of Oxford
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SSD
Department:
International Development
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Young Lives
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Ko, I
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Xing, J
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Young Lives Publisher's website
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Young Lives Working Paper
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http://www.younglives.org.uk/publications/working-papers
Publication date:
2009-01-01
Paper number:
49
ISBN:
9781904427544
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English
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2010-02-26

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