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

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Young Lives Working Paper 49
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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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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Young Lives
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Queen Elizabeth House,Department of International Development
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Young Lives
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Queen Elizabeth House,Department of International Development
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Ivy Ko
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Funding agency for:
Jing Xing
Publisher:
Young Lives Publisher's website
Series:
Young Lives Working Papers
Publication date:
2009-01-01
URN:
uuid:d68e41f4-92b7-4906-ba44-cd6a70a0d848
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ora:3421
ISBN:
978-1-904427-54-4

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