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Height and Cognitive Achievement of Vietnamese Children

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A longitudinal dataset that follows 1,200 Vietnamese children born in 2001–2 is used to investigate the impact of child malnutrition on cognitive development. We demonstrate that the impact of early childhood stunting on cognition can be estimated with significant bias for a majority of children if researchers omit the data on gestational age. The negative impact of the length in preterm on the cognitive achievement of pre-schoolers is statistically significant. Having controlled for the e...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1016/j.worlddev.2011.04.013

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Institution:
Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences
Research group:
Young Lives
Publisher:
Elsevier B.V. Publisher's website
Journal:
World Development Journal website
Volume:
39
Issue:
12
Pages:
3311-2220
Publication date:
2011
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ISSN:
0305-750X
URN:
uuid:d69e2d90-5eed-4596-80ab-3444dd12a4a4
Local pid:
ora:9097

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