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Long-term implications of under-nutrition on psychosocial competencies: evidence from four developing countries

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Both cognitive and non-cognitive skills matter to understand a child’s opportunities and outcomes in adulthood. However, it is unclear how non-cognitive skills are produced and what the role played by household investments is in this process. Motivated by suggestions from the medical literature and by the skills formation model proposed by Cunha and Heckman (2007, 2008), in this paper we use longitudinal data from children growing up in developing country contexts to study the role of earl...

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Peer reviewed
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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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Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs More from this funder
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Young Lives Publisher's website
Publication date:
2011-01-01
URN:
uuid:e6aa9f9f-18d6-4733-9124-4f71d95120e1
Local pid:
ora:7814
ISBN:
978-1-904427-82-7

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