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Shocks and primary school drop-out rates: A study of 20 sentinel sites in Ethiopia

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This paper investigates the impact of idiosyncratic and covariate economic shocks, and the resulting work burden on children, on the likelihood of children completing primary education or dropping out of primary school. In this endeavour, censored Cox proportional hazards model was estimated using data from the Young Lives study of childhood poverty. The estimated results indicate that both idiosyncratic shocks and covariate shocks have a statistically significant effect on the risk of chi...

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University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
Research group:
Young Lives
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
International Development
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Young Lives
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Woldehanna, T
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R8544
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Publication date:
2012-01-01
ISBN:
9781909403017
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English
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2014-02-03

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