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(english) In this paper, we are interested in the effect of birth status, being born out-of-wedlock or in wedlock, on survival chance before two years old of siblings of same gender in Senegal. The analysis is based on nationally representative data, those from the Demographic and health survey,...
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The paper examines the scope for mutually beneficial intergenerational cooperation, and looks at various attempts to theoretically explain the emergence of norms and institutions that facilitate this cooperation. After establishing a normative framework, we examine the properties of the...
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Whether siblings of specific birth order perform differently has been a longstanding open empirical question. We use the family tree structure of the PSID to examine two claims found in the literature: whether being early in the birth order implies a distinct educational advantage, and whether...
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their children's education. We construct a composite birth order index that effectively purges family size from birth order … and family level attributes, we find that children from larger families have lower levels of education and that there is …
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on her child's secondary education in Mexico and find that the children of Mexican mothers with greater autonomy in … autonomy and welfare outcomes. We argue that omitted variables that may drive education and autonomy are likely to be …
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This paper analyzes the long-term consequences of children experiencing homelessness. Our primary goal is to assess the importance of the potential pathways linking childhood homelessness to adult employment. We use novel panel data that link survey and administrative data for a sample of...
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, by examining the relation with years of education for different family sizes separately; this avoids the problem that …
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Using a large-scale novel panel dataset (2005–14) on schools from the Indian state of Assam, we test for the impact of violent conflict on female students' enrollment rates. We find that a doubling of average killings in a district-year leads to a 13 per cent drop in girls' enrollment rate...
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Using a large-scale novel panel dataset (2005-14) on schools from the Indian state of Assam, we test for the impact of violent conflict on female students' enrollment rates. We find that a doubling of average killings in a district-year leads to a 13 per cent drop in girls' enrollment rate with...
Persistent link: https://www.econbiz.de/10011532393
incentives for children's education, family preventive health care and parents' work and training. Using a randomized controlled … rewards were offered. The program also led to some effects in each of the three areas of education, health and work, although …
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