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The long-run impact of orphanhood (English)


This paper presents unique evidence that orphanhood matters in the long run for health and education outcomes, in a region of Northwestern Tanzania. The paper studies a sample of 718 non-orphaned children surveyed in 1991-94, who were traced and re-interviewed... See More +


  • Beegle, Kathleen; De Weerdt, Joachim; Dercon, Stefan;
  • 2007/09/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper
  • WPS4353
  • 1
  • 1
  • Tanzania
  • Africa
  • 2010/07/01
  • Disclosed
  • The long-run impact of orphanhood
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