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Child labor, schooling, and child ability (English)

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Using data collected in rural Burkina Faso, this paper examines how children's cognitive abilities influence households' decisions to invest in their education. To address the endogeneity of child ability measures, the analysis uses rainfall shocks experienced... See More +

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  • Akresh, Richard; Bagby, Emilie; de Walque, Damien; Kazianga, Harounan;
  • 2012/02/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper
  • WPS5965
  • 1 of 1
  • World
  • The World Region
  • 2012/02/01
  • Child labor, schooling, and child ability
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