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Can conditional cash transfers compensate for a father's absence ? (English)

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This paper investigates how the permanent departure of the father from a household affects children's school enrollment and work participation in rural Colombia. The results indicate that the permanent departure of the father decreases children's school... See More +

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  • Fitzsimons, Emla; Mesnard, Alice;
  • 2013/06/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper
  • WPS6476
  • 1 of 1
  • Colombia
  • Latin America & Caribbean
  • 2013/06/01
  • Can conditional cash transfers compensate for a father's absence ?
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