Helping Children Catch Up: Early Life Shocks and the PROGRESA Experiment

Can investing in children who faced adverse events in early childhood help them catch up? We answer this question using two orthogonal sources of variation – resource availability at birth (local rainfall) and cash incentives for school enrollment – to identify the interaction between early endowmen...

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Main Author: Adhvaryu, Achyuta
Molina, Teresa
Tamayo, Jorge A
Nyshadham, Anant
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: National Bureau of Economic Research 01.07.2018
Data of publication: 20180701
Series: NBER Working Paper Series
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: NBER Working Papers
National Bureau of Economic Research Publications
NBER Technical Working Papers Archive
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