Orphans at risk in sub-Saharan Africa: evidence on educational and health outcomes

Based on comparable data for eleven sub-Saharan African countries with especially high rates of orphanhood, we examine how orphanhood affects children’s educational and health outcomes. Using household fixed-effects to control for influences at the household level, we show that orphans do not only f...

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Volume: 12
Main Author: Coneus, Katja
Mühlenweg, Andrea M
Stichnoth, Holger
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: Boston Springer US 01.12.2014
SPRINGER
Springer
published in: Review of economics of the household Vol. 12; no. 4; pp. 641 - 662
Data of publication: 20141200
ISSN: 1569-5239
1573-7152
EISSN: 1573-7152
Discipline: Economics
Subjects:
I21
I12
J24
Online Access: Fulltext
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