Drought of opportunities

Contemporaneous and long-term impacts of rainfall shocks on human capital

Higher wages are generally thought to increase human capital production, particularly in the developing world. We introduce a simple model of human capital production in which investments and time allocation differ by age. Using data on test scores and schooling from rural India, we show that higher...

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Volume: 125
Main Author: Shah, Manisha
Steinberg, Bryce Millett
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: CHICAGO University of Chicago Press 2017
UNIV CHICAGO PRESS
published in: Journal of political economy Vol. 125; no. 2; pp. 527 - 561
Data of publication: 2017
ISSN: 0047-2697
1537-534X
0022-3808
1537-534X
EISSN: 1537-534X
Discipline: Economics
Military & Naval Science
Sociology & Social History
Political Science
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