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Empirical essays on childhood human capital in Ethiopia

Weldeegzie, Samuel


This thesis contains three empirical papers on childhood human capital accumulation in Ethiopia. The first paper examines the long-term education impacts of exposure to the 1998-2000 Ethiopia-Eritrea conflict. I exploit exogenous variation on regional and birth-year intensity of the conflict, using cross-sectional school survey data. The empirical findings indicate that exposure to the conflict during early childhood decreases student achievement in...[Show more]

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Date published: 2017
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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