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The effect of the Kangaroo Mother Care program (KMC) on wages: A structural model

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dc.description.abstract In this paper we analyze the relationship between skills and some outcomes later in life for a population of premature children. Pretreatment skills and characteristics are good predictors of childhood and adulthood skills and outcomes. Income per capita and parents education at birth are positively correlated with home environment at 6 and 12 months of corrected age. Moreover, parents education and the proportion of workers at home are correlated with the number of preschool years attended by children. Interestingly, health indicators taken during the first year of life are critical factors for decision to enroll into a university, to obtain better results in math scores and earn larger wages. en
dc.title The effect of the Kangaroo Mother Care program (KMC) on wages: A structural model en
dc.contributor.author Cortes, Darwin
dc.contributor.author Attanasio, Orazio
dc.contributor.author Gallego, Juan
dc.contributor.author Maldonado, Darío
dc.contributor.author Rodriguez, Paul
dc.contributor.author Charpak, Nathalie
dc.contributor.author Tessier, Rejean
dc.contributor.author Ruiz, Juan Gabriel
dc.contributor.author Hernandez, Tiberio
dc.contributor.author Uriza, Felipe
dc.date.accessioned 2017-04-28T20:11:10Z
dc.date.available 2017-04-28T20:11:10Z
dc.date.issued 2017-04-28
dc.identifier.uri http://lacer.lacea.org/handle/123456789/61393
lacea.language.supported en
dc.description Working paper
dc.language.iso en
dc.subject Premature Children
dc.subject KMC
dc.subject Wages
dc.subject Cognitive and Non Cognitive Skills
dc.subject Colombia
dc.type Working Paper


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