Do different types of assets have differential effects on child education? Evidence from Tanzania

Do different types of assets have differential effects on child education? Evidence from Tanzania •Uses LSMS-ISA data from Tanzania to assess the effects of assets on child education.•In contrast to positive wealth effects, we find that different types of assets have differential effects on child education.•Agricultural assets, particularly, large farm tools and livestock, have negative effects on children’s educational outcomes.•Household durables and housing quality assets have positive effects on children’s educational outcomes. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png World Development Elsevier

Do different types of assets have differential effects on child education? Evidence from Tanzania

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Elsevier
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Copyright © 2018 Elsevier Ltd
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0305-750X
eISSN
1873-5991
D.O.I.
10.1016/j.worlddev.2018.04.006
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Abstract

•Uses LSMS-ISA data from Tanzania to assess the effects of assets on child education.•In contrast to positive wealth effects, we find that different types of assets have differential effects on child education.•Agricultural assets, particularly, large farm tools and livestock, have negative effects on children’s educational outcomes.•Household durables and housing quality assets have positive effects on children’s educational outcomes.

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World DevelopmentElsevier

Published: Sep 1, 2018

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