Demography

, Volume 24, Issue 3, pp 341–359 | Cite as

Is Child Schooling A Poor Proxy for Child Quality?

  • Jere R. Behrman
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jere R. Behrman
    • 1
  1. 1.Economics and Population Studies CenterUniversity of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia

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