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Is Knowledge Shared within Households

By Kaushik Basu, Ambar Narayan, Martin Ravallion and World Bank


This paper asks whether an illiterate worker’s labor earnings are affected by the educational attainment of other members of that worker’s household. The large literature on literacy says very little about intra-household externalities of literacy and education. Yet one might well expect that one person’s literacy will have spillover benefits for another within the sam

Publisher: NorthHolland Publishing Company
Year: 1999
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