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Education and health at the household level in sub-Saharan Africa
Simon Mark Appleton CID Working Papers from Center for International Development at Harvard University
This paper surveys the microeconomic evidence on the determinants of and returns to education and health in sub-Saharan Africa. A year of education is associated with 3-14% increases wages and productivity. The introduction or removal of user fees can have dramatic effects on take-up of health and education services.
JEL-codes: O15 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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