Aug 27, 2013

The Impact of Parental Death on Child Well-Being: Evidence from the Indian Ocean Tsunami

. . . [I]n specifications using this smaller set of communities, over the longer term, older males who lost both parents have completed 1.9 fewer years of schooling (s.e.=0.5) since the tsunami and those who lost their fathers have completed 1.5 fewer years of schooling (s.e.=0.7) after the tsunami. . . Older females who lost both parents are 58 percentage points more likely to be married (s.e.=8) . . . P. 21. 

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