School Attendance and Literacy before the Famine: A Simple Baronial Analysis
AbstractThis paper complements a much larger study of school attendance in pre-famine Ireland by FitzGerald (2010). It exploits some of the data generated by that study to analyze further some of the determinants of schooling and literacy in the 1820s and 1840s.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by School Of Economics, University College Dublin in its series Working Papers with number 201022.
Length: 37 pages
Date of creation: 02 Jul 2010
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Ireland; economic history; literacy; human capital;
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2010-07-10 (All new papers)
- NEP-EDU-2010-07-10 (Education)
- NEP-HIS-2010-07-10 (Business, Economic & Financial History)
- NEP-HRM-2010-07-10 (Human Capital & Human Resource Management)
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