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School attendance and literacy before the famine : a simple baronial analysis

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  • Cormac Ó Gráda

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This 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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  • Cormac Ó Gráda, 2010. "School attendance and literacy before the famine : a simple baronial analysis," Working Papers 201022, School of Economics, University College Dublin.
  • Handle: RePEc:ucn:wpaper:201022
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    Ireland; Economic history; Literacy; Human capital; School attendance--Ireland--History; Literacy--Ireland--History; Ireland--Economic conditions--19th century; Human capital--Ireland--History;

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