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

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Title: School attendance and literacy before the famine : a simple baronial analysis
Authors: Ó Gráda, Cormac
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/2647
Date: Jul-2010
Abstract: 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.
Funding Details: Not applicable
Type of material: Working Paper
Publisher: University College Dublin. School of Economics
Keywords: IrelandEconomic historyLiteracyHuman capital
Subject LCSH: School attendance--Ireland--History
Literacy--Ireland--History
Ireland--Economic conditions--19th century
Human capital--Ireland--History
Language: en
Status of Item: Not peer reviewed
Appears in Collections:Economics Working Papers & Policy Papers

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