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The Childhood, Law & Policy Network (CLPN)

Professor Catherine Porter


Director, Young Lives, University of Oxford, Professor in Development Economics, Lancaster University, United Kingdom



Catherine Porter is the Director of Young Lives. Her research interests are in applied microeconomics, often using panel or longitudinal datasets. Her focus is on the impact of unexpected events (shocks) on various outcomes such as nutrition, education and parental investments, how inequality develops through childhood into adolescence and early adulthood, and the effectiveness of policy in remediating such inequalities



Economics, Child Work, Child Nutrition, Skills Development, Education
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