Non-cognitive skill formation in poor neighbourhoods of urban India (updated 27-02-2012)

  title={Non-cognitive skill formation in poor neighbourhoods of urban India (updated 27-02-2012)},
  author={Pramila Krishnan and Sofya Krutikova},
Recent labour market research has shown that a good education comprises investment in both cognitive and non-cognitive skills. We examine the impact of a long-term programme designed to raise non-cognitive skills of children and adolescents in slums in Bombay. We use a cross-cutting design with two comparison groups of peers for young adults who have attended the programme until leaving high school to analyse whether, compared to those from a similar environment and background, enrollment in… CONTINUE READING


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