|Abstract||This report draws together data from the Young Lives survey and in-depth interviews to analyse gendered differences between boys and girls, focusing on three key areas: education and aspirations, domestic life and intra-household dynamics, and subjective well-being. It is important to bear in mind, however, that Young Lives is a study of childhood poverty and so does not capture all aspects of children’s experiences. What this paper presents, the ... [truncated at 450 characters in length]|
|Abstract||School education is held up as an ‘escape route from poverty’. Millions of poor children and families are buying into this promise and often investing scarce resources in going to school, in the hope that it will lead to a better life. This paper looks at children’s unequal trajectories from early childhood through to the time they leave school, examining how various factors are shaping their educational opportunities and achievement. It synthesi ... [truncated at 450 characters in length]|
|Abstract||This paper brings together existing Young Lives research and policy analysis, alongside new findings, to argue that poverty and inequalities are at the heart of childhood risk, shaping which children are at risk, access to sources of protection, and children’s life chances. Drawing on the rounds of survey and qualitative data collection conducted to date, it illustrates how risk is mediated through poverty and structural disadvantage, meaning tha ... [truncated at 450 characters in length]|
|Abstract||This paper analyses consumption and wealth levels using the Young Lives data. The purpose is to describe the context in which children are growing up, and therefore also to understand some of the opportunities children and young people will have as they grow older. The national pictures show economic growth and absolute poverty reduction after 2000 but a more mixed picture of national income inequality levels rising in Vietnam and India, and fall ... [truncated at 450 characters in length]|
Walking and cycling are considered very important behaviours in public health. This thesis is a study of the measurement of walking, cycling and overall travel behaviour.
In the first part I present a systematic review of studies comparing Global Positioning System (GPS) measured travel to self-report. I found 12 results from eight eligible studies. All studies showed self-reported journey times were greater than GPS measured times. The ... [truncated at 450 characters in length]