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The authors gratefully acknowledge research support from the World Bank Strategic Impact Evaluation Fund, the American Bar Foundation, The Pritzker Children's Initiative, NICHD R37HD065072, R01HD54702, the Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Global Working Group - an initiative of the Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics funded by the Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET), a European Research Council grant hosted by University College Dublin, DEVHEALTH 269874, and an anonymous funder. We have benefitted from comments of participants in seminars at the University of Chicago, UC Berkeley, MIT, the 2011 LACEA Meetings in Santiago Chile and the 2013 AEA Meetings. We thank the study participants for their continued cooperation and willingness to participate, and to Sydonnie Pellington for conducting the interviews. The authors have not received any compensation for the research nor do they have any financial stake in the analyses reported here. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.