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Child health, labor and primary school enrollment in rural India

Lee, Sora; Kang, Woojin


The present study examines the determinants of primary school enrollment in rural India. Taking account of demand and supply side factors of education, we attempt to assess the impact of child health on parent decision for child education. Although it is an important factor determining whether or not a child is sent to school, its impact has been relatively overlooked. It is observed from that a better health is likely to increase the probability of girls’ enrollment while reducing the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016
Type: Journal article
Source: South Asian Journal
DOI: 10.21587/jsas.2016.22.2.008
Access Rights: Open Access


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