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Evaluating the food for education program in Bangladesh

Meng, Xin; Ryan, Jim


The Food for Education (FFE) program was introduced to Bangladesh in 1993 and has been operating for more than 8 years. This paper evaluates the e.ect of this program on school participation and duration of schooling using household sample survey data collected in 2000. Various evaluation methodologies are employed. We found that the program is successful in that the participating children on average have 20 to 30 per cent higher school participation rates, relative to their counterfactuals who...[Show more]

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Date published: 2003
Type: Working/Technical Paper


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