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Child poverty and compulsory elementary education in India: Policy insights from household data analysis

Chaudhri, D.P.; Jha, Raghbendra


Children (under the age of 15 years) growing up in poor and/or nutritionally deprived households also live with a number of layers of deprivations that stifle their freedom to actively participate in and benefit from elementary school education. Lack of healthcare, limited access to quality schooling and opportunity cost of participation in education are some of these layers. The Human Development Report 2010, using Oxford University�s newly developed Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI), ...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Indian Journal of Human Development
DOI: 10.1177/0973703020120101


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