|This centre is a member of The LSE Research Laboratory [RLAB]: CASE | CVER | CEP | SERC | STICERD||Cookies?|
Paper No' DEDPS 18: | Full paper
Save Reference as: BibTeX File | EndNote Import File
Keywords: Education; India, Child Labour, School Quality
Is hard copy/paper copy available? NO - Paper Copy Out Of Print.
This Paper is published under the following series: Development Economics
Share this page: Google Bookmarks | Facebook | Twitter
Abstract:This paper presents an analysis of the determinant of school participation in rural north India, based on a recent household survey which includes detailed information on school characteristics. School participation especially among girls, responds to a wide range of variables, including parental education and motivation, social background, dependency ratios, work opportunities, village development, teacher posting , teacher regularity and mid-day meals. The remarkable lead achieved by the state of Himachal Pradesh is fully accounted for by these variables. School quality matters, but it is not related in a simply way to specific inputs.
Copyright © RLAB & LSE 2003 - 2015 | LSE, Houghton Street, London WC2A 2AE | Contact: RLAB | Site updated 29 August 2015