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Is there a boy bias in household education expenditure? The case of Andhra Pradesh in India based on Young Lives data

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Young Lives Working Paper 46
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This paper asks whether there is a boy bias in household-level education expenditure for households with children aged 5 to 19 years old in Andhra Pradesh in India, based on Round 2 of the Young Lives survey conducted in 2006. The sample contains 982 households comprising 2578 children. The analysis is based on both demand analysis and a hurdle model. The results show that there is a bias favouring boys in terms of school enrolment as the children get older, captured by age categories 10–14 a...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Young Lives
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Queen Elizabeth House,Department of International Development
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Rozana Himaz
Publisher:
Young Lives Publisher's website
Publication date:
2009-01-01
URN:
uuid:31d892df-62bf-495f-a024-de2fc4ee2e81
Local pid:
ora:3390
ISBN:
978-1-904427-49-0

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