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Incentives in Elementary Education - do They Make a Difference

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  • Vimala Ramachandran
  • Nishi Mehrotra
  • Kameshwari Jandhyala
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    This study tried to bring together the experiences of different approaches to incentives followed by six NGOs in the states of Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Orissa, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. Issues dealing with incentives and the hidden cost of education have been explored with a view to gaining some insights and exploring some possible ways forward in such a diverse and challenging situation.

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    Paper provided by eSocialSciences in its series Working Papers with number id:2164.

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    Date of creation: Aug 2009
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    Handle: RePEc:ess:wpaper:id:2164

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    Keywords: Malnutrition; anaemia; education; educational programmes; DPEP; teachers; learning; school system; Dropout rates; SC; ST; boys; girls; NFHS; adult women; women; Muslim communities; marriage; illiterate; incentives; NGOs; Rajasthan; incentives; elementary education; Maharashtra; Orissa; Andhra Pradesh; Karnataka;

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