Whither Human Capital? The Woeful Tale of Transition to Tertiary Education in India
AbstractIn this paper the issue of high dropout rates in India is examined which has adverse implications for human capital formation, and hence for the countryâ€™s long term growth potential. Using the 2004-05 National Sample Survey employment-unemployment survey data, transition probabilities of moving from a number of different educational levels to higher educational levels is estimated using a sequential logit model. [WDI WP No. 1019]. URL:[http://wdi.umich.edu/files/publications/workingpapers/wp1019.pdf].
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Education; Transitional probability; India; rural areas; employment-unemployment survey data; educational levels; women; tertiary education; human capital; family background; gender; ethnicity; religion;
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- Manisha Chakrabarty & Sumon Kumar Bhaumik, 2012. "Whither human capital? The woeful tale of transition to tertiary education in India," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 19(9), pages 835-838, June.
- Sumon Bhaumik & Manisha Chakrabarty, 2011. "Whither Human Capital? The Woeful Tale of Transition to Tertiary Education in India," William Davidson Institute Working Papers Series wp1019, William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan.
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