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Does Access to Secondary Education Affect Primary Schooling? Evidence from India

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  • Abhiroop Mukhopadhyay
  • Soham Sahoo

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This paper investigates if better access to secondary education increases enrolment in primary schools among children in the 6–10 age group. A household-level longitudinal survey is also done covering 43 villages in a poor state in India. [IEG Working Paper No. 312]. URL:[http://www.iegindia.org/].

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  • Abhiroop Mukhopadhyay & Soham Sahoo, 2012. "Does Access to Secondary Education Affect Primary Schooling? Evidence from India," Working Papers id:5044, eSocialSciences.
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    Keywords

    Primary schooling; school enrolment; school attendance; secondary schooling; human capital; returns to schooling; primary stage; parents; children; secondary schools; India; supply side; community; rural Ghana; Uttar Pradesh; age cohorts; labour force;
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    JEL classification:

    • I2 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education
    • I20 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - General
    • I25 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Education and Economic Development

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