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Incidence du travail domestique, des caractéristiques de l’école et du ménage sur les résultats scolaires des filles en Côte d’Ivoire
[Incidence of domestic work, school and household characteristics on educational outcomes of girls in Cote d'Ivoire]

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  • Abou, Pokou Edouard

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The objective of this paper is to highlight the effects of domestic work of girls, school environment and household characteristics on their school results. From a probit model, the analysis indicates that domestic work favours, meaningfully, the fact of repeating a school year for girls. Besides, the availability of basic services in schools significantly reduces school failure of girls in rural areas. This study recommends that the governments have to improve the school environment in order to promote girls' performance at school.

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  • Abou, Pokou Edouard, 2015. "Incidence du travail domestique, des caractéristiques de l’école et du ménage sur les résultats scolaires des filles en Côte d’Ivoire
    [Incidence of domestic work, school and household characteristi
    ," MPRA Paper 43976, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:43976
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    Keywords

    Domestic work; household characteristics; quality of school; probit; school results;

    JEL classification:

    • D19 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior - - - Other
    • I21 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Analysis of Education
    • I24 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Education and Inequality
    • J82 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Labor Standards - - - Labor Force Composition

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