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Impact of the NREGS on schooling and intellectual human capital

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Young Lives working paper 122
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This paper uses a quasi-experimental framework to analyze the impact of India’s largest public works program, the National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (NREGS), on schooling enrollment, grade progression, reading comprehension test scores, writing test scores, math test scores and Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test (PPVT) scores. The availability of pre and two rounds of post-intervention initiation data from the three rounds of the Young Lives Panel Study allow us to measure both the sh...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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Young Lives
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University of Oxford
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Institution:
Centre for Economic and Social Studies, Hyderabad, India
Publisher:
Young Lives
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Young Lives Working Papers
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uuid:272824bc-ad25-4045-be58-e9056e9034fa
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ora:9082
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978-1-909403-36-9
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