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Gender and Household Education Expenditure in Pakistan.

Abstract:

Pakistan has very large gender gaps in educational outcomes. While this suggests that girls may receive lower educational expenditure allocations than boys within households, this has never convincingly been tested. This paper investigates whether the intra-household allocation of educational expenditure in Pakistan favour males over females. It also explores two different explanations for the failure of the extant 'Engel curve' studies to detect genderdifferentiated treatment in education ev...

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Monazza Aslam More by this author
Geeta Gandhi Kingdon More by this author
Volume:
GPRG-WPS-025
Series:
Working Paper Series
Publication date:
2005
URN:
uuid:afc1301b-27a8-4489-83c5-e787d39cb253
Local pid:
oai:economics.ouls.ox.ac.uk:14058
Language:
English

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