Gender, productive ability and the perceived returns to education: evidence from rural India

Chari, A V and Maertens, Annemie (2014) Gender, productive ability and the perceived returns to education: evidence from rural India. Economics Letters, 122 (2). pp. 253-257. ISSN 0165-1765

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Abstract

Recent research has established the importance of perceived (as opposed to actual) returns as a determinant of educational investments. We analyze data from India to highlight gender disparities in the perceived returns to education and the salience of productive characteristics.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Business, Management and Economics > Economics
Subjects: H Social Sciences
Depositing User: Annemie Maertens
Date Deposited: 04 Jan 2016 14:13
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2016 12:49
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/58926

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