Evidence on female education from India: what is the impact of trade liberalization?

Vaidya, Jahnvi A.

This paper uses the 1991 Indian tariff reforms to investigate the impact of trade liberalization on education. In urban and rural India, in the 1990s, poverty declined and school attendance increased. However, studies find that in areas in which employment is concentrated in industries exposed to larger reductions in tariffs, poverty decreased less, and attendance increased less than in areas less... read more

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Undergraduate Honors Theses
Women--India--Economic conditions.
Free trade--India.
India--Commercial policy--20th century.
Tufts University. Department of Economics.
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