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Bride & prejudice: the price of education

Ashraf, Nava and Bau, Natalie and Nunn, Nathan and Voena, Alessandra (2016) Bride & prejudice: the price of education. International Growth Centre Blog (10 Oct 2016). Blog.

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Abstract

Leveraging the cultural practice of bride price could help amplify investments in female education and improve effects of large-scale school-building programmes. Without other subsidies, well-intentioned activism against bride-price may cause more harm than good for investing in girls’ education.

Item Type: Website (Blog)
Official URL: http://www.theigc.org/
Additional Information: © 2016 The Author(s)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
L Education > L Education (General)
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
Sets: Research centres and groups > International Growth Centre (IGC)
Date Deposited: 19 Jun 2017 15:52
Last Modified: 20 Jun 2017 07:38
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/81707

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