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K. Pushpangadan and V.N. Balasubramanyam

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780198077992

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077992.001.0001

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Early Years’ Education and Subsequent Schooling in Rural India

Early Years’ Education and Subsequent Schooling in Rural India

An Economic Analysis

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(p.166) 7 Early Years’ Education and Subsequent Schooling in Rural India
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Growth, Development, and Diversity
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Geraint Johnes

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077992.003.0007

Based on data from a survey of living conditions in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, two major Indian states, for the year 1997–8, published by the World Bank, this chapter analyses the factors that have influenced the schooling of children in these two states. It suggests that more than the number of years of pre-school education, children are most likely to be influenced by the number of years they stay in school subsequently. Other findings of interest in the chapter are that upper caste Hindu children enjoy relatively longer years of schooling, remittances from abroad exert a positive influence on the number of years of schooling, and boys appear to stay longer in school than girls.

Keywords:   Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, education, schooling, rural India, labour market, pre-school

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