Education Gender Gaps in Pakistan: Is the Labor Market to Blame?

Abstract

The objective of this article is to estimate returns to schooling attainment by gender in a consistent manner to determine whether childhood and adolescent education investments are affected by how the labour market rewards adult education.
The article is structured as follows. Section II discusses the empirical strategy, and Section III discusses the data. Section IV analyzes the empirical findings, and Section V presents conclusions.

Citation

Economic Development and Cultural Change (2009) 57(4) 747-784

Education Gender Gaps in Pakistan: Is the Labor Market to Blame?

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