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Deininger, Klaus; Goyal, Aparajita; Nagarajan, Hari – Journal of Human Resources, 2013
We use inheritance patterns over three generations of individuals to assess the impact of changes in the Hindu Succession Act that grant daughters equal coparcenary birth rights in joint family property that were denied to daughters in the past. We show that the amendment significantly increased daughters' likelihood to inherit land, but that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Real Estate, Daughters, Death
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Deininger, Klaus – Economics of Education Review, 2003
Evaluates the impact of Uganda's program of "Universal Primary Education," which, starting from 1997, dispensed with fees for primary enrollment. Finds, for example, that while the program was associated with a dramatic increase in primary school attendance and that inequalities in attendance related to gender, income, and region were…
Descriptors: Costs, Econometrics, Educational Quality, Equal Education