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Working Paper
Female education and marriage in Pakistan: The role of financial shocks and marital customs

This project aims to explore the effect of wealth shocks on education and marriage for young women in Pakistan. Financial shocks are used to estimate the probability of dropping out of education and into marriage...

Marriage customs Shocks early marriage
Working Paper
Local crime and early marriage: Evidence from India

This paper analyses whether living in a locality with high crime against women affects the probability of early marriage—that is, marriage before the legal age of marriage of girls...

Crime early marriage Gender
Journal Article
Political role models and child marriage in India

Part of Journal Special Issue Female Autonomy and Women’s Welfare

Gender quotas Age at marriage Gender norms
Book Chapter
Bride price and the wellbeing of women

From the book: Towards Gender Equity in Development

Culture Marriage customs early marriage
Working Paper
Bride price and the well-being of women

Bride price, which is payment from the groom and/or the groom’s family to the bride’s family at the time of marriage, is a common cultural practice in many African societies...

Culture Marriage customs early marriage
Working Paper
Political role models, child marriage, and women’s autonomy over marriage in India

Drawing data from the India Human Development Survey 2011 and the year of the first election with reserved seats for women pradhans, I estimate the effect of the Panchayati Raj institutions on age and autonomy over marriage...

Gender quotas Age at marriage Gender norms
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