NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Menstruation and Education in Nepal

Emily Oster, Rebecca Thornton

NBER Working Paper No. 14853
Issued in April 2009

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The Menstruation and Education in Nepal Project is supported by grants from the University of Michigan Population Studies Center (Mueller and Freedman Funds), the University of Chicago Center for Health and Social Sciences, Harvard University Women in Public Policy Grant and the Warburg Foundation Economics of Culture Research Grant at Harvard University. We are extremely grateful for Bishnu Adhikari, Indra Chaudry, Dirgha Ghimire, Krishna Ghimire, Sunita Ghimire, and Prem Pundit for their excellent data collection and fieldwork administration. We also thank Nick Snavely for excellent research assistance as well as respondents and school administration in our sample schools in Chitwan. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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