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Cycling to School: Increasing Secondary School Enrollment for Girls in India

Karthik Muralidharan, Nishith Prakash

NBER Working Paper No. 19305
Issued in August 2013

---- Acknowledgements -----

This project greatly benefited from financial and logistical support from the International Growth Center (IGC) for the research as well as its dissemination. We also thank the Department of Education, Government of Bihar for support with the data collection. We are especially grateful to Andrew Foster for his suggestions on this paper. We further thank Harold Alderman, Kate Antonovics, Mehtabul Azam, Chris Barrett, Eli Berman, Sonia Bhalotra, Prashant Bharadwaj, Aimee Chin, Jeff Clemens, Julie Cullen, Gordon Dahl, Jishnu Das, Eric Edmonds, Delia Furtado, Maitreesh Ghatak, Roger Gordon, Shaibal Gupta, Gordon Hanson, Edward Hoang, Scott Imberman, Chinhui Juhn, Santosh Kumar, Anjan Mukherji, Paul Niehaus, Emily Oster, Marc Rockmore, Andres Santos, Abhirup Sarkar, and various seminar participants for helpful comments and suggestions. Jay Prakash Agarwal, Abhishek K.Choudhary, Elizabeth Kaletski, and Michael Levere provided excellent research assistance. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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