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Pricing Private Education in Urban India: Demand, Use and Impact

Presented by:
Priya Mukherjee
Department of Economics
College of William and Mary

Friday, November 1, 2019
Taylor-Hibbard Seminar Room (Rm103)
12:00 pm-1:30 pm

Private education services--including both private schools and after-school tutoring--forms a substantial part of the education sector in the developing world. We conduct a field experiment to study the role of prices in the market for tutoring in Delhi's slums. Using a two-part pricing design, we identify whether higher willingness to pay is associated with higher attendance in tutoring classes and whether prices have causal impacts on attendance and dropout. We find that higher 500 Internal Server Error

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