Measuring Inequality of Access to Higher Education in India

  title={Measuring Inequality of Access to Higher Education in India},
  author={V. Borooah},
  journal={Journal of Quantitative Economics},
  • V. Borooah
  • Published 2016
  • Sociology, Political Science
  • Journal of Quantitative Economics
This paper uses data from the 71st NSS round (Education Survey: January–June 2014) to estimate the probabilities of person in India, between the ages of 18 and 22 years, of currently attending graduate or post-graduate courses in institutions of higher education , conditional on their social and economic status, their gender, their marital status, and their urban or rural location. It then examines inequality by social group in the quality of education received. Using the technique of… Expand


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