Social constraints and women's education: Evidence from Afghanistan under radical religious rule

@article{Noury2016SocialCA,
  title={Social constraints and women's education: Evidence from Afghanistan under radical religious rule},
  author={A. Noury and Biagio Speciale},
  journal={Journal of Comparative Economics},
  year={2016},
  volume={44},
  pages={821-841}
}
  • A. Noury, Biagio Speciale
  • Published 2016
  • Economics
  • Journal of Comparative Economics
  • We analyze how growing up under Taliban rule affects Afghan women's educational attainments and subsequent labor market and fertility outcomes. While in power from 1996 to 2001, the Taliban ruled a large portion of the Afghan territory and introduced a ban on girls’ education. Using data from the National Risk and Vulnerability Assessment survey, we rely on the fact that, depending on their year of birth and province of residence, individuals differed in the number of years they were exposed to… CONTINUE READING
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