Date of Award

Spring 5-19-2016

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)

Departments/Programs

Economics

First Advisor

Professor Partha Deb

Second Advisor

Professor Jonathan Conning

Academic Program Adviser

Professor Partha Deb

Abstract

The study tests the primary hypothesis that household shocks do not have a positive and significant correlation with a child's transition into early marriage. It finds that there is no statistically significant correlation between parental death and transition into marriage for both genders of subjects in the study.

 
 

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