The Female Secondary Stipend and Assistance Program in Bangladesh: What Did It Accomplish?

Publication | February 2021

This paper examines the impact of Female Secondary School Stipend and Assistance Program (FSSAP) in Bangladesh along with its effects on socioeconomic outcomes and demography.

Are subsidies to female education worth supporting to enhance socioeconomic and demographic changes? In Bangladesh, how did FSSAP impact the education of children, and boys in particular? The paper also explores its impact on female labor force participation, as well as age at marriage, fertility, and other effects on society.

Contents 

  • Introduction
  • Significance of the Study
  • Data and Its Major Characteristics
  • Estimation Strategy
  • Findings
  • Conclusions

Additional Details

Authors
Type
Series
Subjects
  • Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Gender
  • Health
  • COVID-19
Countries
  • Bangladesh
Pages
  • 62
Dimensions
  • 8.5 x 11
SKU
  • WPS210021-2
ISSN
  • 2313-5867 (print)
  • 2313-5875 (electronic)

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