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Marriage customs
Working Paper
Female education and marriage in Pakistan: The role of financial shocks and marital customs

This project aims to explore the effect of wealth shocks on education and marriage for young women in Pakistan. Financial shocks are used to estimate the probability of dropping out of education and into marriage...

Marriage customs Shocks early marriage
Book Chapter
Bride price and the wellbeing of women

From the book: Towards Gender Equity in Development

Culture Marriage customs early marriage
Working Paper
Bride price and the well-being of women

Bride price, which is payment from the groom and/or the groom’s family to the bride’s family at the time of marriage, is a common cultural practice in many African societies...

Culture Marriage customs early marriage
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