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Type Working Paper - SALDRU Working Paper Number 125 and NIDS Discussion Paper 2013/7
Title School enrolment and the child support grant: Evidence from South Africa
Author(s)
Issue 125
Publication (Day/Month/Year) 2013
URL http://opensaldru.uct.ac.za/bitstream/handle/11090/689/2013_125_Saldruwp.pdf?sequence=1
Abstract
The extension of the Child Support Grant in South Africa to all children aged 17 or under gives the opportunity to evaluate this type of social transfer and its effect on school enrolment. Using exogenous variation in the fraction of life exposed to the grant, we find the grant is associated with a higher probability of enrolment, especially for older children. Other methods of identification presented provide supporting evidence for these conclusions.

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Eyal, Katherine, and Ingrid Woolard. "School enrolment and the child support grant: Evidence from South Africa." SALDRU Working Paper Number 125 and NIDS Discussion Paper 2013/7 , no. 125 (2013).
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