- Author: International Growth Centre
- Published: 2012
Can giving free bikes get more girls to stay in school? The IGC Bihar programme sponsored researchers, Karthik Muralidharan (University of California, San Diego) and Nishith Prakash (University of Connecticut), to investigate the effect of providing every schoolgirl aged 14 in Bihar with money to buy a bike.
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