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School Dropout across Indian States and UTs: An Econometric Study

Author Affiliations

  • 1 Amguri College and Research Scholar, Gauhati University, Guwahati, Assam, INDIA

Int. Res. J. Social Sci., Volume 1, Issue (4), Pages 28-35, December,14 (2012)


School dropout depends upon various factors such as poverty level, distance of school from home, transport facilities, quality of teachers, social environment and many other factors. The present study is a quantitative analysis of school dropout rate, which is regressed on various variables referred to as factors here. The data for school dropout rates and many other variables across Indian states and UTs are considered for the session 2009-10. The study found statistically significant impact of state poverty level and the rural populations.


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