A simple analysis of the effect of the child support grant on school enrolment in South Africa

  • Published July 19, 2016
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    http://dx.doi.org/10.21511/pmf.05(1).2016.02
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    Volume 5 2016, Issue #1, pp. 14-17
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This paper studies the impact of the child support grant on school enrolment in South Africa. It is based on the National Income Dynamics Study (NIDS) data set for South Africa for the year 2008. Using the probit model, the author find some encouraging evidence to suggest that indeed the child support grant helps in the way of improving school enrolment in South Africa. More specifically, the author found that the child support grant increases school enrolment by about 10 percentage points

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