GENDER DIFFERENCE IN RURAL URBAN EDUCATION IN NEPAL

Kamal Prasad Panthhe, Allan L. McCutcheon
2015 European Journal of Educational Sciences  
Using Nepal Living Standard Survey (NLSS 2003/04), this paper attempts to explore find the differences in education between men and women in urban and rural Nepal. Result shows that the urban populations have higher education compared to rural. Average years of schooling in urban Nepal were more than two times for both men and women; the gap in years of schooling between men and women is smaller in urban area compared to rural. In both rural and urban areas, the differences in education between
more » ... n education between men and women were smaller among the younger age group while it was higher for the older age groups. Probit model shows that the gender and location (urban/rural) area are significant determinants of schooling.
doi:10.19044/ejes.v2no2a5 fatcat:bejfyo75mbfejpcnqj6ykreaay