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New Working Paper: "Do Children Play on a Level Playing..."

Updated: Oct 27


Researcher Rituparna Sanyal (Yale University) measures the inequality of opportunity among children in Bangladesh, along the dimensions of education, health, infrastructure and documentation services. She uses the Bangladesh Integrated Household Survey for the years 2011 and 2015 to compute the Human Opportunity Index (HOI) and comments on the significance of the scale and distribution effects in the changes in HOI between the two years. She finds that the overall opportunity index stood at 64 per cent in 2015.



Decomposition of Change in HOI for Housing Conditions


View the paper, published in the DRF Working Paper Series.


Rituparna Sanyal is a Researcher at Oxford Policy Management (OPM), New Delhi, where she works on quantitative and mixed methods research for impact evaluation and process evaluation projects related to Education, Health, Nutrition, Livelihoods, WASH and Social Protection. She holds an M.A. in International and Development Economics from Yale University, USA and a B.A. (Honours) in Economics from Miranda House, Delhi University, India.

LinkedIn and Email: Rituparna Sanyal (rituparna.sanyal@aya.yale.edu)

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