Evaluating policies to reduce teenage childbearing in Bogotá, Colombia: the effect of policies reducing costs of education faced by households

Project: Research Project

Project Details


We propose a study of the effect of education policies that reduce cost faced by families on teenage pregnancy. We will use data of Bogotá (Colombia) where aggressive education policies have been put in place recently. Our main research question is whether education policies recently implemented in Bogotá have helped to reduce teenage pregnancy rates. It is already known that some of these policies have increased school attendance; however, other effects of these policies have not been investiga
Effective start/end date8/15/108/30/11

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Main Funding Source

  • National


  • Bogotá D.C.


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