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Educating All the Children: Strategies for Primary Schooling in the South
The problem outlined differential progress towards schooling for all - a cross-country analysis case-studies of educational reforms policy options for increasing access to schooling modelling theExpand
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The impact of primary schooling on economic development: a review of the evidence
Abstract The contribution of primary schooling to economic development is greater than has conventionally been percieved. This review of recent research shows that primary schooling increases labourExpand
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The Changing Pattern of Wage Returns to Education and its Implications
It is commonly believed that labour-market returns to education are highest for the primary level of education and lower for subsequent levels. Recent evidence reviewed in this article suggests thatExpand
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Education, poverty and development – mapping their interconnections
Human capital and functionalist paradigms underpin the stance taken by most governments to education policy. These models have also had a profound effect upon the determination of educationExpand
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Achieving Schooling for All in Africa: Costs, Commitment, and Gender
Poverty, schooling and gender: some theoretical issues causes of enrolment outcomes - costs versus commitment the gender gap in primary enrolments - a cross-country analysis costs versus commitmentExpand
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Gender and education for all. The leap to equality. Summary report.
In two years time by 2005 gender disparities in enrolment in primary and secondary education should be eliminated. This is the commitment the international community made at the World Education ForumExpand
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Gender Inequalities in Primary Schooling
Abstract This paper suggests a simple model for the relationships between poverty, schooling and gender inequality. It argues that poverty—at both national and household levels—is associated with anExpand
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Education and the market: Which parts of the neoliberal solution are correct?
Abstract For many years the orthodox view among economists has been that the state should take the major responsibility for both financing and supplying educational services. Over the past decade,Expand
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Marketizing education and health in developing countries : miracle or mirage?
This work, using evidence from a large number of developing countries, assesses the impact of market reforms on the provision of education and health services and contributes to the debate aboutExpand
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