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community

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Social divisions in school participation and attainment in India: 1983–2004

M. Niaz Asadullah, Uma Kambhampati and Florencia Lopez Boo.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2014; p ublished online October 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Education and Research Institutions; Economic Development. 11643 words.

This study documents the size and nature of Hindu–Muslim and boy–girl gaps in children’s school participation and attainments in India. Individual-level data from two successive rounds of...

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More skilled, better paid: labour-market returns to postsecondary vocational education

Petri Böckerman, Mika Haapanen and Christopher Jepsen.

in Oxford Economic Papers

April 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Education and Research Institutions. 9550 words.

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Outside the USA, relatively little is known about the labour-market returns to postsecondary vocational (or polytechnic) education. Yet, polytechnics...

Determinants of Grade 12 Pass Rates in the Post-Apartheid South African Schooling System

Haroon Bhorat and Morne Oosthuizen.

in Journal of African Economies

August 2009; p ublished online December 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Education and Research Institutions; Economic Development. 10336 words.

This paper utilises an educational production function approach on post-apartheid data that include both schooling and community-level information, in order to empirically estimate the key...

The Effect of Female Education on Adolescent Fertility and Early Marriage: Evidence from Free Compulsory Universal Basic Education in Ghana

Emmanuel Adu Boahen and Chikako Yamauchi.

in Journal of African Economies

March 2018; p ublished online November 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Education and Research Institutions; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies. 10110 words.

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This paper uses the implementation of Ghana’s Free Compulsory Universal Basic Education (FCUBE) in 1996 as a natural experiment to investigate the...

Inefficiencies from Metropolitan Political and Fiscal Decentralization: Failures of Tiebout Competition

Stephen M. Calabrese, Dennis N. Epple and Richard E. Romano.

in The Review of Economic Studies

July 2012; p ublished online December 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Publicly Provided Goods; Education and Research Institutions; Public Economics. 15064 words.

We examine the welfare effects of provision of local public goods in an empirically relevant setting using a multi-community model with mobile and heterogeneous households and with flexible...

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Can Parental Migration Reduce Petty Corruption in Education?

Lisa Sofie Höckel, Manuel Santos Silva and Tobias Stöhr.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2018; p ublished online April 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Factor Movements and International Business; Education and Research Institutions; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Household Behaviour and Family Economics. 9348 words.

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The income generated from parental migration can increase funds available for children’s education. In countries where informal payments to teachers...

Public and Private Provision of Education in Kenya

Tessa Bold, Mwangi S. Kimenyi and Justin Sandefur.

in Journal of African Economies

August 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economywide Country Studies; Publicly Provided Goods; Education and Research Institutions; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Economic Development. 6756 words.

Over the past decade, Kenya's traditional model of local, community finance and management of schools has been crowded out from two directions. First, the Kenyan government has expanded its...

The Decision to Invest in Child Quality over Quantity: Household Size and Household Investment in Education in Vietnam

Hai-Anh H. Dang and F. Halsey Rogers.

in The World Bank Economic Review

January 2016; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Education and Research Institutions; Demographic Economics; Economic Development; Economywide Country Studies; Socialist Institutions and their Transitions. 16900 words.

During Vietnam's two decades of rapid economic growth, its fertility rate has fallen sharply at the same time that its educational attainment has risen rapidly—macro trends that are...