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Economic aspects (Education)
Book Chapter
Dimensions of African Inequality

From the book: Oxford Handbook of Africa and Economics, Vol. 1...

Economic aspects (Education) Equality and inequality Economic aspects (Human capital)
Book Chapter
The Success of Learnerships: Lessons from South Africa’s Training and Education Programme

From the book: African Youth and the Persistence of Marginalization

Economic aspects (Education) Human capital Unemployment
Working Paper
Social Spending and Aggregate Welfare in Developing and Transition Economies

Notwithstanding the unprecedented attention devoted to reducing poverty and fostering human development via scaling up social sector spending, there is surprisingly little rigorous empirical work on the question of whether social spending is effectiv...

Economic aspects (Education) Expenditures, Public Government spending policy
Working Paper
Education, Skill, and Earnings: Further Evidence from Ghana

This paper provides evidence on the nature of returns to education in Ghana and confirms the emerging empirical literature on the convexity of returns to education in Ghana...

Education Economic aspects (Education) Economic aspects (Human capital)
Working Paper
The Success of Learnerships?: Lessons from South Africa’s Training and Education Programme

Vocational training programmes, like South Africa’s learnership programme, which combine classroom learning and on-the-job training seem like the type of intervention which can create skills, get young people into jobs quicker, and reduce youth...

Economic aspects (Education) Human capital Unemployment
Working Paper
Dimensions of African Inequality

This paper discusses dimensions of inequality in sub-Saharan Africa and their causes. It starts with a review of the empirical evidence about inequality during the colonial period as well as the post-independence era...

Economic aspects (Education) Equality and inequality Economic aspects (Human capital)
Book Chapter
Inequality in Education: Evidence for Latin America

From the book: Falling Inequality in Latin America

Education Economic aspects (Education) Economic aspects (Income distribution)
Book Chapter
Uruguay's Income Inequality and Political Regimes over 1981-2010

From the book: Falling Inequality in Latin America

Economic aspects (Education) Economic aspects (Income distribution) Decision making (Public administration)
Blog
From the Editor’s Desk (October 2013)

31 October 2013 Tony Addison October finds Angle in New York, for our event on ‘Fragility and Aid–What Works?’ at the Permanent Mission of Germany to the UN...

Agriculture Budget Economic aspects (Education)
Working Paper
Social Transfer Programmes and School Enrolment in Malawi: a Micro-Simulation

This paper investigates the impact of social transfer programmes on school enrollment and child labour in Malawi utilizing a micro-simulation evaluation method...

Children Economic aspects (Education) Labor supply
Working Paper
Uruguay’s Income Inequality and Political Regimes during 1981–2010

This study assesses the evolution of inequality in Uruguay during 1981-2010, considered as subperiods built on the basis of the main policy regimes observed: extreme right (1981-84), centre-right (1985-89), right (1990-2004), and centre-left (2005-10...

Economic aspects (Education) Economic aspects (Income distribution) Decision making (Public administration)
Working Paper
Inequality in Education: Evidence for Latin America

This paper provides original empirical evidence on the evolution of education inequality for the Latin American countries over the decades of 1990 and 2000...

Education Economic aspects (Education) Economic aspects (Income distribution)
Book Chapter
The Medium- and Long-term Effects of an Expansion of Education on Poverty in Côte d'Ivoire: A Dynamic Microsimulation Study

From the book: Understanding Human Well-being

Distribution (Economic theory) Simulation methods (Economics) Economic aspects (Education)
Book Chapter
Commune-Level Estimation of Poverty Measures and Its Application in Cambodia

From the book: Spatial Disparities in Human Development

Economic aspects (Education) Estimation theory Poverty
Working Paper
Commune-Level Estimation of Poverty Measures and its Application in Cambodia

In this study, we combined the Cambodian socioeconomic survey for 1997 and the country’s population census of 1998 to produce poverty measures at the commune-level in Cambodia using the small-area estimation technique developed by Elbers, Lanjo...

Economic aspects (Education) Estimation theory Poverty
Working Paper
The Medium- and Long-term Effects of an Expansion of Education on Poverty in Côte d'Ivoire: A Dynamic Microsimulation Study

I use a dynamic microsimulation model to analyse the distributional effects of an expansion of education in Côte d’Ivoire in the medium and long term...

Distribution (Economic theory) Simulation methods (Economics) Economic aspects (Education)
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