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Public higher education weakened by international organisations and the private sector
S.M. Naseem; S.K. Qureshi; R. Siddiqui / Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, Pakistan 1999
The paper focuses on the universities and research institutes directly involved in higher education and training of economists. Recent trends indicate a preference for the subject of Economics. Furthermore, the quality of teaching and...
How can intersectoral partnerships of government, business and civil society stregthen national education systems?
K. Tietjen / US Agency for International Development 2000
The study provides an overview of how and to what extent the religious, business and media sectors have supported girls' education in developing countries in order to understand their role in and potential for supporting girls' educat...
A practical guide to expanding remote electrification opportunities
A.C. Jimenez; T. Lawand / US Agency for International Development 2000
Guide aimed at helping decision-makers in rural areas with the responsibility for schools to accurately assess a school's energy need, evaluate appropriate and cost effective technologies to meet those needs, and to implement an effec...
Increases in income inequality are not only caused by globalisation and skill-biased technologies
A. Singh; R. Dhumale / World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER) 2000
Changes in income distribution in advanced countries are usually attributed either to globalization (usually in the form of trade liberalization with low-wage developing countries), or/and to a skill-biased technology. A growing conse...
Formal education programmes oppose nomadic pastoralist culture
S. Kratli / Environment Team, IDS Sussex 2001
This literature review explores issues relating to education provision to nomadic pastoralists. Pastoralists are often considered to be educational 'failures' (in terms of enrolment, attendance, classroom performance etc). Despite thi...
Negotiationg power and government expenditure on primary education
T. Addison; A. Rahman / World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER) 2001
Why do such inequalities in public spending prevail? Why is public spending being skewed away from the primary education sector? Concludes that: the wealth of the affluent enables them to buy favorable policies f...
Determinants of income inequality and its effects on economic growth: evidence from African countries
M.O. Odedokun; J.I. Round / World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER) 2001
This paper investigates within an African context, the determinants of income distribution and inequality; the effects of inequality on economic growth, and the channels through which inequality affects growth. The article find...
Why has inequality risen whist redistribution has increased in OECD countries?
G. Rehme / World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER) 2001
This article explores the ambiguous finding that in OECD countries inequality has risen, whilst redistribution has similarly increased. Why is this? The theory used in this paper suggests that this is something to do with the r...
Community and individual-level attitudes towards livestock-keeping greatly impact the outcome of restocking projects
C. Heffernan; F. Miturelli; L. Nielsen / Livestock Development Studies Group 2001
This article investigates the development of decision support tools for pastoral restocking projects. The study focuses on how community and individual-level attitudes and values regarding livestock-keeping influenced the outcome of r...
The first distance learning project for non-formal education in Mongolia: experiences and achievements
B. Robinson / School of Continuing Education, University of Nottingham 1999
The use of open and distance learning for non-formal education is much less represented in the literature than for formal education. This paper provides a case study, grounded in practice, of the first open and distance learning proje...
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The education motive for migrant remittances: theory and evidence from India
M. Delpierre; A. Dupuy; M. Tenikue; B. Verheyden / Institute of Labor Economics, Bonn 2017
This paper analyses the impact of anticipated old age support, provided by children to parents, on intra-family transfers and education. The authors highlight an education motive for remittances, according to which migrants ha...
The governance of basic education in the Eastern Cape
Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre 2017
The Eastern Cape province experienced extensive governmental re-organisation following South Africa’s 1994 democratic transition. This entailed significant structural consolidation in the provincial government, and the in...
Comparison of the effects of government and private preschool education on the developmental outcomes of children: evidence from Young Lives India
R. Singh; P. Mukherjee / Young Lives 2017
Over the past two decades the importance given to preschool education as laying the foundation for lifelong learning and development has been increasingly recognised. India’s 12th Five-Year Plan (2012–17) has concept...
The politics of negotiating gender equity in Bangladesh
S. Nazneen; R. Masud / Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre 2017
In Bangladesh there is a paradox when it comes to securing gender-inclusive development outcomes. Since 1991, women have occupied the highest political office and women’s presence is increasing, due to the existence of ge...
Child marriage and early child-bearing in India: risk factors and policy implications
J. Roest / Young Lives 2017
Prevalence rates of child marriage and early child-bearing have been declining across India over the past two decades, but absolute numbers remain high. This paper uses data collected from 3,000 children over 15 years in Andhr...
Scaling-up early learning in Ethiopia: exploring the potential of O-Class
M. Woodhead; J. Rossiter; A. Dawes; A. Pankhurst / Young Lives 2017
SDG Target 4.2 identifies ‘pre-primary education’ as a strategy to strengthen school readiness and contribute to the quality and outcomes of education, which is supported by the powerful evidence from evaluation rese...
Children’s mobility in Ghana: an SBHA Special Issue
G. Porter (ed); K. Hampshire (ed) / Society, Biology and Human Affairs 2010
Children throughout Sub-Saharan Africa are extraordinarily mobile. Every day children travel to school, to markets, to fetch water and firewood, to work on farms and take farm produce to grinding mills, as well as to visit friends and...
Ghana's youth dividend?
C. Ksoll; K. Lehrer / Centre for the Study of African Economies, Oxford 2013
Young people are one of Africa’s greatest potential assets for its continued development. The ‘Ghana Opportunities for Transitioning Post-Secondary School Students’ research project investigates the transition of recent...
Agency and advocacy: disabled students in Higher Education in Ghana and Tanzania
L. Morley; A. Croft / Research in Comparative and International Education 2011
Between 10% and 15% of the world’s population are thought to be disabled. The 2006 United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is an example of emerging global policy architecture for human rights for dis...
Mobile phones and education in Sub-Saharan Africa: from youth practice to public policy
Journal of International Development 2015
Young people's use of mobile phones is expanding exponentially across Africa. Its transformative potential is exciting, but findings presented in this paper indicate how the downside of mobile phone use in African schools is becoming ...
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Research in Comparative and International Education
Research in Comparative and International Education is a peer-reviewed international journal, edited by Professor David Phillips of the University of Oxford, assisted by an Editorial Board and an International Advisory Board of international scholars with a wide range of expertise in comparative and international studies.
International Journal of Educational Development
Impact Initiative
The Impact Initiative for international development research aims to increase the uptake and impact of research from two research programmes jointly funded by the UK’s Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and Department for International Development (DFID): the Joint Fund for Poverty Alleviation Research and the Raising Learning Outcomes in Education Systems Rese...
The Pacific Community (SPC) (SPC)
The Pacific Community (SPC) is the principal scientific and technical organisation in the Pacific region, supporting development since 1947. It is an international development organisation owned and governed by our 26 country and territory members.
University of Liberal Arts, Bangladesh (ULAB)
University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) is a private liberal arts-based University in Dhanmondi, Dhaka, Bangladesh. ULAB incorporates the values of Liberal Arts and Sustainability into its curricula, through its General Education Department and its Center for Sustainable Development (CSD). ULAB is a research-intensive University, with multiple research opportunities for its faculty...
Centre for Higher Education Transformation (CHET)
The Centre for Higher Education Transformation (CHET) focuses on diverse areas of research, including differentiation, higher education and democracy, higher education and development, governance, knowledge production, post-secondary education and university engagement.
University of Zimbabwe (UZ)
The University of Zimbabwe is the oldest University in Zimbabwe which is involved in teaching and research and offers degrees, diplomas and certificates in various disciplines which include arts, agriculture, law, medicine, social studies, science, engineering, education, commerce and veterinary sciences. The rigorous academic standards and high quality research output demanded by the University o...
Punjab Skills Development Fund (PSDF)
Punjab Skills Development Fund (PSDF) aims to provide quality skills and vocational training opportunities to the poor and vulnerable populations of the fourteen target districts of Punjab in order to improve livelihood prospects for them. PSDF initiated its operations for the residents of four districts of southern Punjab i.e Bahawalpur, Bahawalnagar, Muzaffargarh and Lodhran. In 2013, PSDF’s geo...
American Institutes for Research (AIR)
Not-for-profit behavioral and social science research and evaluation organisation. Within the United States and internationally, AIR: produces improvements in education, health, and the workforce addresses the needs of individuals, organizations, and communities designs and advances statistical and research methods causes pr...
West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI)
The West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) was established by the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) in 2005 to reinforce the capacities of civil society in the sub-region. WACSI is a not-for-profit organisation that seeks to strengthen the institutional and operational capacities of civil society organisations through capacity strengthening programmes for increased and effective...
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