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Decisive strategies towards fair schooling are required in Ethiopia, India, Peru and Vietnam
H. Murray / Young Lives, 2012
Millions of poor children and families are investing scarce resources in going to school, in the hope that it will lead to a better life. This paper looks at children’s unequal trajectories from early childhood through to the ti...
Can both internal and external factors influence income inequality?
G. Cornia / Routledge Taylor and Francis Group, 2010
This paper reviews factors that have led to a decline in income inequality that has taken place over 2002–2007 in most Latin American countries against the background of its steady increase over 1980–2002. The paper then a...
What is evidence of gender violence in Malawi?
F. Leach; E. Kadzamira; E. Lemani 2004
The paper aims at disseminating research findings, identifying suitable strategies to address abuse in schools and develop action plans, and monitoring mechanisms. The study was conducted in 33 primary schools in Chiradzulu District i...
Bridging the gap between an educated workforce and high unemployment in Jordan
T.H. Kanaan; M.D. Hanania / Jordan Center for Public Policy Research and Dialogue, 2009
The economic volatility evident in Jordan has been driven largely by Jordan’s dependence on workers’ remittances and foreign aid. Furthermore, conflict in the region has fundamentally changed the economy and demography of ...
An assessment of primary education reforms in Tanzania
A.V.Y. MBelle / Research on Poverty Alleviation, Tanzania, 2008
Tanzania started implementing a comprehensive programme, the Primary Education Development  Programme (PEDP) in 2002, designed to improve both access and quality.  Due to the pressure resulting from high pupils/classroom rat...
Is the IMF responsible for the shortage of doctors, nurses and teachers in developing countries?
R. Rowden / IFIwatchnet, 2008
This paper highlights the shortage of doctors, nurses and teachers hired in developing countries. It critically addresses current International Monetary Fund (IMF) policies with a focus on the need to change its practices in order to ...
Education reforms needed in the Middle East and North Africa
A. Galal / World Bank, 2008
Education is at the crossroads for the future of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). It plays a crucial role in promoting poverty alleviation and economic growth, both at national and at household levels. This report traces the success...
Overview of school education in India
G. Gandhi Kingdon / ESRC Global Poverty Research Group, 2007
India’s recent economic growth rates have generated much optimism about its general social and economic development. But has there been accompanying progress in indicators of educational outcomes? How good are Indian educational...
The transition towards junior secondary education in sub-Saharan Africa
A. Verspoor; J. Bregman / Africa Region Human Development Department, World Bank, 2007
The Secondary Education in Africa (SEIA) initiative has conducted a participatory process of analysis, dialogue and reflection in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) since 2002. It aims to: help collect and summarise best practic...
Is more investment required in schools in Bangladesh?
S. Al-Samarrai / Consortium for Research on Educational Access, Transitions and Equity, 2007
This paper reviews investment in education in Bangladesh since 2000. It analyses trends from both government and private spending whilst also looking at their impact, outcomes and ways forward. Key findings include: ...
Items 1 to 10 of 85

Items 1 to 10 of 85

Decisive strategies towards fair schooling are required in Ethiopia, India, Peru and Vietnam
H. Murray / Young Lives, 2012
Millions of poor children and families are investing scarce resources in going to school, in the hope that it will lead to a better life. This paper looks at children’s unequal trajectories from early childhood through to the ti...
Can both internal and external factors influence income inequality?
G. Cornia / Routledge Taylor and Francis Group, 2010
This paper reviews factors that have led to a decline in income inequality that has taken place over 2002–2007 in most Latin American countries against the background of its steady increase over 1980–2002. The paper then a...
What is evidence of gender violence in Malawi?
F. Leach; E. Kadzamira; E. Lemani 2004
The paper aims at disseminating research findings, identifying suitable strategies to address abuse in schools and develop action plans, and monitoring mechanisms. The study was conducted in 33 primary schools in Chiradzulu District i...
Bridging the gap between an educated workforce and high unemployment in Jordan
T.H. Kanaan; M.D. Hanania / Jordan Center for Public Policy Research and Dialogue, 2009
The economic volatility evident in Jordan has been driven largely by Jordan’s dependence on workers’ remittances and foreign aid. Furthermore, conflict in the region has fundamentally changed the economy and demography of ...
An assessment of primary education reforms in Tanzania
A.V.Y. MBelle / Research on Poverty Alleviation, Tanzania, 2008
Tanzania started implementing a comprehensive programme, the Primary Education Development  Programme (PEDP) in 2002, designed to improve both access and quality.  Due to the pressure resulting from high pupils/classroom rat...
Is the IMF responsible for the shortage of doctors, nurses and teachers in developing countries?
R. Rowden / IFIwatchnet, 2008
This paper highlights the shortage of doctors, nurses and teachers hired in developing countries. It critically addresses current International Monetary Fund (IMF) policies with a focus on the need to change its practices in order to ...
Education reforms needed in the Middle East and North Africa
A. Galal / World Bank, 2008
Education is at the crossroads for the future of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). It plays a crucial role in promoting poverty alleviation and economic growth, both at national and at household levels. This report traces the success...
Overview of school education in India
G. Gandhi Kingdon / ESRC Global Poverty Research Group, 2007
India’s recent economic growth rates have generated much optimism about its general social and economic development. But has there been accompanying progress in indicators of educational outcomes? How good are Indian educational...
The transition towards junior secondary education in sub-Saharan Africa
A. Verspoor; J. Bregman / Africa Region Human Development Department, World Bank, 2007
The Secondary Education in Africa (SEIA) initiative has conducted a participatory process of analysis, dialogue and reflection in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) since 2002. It aims to: help collect and summarise best practic...
Is more investment required in schools in Bangladesh?
S. Al-Samarrai / Consortium for Research on Educational Access, Transitions and Equity, 2007
This paper reviews investment in education in Bangladesh since 2000. It analyses trends from both government and private spending whilst also looking at their impact, outcomes and ways forward. Key findings include: ...
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