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Book Chapter
The effect of China's One Child Policy on sex selection, family size, and the school enrolment of daughters

From the book: Towards Gender Equity in Development

Development Education Family planning
Book Chapter
Choices for spending government revenue: New African oil, gas, and mining economies

From the book: Extractive Industries

Extractives Education Framework
Blog
Young Afghan refugees and asylum seekers in the UK: Does more education mean better futures?

Education is my freedom ... if I have my education, everything is still possible for me in the future. Mohammed grinned, and looked down at his newly acquired university student card...

Migration Refugees Youth
Working Paper
The impact of educational achievement on the integration and wellbeing of Afghan refugee youth in the UK

Unprecedented numbers of unaccompanied asylum-seeking children have arrived in Europe over the last decade, and young Afghans account for the highest proportion of unaccompanied asylum-seeking children across the UK...

Migration Refugees Youth
Journal Article
Does Horizontal Inequality Matter in Vietnam?

This paper examines the issue of horizontal inequalities in Vietnam over the past 20 years...

Viet Nam Horizontal inequality Ethnic relations
Journal Article
Ethnic fragmentation, public good provision and inequality in India, 1988–2012

We study how ethnic fragmentation in Indian districts influences the distribution of consumption, both overall and between social groups...

Education Equality and inequality Health care
Working Paper
Is the education of local children influenced by living nearby a refugee camp?: Evidence from host communities in Rwanda

This paper studies to what extent and in what ways access to educational services and schooling outcomes of local children are influenced by the presence of a refugee camp in or around their community...

Refugees Impact of refugees Host communities
Journal Article
Inequality in Education and Wealth in Tanzania: A 25-Year Perspective

The literature on inequality in Tanzania has been dependent on limited rounds of methodologically different household budget surveys...

Education Equality and inequality Wealth
Working Paper
Educational inequality in Mozambique

In very poor countries, inequality often means that a small part of the population maintains living standards far above the rest...

Education Economic development Inequality
Working Paper
Gender inequality in employment in Mozambique

We investigate the trend in the gender employment gap in the expanding non-subsistence sector of the economy in Mozambique, a country still characterized by a large subsistence agricultural sector...

Gender Employment Education
Blog
Has the quality of Mozambique’s education been sacrificed at the altar of access?

Mozambique, in common with many other developing countries, has achieved impressive increases in access to education. Since 2000, the number of children attending primary school has more than doubled, as have the number of schools...

Education education quality access to education
Working Paper
Impact of school feeding programmes on educational outcomes: Evidence from dry cereals in schools in Burkina Faso

Food for Education (FFE) programmes have been implemented in developing countries since the 1960s...

Enrolment School attendance Gender
Working Paper
The effect of China’s One Child Policy on sex selection, family size, and the school enrolment of daughters

I first document that the introduction of the One Child Policy dramatically increased sex selection in certain regions, and that the Chinese government responded to this by allowing parents who had a daughter as their first child to try for a second ...

Development Education Family planning
Working Paper
Patterns and trends in horizontal inequality in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

We analyse horizontal inequality in wealth and in years of education in the Democratic Republic of the Congo over the period 2001–13...

Democratic Republic of the Congo Economic status Education
Working Paper
Choices for spending government revenue: New African oil, gas, and mining economies

This paper examines a broad range of opportunities for addressing the pressing human development needs of low-income countries by using new oil, gas, and mineral discoveries...

Extractives Education Framework
Working Paper
Anti-discrimination measures in education: A comparative policy analysis

Efforts to tackle discrimination in access to basic services have shown mixed results in different country settings...

Inequality Anti-discrimination measures Poverty
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