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The gender gap, education, and the life cycle profile in the Brazilian formal labour market

We study the trajectory of the gender gap over time and over the life cycle, using a matched employer-employee data from the formal labour market in Brazil...

Earnings inequality Linked employer-employee data Education
Working Paper
Effects of an education reform on household poverty and inequality: A microsimulation analysis on the free Senior High School policy in Ghana

The level of income can be directly inferred from the level of education, making education an important variable as a key determinant of better livelihoods and poverty alleviation...

Education School reform microsimulation
Working Paper
The evolution of private returns to education during post-conflict transformation: Evidence from Mozambique

This paper estimates how private returns to education have evolved in the context of postconflict transformation in Mozambique...

Returns to education Workforce Employment
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
Policy Brief
Employment expectations of university students in Mozambique: Results from a baseline survey

Before now, there has been no systematic study of the transition of university students as they finish their studies and enter the labour market...

Employment Education Wages
Report
Baseline Survey on the School-to-Work Transitions of University Graduates in Mozambique

The survey on the School-to-Work Transitions of University Graduates in Mozambique aims to respond to the concerns of the Government of Mozambique and development partners with respect to youth employment in the country...

Employment Education Wages
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
Book Chapter
Choices for spending government revenue: New African oil, gas, and mining economies

From the book: Extractive Industries

Extractives Education Framework
Working Paper
Puzzle me this?: The Vietnamese reverse gender education gap

We investigate within the context of Viet Nam how circumstances at age 15 or 16 relate to completion of upper secondary education four years later...

Gender Education access to education
Working Paper
Fifty years of Asian experience in the spread of education and healthcare

This paper analyses the dramatic spread of education and healthcare in Asia and also the large variations in that spread across and within countries over 50 years...

Healthcare Education State
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
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
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