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Working Paper
The effect of class assignment on academic performance and the labour market: Evidence from a public federal university in Brazil

Can students’ rank in the ability distribution of their class impact their academic achievement?...

Affirmative action Brazil Education
Journal Article
Educational Opportunities in Indonesia: Are Factors Outside Individual Responsibility Persistent Over Time?

This article is on early view/in press, available on open access. Not all sources of inequality in educational achievements are fair. But how strong and persistent is the burden of unequal opportunities that each person carries on in their life?...

Education Inequality education policy
Journal Article
Cash Transfers and Gender Differentials in Child Schooling and Labor: Evidence from the Lesotho Child Grants Programme

Part of Journal Special Issue Welfare and distributive effects of social assistance in the Global South

Children Education Labor
Working Paper
China and the United States: Different economic models but similarly low levels of socioeconomic mobility

The United States and China are the world’s largest economies. Together they are responsible for about one-third of the world’s economic output...

Intergenerational Mobility equality of opportunity Education
Research Brief
Education reform: Poverty and inequality in Ghana Education School reform microsimulation
Journal Article
Inequality in Education and Wealth in Tanzania: A 25-Year Perspective

Part of Journal Special Issue Horizontal inequality in the Global South

Education Equality and inequality Wealth
Journal Article
Does Horizontal Inequality Matter in Vietnam?

Part of Journal Special Issue Horizontal inequality in the Global South

Viet Nam Horizontal inequality Ethnic relations
Working Paper
Colonial origin, ethnicity, and intergeneration mobility in Africa

This paper estimates the relationship between differences in skills measured among within-country ethnic groups and individual human capital accumulation in eight African countries...

Colonialism Education Ethnicity
Book Chapter
Education and Health

From the book: Asian Transformations

Healthcare Education State
Journal Article
Is the Education of Local Children Influenced by Living near a Refugee Camp?: Evidence from Host Communities in Rwanda

This article studies the extent to which educational services and schooling outcomes of local children are influenced by the presence of a refugee camp in or near their community...

Refugees Impact of refugees Host communities
Journal Article
Gender Inequality in Employment in Mozambique

Part of Journal Special Issue Inequalities in the least developed countries

Gender Employment Education
Inclusive Growth in Mozambique seminar series: Octávio Pedreira from the World Bank presents the latest data on Education sector in Mozambique

On 2 May 2019, Octávio Pedreira, a specialist from the World Bank will present at the Eduardo Mondlane University, in Maputo, on ‘Education in Mozambique: Results from the 2018 Service Delivery Indicator Survey’. The presentation...

2 May 2019
Eduardo Mondlane University, Faculty of Economics, Second Floor, Room 317, Av. Julius Nyerere nr. 3453, Maputo, Mozambique
Past event
David Evans presents at the Inclusive Growth in Mozambique seminar series

David Evans will give a presentation on 25 April at the Eduardo Mondlane University, Maputo, on ‘Addressing the global learning crisis: can improved teacher practices help?’. The presentation will be in Portuguese. The event is part of...

25 April 2019
Eduardo Mondlane University, Faculty of Economics, Second Floor, Room 317, Av. Julius Nyerere nr. 3453, Maputo, Mozambique
Past event
Journal Article
The Impact of School Feeding Programmes on Educational Outcomes: Evidence from Burkina Faso

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

Enrolment School attendance Gender
Working Paper
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
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