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Educational Production Functions for Rural Pakistan: A Comparative Institutional Analysis

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  • Shahrukh Rafi Khan
  • David Kiefer
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    This study uses a production function approach to identify the impact of student, parent, teacher, and school policy variables on student performance as measured by test scores. Our statistical analysis is conducted in a comparative institutional context that includes government, private, and non-governmental organization schools. We find that, at least in the Pakistani context, non-governmental organization schools are more effective than government or private schools.

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    Article provided by Taylor & Francis Journals in its journal Education Economics.

    Volume (Year): 15 (2007)
    Issue (Month): 3 ()
    Pages: 327-342

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    Handle: RePEc:taf:edecon:v:15:y:2007:i:3:p:327-342

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    Cited by:
    1. Mohammad Niaz Asadullah, . "Returns to Private and Public Education in Bangladesh and Pakistan: A Comparative Analysis," QEH Working Papers qehwps167, Queen Elizabeth House, University of Oxford.
    2. Lant Pritchett, Justin Sandefur, 2013. "Context Matters for Size: Why External Validity Claims and Development Practice Don't Mix-Working Paper 336," Working Papers 336, Center for Global Development.
    3. Amini, Chiara & Commander, Simon, 2012. "Educational scores: How does Russia fare?," Journal of Comparative Economics, Elsevier, vol. 40(3), pages 508-527.

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