Are School Vouchers Associated with Equity in Education?
AbstractPrivately managed schools tend to attract more advantaged student populations; but the difference between the socio-economic profiles of public and private schools is narrowed when privately managed schools receive higher levels of public funding. The difference between the socio-economic profiles of publicly and privately managed schools tends to be twice as large in school systems that use universal vouchers as in systems that use targeted vouchers.
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Date of creation: Sep 2012
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- NEP-ALL-2012-10-20 (All new papers)
- NEP-EDU-2012-10-20 (Education)
- NEP-LAB-2012-10-20 (Labour Economics)
- NEP-URE-2012-10-20 (Urban & Real Estate Economics)
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