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Does foreign aid in education foster gender equality in developing countries?

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  • Maiga, Eugenie W.H.
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    This paper examines the impact of foreign aid on gender equality in education outcomes in developing countries. Heterogeneity effects by type of aid received and by type of recipients are investigated using system GMM methods. The results indicate that ag

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    Paper provided by World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) in its series Working Paper Series with number UNU-WIDER Research Paper WP2014/048.

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    Date of creation: 2014
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    Handle: RePEc:unu:wpaper:wp2014-048

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    Keywords: education; foreign aid; gender;

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