Benchmarking the effective literacy rate
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KeywordsI2 I3 O15 O2 Literacy Education Inequality Isolation;
- I2 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education
- I3 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty
- O15 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Economic Development: Human Resources; Human Development; Income Distribution; Migration
- O2 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Development Planning and Policy
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