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Making aid work for education in developing countries: An analysis of aid effectiveness for primary education coverage and quality

  • Birchler, Kassandra
  • Michaelowa, Katharina
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    This paper examines the effect of education aid on primary enrolment and education quality. Using the most recent data on aid disbursements and econometric specifications inspired by the general aid effectiveness literature, we find some evidence that don

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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 WP2013/021.

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    Date of creation: 2013
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    Handle: RePEc:unu:wpaper:wp2013-021
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    1. Michael A. Clemens & Steven Radelet & Rikhil R. Bhavnani & Samuel Bazzi, 2012. "Counting Chickens when they Hatch: Timing and the Effects of Aid on Growth," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 122(561), pages 590-617, 06.
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    7. Michael Clemens & Steven Radelet & Rikhil Bhavnani, 2004. "Counting Chickens When They Hatch: The Short-term Effect of Aid on Growth," Working Papers 44, Center for Global Development.
    8. Laurent WAGNER & Rohen DE JUNET D'AIGLEPIERRE, 2010. "Aid and Universal Primary Education," Working Papers 201022, CERDI.
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