Decomposing World Education Inequality
David E. Sahn
Cornell University - Food and Nutrition Policy Program
Stephen D. Younger
Ithaca College - Department of Economics
Cornell Food and Nutrition Policy Program Working Paper No. 187
We decompose global inequality in educational achievement into within- and betweencountry components. We find that the former is significantly larger. This is different than results for international income inequality, but similar to results for international health inequality.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 16
Keywords: Education, inequality, decomposition, global, TIMSS
JEL Classification: I20, D39working papers series
Date posted: August 16, 2005
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