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Decomposing World Education Inequality


David E. Sahn


Cornell University - Food and Nutrition Policy Program

Stephen D. Younger


Ithaca College - Department of Economics

August 2007

Cornell Food and Nutrition Policy Program Working Paper No. 187

Abstract:     
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, D39

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Date posted: August 16, 2005  

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Sahn, David E. and Younger, Stephen D., Decomposing World Education Inequality (August 2007). Cornell Food and Nutrition Policy Program No. 187. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=779404 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.779404

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