Assessing the Equity and Equality of Distribution of Public Pre-University Education Opportunities in Egypt

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Ahmed Mohamed Rostom

George Washington University - Economics Department; The World Bank

Date Written: June 9, 2010

Abstract

The research seeks to consolidate the range of theoretical concepts in the field of equitable distribution of educational opportunities, and apply them to Egypt. The author used statistical methods to measure and analyze the pattern of distribution of educational opportunities in the public pre-university education in Egypt. It emphasizes on the fact that the attainment of equitable distribution of educational opportunities will be accompanied by an improvement in the structure of human capital, and the qualitative and quantitative improvement in the structure of supply in the labor market and betters income distribution.

Note: Downloadable document is in Arabic.

Keywords: Human Capital, Education, Income Distribution, Equity, Equality, Egypt

JEL Classification: J42, H52, I22, O15

Suggested Citation

Rostom, Ahmed Mohamed, Assessing the Equity and Equality of Distribution of Public Pre-University Education Opportunities in Egypt (June 9, 2010). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1977489 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1977489

Ahmed Mohamed Rostom (Contact Author)

George Washington University - Economics Department ( email )

2121 I Street NW
Washington, DC 20052
United States

The World Bank ( email )

1818 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20433
United States

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