Decomposing World Education Inequality
Cornell Food and Nutrition Policy Program No. 187
16 Pages Posted: 16 Aug 2005
Date Written: August 2007
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.
Keywords: Education, inequality, decomposition, global, TIMSS
JEL Classification: I20, D39
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