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