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ERIC Number: EJ487482
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1994
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-166X
Student Achievement and Schooling Choice in Low-Income Countries: Evidence from Ghana.
Glewwe, Paul; Jacoby, Hanan
Journal of Human Resources, v29 n3 p843-64 Sum 1994
Analysis of a sample of 1,636 11- to 20-year olds from the Ghana Living Standards Survey showed the following: no strong selectivity bias in the sorting of higher ability children into better schools; indirect effects of improving school quality on student achievement; and repairing classrooms as a cost-effective investment compared to providing more instructional materials or improving teacher quality. (SK)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Ghana