Making aid work for education in developing countries: an analysis of aid effectiveness for primary education coverage and quality

Research, Article, Other literature type English OPEN
Birchler, Kassandra; Michaelowa, Katharina;
  • Publisher: United Nations University, Helsinki
  • Journal: International Journal of Educational Development, volume 48, pages 37-52 (issn: 0738-0593)
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Embargo end date: 2013-03
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5167/uzh-77210, doi: 10.1016/j.ijedudev.2015.11.008
  • Subject: Development | educational enrolment | Education | aid effectiveness | education quality | Sociology and Political Science | 320 Political science | aid effectiveness, educational enrolment, education quality | I21 | O20 | Institute of Political Science
    • ddc: ddc:330

This paper examines the effect of education aid on primary enrolment and education quality. Using the most recent data on aid disbursements and econometric specifications inspired by the general aid effectiveness literature, we find some evidence that donors' increase i... View more