publication . Part of book or chapter of book . Other literature type . 2007

Aid effectiveness in the Education Sector: A Dynamic Panel Analysis

Michaelowa, Katharina; Weber, Anke;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jan 2007
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • Country: Switzerland
Abstract
Applying the general question of aid effectiveness to the sector of education, this paper provides some evidence for a positive effect of development assistance on primary enrolment and completion. However, even the most optimistic estimates clearly show that at any realistic rate of growth, aid will never be able to move the world markedly closer towards the internationally agreed objective of “Education For All”. Universal primary education requires increased efficiency of educational spending by donors and national governments alike. Moreover, there is some evidence that the recipient countries' general political and institutional background matters. Under co...
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free text keywords: Asia and Europe, Institute of Political Science, 320 Political science, 950 History of Asia, 180 Ancient, medieval & eastern philosophy
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