Educating Children in Poor Countries

 
Author/Editor: Hillman, Arye L. ; Jenkner, E.
 
Publication Date: April 21, 2004
 
Electronic Access: Free Full text


 
Summary: In an ideal world, primary education would be universal and publicly financed, and all children would be able to attend school regardless of their parents’ ability or willingness to pay. In many poor countries, however, governments lack either the financial resources or the political will to provide each child with a basic education, despite the benefits that would accrue not only to individuals but to society as a whole. In some of these countries, parents cover part or all of the cost of their children’s education. This paper explores the pros and cons of user payments.
 
Series: Economic Issues No. 33
Subject(s): Education

Notes Also available in Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian, and Spanish.
 
English
Publication Date: April 21, 2004
ISBN/ISSN: 978-1-58906-243-6 / 1020-5098 Format: Paper
Stock No: EIIEA033 Pages: 17
 
 
Arabic
Publication Date: November 23, 2004
ISBN/ISSN: 978-1-58906-344-0 / 1020-8380 Format: Paper
Stock No: EIIAA033 Pages: 18
Price:
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Chinese
Publication Date: August 10, 2004
ISBN/ISSN: ISBN 1-58906-345-7 ; ISSN 1020-8399 Format: Paper
Stock No: EIICA033 Pages: 17
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French
Publication Date: July 26, 2004
ISBN/ISSN: ISBN 1-58906-342-2 ; ISSN 1020-7724 Format: Paper
Stock No: EIIFA033 Pages: 20
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Russian
Publication Date: August 10, 2004
ISBN/ISSN: ISBN 1-58906-346-5 ; ISSN 1020-8402 Format: Paper
Stock No: EIIRA033 Pages: 20
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Spanish
Publication Date: August 10, 2004
ISBN/ISSN: ISBN 1-58906-343-0 ; ISSN 1020-8372 Format: Paper
Stock No: EIISA033 Pages: 20
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