Measuring education inequality : Gini coefficients of education

Equal access to education is a basic human right. But in many countries gaps in education between various groups are staggering. An education Gini index -- a new indicator for the distribution of human capital and welfare -- facilitates comparison of education inequality across countries and over ti...

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Main Author: Thomas, Vinod
Corporate Authors: World Bank Economic Policy and Poverty Reduction Division, World Bank Institute
Other Authors: Fan, Xibo, Wang, Yan
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Washington, D.C World Bank Institute, Office of the Vice President, and Economic Policy and Poverty Reduction Division 2001, 2001
Series:Policy research working paper
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Collection: World Bank E-Library Archive - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:Equal access to education is a basic human right. But in many countries gaps in education between various groups are staggering. An education Gini index -- a new indicator for the distribution of human capital and welfare -- facilitates comparison of education inequality across countries and over time
Item Description:"January 2001"--Cover. - Includes bibliographical references (p. 34-37). - Title from title screen as viewed on Sept. 23, 2002
Physical Description:Online-Ressource