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Government Education Expenditures, Pre-Primary Education and School Performance: A Cross-Country Analysis


Auteur(s) :  Daniela Del Boca, Chiara Monfardini, Sarah Grace See

Editeur(s) :  Institute of Labor Economics (IZA)

Date :  03/2018

 

Using data from OECD's PISA, Eurostat and World Bank's WDI, we explore how child cognitive outcomes at the aggregate country level are related to macroeconomic conditions, specifically government education expenditures and early education experience. We find that both government expenditures in education and attendance to early child care are associated with better later school performance. We also consider different childcare characteristics such as duration and quality, which appear to have significant effects Our results may imply that policies encouraging childcare expansion should also take into account quality issues.

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Télécharger le document :  https://www.iza.org/.../government-education-expenditures-pre-primary-education-and-school-performance-a-cross-country-analysis


mot(s) clé(s) :  comparaison internationale, éducation pré-primaire, politiques en matière d'éducation