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Title Emerging evidence on vouchers and faith-based providers [electronic resource] / [edited by] Felipe Barrera-Osorio, Harry Anthony Patrinos, and Quentin Wodon.

Imprint Washington DC : World Bank/IBRD, c2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xx, 186 p.
Series Directions in development
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Public-private partnerships in education: an overview / Felipe Barrera-Osorio, Harry Anthony Patrinos, and Quentin Wodon -- The effectiveness of franchises and independent private schools in Chile's national voucher program / Gregory Elacqua, Dante Contreras, and Felipe Salazar -- Cognitive ability, heterogeneity, endogeneity and returns to schooling in Chile: outcomes of the 1981 capitation grant scheme / Harry Anthony Patrinos and Chris Sakellariou -- When schools are the ones that choose: the effect of screening in Chile / Dante Contreras, Sebastian Bustos, and Paulina Sepulveda -- How do vouchers work?: evidence from Colombia / Eric Bettinger, Michael Kremer, and Juan E. Saavedra -- The performance of decentralized school systems: evidence from Fe y Alegrķa in Venezuela / Hunt Allcott and Daniel E. Ortega -- Literacy and numeracy in faith-based and government schools in Sierra Leone / Quentin Wodon and Yvonne Ying -- Comparing faith-based and government schools in the Democratic Republic of Congo / Prospere Backiny-Yetna and Quentin Wodon -- Student achievement in religious and secular secondary schools in Bangladesh / Mohammad Niaz Asadullah, Nazmul Chaudhury and Amit Dar -- Does money matter?: the effect of private educational expenditures on academic performance / Changhui Kang -- Comparing the cost of public, religious, and private schooling in Cameroon / Prospere Backiny-Yetna and Quentin Wodon.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Educational vouchers -- Developing countries -- Case studies.
Privatization in education -- Developing countries -- Case studies.
Church schools -- Developing countries -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Barrera Osorio, Felipe.
Patrinos, Harry Anthony.
Wodon, Quentin.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780821379769 (alk. paper)

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