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Author Majgaard, Kirsten.

Title Education in Sub-Saharan Africa : a comparative analysis / Kirsten Majgaard and Alain Mingat.

Published Washington, D.C. : World Bank, c2012.

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Physical description xviii, 244 p. : ill., map ; 26 cm.
Notes "A World Bank study"
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Machine generated contents note: Is Everyone Getting a Chance at Education? -- Are Those Given a Chance Actually Learning? -- Is What They Are Learning Relevant for Work and Life? -- Are Countries Investing Enough in Education and Achieving a Sound Balance across Levels of Education? -- Are the Resources Well Deployed and Managed to Ensure Efficient Functioning of Education Systems? -- How Is Cross-Country Diversity in Policies and Educational Outcomes Useful for Country-Specific Policy Development? -- Notes -- References -- Country Status Reports -- ch. 1 Coverage of Education and Prospects for Expansion -- Overview of the Pattern of Coverage -- Relationship between Education Coverage and Per Capita GDP -- Prospects for the Expansion of Education Coverage -- Issues for Policy Development -- Notes -- References -- ch. 2 Socioeconomic Disparities in Education -- Gender Disparities: Analysis of Administrative Data --
Contents note continued: Socioeconomic Disparities beyond Gender: Analysis of Household Surveys -- Issues for Policy Development -- Notes -- References -- ch. 3 Out-of-School Children -- Estimating the Number of Out-of-School Children -- Profile of Out-of-School Children -- Reaching Out-of-School Children -- Issues for Policy Development -- Notes -- References -- ch. 4 Patterns of Spending on Education -- Aggregate Spending -- Patterns in the Distribution of Spending -- Relationship between Resources and Coverage -- Prioritizing Spending among School Inputs -- Management of Resources -- Issues for Policy Development -- Notes -- References -- ch. 5 Learning Outcomes -- Status of Learning Outcomes in Sub-Saharan Africa -- How Can Students' Learning Outcomes Be Improved? -- Issues for Policy Development -- Notes -- References -- ch. 6 Social Outcomes -- Relationship between Education and Social Outcomes in Sub-Saharan African Countries --
Contents note continued: Relationship between Education and Social Outcomes by Level of Education -- Cross-Country Variations in the Relationship between Education and Social Outcomes -- Effectiveness of Education Systems at Generating Social Outcomes -- Issues for Policy Development -- Notes -- References -- ch. 7 Education and Employment -- Cross-Country Analysis of the Pattern of Employment -- Labor Productivity by Economic Sector -- Quantitative Match between Demand and Supply in the Labor Market -- Relationship between Higher Education Enrollment and Unemployment -- Issues for Policy Development -- Notes -- References -- Appendix A Definitions and Background Information -- References -- Appendix B Enrollment Data -- References -- Appendix C Social Disparities -- References -- Appendix D Out-of-School Children -- References -- Appendix E Education Expenditure -- References -- Appendix F Gross Enrollment Rate (GER) and Its Underlying Components --
Contents note continued: Appendix G Student Learning -- Appendix H Social Outcomes -- On Including Wealth in Regressions -- Reference -- Appendix I Education and Employment -- Reference -- Appendix J Lists of Surveys -- Appendix K The Millennium Development Goals.
Other author Mingat, Alain.
Subject Education -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Finance.
Education -- Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Finance -- Statistics.
School management and organization -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.
Education and state -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.
ISBN 9780821388891 (pbk.)
9780821388907 (ebk.)