School Quality, School Cost, and the Public/Private School Choices of Low-Income Households in Pakistan

dc.contributor.author Alderman, Harold
dc.contributor.author Orazem, Peter
dc.contributor.author Orazem, Peter
dc.contributor.author Paterno, Elizabeth
dc.contributor.department Economics
dc.date 2018-02-18T00:33:25.000
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dc.date.copyright Mon Jan 01 00:00:00 UTC 2001
dc.date.issued 2001-01-01
dc.description.abstract <p>Variation in school attributes, proximity, and fees across neighborhoods is used to identify factors that affect whether poor households send their children to government school, private school, or no school. Analysis shows that even the poorest households use private schools extensively, and that utilization increases with income. Lowering private school fees or distance or raising measured quality raises private school enrollments, partly by transfers from government schools and partly from enrollments of children who otherwise would not have gone to school. The strong demand for private schools is consistent with evidence of greater mathematics and language achievement in private schools than in government schools. These results strongly support an increased role for private delivery of schooling services to poor households in developing countries.</p>
dc.description.comments <p>This is a manuscript of an article from <em>The Journal of Human Resources</em> 36 (2001): 304, doi: <a href="http://dx.doi.org/10.2307/3069661" target="_blank">10.2307/3069661</a>. Posted with permission.</p>
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dc.subject.disciplines Asian Studies
dc.subject.disciplines Education Economics
dc.subject.disciplines Education Policy
dc.title School Quality, School Cost, and the Public/Private School Choices of Low-Income Households in Pakistan
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