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Education economics in the developing world

“Developing” countries (those below the $12,000 per capita income threshold for rich countries) make up 36 per cent of the world economy, but 83 per cent of world population, and 87 per cent of the world’s school pupils.

Motivated to succeed? Attitudes to education among native and immigrant pupils in England

Perhaps the central policy question for those of us studying education is: how can we raise levels of attainment?

Rethinking Standardised Test Scores

A guest blog by Corey A. DeAngelis, Ph.D.

The Unintended Consequences of School Choice

In the past decade, school choice interventions have emerged as one of the most hotly debated topics in education policy worldwide. A key aim behind such interventions is to loosen the connection behind housing and school choice that exists in systems using residential proximity as a tiebreaker admissions rule for oversubscribed schools.

Is PISA still a fair basis for comparison? Some serious questions have emerged

The OECD’s PISA study compares the science, reading and mathematics skills of 15-year-olds across countries, with the results closely watched by journalists, public policymakers and the general public from across the world.

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