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Size and sources of the private school premium in test scores in India

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This paper uses unique panel data to estimate value-added models of learning production in private and government schools in Andhra Pradesh (India), examine heterogeneity in the value-added of private schools, and identify the sources of learning in these schools. In rural areas there is a substantial positive effect of private schools on English, no effect on mathematics and heterogeneous effects on Telugu for 8–10 year old children; at 15 years, there are significant but modest effects o...

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University of Oxford
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SSD
Department:
International Development
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Young Lives
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Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs More from this funder
UK Department for International Development More from this funder
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Young Lives Publisher's website
Publication date:
2013-01-01
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9781909403109
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English
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2014-02-03

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