Quality Education

Educational Attainment and Learning in India, 2004–2012 Regional growth and sustainable development in Asia

Submitted by Eugenia Leon on 18 May 2018
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The world’s population has doubled between 1960 and 2000 and is expected to rise further by more than two billion people by 2050. Asia will not only continue to be home to the largest share of world population, but it will also have the highest ratio of working to non-working population in the world in 2050. In this chapter we focus on one country—India—poised to be the largest individual contributor to the global working-age population of 15–64-year-olds over the coming three decades.

Policy Design

Perceptions of caretakers with different socioeconomic status about the harmful outcomes of fever in under-five children in Dodoma region, central Tanzania: A cross-sectional study

Submitted by Salvatory Macha on 11 September 2017
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Socioeconomic status can affect health in childhood through many different pathways. Evidence on how households differ with regard to socioeconomic status and the degree to which this difference is associated with investment in child health is essential to the design of appropriate intervention strategies.



A Strategic Approach to Education and Skills Growth: Quantity, Quality, Costs, and Developmental Dividends

Submitted by Salvatory Macha on 27 December 2016
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This is a chapter in the book entitled ' The Economy of Mainland Tanzania Into the 2000s: Productivity, Human Capital, and other Leading Issues'.

This volume contains the main contributions to a Symposium on Development, held in 2012, that was jointly organized by the Mwalimu Julius Nyerere Professorial Chair in Development and the Department of Economics, both of the University of Dar es Salaam.

Policy Design

What is the preference of Swedish forestry stakeholders – biodiversity or production goals?

Submitted by Maimuna Kabatesi on 15 January 2015

This policy brief discusses the whether the  preference of Swedish forestry stakeholders is biodiversity or production goals. Healthy and productive forests benefit us all, but what are the priorities of those directly managing Swedish forests? This brief presents a comparison of the preferences of key stakeholders regarding Swedish forest management and biodiversity protection.


Natural Resource Collection and Children’s Literacy: Empirical Evidence from Panel Data in Rural Ethiopia

Submitted by Tsehay Ataklt on 1 October 2014

Few studies have examined the dynamic aspect of the effect of natural resource collection on child education. This paper looks into the effect of resource collection on child education using panel data collected in four rounds from rural Ethiopia.