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The importance of school quality as a determinant of earnings in a developing country: evidence from Honduras
Arjun S. Bedi
International Journal of Educational Development Vol. 17, No. 4 pp. 427–437
Educational expansion is a prominent feature of the economic development strategies of many developing countries. While the potential benefits of greater schooling attainment for subsequent labor market earnings are acknowledged, the potential role...
Using variation in schooling availability to estimate educational returns for Honduras
Arjun S. Bedi; Noel Gaston
Economics of Education Review Vol. 18, No. 1 pp. 107–116
This paper presents IV estimates of the returns to schooling for Honduran males by exploiting the variation in the availability of schooling at the time individuals were eligible to commence their education. The IV estimates are significantly higher ...
Child labour and educational success in Portugal
Pedro Goulart; Arjun S. Bedi
Economics of Education Review Vol. 27, No. 5 pp. 575–587
The current debate on child labour focuses on developing countries. However, Portugal is an example of a relatively developed country where child labour is still a matter of concern as between 8% and 12% of Portuguese children may be classified as...
The impact of a cash transfer program on cognitive achievement: The Bono de Desarrollo Humano of Ecuador
Juan Ponce; Arjun S. Bedi
Economics of Education Review Vol. 29, No. 1 (February 2010) pp. 116–125
Throughout Latin America, conditional cash transfer (CCT) programs play an important role in social policy. These programs aim to influence the accumulation of human capital, as well as reduce poverty. In terms of educational outcomes, a number of...