Search results for author:"Ragui Assaad"
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International Journal of Educational Development Vol. 45, No. 1 (November 2015) pp. 16–30
Egypt has made enormous progress in increasing access to education. While school is theoretically free, families must often spend substantial sums in order for their children to succeed in school. The question that this paper investigates is whether ...
Inequality of opportunity in educational attainment in the Middle East and North Africa: Evidence from household surveys
International Journal of Educational Development Vol. 66, No. 1 (April 2019) pp. 24–43
Education is widely considered as the most important path to social mobility in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), yet there are very few studies of the extent to which it fulfills this promise. In this paper we use survey data from eight MENA ...