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The measurement of educational inequality : achievement and opportunity (English)

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This paper proposes two related measures of educational inequality: one for educational achievement and another for educational opportunity. The former is the simple variance (or standard deviation) of test scores. Its selection is informed by consideration...  See More +

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  • Ferreira, Francisco H. G.; Gignoux, Jeremie;
  • 2011/11/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper;
  • WPS5873
  • 1
  • 1
  • World
  • The World Region
  • 2011/11/01
  • Disclosed
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