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On measuring literacy (English)


The authors present a new approach to evaluating the level of effective literacy in a region or country, one that takes into account the presence in a household of a literate person. They characterize the approach and give an empirical illustration of... See More +


  • Basu, Kaushik*Foster, James E.;
  • 1998/10/31 00:00:00
  • Policy Research Working Paper
  • WPS1997
  • 1
  • 1
  • India
  • South Asia
  • 2010/07/01 01:00:00
  • Disclosed
  • On measuring literacy
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