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Using the Oaxaca-Blinder decomposition technique to analyze learning outcomes changes over time : an application to Indonesias results in PISA mathematics (English)

The Oaxaca-Blinder technique was originally used in labor economics to decompose earnings gaps and to estimate the level of discrimination. It has been applied since in other social issues, including education, where it can be used to assess how much of a gap is due to differences in characteristics (explained variation) and how much is due to policy or system changes (unexplained variation). ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5584 MAR 01, 2011

Garcia-Moreno, Vicente; Patrinos, Harry Anthony; Porta, Emilio; Barrera-Osorio, Felipe

Assessing sector performance and inequality in education (English)

This book gathers in one volume all the information related to Automated DEC [Development Economics - Vice Presidency at the World Bank] Poverty Tables (ADePT) Edu, the software platform created by the World Bank for reporting and analyzing education indicators and education inequality. ... See More +

Publication 63252 JAN 01, 2011

Lokshin, Michael; Porta, Emilio; Macdonald, Kevin; Arcia, Gustavo; Radyakin, Sergiy

EdStats newsletter (English)

The new EdStats country profiles bring together all of the data and research resources on the EdStats website into a thorough and up-to-date profile of the education sector in a selected country. ... See More +

Newsletter 56676 JUN 01, 2010

Porta, Emilio

The impact of the 1999 education reform in Poland (English)

Increasing the share of vocational secondary schooling has been a mainstay of development policy for decades, perhaps nowhere more so than in formerly socialist countries. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5263 APR 01, 2010

Patrinos, Harry Anthony; Wisniewski, Jerzy; Jakubowski, Maciej; Porta, Emilio Ernesto

EdStats newsletter (English)

The new stand-alone version of ADePT Education gives users easy access to data on gender, income, and geographic disparities in educational provision. ... See More +

Newsletter 56675 APR 01, 2010

Porta, Emilio

EdStats newsletter (English)

The Education Atlas has been updated with data from 2007/2008. Users can now create thematic world maps of 59 key education indicators for any year from 2000 to 2008. ... See More +

Newsletter 53287 FEB 01, 2010

Porta, Emilio

The determinants of wealth and gender inequity in cognitive skills in Latin America (English)

Wealth and gender inequity in the accumulation of cognitive skills is measured as the association between subject competency and wealth and gender using the OECD’s Programme for International Student Assessment. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5189 JAN 01, 2010

Barrera, Felipe; Patrinos, Harry Anthony; Porta, Emilio; Macdonald, Kevin; Guaqueta, Juliana

EdStats newsletter (English)

EdStats has launched six new state of education data analysis presentations: pre-primary education, primary education, secondary education, tertiary education, adult literacy, and gender and education. ... See More +

Newsletter 52479 DEC 01, 2009

Porta, Emilio

EdStats newsletter (English)

EdStats has launched the new household survey module, which presents education data from Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS), Living Standards Measurements Study (LSMS), and Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys (MICS). ... See More +

Newsletter 51694 OCT 01, 2009

Porta, Emilio

EdStats newsletter (English)

The EdStats query and EdStats country profiles have both been updated to include new UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) data for 2007 and 2008. ... See More +

Newsletter 50308 AUG 01, 2009

Porta, Emilio

EdStats newsletter (English)

The World Bank (WB) public expenditure database has been updated with data extracted from 2008/2009 public expenditure review (PER) documents. Users can now search for public expenditure data from 73 countries including seven new countries: Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Macedonia, Mali, and Nigeria. ... See More +

Newsletter 49188 JUN 01, 2009

Porta, Emilio

EdStats newsletter (English)

The Education Atlas has been updated with over 100 new world maps and roughly 50 new indicators. The new maps give a global overview of gender parity in education, public expenditures on education, enrollments, and educational system efficiency. ... See More +

Newsletter 48575 APR 01, 2009

Porta, Emilio

EdStats newsletter (English)

The 2007 trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) data is now included in EdStats query under learning outcomes. A total of 59 countries are included in the 2007 data set, which shows trends in the math and science achievements of fourth and eighth-grade students over time. ... See More +

Newsletter 47021 DEC 01, 2008

Porta , Emilio;

EdStats newsletter (English)

The purpose of Edstats newsletter is to allow users to easily access projections of educational attainment, enrolment rates, and gender parity indices through the projections query. ... See More +

Newsletter 48036 OCT 01, 2008

Porta, Emilio; Klein, Jennifer;

EdStats newsletter (English)

The purpose of EdStats newsletter is to provide the users with data on the educational enrollment, completion, literacy, and gender parity rates in the country. ... See More +

Newsletter 48035 AUG 01, 2008

Porta, Emilio; Klein, Jennifer;

EdStats newsletter (English)

The purpose of the Edstats Newsletter is to provide the updates on the newest data and improvement to the Edstats website. This issue reviews the project feature module. ... See More +

Newsletter 45049 JUN 01, 2008

Klein, Jennifer; Porta, Emilio

EdStats newsletter (English)

The purpose of the EdStats query to obtain preliminary education indicators for the 2006 and 2007 school years. 93 countries have reported their information for the 2006 school year, and 9 countries, for 2007. ... See More +

Newsletter 43334 APR 01, 2008

Porta , Emilio;

EdStats newsletter (English)

The purpose of EdStats newsletter is to compile education data from a variety of national and international sources on pertinent educational topics. ... See More +

Newsletter 42690 FEB 01, 2008

Porta , Emilio

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Using the Oaxaca-Blinder decomposition technique to analyze learning outcomes changes over time : an application to Indonesias results in PISA mathematics (English)
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