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Egypt : inequality of opportunity in education (English)

The paper examines the levels and trends in access to education and educational outcomes across generations of Egyptian youth. Examination of three cohorts of individuals aged 21 to 24 (born between 1964 and 1967, 1974 and 1977, and 1982 and 1985) shows that access to education has substantially improved during the last three decades. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6996 AUG 01, 2014

Ersado, Lire; Gignoux, Jeremie

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

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. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5873 NOV 01, 2011

Ferreira, Francisco H. G.; Gignoux, Jeremie

Life chances in Turkey : expanding opportunities for the next generation (English)

Life chances explore the state of equality of opportunities in Turkey. It builds on the concepts and ideas presented in the World Development Report 2006: equity and development. ... See More +

Publication 56797 JUN 16, 2010

Hentschel, Jesko; Aran, Meltem; Can, Raif; Ferreira, Francisco H. G.; Gignoux, Jeremie; Uraz, Arzu

Inequality of opportunity for education : the case of Turkey (English)

This paper seeks to measure inequality of opportunity for education in turkey, taking into account both the quantity (attainment) and the quality of schooling (achievement). ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 75447 MAR 01, 2010

Ferreira, Francisco H. G.; Gignoux, Jeremie Turkish

Inequality of opportunity for education : the case of Turkey : Egitimde firsat esitsizligi : Turkiye ornegi (Turkish)

This paper seeks to measure inequality of opportunity for education in turkey, taking into account both the quantity (attainment) and the quality of schooling (achievement). ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 75447 MAR 01, 2010

Ferreira, Francisco H. G.; Gignoux, Jeremie English

Inequality of economic opportunity in Turkey : an assessment using asset indicators and womenapos;s background variables (English)

Using information on asset ownership, housing quality, and access to services to construct an indicator of household wealth, the author estimates the share of inequality among prime-age Turkish women that can be attributed to unequal opportunities. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 75432 MAR 01, 2010

Ferreira, Francisco H. G.; Gignoux, Jeremie; Aran, Meltem Turkish

Inequality of economic opportunity in Turkey : an assessment using asset indicators and womenapos;s background variables : Turkiye de ekonomik firsat esitsizligi : varlik gostergeleri ve kadinlarin altyapi degiskenleri kullanilarak yapilan bir degerlendirme (Turkish)

Using information on asset ownership, housing quality, and access to services to construct an indicator of household wealth, the author estimates the share of inequality among prime-age Turkish women that can be attributed to unequal opportunities. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 75432 MAR 01, 2010

Ferreira, Francisco H. G.; Gignoux, Jeremie; Aran, Meltem English

Measuring inequality of opportunity with imperfect data : the case of Turkey (English)

The measurement of inequality of opportunity has hitherto not been attempted in a number of countries because of data limitations. This paper proposes two alternative approaches to circumventing the missing data problems in countries where a demographic and health survey and an ancillary household expenditure survey are available. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5204 FEB 01, 2010

Ferreira, Francisco H. G.; Gignoux, Jeremie; Aran, Meltem

Turkey - Expanding opportunities for the next generation : a report on life chances (English)

This report is a part of larger welfare and social policy work agenda which the Turkish State Planning Organization and the World Bank are carrying out collaboratively. ... See More +

Working Paper 48627 FEB 01, 2010

Hentschel, Jesco; Meltem, Aran; Can, Raif; Ferreira, Francisco; Gignoux, Jeremie; Yukseker, Elif Yonca; Uraz, Arzu Turkish

Turkey - Expanding opportunities for the next generation : a report on life chances : Turkiye - Gelecek nesiller ycin fyrsatlaryn cogaltilmasi : apos;yasam firsatlariapos; konulu rapor (Turkish)

This report is a part of larger welfare and social policy work agenda which the Turkish State Planning Organization and the World Bank are carrying out collaboratively. ... See More +

Working Paper 48627 FEB 01, 2010

Hentschel, Jesco; Meltem, Aran; Can, Raif; Ferreira, Francisco; Gignoux, Jeremie; Yukseker, Elif Yonca; Uraz, Arzu English

Measuring inequality of opportunities in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)

Over the past decade, faster growth and smarter social policy have reversed the trend in Latin Americaapos;s poverty. Too slowly and insufficiently, but undeniably, the percentage of Latinos who are poor has at long last begun to fall. ... See More +

Publication 46827 NOV 12, 2008

Paes de Barros, Ricardo; H. G. Ferreira, Francisco; Molinas Vega, Jose R.; Saavedra Chanduvi, Jaime; De Carvalho, Mirela; Franco, Samuel; Freije-Rodriguez, Samuel; Gignoux, Jeremie Spanish

Measuring inequality of opportunities in Latin America and the Caribbean : Midiendo la desigualdad de oportunidades en America Latina y el Caribe (Spanish)

Over the past decade, faster growth and smarter social policy have reversed the trend in Latin Americaapos;s poverty. Too slowly and insufficiently, but undeniably, the percentage of Latinos who are poor has at long last begun to fall. ... See More +

Publication 46827 OCT 01, 2008

Paes de Barros, Ricardo; H. G. Ferreira, Francisco; Molinas Vega, Jose R.; Saavedra Chanduvi, Jaime; De Carvalho, Mirela; Franco, Samuel; Freije-Rodriguez, Samuel; Gignoux, Jeremie English

The measurement of inequality of opportunity : theory and an application to Latin America (English)

What part of the inequality observed in a particular country is due to unequal opportunities, rather than to differences in individual efforts or luck? ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4659 JUL 01, 2008

Ferreira , Francisco H. G.; Gignoux, Jeremie

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Egypt : inequality of opportunity in education (English)
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AUG 01, 2014 WPS6996 Policy Research Working Paper
The measurement of educational inequality : achievement and opportunity (English)
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NOV 01, 2011 WPS5873 Policy Research Working Paper
Life chances in Turkey : expanding opportunities for the next generation (English)
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JUN 16, 2010 56797 Publication
Inequality of opportunity for education : the case of Turkey (English)
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MAR 01, 2010 75447 Working Paper (Numbered Series) Turkish
Inequality of opportunity for education : the case of Turkey : Egitimde firsat esitsizligi : Turkiye ornegi (Turkish)
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MAR 01, 2010 75447 Working Paper (Numbered Series) English
Inequality of economic opportunity in Turkey : an assessment using asset indicators and womenapos;s background variables (English)
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MAR 01, 2010 75432 Working Paper (Numbered Series) Turkish
Inequality of economic opportunity in Turkey : an assessment using asset indicators and womenapos;s background variables : Turkiye de ekonomik firsat esitsizligi : varlik gostergeleri ve kadinlarin altyapi degiskenleri kullanilarak yapilan bir degerlendirme (Turkish)
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MAR 01, 2010 75432 Working Paper (Numbered Series) English
Measuring inequality of opportunity with imperfect data : the case of Turkey (English)
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FEB 01, 2010 WPS5204 Policy Research Working Paper
Turkey - Expanding opportunities for the next generation : a report on life chances (English)
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FEB 01, 2010 48627 Working Paper Turkish
Turkey - Expanding opportunities for the next generation : a report on life chances : Turkiye - Gelecek nesiller ycin fyrsatlaryn cogaltilmasi : apos;yasam firsatlariapos; konulu rapor (Turkish)
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FEB 01, 2010 48627 Working Paper English
Measuring inequality of opportunities in Latin America and the Caribbean (English)
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NOV 12, 2008 46827 Publication Spanish
Measuring inequality of opportunities in Latin America and the Caribbean : Midiendo la desigualdad de oportunidades en America Latina y el Caribe (Spanish)
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OCT 01, 2008 46827 Publication English
The measurement of inequality of opportunity : theory and an application to Latin America (English)
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JUL 01, 2008 WPS4659 Policy Research Working Paper