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Western Balkans - Education engagement summary note from 'strengthening early childhood development in Western Balkan countries conference

The conference on strengthening early childhood development in Western Balkans was held in Skopje, Macedonia on May 3 and 4, 2018. The event, organized by the World Bank Group’s Education Global...
Region/Country: Europe and Central Asia Type: Publication Year: 2018

Incentivizing school attendance in the presence of parent-child information frictions

Education conditional cash transfer programs may increase school attendance in part due to the information they transmit to parents about their child's attendance. This paper presents experimental...
Region/Country: WLD Type: Impact Evaluation and Policy Research Year: 2018

Automation and labor market outcomes : the pivotal role of high-quality education

Automation will be a boon or a catastrophe depending on whom you listen to. This paper proposes an overlapping-generations model with endogenous school choice in which the quality of a country's...
Region/Country: WLD Type: Impact Evaluation and Policy Research Year: 2018

CodeBus Africa Study : Codebus Africa Study

This report is an assessment of the relevance of the CodeBus Africa project from the perspective of local partners. CodeBus Africa organized beginner level computer programming workshops in...
Region/Country: WLD Type: Publication Year: 2018

Indonesia economic quarterly : learning more, growing faster

This edition includes a focus topic that discusses how 15 years of education reforms have helped to improve education outcomes and human capital in Indonesia, and what challenges remain. The outcomes...
Region/Country: Indonesia Type: Publication Year: 2018

Job training in the Republic of Korea : background note for the South Africa systematic country diagnostic

On 23 March 2017, the World Bank Group hosted a workshop focusing on how to improve skills in South Africa and thus enhance employability of South Africans, with the ultimate goal to reduce poverty...
Region/Country: South Africa Type: Publication Year: 2018

Education in South Africa : background note for the South Africa systematic country diagnostic

This note provides an overview of South Africa’s education system and learning outcomes. It reviews early childhood development, basic education, and higher education (university education and...
Region/Country: South Africa Type: Publication Year: 2018

Predicting individual wellbeing through test scores : evidence from a national assessment in Mexico

This paper constructs two longitudinal datasets that record students' test scores in a national standardized exam in Mexico and track students from the end of primary (Grade 6) to the end of lower (...
Region/Country: Mexico Type: Impact Evaluation and Policy Research Year: 2018

Fair progress? : economic mobility across generations around the World

Fair Progress? Economic Mobility across Generations around the World looks at an issue that has gotten much attention in the developed world, but with, for the first time, new data and analysis...
Region/Country: WLD Type: Publication Year: 2018

Education in the EU : diverging learning opportunities? - an analysis of a decade and a half of skills using the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) in the European Union

This report examines one of the most influential forces in any society, one that can contribute both to bridging differences or to deepening divides among people: skills. The skills that people have...
Region/Country: Europe and Central Asia Type: Publication Year: 2018
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