Efficiency and equity in schools around the world
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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Educational equalization.,
  • School management and organization.,
  • Academic achievement.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementEric A. Hanushek, Javier A. Luque.
SeriesNBER working paper series -- no. 8949, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 8949.
ContributionsLuque, Javier A., National Bureau of Economic Research.
The Physical Object
Pagination24, [6] p. :
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22435430M

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