School Resources and Educational Outcomes in Developing Countries: A Review of the Literature from 1990 to 2010

Glewwe, Paul; Hanushek, Eric A.; Humpage, Sarah; Ravina, Renato;University of MinnesotaStanford University2011

This comprehensive literature review of educational outcomes in developing countries provides a meta-analysis of 79 studies conducted between 1990 and 2010. The authors further analyze 43 high-quality papers and provide separate data for 13 randomized experiments. This paper reviews what inputs - including infrastructure, instructional materials, school organization, and teacher characteristics - demonstrate effects on enrollment rates, time in school, and test scores. 

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