Author:Santosh Mehrotra (ed.)


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The Economics of Elementary Education in India: The Challenge of Public Finance, Private Provision and Household Costs

By: Santosh Mehrotra (ed.)

Price: $18.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Sage Publications: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028673

ISBN: 0761934197

Condition: New

This volume discusses key aspects of the economics of the elementary education system in the poorer and educationally backward states of India, while also examining one high-achiever state—Tamil Nadu. Providing the first state-by-state analysis of major cost and financing issues, the book is based on data gathered from one of the most comprehensive surveys conducted in recent times in these states, which was specifically commissioned for this book. The survey covered 120,000 households and a thousand schools spread over 91 districts in eight states. Written by leading educational economists... View more info