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Title:Public sector decentralization and school performance: International evidence PDF Logo
Authors:Falch, Torberg
Fischer, Justina A. V.
Issue Date:2010
Series/Report no.:Hamburg contemporary economic discussions 31
Abstract:Using a panel of international student test scores 1980 2000 (PISA and TIMSS), panel fixed effects estimates suggest that government spending decentralization is conducive to student performance. The effect does not appear to be mediated through levels of educational spending.
Subjects:Fiscal Decentralization
Student Achievement
Federalism
PISA
TIMSS
Education
School Quality
JEL:C33
H2
I2
H40
ISBN:978-3-940369-77-2
Document Type:Working Paper
Appears in Collections:Hamburg Contemporary Economic Discussions, Lehrstuhl für Wirtschaftspolitik, Universität Hamburg

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