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When the G20 ministers of finance and central bank governors meet in early June, adoption of the Principles for Debt Transparency recently promulgated by the Institute of International Finance will be on the agenda.
Another week, another steady stream of new evidence and analysis in education. Here are five sets of findings that struck me this week on a wide array of education topics—nutrition, accountability, violence, financing, and coherence in education systems.
If you work in or on international development, the last time you heard, saw, thought, or said the word “accountability” was probably this week—maybe even today. Lant Pritchett and I argue in our new paper that accountability is, indeed, central to high-performing governance and welfare-enhancing service provision (education, health, etc.) systems.