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Improving School Management of Violence in Peru
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RICH WORLD, POOR WORLD
Education and the Developing World
July 18, 2005
Given all the other pressing worries, why was education among the issues that G8 leaders discussed at the St. Petersburg Summit? Education and the Developing World, a CGD Rich World/Poor World Brief, explains why investing in education is not just the right thing to do, it's the smart thing to do. ...
HIV/AIDS and the Accumulation and Utilization of Human Capital in Africa - Working Paper 2
July 13, 2005
This paper outlines the likely effects of the AIDS pandemic in Africa on the continent's ability to produce education and use it effectively for growth and poverty reduction.
The Long Walk to School: International Education Goals in Historical Perspective - Working Paper 37
July 13, 2005
This work quantifies how long it has taken countries rich and poor to make the transition towards high enrollments and gender parity. It finds that many countries that have not raised enrollments fast enough to meet the Millennium Development Goals have in fact raised enrollments extraordinarily rap...
The Trouble with the MDGs: Confronting Expectations of Aid and Development Success - Working Paper 40
July 12, 2005
*REVISED Version September 2004 The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) are unlikely to be met by 2015, even if huge increases in development assistance materialize. The rates of progress required by many of the goals are at the edges of or beyond historical precedent. Many countries making extrao...
Towards a New Consensus for Addressing the Global Challenge of the Lack of Education - Working Paper 43
July 11, 2005
This paper is part of the Copenhagen Consensus process, which aims to assess and evaluate the opportunities available to address the ten largest challenges facing the world. One of these ten challenges is the “lack of education.” This paper provides an analytical framework to evaluate the various op...