Policy failure and educational attainment in Indonesia

ACDE Trade & Development Seminars

Speaker

Blane D. Lewis and Hieu Nguyen T. M., Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU.

Venue

Other, please see description for details

Date

Tuesday, 13 February, 2018 - 14:00 to 15:30

By the late 1980s, child completion of primary education was near universal in Indonesia. The country has since turned its attention to increasing access to secondary school. We examine the causal impact of two classic education policies on secondary school participation in Indonesia: compulsory schooling and spending mandates. We find that the country’s 1994 nine-year compulsory schooling initiative had no impact on child educational attainment.

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