Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Mark Gradstein , and Era Dabla-Norris
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 November 2004
Keywords: Public education, incidence bias, inequality, education spending, income inequality, private education, Publicly Provided Private Goods, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development,
While public education is often intended to be progressive in its effects on income distribution, in reality its incidence is often skewed toward the rich. This paper argues that the extent of this bias is directly...