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Do International Flows Increase Enrollment Rates?

Cooray, Arusha


This study examines the influence of foreign direct investment (FDI), overseas development aid (ODA), and remittances on the enrollment of girls and boys in 103 countries over the years 1970–2011. The results suggest that remittances have a contemporaneous robust significant influence on enrollment, with the positive effect being slightly higher for girls than for boys. FDI and ODA have an influence on the enrollment of girls and boys only after a significant time lag. The results also suggest...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Macroeconomic Dynamics
DOI: 10.1017/S136510051400073X


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