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Improving Student Performance in Public Primary Schools in Developing Countries: Evidence from Indonesia

Suryadarma, Daniel; Suryahadi, Asep; Sumarto, Sudarno; Rogers, Halsey

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This paper investigates the correlates of student performance in mathematics and dictation tests among schoolchildren in Indonesia. This is the first such study to use a new nationally representative sample of Indonesian primary-school students. Our dataset includes unique data on teacher absenteeism collected through direct observation, the first ever in Indonesia. We find that teacher absenteeism is indeed a significantly negative correlate of student performance, while quality of school...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/39891
Source: Education Economics
DOI: 10.1080/09645290600854110

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