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Parents, Schools, and the Gender Gap in Numeracy: Evidence from Indonesia

Suryadarma, Daniel

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This paper measures the evolution of the gender differences in numeracy among school age children using a longitudinal dataset from Indonesia. A unique feature of the dataset is that it uses an identical test for two survey rounds, which implies that any changes in the gender gap are caused by actual changes in numeracy. To my knowledge, this is the first study that is able to distinguish actual changes in numeracy from changes in the difficulty of the tests. I find that girls outperform boys...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Conference paper
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/56670

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