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How corruption diminishes the effectiveness of public spending on education in Indonesia

Suryadarma, Daniel


This paper takes advantage of a regional corruption measure to assess the impact of corruption on the effectiveness of public spending in the education sector in Indonesia, one of the most corrupt countries in the world. Two sets of outcomes are considered: school enrolment rates and school performance in national examinations. Public spending appears to have a negligible effect on school enrolment in highly corrupt regions, but a statistically significant, positive and relatively large effect...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies
DOI: 10.1080/00074918.2012.654485


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