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Patrinos, Harry Anthony

Works: 138 works in 511 publications in 2 languages and 8,041 library holdings
Genres: Case studies  Cross-cultural studies  Examinations 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Compiler
Classifications: E59.E3, 330.98008998
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Publications about Harry Anthony Patrinos
Publications by Harry Anthony Patrinos
Most widely held works by Harry Anthony Patrinos
Indigenous people and poverty in Latin America : an empirical analysis by George Psacharopoulos( Book )
30 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 481 libraries worldwide
This paper represents an initial attempt at documenting the socioeconomic conditions of indigenous peoples using empirical data from national survey sources. The nature of the analysis is microeconomic, using households survey data that include information on indigenous people defined in terms of ethnic self-perception, language use and geographical concentration. The countries on which the analysis is based include Bolivia, Guatemala, Mexico and Peru.-- Abstract
The policy analysis of child labor : a comparative study ( Book )
12 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 309 libraries worldwide
Indigenous peoples, poverty, and human development in Latin America by Gillette Hall( Book )
17 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 239 libraries worldwide
"Indigenous peoples constitute a large and distinct portion of Latin America's population. They are more likely to be poor than any other group. This book documents their socioeconomic situation, and trends over the last decade, and shows that while progress has been achieved in some social indicators, indigenous peoples continue to be poor. The book uses as a baseline information collected at the start of the International Decade of the World's Indigenous Peoples, and updates the findings with new information, techniques and analyses. The book assesses changes in poverty rates, human development indicators and examines the impact of education, health and social programmes on indigenous peoples' wellbeing. Set within the context of ongoing political changes, this volume reviews the literature of indigenous peoples and provides a statistical overview of indigenous populations in Bolivia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico and Peru, examining changes in poverty rates, education levels, income determinants, labour force participation and other social indicators. The results show that, while improvements have been achieved in some social indicators, little progress has been made with respect to poverty."--Jacket
Indigenous peoples, poverty, and development by Gillette Hall( Book )
15 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 239 libraries worldwide
This is the first book that documents poverty systematically for the world's indigenous peoples in developing regions in Asia, Africa, and Latin America
Decentralization of education : demand-side financing by Harry Anthony Patrinos( Book )
15 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 165 libraries worldwide
Education in Thailand
Mobilizing the private sector for public education : a view from the trenches ( Book )
16 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 159 libraries worldwide
Historically, ensuring access to primary education has been seen as a predominantly public responsibility. However, governments are increasingly sharing this responsibility through a variety of subsidiary arrangements. Some governments are contracting services out to the private sector, to non-governmental organizations, and even to other public agencies. Some societies are transferring responsibility for financing, providing, and regulating primary education to lower levels of government, and in some cases, to communities. In education policy, public-private partnerships play an important role in enhancing the supply and the quality of human capital. Mobilizing the Private Sector for Public Education explores the burgeoning number of public-private partnerships in public education in different parts of the world. The partnerships differ in form and structure, in the extent of public and private participation, and in the forms of their engagement. The essays in this book are written mainly from the provider's perspective and offer valuable insights into the purpose, trend, and impact of public-private partnerships, and an understanding of the barriers they face
The role and impact of public-private partnerships in education by Harry Anthony Patrinos( Book )
14 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 157 libraries worldwide
The book offers an overview of international examples, studies, and guidelines on how to create successful partnerships in education. PPPs can facilitate service delivery and lead to additional financing for the education sector as well as expanding equitable access and improving learning outcomes
Making schools work : new evidence on accountability reforms by Barbara Bruns( Book )
9 editions published in 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 134 libraries worldwide
This book is about the threats to education quality in the developing world that cannot be explained by lack of resources. It reviews the observed phenomenon of service delivery failures in public education: cases where programs and policies increase the inputs to education but do not produce effective services where it counts - in schools and classrooms. It documents what we know about the extent and costs of such failures across low and middle-income countries. And it further develops the conceptual model posited in the World Development Report 2004: that a root cause of low-quality and ineq
Emerging evidence on vouchers and faith-based providers by Felipe Barrera Osorio( Book )
8 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 124 libraries worldwide
The role of the private sector in education in Vietnam : evidence from the Vietnam Living Standards Survey by Paul Glewwe( Book )
17 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
Education and earnings in a transition economy by Peter R Moock( Book )
10 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 69 libraries worldwide
May 1998 One study shows that as Vietnam liberalizes its labor market, private rates of return to primary and higher education are already relatively high-and could be higher yet with greater cost recovery and lower costs (a more efficient system). The transition from a centrally planned to a market economy is likely to have a strong impact on the labor market, on relative earnings, and on returns to education. Major economic reforms in Vietnam since 1986 (the policy known as Doi Moi) have included a number of measures to liberalize the labor market. It is too soon to assess the full impact of these reforms, but Moock, Patrinos, and Venkataraman analyze the returns to education, on the basis of earnings in 1992-93 (collected in the first Vietnam Living Standards Survey). This represents one of the first countrywide analyses of the monetary benefits of schooling in Vietnam at a time when the labor market was in transition. On average, the estimated rates of returns are still relatively low, which is to be expected, since salary reforms were not introduced until 1993. Average private rates of return to primary education (13 percent) and university education (11 percent) are higher than those to secondary and vocational education (only 4 to 5 percent). Returns to higher education are slightly higher for women (12 percent) than for men (10 percent). Evidence from other transition economies suggests that returns are likely to increase as reforms in the labor market take full effect. The results support this hypothesis: Returns for younger Vietnamese workers (14 percent) are considerably higher than for older workers (only 4 percent). Implications for policymaking: * It is important to monitor future earnings and trends in the labor market, as updates of this analysis could provide more robust estimates of the transition's effects on earnings and returns to education. * At a time when the Vietnamese government is reassessing its pricing policy, the fact that private rates of return to higher education are relatively high suggests the potential for greater cost recovery. * Efforts to improve efficiency in secondary and higher education could increase the rate of return by lowering costs. This paper-a joint product of the East Asia and Pacific, Country Department I, Human Resources Operations Division, and Human Development Network, Education Team-is part of a larger effort in the Bank to analyze the economic benefits of schooling in transition economies. The authors may be contacted at or
The Living Conditions of Children by Harry Anthony Patrinos( file )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 63 libraries worldwide
This paper summarizes the socioeconomic conditions of children around the world. It explores solutions to the main problems, along with a summary of the costs and benefits of some of the solutions. Emphasis is on the results from rigorous studies, impact evaluations, and randomized experiments. Although the cost-evidence literature is scarce, a good case for early interventions and key quality-enhancing education interventions exists
Schooling and labor market impacts of a natural policy experiment by Chris N Sakellariou( file )
10 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 63 libraries worldwide
"Patrinos and Sakellariou use a nationally representative household survey to estimate returns to schooling in Venezuela from instrumental variables based on a supply-side intervention in the education market. These estimates apply to a subgroup of liquidity-constrained individuals, in the spirit of the Local Average Treatment Effect (LATE) literature. Returns to schooling estimates which apply to a subgroup of individuals affected by the policy intervention may be more interesting from a policy perspective than the return to the 'average' individual. The authors use an instrument based on the 1980 education reform (the Organic Law of Education) which provided for nine years of compulsory basic education. They also obtain alternative estimates using father's education as an instrument, in an attempt to derive high and low estimates of returns to schooling in Venezuela. The estimates are consistent with recent findings suggesting that the effect of education, at least for certain subgroups affected by a policy intervention, is as large or larger than what is suggested by OLS estimates. This paper--a product of the Education Sector Unit, Latin America and the Caribbean Region--is part of a larger effort in the region to estimate the labor market outcomes of education"--World Bank web site
Indigenous Peoples In Latin America Economic Opportunities And Social Networks by Trine Lunde( file )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 62 libraries worldwide
Despite significant changes in poverty overall in Latin America, the proportion of indigenous peoples living in poverty did not change much from the early 1990s to the present. While earlier work focused on human development, much less has been done on the distribution and returns to income-generating assets and the effect these have on income generation strategies. The authors show that low income and low assets are mutually reinforcing. For instance, low education levels translate into low income, resulting in poor health and reduced schooling for future generations. Social networks affect the economic opportunities of individuals through two important channels-information and norms. However, the analysis shows that the networks available to indigenous peoples do not facilitate employment in nontraditional sectors
Estimating The Returns To Education Accounting For Heterogeneity In Ability by Harry Anthony Patrinos( file )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 62 libraries worldwide
Typically estimates of the benefits of education investments show average private rates of return for the average individual. The average may not be useful for policy. An examination of the distribution of the returns across individuals is needed. The few studies that have examined these patterns focus on high-income countries, showing investments to be more profitable at the top of the income distribution. The implication is that investments may increase inequality. Extending the analysis to 16 East Asian and Latin American countries the authors observe mixed evidence in middle-income countries and decreasing returns in low-income countries. Such differences between countries could be due to more job mobility in industrial countries, scarcity of skills, or differential exposure to market forces
Incidence Analysis of Public Support to the Private Education Sector in Côte d'Ivoire by Chris N Sakellariou( file )
13 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 61 libraries worldwide
This report analyzes the equity effects of public subsidization of private schools in Cote d'Ivoire, updates previous analyses, and attempts to assess how efficiently public spending is targeted. The subsidy per student in private (and public) schools increases at higher quintiles. Students from families in the highest quintile receive more than twice the subsidy received by students from families in the lowest quintile, compared with four times more in the case of students attending public schools. However, the subsidy system is progressive as there is a clear tendency for the share of family education expenditure covered by subsidies to decline at higher quintiles. This element of progressivity is stronger in the case of private school attendance
Returns to investment in education a further update by George Psacharopoulos( file )
9 editions published in 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 58 libraries worldwide
Returns to investment in education based on human capital theory have been estimated since the late 1950s. In the 40-plus year history of estimates of returns to investment in education, there have been several reviews of the empirical results in attempts to establish patterns. Many more estimates from a wide variety of countries, including over time evidence, and estimates based on new econometric techniques, reaffirm the importance of human capital theory. Psacharopoulos and Patrinos review and present the latest estimates and patterns as found in the literature at the turn of the century. However, because the availability of rate of return estimates has grown exponentially, the authors include a new section on the need for selectivity in comparing returns to investment in education and establishing related patterns. This paper--a product of the Education Sector Unit, Latin America and the Caribbean Region--is part of a larger effort in the region to document the benefits of investments in education
Learning in the face of adversity : the UNRWA Education Program for Palestine Refugees by Husein Abdul-Hamid( Book )
6 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Emerging evidence on vouchers and faith-based providers in education : case studies from Africa, Latin America, and Asia by Felipe Barrera Osorio( Book )
9 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
While public-private partnerships in education in the United States have received a lot of attention, research on such partnerships elsewhere has been limited--even though such partnerships have been steadily gaining prominence, particularly in developing countries. Aiming to fill this gap, this book presents fresh, technically sound empirical evidence on the effectiveness and cost of various public-private education partnerships from around the world, including voucher programs and faith-based schools. The evidence on the impact in terms of school performance, targeting, and cost of public-priv
Decentralized decision-making in schools : the theory and evidence on school-based management by Felipe Barrera Osorio( Book )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
The school-based management (SBM) has become a very popular movement over the last decade. The World Bank's work on school-based management emerged from a need to better define the concept, review the evidence, support impact assessments in various countries, and provide feedback to project teams. The authors took detailed stock of the existing literature on school-based management and then identified several cases that the Bank was supporting in various countries. The authors present as well general guidance on how to evaluate school-based management programs. The Bank continues to support and oversee a number of impact evaluations of school-based management programs in an array of countries. Despite the clear commitment of governments and international agencies to the education sector, efficient, and equitable access remains elusive for many populations - especially for girls, indigenous peoples, and other poor and marginalized groups. Many international initiatives focus on these access issues with great commitment, but even where the vast majority of children do have access to education facilities, the quality of that education often is very poor. This fact increasingly is apparent in the scores from international learning assessments on which most students from developing countries do not excel. Evidence has shown that merely increasing resource allocation without also introducing institutional reforms in the education sector will not increase equity or improve the quality of education. One way to decentralize decision-making power in education is known popularly as SBM. There are other names for this concept, but they all refer to the decentralization of authority from the central government to the school level. SBM emphasizes the individual school (represented by any combination of principals, teachers, parents, students, and other members of the school community) as the main decision-making authority, and holds that this shift in the formulating of decisions will lead to improvement in the delivery of education
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Patrinos, Harry.
Patrinos, Harry, 1963-
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