Performance Indicators for Public Spending Efficiency in Primary and Secondary Education [E-Book] / Douglas Sutherland ... [et al]
Sutherland, Douglas.
Price, Robert. / Joumard, Isabelle. / Nicq, Chantal.
Paris : OECD Publishing, 2007
67 p. ; 21 x 29.7cm.
OECD Economics Department Working Papers ; 546
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This paper assesses the potential to raise public spending efficiency in the primary and secondary education sector. Resource availability per pupil has increased significantly over the past decade in a number of countries; often in attempting to exploit the link between educational attainment and growth. However, available evidence reveals only a weak correlation between increased resource availability and pupil performance. In order to draw cross-country comparisons...