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Stuart Cameron

Former Consultant (Former title)

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Education, Urban Poverty and Migration: Evidence from Bangladesh and Vietnam
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Education, Urban Poverty and Migration: Evidence from Bangladesh and Vietnam

Despite the acknowledged importance and large scale of rural-urban migration in many developing countries, few studies have compared education outcomes of migrants to those for people born in the city. This paper uses recent data from Dhaka, Bangladesh, and Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi, Vietnam, to examine educational expenditure and children’s grade attainment, with a focus on poor households.
The Urban Divide: Poor and middle class children’s experiences of school in Dhaka, Bangladesh
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The Urban Divide: Poor and middle class children’s experiences of school in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Children living in urban slums in Dhaka, Bangladesh, often have poor access to school and attend different types of school than students from middle class households. This paper asks whether their experiences in school also disadvantage them further in terms of their learning outcomes and the likelihood of dropping out.