Pakistan’s pervasive gender gap in primary school enrollment puts it behind other South Asian countries including India, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh: 65 percent of Pakistan’s primary-aged girls are enrolled, compared to 77 percent of boys.
This post originally appeared in the World Bank Research Digest Fall 2017 edition.
RISE Working Paper 17/018 - Review of High Stakes Examination Instruments in Primary and Secondary School in Developing Countries
RISE Working Paper 17/016 - The Misallocation of Pay and Productivity in the Public Sector: Evidence from the Labor Market for Teachers
This blog was written by members of the RISE Pakistan Country Research Team and was published through voxeu.org. The piece first appeared on the VoxDev.org website on 26 June 2017.