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Brazil boasts one of the largest increases in expenditure on education between 2000 and 2009 among the countries for which data was available.
Country Notes from OECD Economic Policy Reforms: Going for growth 2011 presenting OECD recommendations for structural reform priorities for individual countries.
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The 2011 edition of Education at a Glance: OECD Indicators enables countries to see themselves in the light of other countries’ performance.
This paper tests the hypothesis that, by giving people more voice in the government decision-making process, fiscal decentralisation fosters social capital, measured in terms of interpersonal trust.
This report will be useful for professionals in Santa Catarina as well as their Brazilian and international counterparts.
Esta análise da OCDE apresenta uma breve visão global do setor da educação no Estado de Santa Catarina e das suas recentes evoluções.
This paper uses the OECD’s Going for Growth framework, as well as other available evidence linking policies to economic performance, to identify key structural policy challenges in the BIICS for the years ahead.
Iboamerica in PISA 2006 focuses on the peformance of eight Iberoamerican countries in PISA 2006: two European countries, Spain and Portugal, and six from Latin America: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Uruguay.
This paper uses a large dataset combining census, household survey and budgetary data for nearly 4 000 Brazilian municipalities to estimate the impact of government spending on education and health outcomes.