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Torsten Figueiredo Walter
This paper examines how the allocation of teachers across public primary schools differs between countries and the extent to which this can explain differences in educational outcomes. First, I build a new global school-...Read more...
15 June 2020
Timothy Besley and Torsten Persson
We report on an on-going project, which asks a number of questions relevant to the study of state capacity. What are the main economic and political determinants of the state’s capacity to raise revenue and support priva...Read more...