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Published by World Bank in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Developing countries.
    • Subjects:
    • Examinations -- Developing countries.,
    • Academic achievement -- Developing countries.,
    • Educational equalization -- Developing countries.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 18-23).

      StatementVincent Greaney and Thomas Kellaghan.
      SeriesWorld Bank technical paper,, no. 272., Asia Technical series, World Bank technical paper ;, no. 272., World Bank technical paper.
      ContributionsKellaghan, Thomas.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLB3058.D48 G74 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 23 p. ;
      Number of Pages23
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1114582M
      ISBN 100821331213
      LC Control Number94040557

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