2 edition of Inequalities of educational opportunity in Massachusetts found in the catalog.
Inequalities of educational opportunity in Massachusetts
Massachusetts Advisory Council on Education.
Written in English
|Statement||[by Andre Daniere.|
|Contributions||Daniere, Andre L., 1926-|
|LC Classifications||L160 .C5 1967|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, 25,  l.|
|Number of Pages||25|
|LC Control Number||75627600|
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4 index is related to one of Roemer’s definitions of equality of opportunity. It takes the value of zero if and only if conditional distributions of well-being are identical across social groups and it takes its maximum value of one if and only if there is complete, or absolute, association between social group partitions and values of the outcome.7 We also estimate a multivariate, multiple.
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In the sections that follow I will look at the causes of inequality in educational opportunity in order to put forth a Author: Diana Carol Dominguez. The reason is that leaving a job that provides for one’s family to enroll in an educational program carries an opportunity cost.
Even if someone can simultaneously work and learn in a formal.Income inequality is greater in the United States than in any other democracy in the developed world.
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