2017
DOI: 10.15179/ces.19.2.1
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Breaking Up the Vicious Cycle of Poverty: How Can the School Performance of Children from Low-Income Households in Macedonia Be Improved?

Abstract: The aim of the study is to examine the factors that affect educational achievements of children from low-income households in Macedonia. In addition, we compare the two distinctive social programs that provide assistance for children from poor households in the country. Our empirical strategy is based on the education production function, which is estimated using the ordinary least squares (OLS) and ordered probit approach. We regress an indicator for educational achievement on three groups of factors: i) indi… Show more

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“…To come out from the vicious circle of poverty, it is impartible to concentrate on trade liberalization, employment generation and industrialization. All these suggestive measures are helpful in the reduction of poverty [12]. There is an immense need to restructure the trade policies and the member countries should reduce the trade barriers among themselves to promote bilateral trade as it is the way through which economic activities in respective countries may boost with the passage of time.…”
Section: Introductionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…To come out from the vicious circle of poverty, it is impartible to concentrate on trade liberalization, employment generation and industrialization. All these suggestive measures are helpful in the reduction of poverty [12]. There is an immense need to restructure the trade policies and the member countries should reduce the trade barriers among themselves to promote bilateral trade as it is the way through which economic activities in respective countries may boost with the passage of time.…”
Section: Introductionmentioning
confidence: 99%