Policy Reforms and Financing of Elementry Education in India: A Study of the Quality of Service and Outcome

Even as a case can be made for public spending on elementary education, its link with enrolment rates does not appear strong. However, once efficiency and demand-side factors are accounted for, public spending is seen to make an impact on the rate of enrolment and quality of education as measured by teacher-pupil ratio. 

Basanta K. Pradhan, Shalabh Kumar Singh
Mar 2004

Economic Policy, Education