Big BRICs, Weak Foundations: The Beginning of Public Elementary Education in Brazil, Russia, India, and China
NBER Working Paper No. 17852
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For very helpful comments and suggestions, the authors would like to thank Peter Lindert, David Mitch, Jean-Laurent Rosenthal, and the participants at seminars at the University of Pennsylvania and Caltech and at the Economic History Association meeting in Evanston, IL. Nafziger and Yan received support from NSF (SES-0922531). Yan also acknowledges support from NSSFC grant (Project No. 09CJL009). Any remaining errors are the responsibility of the authors. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.