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Patterns and determinants of private tutoring: The case of Bangladesh households

Asankha Pallegedara and Khondoker Abdul Mottaleb

International Journal of Educational Development, 2018, vol. 59, issue C, 43-50

Abstract: This study analyses the decision to take private tutoring and the associated tutoring expenses by the households in Bangladesh, using information collected from more than 13,500 households by the Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics (BBS) in 2000, 2005 and 2010. Employing the double-hurdle model estimation procedure, this study econometrically demonstrates that the likelihood of purchasing private tutoring has been increasing over the years. Urban households are more likely to purchase private tutoring services for their children than the rural households, which can widen the socio-economic inequalities. Policy recommendations are drawn based on the findings.

Keywords: Private tutoring; Socio-economic inequality; Education; Households; Bangladesh (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: I21 I22 I24 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2018
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