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  • Ethnic fractionalization conflict and educational development in Turkey 

    Authors:Oyvat, Cem; Tekgüç, Hasan
    Publisher and Date:(Pergamon-Elsevier Science Ltd, 2019)
    We examine the impact of ethnic fractionalization and conflict on limiting the educational development in Southeastern Turkey. Our estimates show that although the armed conflict in the region did not directly hinder education investments it reduced school enrolment rates at middle and high school levels while increasing enrolment at the primary school level. Moreover we show that provinces with higher percentages of Kurdish population received less education investment. These results suggest that ...