English, Article edition: Socio-economic factors determining adult literacy in developing countries Krishna Mazumdar

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  • Socio-economic factors determining adult literacy in developing countries
Author
  • Krishna Mazumdar
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  • Purpose – This study attempts to find the socio-economic factors behind the differential achievement level in adult literacy in developing countries. Design/​methodology/​approach – Considers a number of theories. These include modernization theory, dependency/​world systems theory, developmental state theory, new human ecology theory and convergence-divergence theory as an explanation of the differential level of adult literacy rate. Findings – The findings reveal the importance of the initial level of adult literacy and the population growth. Similarly short-term economic growth has a significant impact on the initial level of adult literacy, and the medium human development and low human development samples Originality/​value – This attempt to find the factors behind adult literacy is of importance not only as a constituent indicator of the human development index, but also through its various contributions towards economic growth.
  • Adults, Developing countries, Literacy, Social economics
  • RePEc:eme:ijsepp:v:32:y:2005:i:1/​2:p:98-120
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  • English
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