“I meant to take the opportunity to thank you for something that I probably haven't voiced enough appreciation for over the years. Your economic cost of OOSC was a great and powerful idea, and I feel privileged that I was a part of it. I've followed EAC's work closely ever since.” (Milan Thomas, Co-author, Exclusion from Education: the Economic Cost of Out of School Children in 20 Countries, Results 4 Development)
Exclusion from Education: the Economic Cost of Out of School Children in 20 Countries
The second publication from EAC that focuses on the costs of not providing universal primary education shows that the costs of not educating children significantly outweigh the costs of providing primary education, furthermore, not educating children at the primary level can exceed the value of an average year of economic growth in many countries.