Unformatted text preview: Ethnic Diversity, Social Sanctions and Public Goods in Kenya Ethnicity is the primary cleavage in Kenyan society. The exogeniety of land settlement patterns is the basis of the identi±cation strategy in the paper. Ethnic land claims frozen by colonial authorities. Relatively stable distribution in post-colonial period, i.e., people could not choose where to live. (See Table 1) Zonal ELF is outside the choice set of citizens. However, there may still be some scope to chose between schools, which would affect the school ELF but not the zonal ELF . Data Two districts of western Kenya, Busia and Teso. Zonal EL² and school EL², calculated across tribes and across sub-tribes. Luhya (67%) – Bantu tribe, Teso (26%) and Luo (5%) – tribes with pastoralist traditions. Public goods information on 100 schools in Busia and Teso. The focus is on total local school funding per pupil in 1995. Two data sources: Development Economics, LSE Summer School 2007 209...
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- Spring '10
- Sociology, Ethnic group, Polyethnicity, Luhya