Education

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Full Article: “Incentives Work: Getting Teachers to Come to School”

Esther Duflo, Hanna Rema and Ryan Stephen tried to incentivize teachers to go to class by making the children take a picture with the teacher at the beginning and the end of the day, and found that the intervention had made a difference.

Course Reading: Sustainable Development Goal Report: 2018

This report has been assigned as required reading in the CDE spring elective Program Evaluation.

Course Text: “The Effects of “Girl-Friendly” Schools: Evidence from the BRIGHT School Construction Program in Burkina Faso”

This article has been assigned as required reading in the spring CDE elective, Program Evaluation.

Course Text: “School Governance, Teacher Incentives and Pupil-Teacher Ratios: Experimental Evidence from Kenyan Primary Schools”

This article has been listed as required reading for practice in evaluating randomized evaluations for Program Evaluation, a spring elective at the CDE.

Course Text: “Scaling Up What Works: Evidence on External Validity in Kenyan Education”

This article has been assigned as required reading in Program Evaluation, a spring CDE elective.

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