Previous efforts to synthesize evidence on how to improve educational outcomes for girls have tended to focus on interventions that are principally targeted to girls, such as girls’ latrines or girls’ scholarships. But if general, non-targeted...
Somewhere out there, in the teachers' lounge at a teachers college, people are chatting and laughing and sipping coffee — blissfully unaware that they're living exhibits in the Weird Punctuation Hall of Fame.
David EvansTODAY is the deadline for the North East Universities Development Consortium (#NEUDC2019) Conference for 2019. Don't miss it! sites.northwestern.edu/neudc2019/subm… "We welcome all papers that investigate topics in economic development."
Paying teachers for performance may have very different effects on the effort that current teachers put in and on the kinds of people that choose to become teachers. In a novel experiment by Leaver and others in Rwanda, advertisements in some...
Impact of the West African Ebola Epidemic on Agricultural Production and Rural Welfare : Evidence from Liberia (English)
David EvansWhat was the agricultural legacy of the 2014-2015 Ebola epidemic in Liberia?
↑ "disruption of group labor mobilization for planting and harvest"
↓ rice area planted
↓ rice yields
↓ household welfare
Last week, RISE held its annual conference, which economist Karthik Muralidharan has dubbed “the top conference on education in developing countries in the world.” Over the course of two days, researchers presented over 30 new findings on education...