We study the effect of the world's largest school feeding program on children's learning outcomes. Staggered implementation across different states of…
Abhijeet Singh@DaveEvansPhD Also, check out this paper on the Indian school meals program (affecting ~100 million kids!). It does a great job in looking for ways to reliably identify learning effects from the program: gains are larger than one might guess.
This is the fourteenth in our series of job market posts this year. Despite massive increases in school enrolment in developing countries, learning levels have lagged behind. But the range in average student achievement is large: In the 2012 PISA...
Abstract. I use unique child-level panel data from Ethiopia, India, Peru, and Vietnam, four developing countries with widely differing levels of student achiev
Abhijeet SinghTwitter-folk, I have a new paper out in @JEEA_News: doi.org/10.1093/jeea/j…
(a) how early do gaps in learning between developing countries show up?
(b) how much is this because a year of schooling teaches much more in some countries than others? (1/5)