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A-822 The Consequences of Educational Policy Interventions in Developing Countries: Evidence from Recent Impact Evaluations

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2017

The past two decades have seen the emergence of numerous rigorous evaluations of educational interventions in developing countries. These studies employ methodologies that allow researchers to reach causal conclusions about the effects of the programs they evaluated. This course aims to distill the primary policy lessons from these studies by reviewing the main theories that motivated them, the empirical strategies used to assess them, the emerging puzzles, and the substantive results and their policy implications. The course will Read more about A-822 The Consequences of Educational Policy Interventions in Developing Countries: Evidence from Recent Impact Evaluations