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School inputs, household substitution, and test scores (English)

Empirical studies of the relationship between school inputs and test scores typically do not account for household responses to changes in school inputs. ... See More +

Journal Article 92924 APR 01, 2013

Das, Jishnu; Dercon, Stefan; Habyarimana, James; Krishnan, Pramila; Muralidharan, Karthik; Sundararaman, Venkatesh Disclosed

School inputs, household substitution, and test scores (English)

Empirical studies of the relationship between school inputs and test scores typically do not account for the fact that households will respond to changes in school inputs. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5629 APR 01, 2011

Das, Jishnu; Dercon, Stefan; Habyarimana, James; Krishnan, Pramila; Muralidharan, Karthik; Sundararaman, Venkatesh Disclosed

Teacher shocks and student learning : evidence from Zambia (English)

A large literature examines the link between shocks to households and the educational attainment of children. The authors use new data to estimate the impact of shocks to teachers on student learning in mathematics and English. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3602 APR 26, 2005

Das, Jishnu; Dercon, Stefan; Habyarimana, James; Krishnan, Pramila Disclosed

When can school inputs improve test scores? (English)

The relationship between school inputs and educational outcomes is critical for educational policy. The authors recognize that households will respond optimally to changes in school inputs and study how such responses affect the link between school inputs and cognitive achievement. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3217 FEB 01, 2004

Das, Jishnu; Dercon, Stefan; Habyarimana, James; Krishnan, Pramila

Public and private funding of basic education in Zambia : implications of budgetary allocations for service delivery (English)

This report presents findings from a survey of 182 primary (grades 1-7) and basic (grades 1-9) schools carried out in Zambia in 2002. It describes and analyzes resource flows to these schools from three sources: rule-based funding from the center, discretionary funding from district and provincial education offices, and household spending on education. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 29085 JAN 01, 2004

Das, Jishnu; Dercon, Stefan; Habyarimana, James; Krishnan, Pramila