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Does information improve school accountability? Results of a large randomized trial (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study; entitled Does information improve school accountability? Results of a large randomized trial, conducted in India. ... See More +

Brief 81294 AUG 14, 2013

Pandey, Priyanka; Goyal, Sangeeta; Sundararaman, Venkatesh

Contract teachers in India (English)

In this paper the author use non-experimental data from government schools in Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh, two of the largest Indian states, to present average school outcomes by contract status of teachers. ... See More +

Journal Article 78995 JAN 01, 2013

Goyal, Sangeeta; Pandey, Priyanka

Making up people -- the effect of identity on preferences and performance in a modernizing society (English)

It is typically assumed that being hard-working or clever is a trait of the person, in the sense that it is always there, in a fixed manner. However, in an experiment with almost 600 boys in India, cues to one's place in the traditional caste order turn out to influence the expression of these traits. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6223 OCT 01, 2012

Pandey, Priyanka; Hoff, Karla

Does information improve school accountability? Results of a large randomized trial (English)

This study evaluates a community-based randomized controlled trial (RCT) to determine the impact of an information campaign on learning and other school outcomes. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 66099 DEC 01, 2011

Pandey, Priyanka; Goyal, Sangeeta; Sundararaman, Venkatesh

How do government and private schools differ? Findings from two large Indian states (English)

This paper uses survey data from representative samples of government and private schools in two states of India, Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh, to explore systematic differences between the two school types. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 52634 DEC 01, 2009

Pandey, Priyanka; Goyal, Sangeeta

Contract teachers (English)

In this paper authors use non-experimental data from government schools in Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh, two of the largest Indian states, to present average school outcomes by contract status of teachers. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 52633 NOV 01, 2009

Goyal, Sangeeta; Pandey, Priyanka;

Community participation in public Schools : the impact of information campaigns in three indian states (English)

This study evaluates the impact of a community-based information campaign on school performance from a cluster randomized control trial. The campaign consisted of eight to nine public meetings in each of 340 treatment villages across three Indian states to disseminate information to the community about its state mandated roles and responsibilities in school management. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4776 NOV 01, 2008

Pandey, Priyanka; Goyal, Sangeeta; Sundararaman, Venkatesh

Public participation, teacher accountability, and school outcomes : findings from baseline surveys in three Indian states (English)

This paper presents findings from baseline surveys on student learning achievement, teacher effort and community participation in three Indian states, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4777 NOV 01, 2008

Pandey, Priyanka; Goyal, Sangeeta; Sundararaman, Venkatesh

Learning levels and gaps in Pakistan (English)

The authors report on a survey of primary public and private schools in rural Pakistan with a focus on student achievement as measured through test scores. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4067 NOV 01, 2006

Pandey, Priyanka; Zajonc, Tristan; Das, Jishnu

Belief systems and durable inequalities : an experimental investigation of Indian caste (English)

If discrimination against an historically oppressed social group is dismantled, will the group forge ahead? The authors present experimental evidence that a history of social and legal disabilities may have persistent effects on a group's earnings through its impact on individuals' expectations. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3351 JUN 01, 2004

Pandey, Priyanka; Hoff, Karla