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Can the culture of honor lead to inefficient conventions ? experimental evidence from India (English)

Experiments in the United States have found that pairs of individuals are generally able to form socially efficient conventions in coordination games of common interest in a remarkably short time. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS7829 SEP 20, 2016

Brooks,Benjamin A.; Hoff,Karla; Pandey,Priyanka Disclosed

Using low-cost private schools to fill the education gap : an impact evaluation of a program in Pakistan : Des écoles privées à faibles coûts pour répondre aux besoins éducatifs : l’évaluation d’impact d’unprogramme au Pakistan (French)

Educating children is a priority across the globe, but developing countries can face enormous challenges. In Pakistan's Sindh province, only about half of primary school age children go to school, making education a priority for the Sindh government. ... See More +

Brief 81076 SEP 01, 2013

Das,Jishnu; Pandey,Priyanka; Zajonc,Tristan Disclosed

Using low-cost private schools to fill the education gap : an impact evaluation of a program in Pakistan (English)

Educating children is a priority across the globe, but developing countries can face enormous challenges. In Pakistan's Sindh province, only about half of primary school age children go to school, making education a priority for the Sindh government. ... See More +

Brief 81076 SEP 01, 2013

Das,Jishnu; Pandey,Priyanka; Zajonc,Tristan Disclosed

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 Disclosed

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 Disclosed

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

Hoff, Karla; Pandey, Priyanka Disclosed

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 Disclosed

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

Goyal, Sangeeta; Pandey, Priyanka Disclosed

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; Disclosed

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 Disclosed

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 Disclosed

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

Das, Jishnu; Pandey, Priyanka; Zajonc, Tristan Disclosed

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

Hoff, Karla; Pandey, Priyanka Disclosed

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Can the culture of honor lead to inefficient conventions ? experimental evidence from India (English)
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SEP 20, 2016 WPS7829 Policy Research Working Paper
Using low-cost private schools to fill the education gap : an impact evaluation of a program in Pakistan : Des écoles privées à faibles coûts pour répondre aux besoins éducatifs : l’évaluation d’impact d’unprogramme au Pakistan (French)
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SEP 01, 2013 81076 Brief
Using low-cost private schools to fill the education gap : an impact evaluation of a program in Pakistan (English)
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SEP 01, 2013 81076 Brief
Does information improve school accountability? Results of a large randomized trial (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81294 Brief
Contract teachers in India (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 78995 Journal Article
Making up people -- the effect of identity on preferences and performance in a modernizing society (English)
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OCT 01, 2012 WPS6223 Policy Research Working Paper
Does information improve school accountability? Results of a large randomized trial (English)
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DEC 01, 2011 66099 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
How do government and private schools differ? Findings from two large Indian states (English)
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DEC 01, 2009 52634 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Contract teachers (English)
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NOV 01, 2009 52633 Working Paper (Numbered Series)
Community participation in public Schools : the impact of information campaigns in three indian states (English)
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NOV 01, 2008 WPS4776 Policy Research Working Paper
Public participation, teacher accountability, and school outcomes : findings from baseline surveys in three Indian states (English)
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NOV 01, 2008 WPS4777 Policy Research Working Paper
Learning levels and gaps in Pakistan (English)
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NOV 01, 2006 WPS4067 Policy Research Working Paper
Belief systems and durable inequalities : an experimental investigation of Indian caste (English)
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JUN 01, 2004 WPS3351 Policy Research Working Paper