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Kenya - Decentralization : a cautionary tale (English)

This brief summarizes the decentralization: a cautionary tale in Kenya. The treatment began in 1995. Uniforms were provided for the next 3 years. ... See More +

Brief 81230 AUG 14, 2013

Kremer, Michael; Moulin, Sylvie; Namunyu, Robert

Education and HIV or AIDS prevention : evidence from a randomized evaluation in Western Kenya (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Education and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) or acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) prevention : evidence from a randomized evaluation in Western Kenya, conducted between 2003 and 2005 in Kenya. ... See More +

Brief 81310 AUG 14, 2013

Duflo, Esther; Kremer, Michael; Dupas, Pascaline; Sinei, Samuel

The impact of distributing school uniforms on children's education in Kenya (English)

This brief summarizes the impact of distributing school uniforms on children's education in Kenya. Uniforms were provided in 2002. The author evaluates the impact of an educational intervention, in which a Kenyan non-governmental organization distributes school uniforms to children in poor communities. ... See More +

Brief 81501 AUG 14, 2013

Evans, David; Kremer, Michael; Ngatia, Muthoni

Incentives to learn (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Incentives to learn, conducted between March 2001 and March 2002 school year in Kenya. ... See More +

Brief 81376 AUG 14, 2013

Kremer, Michael; Miguel, Edward; Thornton, Rebecca

Long-term consequences of secondary school vouchers : evidence from administrative records in Colombia (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Long-term consequences of secondary school vouchers : evidence from administrative records in Colombia, conducted during the time period between 1994-2001 in Colombia. ... See More +

Brief 81391 AUG 14, 2013

Kremer, Michael; Bettinger, Eric; Angrist, Joshua

Outside funding and the dynamics of participation in community associations (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Outside funding and the dynamics of participation in community associations in Kenya. ... See More +

Brief 81398 AUG 14, 2013

Gugerty, Mary Kay; Kremer, Michael

Kenya - Spring cleaning : rural water impacts, valuation, and property rights institutions (English)

The brief summarizes the spring cleaning: rural water impacts, valuation, and property rights institutions. The first two rounds of spring protection occurred in January-April 2005 and August-November 2005. ... See More +

Brief 81463 AUG 14, 2013

Kremer, Michael; Leino, Jessica; Miguel, Edward; Zwane, Alix Peterson

School governance, teacher incentives, and pupil-teacher ratios : experimental evidence from Kenyan primary schools (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled School governance, teacher incentives, and pupil-teacher ratios : experimental evidence from Kenyan primary schools, conducted between 2005 and 2006 in Kenya. ... See More +

Brief 81455 AUG 14, 2013

Duflo, Esther; Dupas, Pascaline; Kremer, Michael

School meals, educational achievement, and school competition : evidence from a randomized evaluation (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled School meals, educational achievement, and school competition : evidence from a randomized evaluation, conducted between 2000 and 2002 in Kenya. ... See More +

Brief 81456 AUG 14, 2013

Vermeersch, Christel; Kremer, Michael

Kenya - Worms : identifying impacts on education and health in the presence of treatment externalities (English)

This brief summarizes worms: identifying impacts on education and health in the presence of treatment externalities in Kenya for the period 1998-99. ... See More +

Brief 81526 AUG 14, 2013

Miguel, Edward; Kremer, Michael

The illusion of sustainability (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled The illusion of sustainability, conducted during the time period 1998 to 2001 in Kenya. ... See More +

Brief 81474 AUG 14, 2013

Kremer, Michael; Miguel, Edward

Vocational education voucher delivery and labor market returns: a randomized evaluation among Kenyan youth (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Vocational education voucher delivery and labor market returns: a randomized evaluation among Kenyan youth, conducted during the time period covered fees for a training course lasting up to two years in Kenya. ... See More +

Brief 81519 AUG 14, 2013

Hicks, Joan; Kremer, Michael; Mbiti, Isaac; Miguel, Edward

Breaking gender barriers : vocational training vouchers and Kenyan youth (English)

Youth account for approximately 60 percent of the unemployed population in Sub-Saharan Africa. Seventy two percent of adolescents in the region live below the $2/day poverty line. ... See More +

Brief 75561 SEP 01, 2011

Hicks, Joan Hamory; Miguel, Edward; Mbiti, Isaac; Kremer, Michael

What works in fighting diarrheal diseases in developing countries? : a critical review (English)

The millennium development goals call for reducing by half the proportion of people without sustainable access to safe drinking water. This goal was adopted in large part because clean water was seen as critical to fighting diarrheal disease, which kills two million children annually. ... See More +

Journal Article 76768 MAY 04, 2007

Zwane, Alix Peterson; Kremer, Michael

The World Bank research observer 22 (1) (English)

What works in fighting diarrheal diseases in developing countries? A critical review; by Alix Peterson Zwane, and Michael Kremer. Addressing gender-based violence: a critical review of interventions; by Andrew Morrison, Mary Ellsberg, and Sarah Bott. ... See More +

Publication 45345 JAN 01, 2007

Peterson Zwane, Alix; Kremer, Michael; Morrison, Andrew; Ellsberg, Mary; Bott, Sarah; Bortolotti, Bernardo; Perotti, Enrico; de la Torre, Augusto;; Carlos Gozzi, Juan; L. Schmukler, Sergio; Zafar, Ali;

Education and HIV/AIDS prevention : evidence from a randomized evaluation in Western Kenya (English)

The authors report results from a randomized evaluation comparing three school-based HIV/AIDS interventions in Kenya: (1) training teachers in the Kenyan Government's HIV/AIDS-education curriculum; (2) encouraging students to debate the role of condoms and to write essays on how to protect themselves against HIV/AIDS; and (3) reducing the cost of education. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4024 OCT 01, 2006

Duflo, Esther; Dupas, Pascaline; Kremer, Michael; Sinei, Samuel

Incentives to learn (English)

The authors report results from a randomized evaluation of a merit scholarship program for adolescent girls in Kenya. Girls who scored well on academic exams received a cash grant and had school fees paid. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3546 JUN 01, 2005

Kremer, Michael; Miguel, Edward; Thornton, Rebecca; Ozier, Owen

Schools meals, educational achievement and school competition: evidence from a randomized evaluation (English)

This paper examines the effects of subsidized school meals on school participation, educational achievement, and school finance in a developing country setting. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3523 FEB 11, 2005

Vermeersch, Christel; Kremer, Michael

Roll call : teacher absence in Bangladesh (English)

This study represents the first systematic examination of the issue of teacher absence in Bangladesh. The objectives of this study are to: (a) document and characterize the extent of teacher absence in primary and secondary schools; (b) understand the patterns and correlates of teacher absence; (c) examine the association between teacher absence and scholastic outcomes. ... See More +

Working Paper 47043 JUN 01, 2004

Chaudhury, Nazmul; Hammer, Jeffrey; Kremer, Michael; Mularidharan, Karthik; Rogers, Halsey;

Development outreach 6 (1) : Client power making services work for the poor (English)

In this issue: Special report -Client power: making services work for the poor. The Path to Education: A Multi-Dimensional Approach. Making Services Work for Poor People -guest editorial. ... See More +

Newsletter 33746 MAR 01, 2004

Ramphele, Mamphela; Odaga, John; Maniple, Everd; Savage, David; Martens, Bertin; Jenkins, Rob; Paul, Samuel; Mogedal, Sigrun; Glennerster, Rachel; Reinikka, Ritva; Goetz, Anne Marie; Srivastava, Vivek; Duflo, Esther; Kremer, Michael; Giusti, Daniele; Lochoro, Peter; Ahmad, Junaid K.; Petesch, Patti

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Kenya - Decentralization : a cautionary tale (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81230 Brief
Education and HIV or AIDS prevention : evidence from a randomized evaluation in Western Kenya (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81310 Brief
The impact of distributing school uniforms on children's education in Kenya (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81501 Brief
Incentives to learn (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81376 Brief
Long-term consequences of secondary school vouchers : evidence from administrative records in Colombia (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81391 Brief
Outside funding and the dynamics of participation in community associations (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81398 Brief
Kenya - Spring cleaning : rural water impacts, valuation, and property rights institutions (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81463 Brief
School governance, teacher incentives, and pupil-teacher ratios : experimental evidence from Kenyan primary schools (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81455 Brief
School meals, educational achievement, and school competition : evidence from a randomized evaluation (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81456 Brief
Kenya - Worms : identifying impacts on education and health in the presence of treatment externalities (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81526 Brief
The illusion of sustainability (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81474 Brief
Vocational education voucher delivery and labor market returns: a randomized evaluation among Kenyan youth (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81519 Brief
Breaking gender barriers : vocational training vouchers and Kenyan youth (English)
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SEP 01, 2011 75561 Brief
What works in fighting diarrheal diseases in developing countries? : a critical review (English)
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MAY 04, 2007 76768 Journal Article
The World Bank research observer 22 (1) (English)
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JAN 01, 2007 45345 Publication
Education and HIV/AIDS prevention : evidence from a randomized evaluation in Western Kenya (English)
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OCT 01, 2006 WPS4024 Policy Research Working Paper
Incentives to learn (English)
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JUN 01, 2005 WPS3546 Policy Research Working Paper
Schools meals, educational achievement and school competition: evidence from a randomized evaluation (English)
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FEB 11, 2005 WPS3523 Policy Research Working Paper
Roll call : teacher absence in Bangladesh (English)
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JUN 01, 2004 47043 Working Paper
Development outreach 6 (1) : Client power making services work for the poor (English)
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MAR 01, 2004 33746 Newsletter