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Working Papers

2023

  1. Cognitive and Socioemotional Skills in Low-Income Countries: Measurement and Associations with Schooling and Earnings
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
    See also Journal Article Cognitive and socioemotional skills in low-income countries: Measurement and associations with schooling and earnings, Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier (2024) Downloads (2024)
  2. Long-Lived Consequences of Rapid Scale-Up ? The Case of Free Primary Education in Six Sub-Saharan African Countries
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
    See also Journal Article Long-lived consequences of rapid scale-up? The case of free primary education in six Sub-Saharan African countries, International Journal of Educational Development, Elsevier (2023) Downloads (2023)

2021

  1. Education and Health for Inclusiveness
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads
  2. Heterogenous Teacher Effects of Two Incentive Schemes: Evidence from a Low-Income Country
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
    See also Journal Article Heterogenous teacher effects of two incentive schemes: Evidence from a low-income country, Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier (2022) Downloads View citations (2) (2022)
  3. Preparation, Practice, and Beliefs: A Machine Learning Approach to Understanding Teacher Effectiveness
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)

2020

  1. Are Teachers in Africa Poorly Paid? Evidence from 15 Countries
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2020) Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Cambodia
    World Bank Publications - Reports, The World Bank Group Downloads
  3. How to Improve Education Outcomes Most Efficiently ? A Comparison of 150 Interventions Using theNew Learning-Adjusted Years of Schooling Metric
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Working Papers, Center for Global Development (2020) Downloads
  4. Identifying Effective Teachers: Lessons from Four Classroom Observation Tools
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
  5. Teacher Performance-Based Incentives and Learning Inequality
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
  6. Toward Successful Development Policies: Insights from Research in Development Economics
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)

2019

  1. Improving Preschool Provision and Encouraging Demand: Heterogeneous Impacts of a Large-Scale Program
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)
  2. The Lost Human Capital: Teacher Knowledge and Student Achievement in Africa
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (10)

2018

  1. Cash Transfers, Food Prices, and Nutrition Impacts on Nonbeneficiary Children
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (14)
  2. Joint effects of parenting and nutrition status on child development: evidence from rural Cambodia
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  3. Learning-Adjusted Years of Schooling
    World Bank Publications - Reports, The World Bank Group Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Learning-Adjusted Years of Schooling (LAYS): Defining A New Macro Measure of Education
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Journal Article Learning-adjusted years of schooling (LAYS): Defining a new macro measure of education, Economics of Education Review, Elsevier (2020) Downloads View citations (25) (2020)
  5. Long-term impacts of alternative approaches to increase schooling: evidence from a scholarship program in Cambodia
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (6)
  6. Preschool and Parental Response in a Second Best World: Evidence from a School Construction Experiment
    Post-Print, HAL View citations (5)
    Also in Working Papers, HAL (2014) Downloads
    PSE-Ecole d'économie de Paris (Postprint), HAL (2018) View citations (5)
    PSE Working Papers, HAL (2014) Downloads

    See also Journal Article Preschool and Parental Response in a Second Best World: Evidence from a School Construction Experiment, Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press (2018) Downloads View citations (6) (2018)
  7. The Lost Human Capital: Teacher Knowledge and Student Learning in Africa
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (1)

2017

  1. Trends and Linkages in Schooling and Work among Cambodian Youth
    World Bank Publications - Reports, The World Bank Group Downloads View citations (4)
  2. What do teachers know and do ? does it matter ? evidence from primary schools in Africa
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (21)

2015

  1. Information, knowledge and behavior: evaluating alternative methods of delivering school information to parents
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article Information, Knowledge, and Behavior: Evaluating Alternative Methods of Delivering School Information to Parents, Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press (2022) Downloads (2022)

2014

  1. Preschools and early childhood development in a second best world: Evidence from a scaled-up experiment in Cambodia
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (6)

2013

  1. Impact evaluation of three types of early childhood development interventions in Cambodia
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (11)
  2. Incentivizing schooling for learning: evidence on the impact of alternative targeting approaches
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article Incentivizing Schooling for Learning: Evidence on the Impact of Alternative Targeting Approaches, Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press (2016) Downloads View citations (8) (2016)

2011

  1. Trends and socioeconomic gradients in adult mortality around the developing world
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article Trends and Socioeconomic Gradients in Adult Mortality around the Developing World, Population and Development Review, The Population Council, Inc. (2013) Downloads View citations (2) (2013)

2009

  1. Are there diminishing returns to transfer size in conditional cash transfers ?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (26)
  2. Orphanhood and the living arrangements of children in sub-saharan Africa
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Journal Article Orphanhood and the Living Arrangements of Children in Sub-Saharan Africa, World Development, Elsevier (2010) Downloads View citations (16) (2010)
  3. Own and sibling effects of conditional cash transfer programs: theory and evidence from Cambodia
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (37)
  4. School enrollment, selection and test scores
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (27)

2008

  1. Assessing asset indices
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (72)
    See also Journal Article Assessing Asset Indices, Demography, Springer (2012) Downloads View citations (66) (2012)
  2. Development, modernization, and son preference in fertility decisions
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (7)

2006

  1. A Millennium Learning Goal: Measuring Real Progress in Education
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads View citations (29)
  2. Getting girls into school: evidence from a scholarship program in Cambodia
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (29)
    See also Journal Article Getting Girls into School: Evidence from a Scholarship Program in Cambodia, Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press (2008) Downloads View citations (66) (2008)

2005

  1. Disability, poverty and schooling in developing countries: results from eleven household surveys
    Social Protection Discussion Papers and Notes, The World Bank Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Disability, poverty, and schooling in developing countries: results from 11 household surveys
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (5)

2004

  1. If you build it, will they come? School availability and school enrollment in 21 poor countries
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (24)
    See also Journal Article If you build it, will they come? School availability and school enrolment in 21 poor countries, Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals (2007) Downloads View citations (27) (2007)

2003

  1. Testing for Pay and Promotion Bias in an International Organization
    Royal Economic Society Annual Conference 2003, Royal Economic Society Downloads
    See also Journal Article Testing for pay and promotion bias in an international organization, International Journal of Manpower, Emerald Group Publishing Limited (2005) Downloads View citations (1) (2005)

2002

  1. Autonomy, participation, and learning in Argentine schools - findings and their implications for decentralization
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (17)
  2. Fever and its treatment among the more and less poor in Sub-Saharan Africa
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (5)
  3. Poverty, AIDS, and children's schooling - a targeting dilemma
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (28)

2001

  1. Does Indonesia have a"low-pay"civil service?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article DOES INDONESIA HAVE A 'LOW PAY' CIVIL SERVICE?, Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals (2001) Downloads View citations (7) (2001)

2000

  1. The structure of social disparities in education: gender and wealth
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (28)

1998

  1. Estimating wealth effects without expenditure data - or tears: with an application to educational enrollments in states of India
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (197)
  2. Gender disparity in South Asia: comparisons between and within countries
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (29)
  3. Health policy in poor countries: weak links in the chain
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (51)
  4. Pay and grade differentials at the World Bank
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  5. The effect of household wealth on educational attainment: demographic and health survey evidence
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (34)

1997

  1. Child mortality and public spending on health: how much does money matter?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (79)
  2. What educational production functions really show: a positive theory of education spending
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (27)

1996

  1. Environmental degradation and the demand for children: searching for the vicious circle
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (8)

1995

  1. Educational attainments in developing countries: new estimates and projections disaggregated by gender
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (46)
  2. Estimating the world at work
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads

Journal Articles

2024

  1. Cognitive and socioemotional skills in low-income countries: Measurement and associations with schooling and earnings
    Journal of Development Economics, 2024, 168, (C) Downloads
    See also Working Paper Cognitive and Socioemotional Skills in Low-Income Countries: Measurement and Associations with Schooling and Earnings, Policy Research Working Paper Series (2023) Downloads (2023)
  2. Improving preschool provision and encouraging-demand: Evidence from a large-scale construction program
    Journal of Public Economics, 2024, 230, (C) Downloads
  3. Long‐term impacts of primary school scholarships: Evidence from Cambodia
    Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2024, 43, (1), 10-38 Downloads

2023

  1. Cash Transfers, Food Prices, and Nutrition Impacts on Ineligible Children
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2023, 105, (2), 327-343 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Long-lived consequences of rapid scale-up? The case of free primary education in six Sub-Saharan African countries
    International Journal of Educational Development, 2023, 102, (C) Downloads
    See also Working Paper Long-Lived Consequences of Rapid Scale-Up ? The Case of Free Primary Education in Six Sub-Saharan African Countries, Policy Research Working Paper Series (2023) Downloads (2023)

2022

  1. Heterogenous teacher effects of two incentive schemes: Evidence from a low-income country
    Journal of Development Economics, 2022, 156, (C) Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper Heterogenous Teacher Effects of Two Incentive Schemes: Evidence from a Low-Income Country, Policy Research Working Paper Series (2021) Downloads (2021)
  2. Information, Knowledge, and Behavior: Evaluating Alternative Methods of Delivering School Information to Parents
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2022, 70, (2), 791 - 822 Downloads
    See also Working Paper Information, knowledge and behavior: evaluating alternative methods of delivering school information to parents, Policy Research Working Paper Series (2015) Downloads View citations (3) (2015)
  3. Teacher pay in Africa: Evidence from 15 countries
    World Development, 2022, 155, (C) Downloads

2020

  1. Learning-adjusted years of schooling (LAYS): Defining a new macro measure of education
    Economics of Education Review, 2020, 77, (C) Downloads View citations (25)
    See also Working Paper Learning-Adjusted Years of Schooling (LAYS): Defining A New Macro Measure of Education, Policy Research Working Paper Series (2018) Downloads View citations (7) (2018)

2018

  1. Preschool and Parental Response in a Second Best World: Evidence from a School Construction Experiment
    Journal of Human Resources, 2018, 53, (2), 474-512 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper Preschool and Parental Response in a Second Best World: Evidence from a School Construction Experiment, Post-Print (2018) View citations (5) (2018)

2017

  1. Enrollment without Learning: Teacher Effort, Knowledge, and Skill in Primary Schools in Africa
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2017, 31, (4), 185-204 Downloads View citations (71)

2016

  1. Incentivizing Schooling for Learning: Evidence on the Impact of Alternative Targeting Approaches
    Journal of Human Resources, 2016, 51, (2), 461-499 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper Incentivizing schooling for learning: evidence on the impact of alternative targeting approaches, Policy Research Working Paper Series (2013) Downloads View citations (6) (2013)

2014

  1. The Medium-Term Effects of Scholarships in a Low-Income Country
    Journal of Human Resources, 2014, 49, (3) Downloads View citations (34)

2013

  1. Trends and Socioeconomic Gradients in Adult Mortality around the Developing World
    Population and Development Review, 2013, 39, (1), 1-29 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper Trends and socioeconomic gradients in adult mortality around the developing world, Policy Research Working Paper Series (2011) Downloads View citations (2) (2011)

2012

  1. Assessing Asset Indices
    Demography, 2012, 49, (1), 359-392 Downloads View citations (66)
    See also Working Paper Assessing asset indices, Policy Research Working Paper Series (2008) Downloads View citations (72) (2008)
  2. The Socioeconomic Distribution of Adult Mortality during Conflicts in Africa
    Peace Economics, Peace Science, and Public Policy, 2012, 18, (3), 1-12 Downloads View citations (2)

2011

  1. Does more cash in conditional cash transfer programs always lead to larger impacts on school attendance?
    Journal of Development Economics, 2011, 96, (1), 150-157 Downloads View citations (57)

2010

  1. Orphanhood and the Living Arrangements of Children in Sub-Saharan Africa
    World Development, 2010, 38, (12), 1727-1746 Downloads View citations (16)
    See also Working Paper Orphanhood and the living arrangements of children in sub-saharan Africa, Policy Research Working Paper Series (2009) Downloads View citations (11) (2009)

2009

  1. Development, Modernization, and Childbearing: The Role of Family Sex Composition
    The World Bank Economic Review, 2009, 23, (3), 371-398 Downloads View citations (29)

2008

  1. Disability, Poverty, and Schooling in Developing Countries: Results from 14 Household Surveys
    The World Bank Economic Review, 2008, 22, (1), 141-163 Downloads View citations (63)
  2. Getting Girls into School: Evidence from a Scholarship Program in Cambodia
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2008, 56, (3), 581-617 Downloads View citations (66)
    See also Working Paper Getting girls into school: evidence from a scholarship program in Cambodia, Policy Research Working Paper Series (2006) Downloads View citations (29) (2006)

2007

  1. Autonomy, Participation and Learning: Findings from Argentine Schools, and Implications for Decentralization
    Education Economics, 2007, 15, (1), 103-127 Downloads View citations (9)
  2. If you build it, will they come? School availability and school enrolment in 21 poor countries
    Journal of Development Studies, 2007, 43, (5), 901-928 Downloads View citations (27)
    See also Working Paper If you build it, will they come? School availability and school enrollment in 21 poor countries, Policy Research Working Paper Series (2004) Downloads View citations (24) (2004)

2006

  1. Inequalities in children's schooling: AIDS, orphanhood, poverty, and gender
    World Development, 2006, 34, (6), 1099-1128 Downloads View citations (28)

2005

  1. Testing for pay and promotion bias in an international organization
    International Journal of Manpower, 2005, 26, (5), 404-420 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper Testing for Pay and Promotion Bias in an International Organization, Royal Economic Society Annual Conference 2003 (2003) Downloads (2003)

2002

  1. Environmental degradation and the demand for children: searching for the vicious circle in Pakistan
    Environment and Development Economics, 2002, 7, (1), 123-146 Downloads View citations (11)
  2. Weak Links in the Chain II: A Prescription for Health Policy in Poor Countries
    The World Bank Research Observer, 2002, 17, (1), 47-66 View citations (20)

2001

  1. DOES INDONESIA HAVE A 'LOW PAY' CIVIL SERVICE?
    Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies, 2001, 37, (2), 189-205 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper Does Indonesia have a"low-pay"civil service?, Policy Research Working Paper Series (2001) Downloads View citations (4) (2001)
  2. Estimating Wealth Effects Without Expenditure Data—Or Tears: An Application To Educational Enrollments In States Of India*
    Demography, 2001, 38, (1), 115-132 Downloads View citations (1112)

2000

  1. Weak Links in the Chain: A Diagnosis of Health Policy in Poor Countries
    The World Bank Research Observer, 2000, 15, (2), 199-224 View citations (130)

1999

  1. The Effect of Household Wealth on Educational Attainment: Evidence from 35 Countries
    Population and Development Review, 1999, 25, (1), 85-120 Downloads View citations (216)
  2. The impact of public spending on health: does money matter?
    Social Science & Medicine, 1999, 49, (10), 1309-1323 Downloads View citations (246)
  3. What education production functions really show: a positive theory of education expenditures
    Economics of Education Review, 1999, 18, (2), 223-239 Downloads View citations (122)

Books

2017

  1. From Mines and Wells to Well-Built Minds
    World Bank Publications - Books, The World Bank Group Downloads

2014

  1. Youth Employment in Sub-Saharan Africa
    (L’emploi des jeunes en Afrique subsaharienne - Rapport complet)
    World Bank Publications - Books, The World Bank Group Downloads View citations (95)

2011

  1. Making Schools Work: New Evidence on Accountability Reforms
    World Bank Publications - Books, The World Bank Group Downloads View citations (104)

Chapters

2017

  1. Own and Sibling Effects of Conditional Cash Transfer Programs: Theory and Evidence from Cambodia1
    A chapter in Research on Economic Inequality, 2017, vol. 25, pp 259-298 Downloads View citations (9)
 
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