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January 2014Loose Knots: Strong versus Weak Commitments to Save for Education in Uganda
with Dean Karlan: w19863
June 2012The Effects of School Libraries on Language Skills: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial in India
with Evan Borkum, Fang He: w18183
May 2012The Effects of "Girl-Friendly" Schools: Evidence from the BRIGHT School Construction Program in Burkina Faso
with Harounan Kazianga, Dan Levy, Matt Sloan: w18115

Published: Harounan Kazianga & Dan Levy & Leigh L. Linden & Matt Sloan, 2013. "The Effects of "Girl-Friendly" Schools: Evidence from the BRIGHT School Construction Program in Burkina Faso," American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association, vol. 5(3), pages 41-62, July. citation courtesy of

The Effect of Village-Based Schools: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial in Afghanistan
with Dana Burde: w18039

Published: Burde, Dana and Leigh L. Linden. 2013. "Bringing Education to Afghan Girls: A Randomized Controlled Trial of Village-Based Schools," American Economic Journal: Applied Economics. 5(3): 27-40.

June 2011Improving Reading Skills by Encouraging Children to Read in School: A Randomized Evaluation of the Sa Aklat Sisikat Reading Program in the Philippines
with Ama Baafra Abeberese, Todd J. Kumler: w17185

Abeberese, Ama Baafra, Todd J. Kumler and Leig h L. Linden. Forthcoming. "Improving Reading Skills by Encouraging Children to Read in Schoo l: A Randomized Evaluation of the Sa Aklat Sisikat Reading Program in the Philippines," The Journal of Human Resources.

June 2009Measuring Discrimination in Education
with Rema Hanna: w15057

Published: "Discrimination in Grading," with Leigh Linden, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, November 2012

March 2008Conditional Cash Transfers in Education Design Features, Peer and Sibling Effects Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Colombia
with Felipe Barrera-Osorio, Marianne Bertrand, Francisco Perez-Calle: w13890
May 2006There Goes the Neighborhood? Estimates of the Impact of Crime Risk on Property Values From Megan's Laws
with Jonah E. Rockoff: w12253

Published: Linden, Leigh L. and Jonah Rockoff. “Estimates of the Impact of Crime Risk on Property Values from Megan’s Laws." American Economic Review 98, 3 (2008): 1103‐27.

December 2005Remedying Education: Evidence from Two Randomized Experiments in India
with Abhijit Banerjee, Shawn Cole, Esther Duflo: w11904

Published: Abhijit V. Banerjee & Shawn Cole & Esther Duflo & Leigh Linden, 2007. "Remedying Education: Evidence from Two Randomized Experiments in India," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, vol. 122(3), pages 1235-1264, 08. citation courtesy of

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