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NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Peer Effects, Teacher Incentives, and the Impact of Tracking: Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation in Kenya

Esther Duflo, Pascaline Dupas, Michael Kremer

NBER Working Paper No. 14475
Issued in November 2008

---- Acknowledgements -----

We thank Josh Angrist, Abhijit Banerjee, Michael Greenstone, Caroline Hoxby, Guido Imbens, Brian Jacob, and many seminar participants for helpful comments and discussions. We thank the anonymous referees and the editor for their suggestions. We thank the Kenya Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, International Child Support Africa, and Matthew Jukes for their collaboration. We thank Jessica Morgan, Ian Tomb, Paul Wang, Nicolas Studer, and especially Willa Friedman for excellent research assistance. We are grateful to Grace Makana and her field team for collecting all the data. We thank, without implicating, the World Bank and the Government of the Netherlands for the grant that made this study possible. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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