The Surprisingly Dire Situation of Children's Education in Rural West Africa: Results from the CREO Study in Guinea-Bissau (Comprehensive Review of Education Outcomes)
Peter Boone, Ila Fazzio, Kameshwari Jandhyala, Chitra Jayanty, Gangadhar Jayanty, Simon Johnson, Vimala Ramachandrin, Filipa Silva, Zhaoguo Zhan
NBER Working Paper No. 18971
---- Acknowledgements -----
We are grateful to the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), Cambridge, MA, USA, and Effective Intervention, a UK charity, for financial support. Pratham, an Indian charity, kindly provided assistance with test design. Participants at the NBER "African Successes" conference in Accra, Ghana, and the "CREO Study Report Conference" in Bissau, Guinea-Bissau, provided helpful comments. Alex Eble advised on early study design. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research. Corresponding author: Ila Fazzio.
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