Mainstreaming an Effective Intervention: Evidence from Randomized Evaluations of "Teaching at the Right Level" in India
Abhijit Banerjee, Rukmini Banerji, James Berry, Esther Duflo, Harini Kannan, Shobhini Mukherji, Marc Shotland, Michael Walton
NBER Working Paper No. 22746
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Thanks to Richard McDowell, Harris Eppsteiner, Madeline Duhon and Laura Stilwell for research assistance; to Tanmayata Bansal, Sugat Bajracharya, Anupama Deshpande, Blaise Gonda, John Firth, Christian Larroulet, Adrien Lorenceau, Jonathan Mazumdar, Manaswini Rao, Shweta Rajwade, Paribhasha Sharma, Joseph Shields, Zakaria Siddiqui, Yashas Vaidya, Melanie Wasserman and Jeremy Welsh-Loveman for field management; to Diva Dhar and Radhika Jain for supervision; and to Shaher Bhanu Vagh for the educational test design and analysis. Special thanks to the staff of Pratham for their openness and engagement, and to the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, the International Initiative for Impact Evaluation, the Government of Haryana, and the Regional Centers for Learning on Evaluation and Results for their financial support and commitment. We acknowledge that Rukmini Banerji is the CEO of Pratham, which represents a conflict of interest. She was involved in the design of the program and the evaluation, the implementation of the program, and the final paper review, but not with the data collection and the analysis of the data. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.