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The Effect of Single-Sex Education on Test Scores, School Completion, Arrests, and Teen Motherhood: Evidence from School Transitions

C. Kirabo Jackson

NBER Working Paper No. 22222
Issued in May 2016, Revised in February 2017

---- Acknowledgments ----

Previously circulated as "The Effect of Single-Sex Education on Academic Outcomes and Crime: Fresh Evidence from Low-Performing Schools in Trinidad and Tobago." This project was supported by the Spencer Foundation. I thank Brian Jacob, Julie Cullen, Gordon Dahl, Kitt Carpenter, Heyu Xiong, and Alexey Makarin for useful comments. I thank Carol Singh for invaluable project management and data collection efforts, and Igor Uzilevskiy, Patrick Peters, Diana Balitaan, Kevin Malis, Rodrigo Braga, Hao (Leo) Hu, Mathew Steinberg, Richard Yu, and Ben Henken for excellent research assistance. I am also grateful to Brenda Moore, Harilal Seecharan, and Peter Smith at TTMOE. All errors are mine. The views expressed herein are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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