This chapter provides an example of how a randomized evaluation can lead to large-scale change and provides a road map for an evaluation and for the rest of the book.
Randomized Evaluations of Educational Programs in Developing Countries: Some Lessons An overview of results from randomized evaluations in developing countries on education.
Three Papers on Deworming
"Worms: Identifying Impacts on Education and Health in the Presence of Treatment Externalities"; "The Illusion of Sustainability"; and "Worms at Work: Long-run Impacts of Child Health Gains."
Primary School Deworming in Kenya
J-PAL’s detailed evaluation summary of the original Kremer and Miguel deworming study.
ICS Africa J-PAL's partner page for ICS Africa.
Deworm the World An initiative to scale up school-based deworming across the globe.
Can Information Campaigns Raise Awareness and Local Participation in Primary Education?
Findings from a survey in rural Uttar Pradesh on the impact of information campaigns to increase primary education participation.
Pratham Study Data
The complete data from Pratham’s Read India study.
Can Informational Campaigns Raise Awareness and Local Participation in Primary Education in India?
J-PAL’s evaluation summary of the paper by Banerjee et al.
Pratham USA’s Read India project has reached 33 million underprivileged children.
ASER Centre helps children acquire basic skills in reading and arithmetic.