Thursday, April 30 / 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM   •   Aqua 314

Session 15:
Education Issues in Developing Countries

Discussant: Stephanie R. Psaki, Population Council
Chair: Jackline Wahba, University of Southampton

  1. Decoupling Parental Absences from Remittances in Economic Migration: The Case of Educational Attainment in GuatemalaJason Davis, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  2. Is Free Basic Education in Egypt a Myth?Ragui Assaad, University of Minnesota ; Caroline Krafft, University of Minnesota

  3. The Impact of Girls' Education Support Program on Human Capital Development: Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation in Malawian Secondary SchoolsBooyuel Kim, Columbia University

  4. Making the Grade: Understanding What Works for Teaching Literacy in Rural UgandaJason Kerwin, University of Michigan ; Rebecca L. Thornton, University of Michigan

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