Session 149:
New Evidence on School Reforms and Child Outcomes

Saturday, May 5
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Continental Parlor 8
Ballroom Level

Chair: Timothy M. Smeeding, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Discussant: Maria Perez, Stanford University

  1. Aligning Learning Incentives of Students and Teachers: Results from a Social Experiment in Mexican High SchoolsJere Behrman, University of Pennsylvania; Susan Parker, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE); Petra Todd, University of Pennsylvania; Kenneth Wolpin, University of Pennsylvania

  2. Does Lengthening the School Day Reduce the Likelihood of Early School Dropout and Grade Retention: Evidence from ColombiaSandra Garcia, Universidad de Los Andes; Camila Fernandez, Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.; Christopher C. Weiss, Columbia University

  3. Technology and Child Development: Evidence from the One Laptop per Child ProgramJulian P. Cristia, Inter-American Development Bank; Pablo Ibarraran, Inter-American Development Bank; Santiago Cueto, Grupo de Análisis para el Desarrollo (GRADE); Ana Santiago, Inter-American Development Bank; Eugenio Severin, Inter-American Development Bank

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