Estimating the impact and cost-effectiveness of expanding secondary education in Ghana

Estimating the impact and cost-effectiveness of expanding secondary education in Ghana

3ie Impact Evaluation Report 42

Pascaline Dupas, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer

This report is based on a study by Dupas, Duflo and Kremer which was conducted in collaboration with the government of Ghana. The study examined the medium-term impacts of providing four-year scholarships to students who could not enrol in senior secondary schools (SHS) due to financial constraints. Researchers found that the scholarship programme had significant impacts on educational attainment and cognitive skills, particularly among girls. The programme also had a larger impact on girls' SHS completion rates in percentage terms.

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Impacts of removing user fees for maternal health services on universal health coverage in Kenya

Impact evaluation 3ie 2018

This evaluation examines both the short- and long-term impacts of removing user fees for maternal health services in Kenya on low-income women’s maternal health facilities use.

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Impact of voice reminders to reinforce harvest aggregation services training for farmers in Mali

Impact evaluation 3ie 2018

Authors evaluated the impact of mobile phone voice reminders for a pre- and post-harvest grain management training, on farmer behaviour and household income.

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Impacts of Breakthrough’s school-based gender attitude change programme in Haryana, India

Impact evaluation 3ie 2018

This evaluation studies the impact of a gender attitude change programme in government-run secondary schools in four districts of Haryana.

IE88

Hotspot interventions at scale: the effects of policing and city services on crime in Bogotá, Colombia

Impact evaluation 3ie 2018

This study evaluated the impact of intensive policing and municipal services in targeted hotspots in Bogotá.

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Impact evaluation of the Philippine Special Program for Employment of Students

Impact evaluation 3ie 2018

The authors evaluated the impact of the Philippine Department of Labor and Employment’s Special Program for Employment of Students targeting low-income youth.