Jul 2019
Author(s): Araya, Roberto; Arias Ortiz, Elena; Bottan, Nicolas L.; Cristia, Julian P.
Gamification, or the introduction of game elements to non-game contexts, has the potential to improve learning by increasing student motivation. However, there is little rigorous evidence about its…
Jul 2019
Author(s): Araya, Roberto; Arias Ortiz, Elena; Bottan, Nicolas L.; Cristia, Julian P.
La gamificación, o introducción de elementos de juegos en contextos ajenos a juegos, tiene el potencial de mejorar el aprendizaje aumentando la motivación de los alumnos. Sin embargo, hay escasa…
Mar 2019
Author(s): Christelis, Dimitris; Messina, Julián
We partially identify population treatment effects in observational data under sample selection, without the benefit of random treatment assignment. We provide bounds both for the average and the…
Sep 2018
Author(s): Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Bando, Rosangela; Gertler, Paul
We analyze evidence from 10 at-scale field experiments in four countries on the effect of inquiry- and problem-based pedagogy (IPP) on students’ math and science test scores. IPP creates active…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Carneiro, Pedro; Cruz-Aguayo, Yyannu; Schady, Norbert
We study the determinants of math achievement among children in early elementary school using data from a unique experiment in which children were randomly assigned to classrooms within schools for…
Apr 2018
Author(s): Gallego, Francisco; Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Alfonso, Mariana
Tailoring instruction to each student’s needs can produce significant learning gains. However, few programs have successfully implemented this approach. In this paper, we present the results of a…
Apr 2017
Author(s): Schady, Norbert; Carneiro, Pedro; Cruz-Aguayo, Yyannu
We study the determinants of math achievement among children in early elementary school using data from a unique experiment. We find steep socioeconomic gradients and a substantial boy-girl gap in…
Jul 2016
Author(s): Hull, Darrell M.; Booker, Dana D.; Näslund-Hadley, Emma
El presente estudio analizó las características de los docentes de Belice que hipotéticamente podían correlacionarse con la autoeficacia de los mismos. Controlado por estas características, el…