Session 105:
Education Quality in the Developing World: Factors Affecting Student Achievement

Friday, April 1
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Taft
Mezzanine Level

Chair: Helen Cho, ELMA Philanthropies Services (U.S.) Inc.
Discussant: Rebecca Winthrop, Brookings Institution

  1. Primary School Enrollment and Dropout in Ethiopia: Household and School FactorsKassahun A. Admassu, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC)

  2. Gender Differences in School Effects on Learning and Enrollment Outcomes in Rural MalawiMonica J. Grant, University of Wisconsin at Madison; Erica Soler-Hampejsek, Population Council; Barbara S. Mensch, Population Council; Paul C. Hewett, Population Council

  3. Social Relations as Predictors of Math Achievement in Kenyan Primary SchoolsIvy A. Kodzi, Ohio State University; Moses Oketch, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC); Moses Ngware, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC); Maurice Mustiya, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC); Evangeline N. Nderu, African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC)

  4. Reversing the Gap? Gender Differences in Reading and Math Achievement in 14 Sub-Saharan African CountriesPearl Kyei, University of Pennsylvania

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