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The Impact of Violence in Mexico on Education and Labor Outcomes: Do Conditional Cash Transfers Have a Mitigating Effect?
This research explores the potential mitigating effect of Mexico’s conditional cash transfer program, Oportunidades, on the education and labor impacts of increased homicide rates. Panel data models are combined with a ...
Essays on Human Capital in Bangladesh
Health and education are important determinants of economic success and general wellbeing both at the individual and macro levels. Yet individuals often do not appear to invest in these forms of human capital at ...
Topics on Economics of Education
This dissertation consists of two separate essays on economics of education. First, the role of teacher-student interactions is analyzed. Teacher effectiveness is generally characterized by a single effect that is common ...
Essays on the Impact of School Accountability
Comprised of three related chapters, this dissertation evaluates the effects of the North Carolina School Accountability System on agents in different markets using, in most part, school data provided by the North Carolina ...
Foreign Aid Allocation and Impact: A Sub-National Analysis of Malawi
This project estimates the first sub-national model of foreign aid allocation and impact. Newly geocoded aid project data from Malawi is used in combination with multiple rounds of living standards data to predict the allocation ...