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Women's Underrepresentation in IFI Leadership
November 27, 2023
EU-Africa Strategy: State of Play
November 24, 2023
COVID-19 in Pakistan: A Phone Survey to Assess Education, Economic, and Health-Related Outcomes
October 15, 2020
Using a phone survey of 1,211 households in Pakistan, we examine the effects of COVID-19 on three key domains: education, economic, and health-related.
Gendered Impacts of COVID-19 School Closures: Insights from Frontline Organizations
May 27, 2020
COVID-19 school closures pose significant operational and financial risks to frontline organizations delivering vital education services, including non-governmental organizations, school operators, and other service providers. In this survey, we ask these organizations about the challenges they are ...
How to Prioritize Early Childhood? A Note on the Recent Experience in Colombia
May 27, 2020
This paper assesses Colombia’s recent expansion in comprehensive early childhood care, underscoring the importance of strong high-level political commitment, inter-institutional coordination and stable financing.
Girls’ Schooling and Women’s Literacy: Schooling Targets Alone Won’t Reach Learning Goals
February 27, 2017
A Global Offer for Learning (GOL): Based on Experiences with Paying for Results
September 26, 2016
Children in developing countries get lots of schooling, but they are not necessarily learning. To address this, countries need new forms of feedback, experimentation, and financing that conventional aid is ill-suited to provide. This paper reviews experiences with an unconventional aid modality&mdas...