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Teacher Shocks and Student Learning: Evidence from Zambia

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  • Jishnu Das
  • Stefan Dercon
  • James Habyarimana
  • Pramila Krishnan

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Paper provided by Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford in its series CSAE Working Paper Series with number 2004-26.

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