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Improving Educational Quality through Enhancing Community Participation: Results from a Randomized Field Experiment in Indonesia

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  • Menno Pradhan
  • Daniel Suryadarma
  • Amanda Beatty
  • Maisy Wong
  • Arya Gaduh
  • Armida Alisjahbana
  • Rima Prama Artha

Abstract

This study evaluates the effect of four randomized interventions aimed at strengthening school committees, and subsequently improving learning outcomes, in public primary schools in Indonesia.

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  • Menno Pradhan & Daniel Suryadarma & Amanda Beatty & Maisy Wong & Arya Gaduh & Armida Alisjahbana & Rima Prama Artha, 2013. "Improving Educational Quality through Enhancing Community Participation: Results from a Randomized Field Experiment in Indonesia," Mathematica Policy Research Reports 38bc71ea32554aa5b9eb77b3a, Mathematica Policy Research.
  • Handle: RePEc:mpr:mprres:38bc71ea32554aa5b9eb77b3a45bc4d0
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    Keywords

    Educational Quality; Indonesia; Randomized Field Experiment;

    JEL classification:

    • F - International Economics
    • Z - Other Special Topics

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