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The Effects of Girl-Friendly Schools: Evidence from the BRIGHT School Construction Program in Burkina Faso (Working Paper)

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  • Harounan Kazianga
  • Dan Levy
  • Leigh L. Linden
  • Matt Sloan

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This working paper found a program that constructed high quality “girl-friendly†primary schools in Burkina Faso increased enrollment of all children between 5 and 12 years old by 20 percentage points and increased girls’ enrollment 5 percentage points more than boys’.

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  • Harounan Kazianga & Dan Levy & Leigh L. Linden & Matt Sloan, 2012. "The Effects of Girl-Friendly Schools: Evidence from the BRIGHT School Construction Program in Burkina Faso (Working Paper)," Mathematica Policy Research Reports 8ba0ba09bcc742b9806e2e9b9, Mathematica Policy Research.
  • Handle: RePEc:mpr:mprres:8ba0ba09bcc742b9806e2e9b958a1cd6
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    1. Dickerson, Andy & McIntosh, Steven & Valente, Christine, 2015. "Do the maths: An analysis of the gender gap in mathematics in Africa," Economics of Education Review, Elsevier, vol. 46(C), pages 1-22.

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    BRIGHT Program Burkina Faso International Education;

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    • F - International Economics
    • Z - Other Special Topics

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