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Niger NECS Impact Evaluation Report


  • Emilie Bagby
  • Kristine Bos
  • Anca Dumitrescu
  • Nicholas Ingwersen
  • Matt Sloan


This report documents the main findings from a rigorous evaluation of the NECS and IMAGINE projects in Niger. The projects included the construction of girl-friendly primary schools, local language reading instruction, and a set of complementary interventions to increase access to quality education.

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  • Emilie Bagby & Kristine Bos & Anca Dumitrescu & Nicholas Ingwersen & Matt Sloan, "undated". "Niger NECS Impact Evaluation Report," Mathematica Policy Research Reports a759ff92090a4c2aba4caefe6, Mathematica Policy Research.
  • Handle: RePEc:mpr:mprres:a759ff92090a4c2aba4caefe675845cb

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    Education; Niger; primary school; school infrastructure; reading;

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    • F - International Economics
    • Z - Other Special Topics

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