Saturday, May 5 / 8:30 AM - 10:20 AM   •   Continental Parlor 8

Session 149:
New Evidence on School Reforms and Child Outcomes

Chair: Timothy M. Smeeding, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Discussant: Maria Perez, Stanford University

  1. Aligning Learning Incentives of Students and Teachers: Results from a Social Experiment in Mexican High SchoolsJere Behrman, University of Pennsylvania ; Susan Parker, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas (CIDE) ; Petra Todd, University of Pennsylvania ; Kenneth Wolpin, University of Pennsylvania

  2. Does Lengthening the School Day Reduce the Likelihood of Early School Dropout and Grade Retention: Evidence from ColombiaSandra Garcia, Universidad de Los Andes ; Camila Fernandez, Mathematica Policy Research, Inc. ; Christopher C. Weiss, Columbia University

  3. Technology and Child Development: Evidence from the One Laptop per Child ProgramJulian P. Cristia, Inter-American Development Bank ; Pablo Ibarraran, Inter-American Development Bank ; Santiago Cueto, Grupo de Análisis para el Desarrollo (GRADE) ; Ana Santiago, Inter-American Development Bank ; Eugenio Severin, Inter-American Development Bank

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