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    • Do Value-Added Estimates Add Value? Accounting for Learning Dynamics 

      Andrabi, Tahir; Das, Jishnu; Khwaja, Asim Ijaz; Zajonc, Tristan (2009)
      Evaluations of educational programs commonly assume that what children learn persists over time. The authors compare learning in Pakistani public and private schools using dynamic panel methods that account for three key ...
    • Essays on Causal Inference for Public Policy 

      Zajonc, Tristan (2012-08-07)
      Effective policymaking requires understanding the causal effects of competing proposals. Relevant causal quantities include proposals' expected effect on different groups of recipients, the impact of policies over time, ...
    • Here Today, Gone Tomorrow? Examining the Extent and Implications of Low Persistence in Child Learning 

      Andrabi, Tahir; Das, Jishnu; Khwaja, Asim Ijaz; Zajonc, Tristan (2009)
      Learning persistence plays a central role in models of skill formation, estimates of education production functions, and evaluations of educational programs. In non-experimental settings, estimated impacts of educational ...