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Can Increased Textbook Usage Affect Student Learning in Low-Income Countries

Anders Olofsgård (Associate Professor at SITE) together with co-authors Jean-Benoit Falisse and Marieke Huysentruyt studied the impact of a simple “textbooks for self-study” incentive scheme targeting primary school students in DRC.

Can simple incentives designed to increase the use of textbooks improve student’s learning? Watch the video:

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SITE Development Education Economics Publication Research Working paper