Deon Filmer

World Bank

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World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)

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Washington, DC 20433

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SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (40)

1.

The Structure of Social Disparities in Education: Gender and Wealth

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2268
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Deon Filmer
World Bank
Downloads 1,247 (16,873)

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A Millennium Learning Goal: Measuring Real Progress in Education

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 97
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 02 May 2007
Deon Filmer, Amer Hasan and Lant Pritchett
World Bank, World Bank and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 875 (28,464)
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primary school, poverty, millenium development goals, school completion, school enrollment

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Estimating Wealth Effects Without Expenditure Data or Tears: With an Application to Educational Enrollments in States of India

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1994
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Deon Filmer and Lant Pritchett
World Bank and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 603 (47,219)
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Educational Attainment in Developing Countries: New Estimates and Projections Disaggregated by Gender

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1489
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Vinod Ahuja and Deon Filmer
University of Maryland - College of Agriculture & Natural Resources and World Bank
Downloads 538 (54,578)
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What Educational Production Functions Really Show: A Positive Theory of Education Spending

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1795
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Lant Pritchett and Deon Filmer
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and World Bank
Downloads 503 (59,422)
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Child Mortality and Public Spending on Health: How Much Does Money Matter?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1864
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Deon Filmer and Lant Pritchett
World Bank and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 494 (60,792)
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The Effect of Household Wealth on Educational Attainment: Demographic and Health Survey Evidence

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1980
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Deon Filmer and Lant Pritchett
World Bank and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 492 (61,086)
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Disability, Poverty, and Schooling in Developing Countries: Results from 11 Household Surveys

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3794
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 11 Jan 2006
Deon Filmer
World Bank
Downloads 321 (100,816)
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Health Policy in Poor Countries: Weak Links in the Chain

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1874
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank, Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 294 (110,969)
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If You Build it, Will They Come? School Availability and School Enrollment in 21 Poor Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3340
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Deon Filmer
World Bank
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Assessing Asset Indices

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4605
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Deon Filmer and Kinnon Scott
World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 234 (140,340)
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Population Policies, Poverty Assessment, Poverty Monitoring & Analysis, Inequality, Labor Markets, Health Indicators

12.

Getting Girls into School: Evidence from a Scholarship Program in Cambodia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3910
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Norbert Schady and Deon Filmer
World Bank - Development Research Group and World Bank
Downloads 229 (143,313)
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Primary Education, Education For All, Access to Finance, Tertiary Education

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What Do Teachers Know and Do? Does it Matter? Evidence from Primary Schools in Africa

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7956
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 27 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2017
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES), World Bank, World Bank, World Bank, World Bank, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Economic Research Service (ERS), Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES) and World Bank
Downloads 222 (147,757)

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Democratic Government, Public Sector Administrative and Civil Service Reform, Educational Institutions & Facilities, Educational Sciences, Educational Policy and Planning, Effective Schools and Teachers, Educational Policy and Planning - Ministry of Education, Economics and Finance of Public Institution Development, Educational Policy and Planning - Institutional Development, Public Sector Administrative & Civil Service Reform, De Facto Governments

14.

Own and Sibling Effects of Conditional Cash Transfer Programs : Theory and Evidence from Cambodia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5001
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank and World Bank - Development Research Group
Downloads 219 (149,694)
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Access to Finance, Primary Education, Education For All, Tertiary Education, Youth and Governance

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Does Indonesia Have a "Low-Pay" Civil Service?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2621
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Deon Filmer and David L. Lindauer
World Bank and Wellesley College - Department of Economics
Downloads 210 (155,607)
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Poverty, Aids, and Children's Schooling: A Targeting Dilemma

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2885
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Deon Filmer and Martha Ainsworth
World Bank and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 200 (162,982)

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Autonomy, Participation, and Learning in Argentine Schools: Findings and Their Implications for Decentralization

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2766
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Deon Filmer and Gunnar S. Eskeland
World Bank and Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) - Department of Business and Management Science
Downloads 188 (172,421)

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School Enrollment, Selection and Test Scores

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4998
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Deon Filmer and Norbert Schady
World Bank and World Bank - Development Research Group
Downloads 173 (185,657)

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Tertiary Education, Education For All, Primary Education, Teaching and Learning, Secondary Education

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Development, Modernization, and Son Preference in Fertility Decisions

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4716
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Deon Filmer, Jed Friedman and Norbert Schady
World Bank, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group
Downloads 172 (186,593)

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Population Policies, Gender and Development, Gender and Law, Adolescent Health, Primary Education

20.

Estimating the World at Work

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1488
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Deon Filmer
World Bank
Downloads 157 (201,745)

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21.

Toward Successful Development Policies: Insights from Research in Development Economics

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9133
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 31 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2020
World Bank, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group, World Bank, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Agriculture and Rural Development Department, World Bank, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Research Department, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Economics Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Health Care Services Industry, International Trade and Trade Rules, Economic Assistance, Disability, Services & Transfers to Poor, Access of Poor to Social Services, Climate Change and Environment, Climate Change and Health, Science of Climate Change, Inequality

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Are There Diminishing Returns to Transfer Size in Conditional Cash Transfers?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4999
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Deon Filmer and Norbert Schady
World Bank and World Bank - Development Research Group
Downloads 126 (240,507)

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Tertiary Education, Access to Finance, Education For All, Primary Education

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Orphanhood and the Living Arrangements of Children in Sub-Saharan Africa

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4889
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank, Johns Hopkins University and Johns Hopkins University
Downloads 119 (251,058)

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Street Children, HIV AIDS, Youth and Governance, Primary Education, Population Policies

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Environmental Degradation and the Demand for Children: Searching for the Vicious Circle

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 1623
Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Deon Filmer and Lant Pritchett
World Bank and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 108 (268,998)
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Impact Evaluation of Three Types of Early Childhood Development Interventions in Cambodia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6540
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Paris School of Economics (PSE), World Bank, Paris School of Economics (PSE) and Paris School of Economics (PSE)
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Primary Education, Educational Sciences, Education For All, Youth and Governance, Adolescent Health

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Information, Knowledge and Behavior: Evaluating Alternative Methods of Delivering School Information to Parents

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7233
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Pedro Cerdan-Infantes and Deon Filmer
World Bank - Latin America and Caribbean Region and World Bank
Downloads 72 (346,399)

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Government Policies, Educational Sciences, National Governance, Educational Institutions & Facilities, Youth and Governance, Social Accountability

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Incentivizing Schooling for Learning: Evidence on the Impact of Alternative Targeting Approaches

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6541
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Felipe Barrera-Osorio and Deon Filmer
Harvard University - Harvard Graduate School of Education and World Bank
Downloads 56 (393,980)

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Tertiary Education, Secondary Education, Teaching and Learning, Primary Education, Education For All

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Trends and Socioeconomic Gradients in Adult Mortality Around the Developing World

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5716
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Damien de Walque and Deon Filmer
World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 48 (421,737)

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Population Policies, Health Monitoring & Evaluation, Demographics, Statistical & Mathematical Sciences, Early Child and Children's Health

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Fever and its Treatment Among the More and Less Poor in Sub-Saharan Africa

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2798
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Deon Filmer
World Bank
Downloads 48 (421,737)

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Cash Transfers, Food Prices, and Nutrition Impacts on Nonbeneficiary Children

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8377
Number of pages: 87 Posted: 27 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2019
World Bank, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 43 (440,898)

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Disability, Access of Poor to Social Services, Economic Assistance, Services & Transfers to Poor, Early Child and Children & #39, Early Child and Children's Health, Reproductive Health, Health Care Services Industry, Nutrition, Transport Services

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Learning-Adjusted Years of Schooling (LAYS): Defining a New Macro Measure of Education

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8591
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 28 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2018
World Bank, World Bank, University of Oxford and World Bank
Downloads 34 (479,360)

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Educational Sciences, Economic Theory & Research, Industrial Economics, Economic Growth, Health Care Services Industry, Education for Development (superceded), Educational Populations, Education For All

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Joint Effects of Parenting and Nutrition Status on Child Development: Evidence from Rural Cambodia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8529
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 28 Aug 2018
German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin), World Bank, Paris School of Economics (PSE) and World Bank
Downloads 18 (569,592)
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Reproductive Health, Early Childhood Development, Nutrition, Early Child and Children's Health, Children and Youth, Inequality, Health Care Services Industry, Educational Sciences

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The Lost Human Capital: Teacher Knowledge and Student Achievement in Africa

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8849
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 09 May 2019
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES), World Bank, World Bank and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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Educational Sciences, Effective Schools and Teachers, Educational Policy and Planning - Ministry of Education, Educational Policy and Planning, Educational Institutions & Facilities, Educational Policy and Planning - Institutional Development

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Long-Term Impacts of Alternative Approaches to Increase Schooling: Evidence from a Scholarship Program in Cambodia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8566
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 28 Aug 2018
Harvard University - Harvard Graduate School of Education, Harvard University - Harvard Graduate School of Education and World Bank
Downloads 10 (622,165)

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Improving Preschool Provision and Encouraging Demand: Heterogeneous Impacts of a Large-Scale Program

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9070
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 03 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2019
German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin), Paris School of Economics (PSE), World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 7 (642,712)

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Educational Sciences, Educational Institutions & Facilities, Effective Schools and Teachers, Early Childhood Development, Nutrition, Reproductive Health, Early Child and Children & #39, Early Child and Children's Health, Children and Youth, Social Protections & Assistance

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The Lost Human Capital: Teacher Knowledge and Student Learning in Africa

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12956
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 05 Jun 2018
Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES), World Bank, World Bank and Stockholm University - Institute for International Economic Studies (IIES)
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education production function, Human Capital

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Preschools and Early Childhood Development in a Second Best World: Evidence from a Scaled-Up Experiment in Cambodia

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10170
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 30 Sep 2014
Paris School of Economics (PSE), World Bank, Paris School of Economics (PSE) and Paris School of Economics (PSE)
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early childhood development, preschools, RCT

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Development, Modernization, and Childbearing: The Role of Family Sex Composition

The World Bank Economic Review, Vol. 23, No. 3, pp. 371-398, 2009
Posted: 08 Dec 2009
Deon Filmer, Jed Friedman and Norbert Schady
World Bank, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group

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J16, J13, O15

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Disability, Poverty, and Schooling in Developing Countries: Results from 14 Household Surveys

The World Bank Economic Review, Vol. 22, No. 1, pp. 141-163, 2008
Posted: 16 Jun 2008
Deon Filmer
World Bank

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O15, J14, I32, I20, I10

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Weak Links in the Chain Ii: A Prescription for Health Policy in Poor Countries

World Bank Research Observer, Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 47-66, 2002
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
World Bank, Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

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