Jishnu Das

World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)

1818 H. Street, N.W.

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Washington, DC 20433

United States

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1.

Learning Levels and Gaps in Pakistan

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4067
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Primary Education, Education For All, Tertiary Education, Secondary Education, Teaching and Learning

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Religious School Enrollment in Pakistan: A Look at the Data

KSG Working Paper No. RWP05-024; World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3521
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 16 Feb 2005
Pomona College - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 752 (30,582)
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Advocacy and Persuasion, Education Policy, Human Resources¸ Labor and Education, Intergovernmental Relations, International Affairs/Globalization, International Development, International Security, Press and Public Policy

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Conditional Cash Transfers and the Equity-Efficiency Debate

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3280
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Jishnu Das, Quy-Toan Do and Berk Ozler
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Economics Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 616 (39,968)
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A Dime a Day: The Possibilities and Limits of Private Schooling in Pakistan

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4066
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Pomona College - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 562 (45,103)
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Primary Education, Education For All, Tertiary Education, Secondary Education, Teaching and Learning

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The Quality of Medical Advice in Low-Income Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4501
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and University of Maryland
Downloads 487 (54,031)
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Health Monitoring & Evaluation, Health Systems Development & Reform, Gender and Health, Health Economics & Finance, Disease Control & Prevention

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What Did You Do All Day? Maternal Education and Child Outcomes

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5143
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Pomona College - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Education For All, Primary Education, Access & Equity in Basic Education, Early Childhood Development, Youth and Governance

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U.S. and Them: The Geography of Academic Research

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5152
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 306 (93,550)
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Information Security & Privacy, Economic Theory & Research, Tertiary Education, Labor Policies, Agricultural Knowledge & Information Systems

Report Cards: The Impact of Providing School and Child Test Scores on Educational Markets

HKS Working Paper No. RWP14-052
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 16 Dec 2014
Pomona College - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Educational Markets, Information Provision, Private Schools, Market-level Experiments

Report Cards: The Impact of Providing School and Child Test Scores on Educational Markets

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7226
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Pomona College - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Private Sector Economics, Private Sector Development Law, Economics of Education, Marketing

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Strained Mercy: The Quality of Medical Care in Delhi

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3228
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Jishnu Das and Jeffrey S. Hammer
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
Downloads 277 (104,065)
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Money for Nothing: The Dire Straits of Medical Practice in Delhi, India

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3669
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 10 Aug 2005
Jishnu Das and Jeffrey S. Hammer
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
Downloads 242 (119,808)
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In Aid We Trust: Hearts and Minds and the Pakistan Earthquake of 2005

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5440
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Tahir Andrabi and Jishnu Das
Pomona College - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 211 (136,964)
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Post Conflict Reconstruction, Corporate Law, Population Policies, Hazard Risk Management, Statistical & Mathematical Sciences

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Which Doctor? Combining Vignettes and Item Response to Measure Doctor Quality

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3301
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Jishnu Das and Jeffrey S. Hammer
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs
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A Practical Comparison of the Bivariate Probit and Linear IV Estimators

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5601
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
affiliation not provided to SSRN, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Scientific Research & Science Parks, Science Education, Statistical & Mathematical Sciences, Econometrics, Educational Technology and Distance Education

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

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5066
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Pomona College - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 127 (212,995)
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Education For All, Tertiary Education, Secondary Education, Primary Education, Teaching and Learning

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

HKS Working Paper No. RWP09-034
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 15 Dec 2009
Pomona College - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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India Shining and Bharat Drowning: Comparing Two Indian States to the Worldwide Distribution in Mathematics Achievement

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4644
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Jishnu Das and Tristan Zajonc
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 181 (157,866)
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Secondary Education, Educational Sciences, Teaching and Learning, Primary Education, Tertiary Education

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Teacher Shocks and Student Learning: Evidence from Zambia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3602
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 27 Jun 2005
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of Oxford - Department of Economics, Georgetown University and University of Oxford - Department of Economics
Downloads 169 (167,764)
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Equity in Educational Expenditures: Can Government Subsidies Help?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3249
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Jishnu Das
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Patient Satisfaction, Doctor Effort, and Interview Location: Evidence from Paraguay

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4086
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Jishnu Das and Thomas Pave Sohnesen
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank
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Health Monitoring & Evaluation, Health Systems Development & Reform, Health Law, Educational Sciences, Gender and Health

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Students Today, Teachers Tomorrow? Identifying Constraints on the Provision of Education

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5674
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Pomona College - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 125 (214,785)
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Education For All, Primary Education, Tertiary Education, Secondary Education, Teaching and Learning

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Delivering Education: A Pragmatic Framework for Improving Education in Low-Income Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7277
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Pomona College - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Access & Equity in Basic Education, Education For All, Education for Development (superceded), Educational Populations, Economics of Education, Education Finance

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When Can School Inputs Improve Test Scores?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3217
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of Oxford - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Oxford - Department of Economics
Downloads 113 (231,412)
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Housing & Human Habitats, Environmental Economics & Policies, Teaching and Learning, Economic Theory & Research, Economic Conditions and Volatility, Economics of Education

Mental Health Patterns and Consequences: Results from Survey Data in Five Developing Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4495
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
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 Monitoring & Evaluation, Disease Control & Prevention, Gender and Health, Health Systems Development & Reform, Mental Health

Mental Health Patterns and Consequences: Results from Survey Data in Five Developing Countries

The World Bank Economic Review, Vol. 23, No. 1, pp. 31-55, 2009
Posted: 17 Mar 2009
Jishnu Das, Quy-Toan Do and David J. McKenzie
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)

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O12, I10, I32, O15

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Conducting Ethical Economic Research: Complications from the Field

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6446
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Health Monitoring & Evaluation, Information Security & Privacy, Population Policies, Tertiary Education, Scientific Research & Science Parks

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Quality and Accountability in Healthcare Delivery: Audit Evidence from Primary Care Providers in India

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7334
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
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Health Economics & Finance, De Facto Governments, Democratic Government, Public Sector Administrative and Civil Service Reform, Economics and Finance of Public Institution Development, Public Sector Administrative & Civil Service Reform

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The Misallocation of Pay and Productivity in the Public Sector: Evidence from the Labor Market for Teachers

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8050
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 05 May 2017
Natalie Bau and Jishnu Das
University of Toronto and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 77 (296,709)

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Economics of Education, Non Governmental Organizations, Youth and Governance, Government Policies, National Governance, Economics and Institutions, Public Sector Management and Reform

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The Value of Private Schools: Evidence from Pakistan

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9960
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 01 Jun 2016
University College London - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Banco de Portugal
Downloads 76 (299,066)

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education, school choice, Pakistan, characteristics model

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Short But Not Sweet: New Evidence on Short Duration Morbidities from India

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2971
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Jishnu Das and Carolina Sánchez-Páramo
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank
Downloads 64 (328,466)
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School Inputs, Household Substitution, and Test Scores

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5629
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of Oxford - Department of Economics, Georgetown University, University of Oxford - Department of Economics, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and World Bank
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Tertiary Education, Education For All, Access to Finance, Teaching and Learning, Disability

School Inputs, Household Substitution, and Test Scores

NBER Working Paper No. w16830
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 02 Mar 2011
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of Oxford - Department of Economics, Georgetown University, University of Oxford - Department of Economics, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and World Bank
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Compensation, Diversity and Inclusion at the World Bank Group

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8058
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 15 May 2017
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank and World Bank
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Gender and Economic Policy, Public Sector Administrative and Civil Service Reform, Democratic Government, Gender and Economics, Gender and Poverty, Administrative & Civil Service Reform, Economics and Gender, Public Sector Administrative & Civil Service Reform, De Facto Governments

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The Impact of Recall Periods on Reported Morbidity and Health Seeking Behavior

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5778
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and World Bank
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Health Monitoring & Evaluation, Health Systems Development & Reform, Disease Control & Prevention, Gender and Health, Housing & Human Habitats

The Fiscal Cost of Weak Governance: Evidence from Teacher Absence in India

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7579
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
University of California, San Diego (UCSD), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
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Educational Institutions & Facilities, Effective Schools and Teachers, Educational Sciences

The Fiscal Cost of Weak Governance: Evidence from Teacher Absence in India

NBER Working Paper No. w20299
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 24 Jul 2014
University of California, San Diego (UCSD), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
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Upping the Ante: The Equilibrium Effects of Unconditional Grants to Private Schools

HKS Working Paper No. RWP18-019
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 17 Jul 2018
Pomona College - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Sabanci University and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Private schools, Financial innovation, Educational Achievement, Education Markets, Return to Capital, SMEs

Upping the Ante: The Equilibrium Effects of Unconditional Grants to Private Schools

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8563
Number of pages: 96 Posted: 28 Aug 2018
Pomona College - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Sabanci University and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Educational Sciences, Economics of Education, Education Finance, Effective Schools and Teachers, Educational Institutions & Facilities, Governance Diagnostic Capacity Building, Macroeconomic Management, Economic Forecasting, Armed Conflict

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Quality and Accountability in Healthcare Delivery: Audit-Study Evidence from Primary Care in India

NBER Working Paper No. w21405
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 03 Aug 2015
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
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Quality of Primary Care in Low-Income Countries: Facts and Economics

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 6, pp. 525-553, 2014
Posted: 08 Aug 2014
Jishnu Das and Jeffrey S. Hammer
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Princeton University - Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs

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