Tag Search: “schooling”
ASER 2018: Behind the headlines
Thanks to more than a decade of Annual Status of Education Reports (ASER), the main headlines from the surveys are widely known – the learning levels of Indian school going children are worryingly low...
- Rukmini Banerji
- 22 February, 2019
I4I Panel Discussion: The way forward for the Indian economy
In December 2018, I4I organised a panel discussion on ‘The Way Forward for the Indian Economy’ with K.P. Krishnan (Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship), T.N. Ninan (Business Standard), ...
- Nalini Gulati
- 29 January, 2019
Should students be rewarded for attending school regularly?
A growing literature examines whether incentives can increase effort and improve school performance of underprivileged students. This article discusses an experiment conducted in non-formal schools in...
- Melody Chao Rajeev Dehejia Anirban Mukhopadhyay Sujata Visaria
- 25 January, 2019
Here comes the sun(set): It puts children to sleep and affects global educational outcomes
Emerging out of the British Empire in the mid-20th century, India reckoned a single time zone would serve as a unifying force, and adopted the Indian Standard Time across her territorial boundaries. H...
- Maulik Jagnani
- 16 January, 2019
Understanding Career Choice in a Developing Country: Reading the Mind of High School Students in Cities of India?
The main objective of this project is to understand the process in which students choose their career path. In particular, what are the factors that play a role in the decision-making process? Are stu...
- Tarun Jain Abhiroop Mukhopadhyay Nishith Prakash
- 31 December, 2018
- IGC Research on India
I4I Event: What is the way forward for the Indian economy?
On Tuesday, 18 December 2018, I4I is organising a Panel Discussion on ‘The Way forward for the Indian economy’, in Delhi. The panellists are K.P. Krishnan (Ministry of Skill Development and Entreprene...
- Ashok Kotwal
- 17 December, 2018
India’s education quandary: Learning from learning outcomes
The World Bank’s Human Capital Index, 2018 ranks India at 115 out of 157 nations. While there has been progress towards universalisation of elementary education and gains in broad indicators such as e...
- Anmol Agarwal Sujan Bandyopadhyay
- 10 December, 2018
Providing information on school quality in a dysfunctional public education system
Insufficient school accountability and limited parental awareness of school quality can result in poor learning outcomes of students. This article reports the results of a randomised experiment in rur...
- Farzana Afridi
- 18 October, 2018
Income risks and schooling investment in rural Bihar
Income and earnings are highly volatile in developing countries as a majority of the population relies on agriculture or informal jobs for their livelihood. Based on a primary survey in rural Bihar, t...
- Alok Kumar
- 17 September, 2018
Are Indian girls more educated than their mothers?
While intergenerational educational mobility of father-son pairs in India has been documented to some extent, there is negligible analysis on how daughters compare to their mothers in terms of educati...
- Ashish Singh
- 05 September, 2018
How sanitation facilities in schools can improve educational outcomes
The Indian government launched the School Sanitation and Hygiene Education programme in 1999 to build latrines in schools. Analysing data from nearly 140,000 schools in 2003 - some of which received a...
- Anjali Adukia
- 20 August, 2018
Are we prepared for the future of work?
Given the threat of jobs displacement on account of the rise of automation and artificial intelligence, it has become crucial to develop a high-quality labour force with advanced cognitive skills. In ...
- Raavi Aggarwal
- 13 August, 2018