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UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON
|Coordinator Country||United Kingdom [UK]|
|Total cost||1˙913˙934 €|
|EC max contribution||1˙913˙934 € (100%)|
1. H2020-EU.1.1. (EXCELLENT SCIENCE - European Research Council (ERC))
|Duration (year-month-day)||from 2016-09-01 to 2021-08-31|
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|1||UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON||UK (LONDON)||coordinator||1˙913˙934.00|
Our proposal is motivated by three main problems concerning the relationship between poverty and skill formation. First, recent research suggests that the main reason why schools in poor areas have low quality is because their teachers are ineffective. What is not known is how to identify an effective teacher, and whether we can compensate low quality teaching in early grades with high quality teaching later on. Second, there are strong associations between family socio-economic status and child development. But what is central for policy design, and researchers have not quantified, is the relative importance of different drivers of this relationship over the life of the child: resources, information, technology, or preferences. Third, although many welfare services are available for the poor, we often see low take-up rates, even for programs that can contribute to significant changes in the lives of families and their children. Two of the most cited reasons for low take-up are imperfect information and stigma. For both reasons, we expect take-up decisions to be strongly affected by social interactions. There is already evidence of strong correlations between an individual’s welfare participation, and the participation rate of individuals she is likely to interact with. But we do not know precisely how social influences cascade through one’s social network, and how this depends on whether social effects are mainly on information or stigma. The research described in this proposal addresses these three issues. It answers a more general call for uncoupling the different economic forces driving teacher quality, socio-economic gradients in development, and the effectiveness of poverty alleviation policies (namely the role of social interactions). This can only be done with a combination of better data, with detailed measurements of these forces, and richer models that explicit consider the role of preferences, information, constraints, technology, and social networks.
|year||authors and title||journal||last update|
Pedro Carneiro, Sokbae Lee, Hugo Reis
Please call me John: Name choice and the assimilation of immigrants in the United States, 1900â€“1930
published pages: 101778, ISSN: 0927-5371, DOI: 10.1016/j.labeco.2019.101778
|Labour Economics 62||2020-02-28|
Pedro Carneiro, Sokbae Lee, Daniel Wilhelm
Optimal data collection for randomized control trials
published pages: 1-31, ISSN: 1368-4221, DOI: 10.1093/ectj/utz020
|The Econometrics Journal 23/1||2020-02-28|
Alex Armand, Pedro Carneiro, Andrea Locatelli, Selam Mihreteab, Joseph Keating
Do public health interventions crowd out private health investments? Malaria control policies in Eritrea
published pages: 107-115, ISSN: 0927-5371, DOI: 10.1016/j.labeco.2016.11.003
|Labour Economics 45||2019-08-29|
Pedro Carneiro, Oswald KoussihouÃ¨dÃ©, Nathalie Lahire, Costas Meghir, Corina Mommaerts
School Grants and Education Quality: Experimental Evidence from Senegal
published pages: , ISSN: 0013-0427, DOI: 10.1111/ecca.12302
Pedro Carneiro, Emanuela Galasso, Rita Ginja
Tackling Social Exclusion: Evidence from Chile
published pages: , ISSN: 0013-0133, DOI: 10.1111/ecoj.12594
|The Economic Journal||2019-06-18|
Measuring and Changing Control: Womenâ€™s Empowerment and Targeted Transfers
published pages: , ISSN: 0013-0133, DOI:
|The Economic Journal||2019-06-18|
Pedro Carneiro, Rita Ginja
Partial Insurance and Investments in Children
published pages: F66-F95, ISSN: 0013-0133, DOI: 10.1111/ecoj.12421
|The Economic Journal 126/596||2019-06-18|
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