Media/News

Policy Briefs 

 

Understanding the Levers for Improving Teacher Quality  by Christina Brown

February 23, 2017

Research on Improving Systems of Education (RISE) 

 

Pakistan: Does Sharing Test Scores with Parents Improve Student Learning?  by Laura Burke

December 2016

The World Bank

 

Paying for Performance

January 2016

Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL)

 

Pujab Property Tax Experiment 

Center for Economic Research in Pakistan (CERP)

 

Education Policy in Pakistan: A Framework for Reform by Tahir R. Andrabi, Jishnu Das, and Asim Ijaz Khwaja

December 2010

IGC International Growth Centre - Pakistan

 

Pakistan: Learning and Educational Achievements in Punjab Schools (LEAPS) by Tahir Andrabi, Jishnu Das, Asim Ijaz Khwaja, Tara Vishwanath, Tristan Zajonc, and the LEAPS team

February 20, 2007

The LEAPS Project

 

 

Media

 

Impact of Incentives on Tax Collectors and Taxpayers with Adnan Q. Khan and Benjamin A. Olken

June 23, 2016

Microeconomic Insights

 

Education is becoming an extremist battleground in Pakistan with Tahir Andrabi

January 29, 2016

The Washington Post

 

The Madrasa Myth with Tahir Andrabi, Jishnu Das, and C. Christine Fair

June 1, 2009

Foreign Policy 

 

Mecca and Moderation with David Clingingsmith and Michael Kremer 

May 20, 2008

The New York Times

 

 

 

In The News

 

Tax Collection and Civil Society

December 7, 2016

Harvard Magazine

 

How Personality Testing could Help Financial Inclusion

October 1, 2016

The Economist

 

Foreign Aid Should Support Private Schooling, not Private Schools

June 29, 2016

Brookings

 

Four Ideas Changing How the Punjab Government Thinks about Development

June 29, 2016

International Growth Centre

 

Atrapados en Medio de Paises en Desarrollo

June 7, 2016

El Nuevo Diario

 

 

Some lenders are judging you on much more than finances

December 19, 2015

Los Angeles Times

 

Making government work

November 10, 2015

Harvard Gazette

 

Low-Cost Private Schools: Learning Unleashed

August 1, 2015

The Economist

 

So Much Aid, So Little Education

July 6, 2015

Dawn

 

Aligning Incentives: The Effectiveness of Performance-Based Pay for Tax Officials

February 20, 2015

Chicago Policy Review

 

Corporate Corner: IGC Highlights Salary Incentive for Tax Collectors 

January 21, 2015

The Express Tribune

 

Reward Tax Collectors to Boost Their Performance

The Nation

 

The Promise of Pakistan's Private Schools

December 11, 2014

The Wall Street Journal

 

Public-Private Partnership: 'Is Education a Public Right or a Commodity?'

June 27, 2012

The Express Tribune

 

IGC Researchers Present to Commons Select Committee 

April 18, 2012

International Growth Centre

 

Move to Make Quality Education Affordable

June 26, 2012

Dawn

 

Pakistan Needs More than Three Cups of Tea

January 7, 2010

Foreign Policy

 

Asim Khwaja: Education in Pakistan

November 21, 2009

Prospect: Journal of International Affairs at UCSD