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





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



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



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



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