Bridging Education Gender Gaps in Developing Countries: The Role of Female Teachers

Published By: BREAD on eSS | Published Date: August, 26 , 2013

Recruiting female teachers is frequently suggested as a policy option for improving girls' education outcomes in developing countries, but there is surprisingly little evidence on the effectiveness of such a policy. The gender gaps in learning outcomes are studied, and the effectiveness of female teachers in reducing these gaps using a large, representative, annual panel data set on learning outcomes in rural public schools in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh is anlaysed. [BREAD Working Paper No. 398].

Author(s): Karthik Muralidharan, Ketki Sheth | Posted on: Sep 06, 2013 | Views(481) | Download (970)

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