Scholarly Publications

Off the Epicenter: COVID-19 Quarantine Controls and Employment, Education, and Health Impacts in Rural Communities

October 2020

In late January 2020, China’s government initiated its first aggressive measures to combat COVID-19 by forbidding individuals from leaving their homes, radically limiting public transportation,...

Invisible China: How the Urban-Rural Divide Threatens China’s Rise

October 2020

Book Synopsis: As the glittering skyline in Shanghai seemingly attests, China has quickly transformed itself from a place of stark poverty into a modern, urban, technologically savvy economic...

Correlates of Participation in Community-Based Interventions: Evidence from a Parenting Program in Rural China

September 2020

A growing body of literature has documented that community-based early childhood development (ECD) interventions can improve child developmental outcomes in vulnerable communities.

News

A Conversation with Scott Rozelle & Natalie Hell on their New Book, Invisible China

October 2020

In their newly released book, Scott Rozelle and Natalie Hell explore how the great disparity in human capital across rural and urban China is inhibiting China’s rise from a middle-income to a high-...

School-based Health Interventions Shown to Improve Learning Outcomes

May 2020

REAP research greatly contributed to this Education Policy Insight published by the Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), which documents eight randomized evaluations in Burkina Faso, China, Kenya...

Events

The Global Landscape of In-Service Teacher Professional Development Programs: The Gap between Evidence & Practice

November 8, 2017

About the Topic: We review evidence on the characteristics of the most effective teacher professional development (PD) programs, present new data from around the world on the actual characteristics...

End Heuristics in Retrospective Voting: Evidence from a Conditional Cash Transfer Experiment

October 2, 2017

About the Speaker: Patrick McEwan is a Professor of Economics at Wellesley College. He conducts research on education and social policy in developing countries, especially in Latin America.

Projects

PRICE Manual of Procedures

Chinese children have among the highest rates of myopia in the world.
English

Assessing & Improving the Quality of Higher Education

An International Comparative StudyUniversity attendance is increasing around the world, but are graduates learning the essential skills required to succeed in the workforce and grow the economy...
English

Assessing and Credentialing Vocational High Schools

 Problem Vocational high schools in China serve as an alternative to academic high school and typically provide two years of in-the-classroom training and a one-year, school-supervised, on-the-job...
English

Multimedia

Podcast: The Role of EdTech in Education

December 2019

On their podcast production, Middlebury College students Christian Poulsen and Frederick Mosier interview Professor Scott Rozelle on the role of educational technology in rural China.

Healthy Future: Breastfeeding Tutorial in Chinese

April 2019

Video Production Credit: Digital MEdIC Program of the Center for Health Education and Stanford Medicine, Stanford UniversityThis video was created by the Digital MEdIC Program and the Rural Education Action Program at Stanford University to train...

Healthy Future: Breastfeeding Tutorial in English

April 2019

Video Production Credit: Digital MEdIC Program of the Center for Health Education and Stanford Medicine, Stanford UniversityThis video was created by the Digital MEdIC Program at Stanford University as part of a series of videos that highlight the...

People

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