Education

Scholarly Publications

Are Infant/Toddler Developmental Delays a Problem Across Rural China?

August 2018

Using the Bayley Scales of Infant and Toddler Development III (BSID III), we examine the rates of developmental delays among infants/toddlers aged 0-3 years old in four major subpopulations of...

Can Reading Programs Improve Reading Skills and Academic Performance in Rural China?

July 2018

In this paper, we attempt to evaluate the effectiveness of reading programs at improving the reading skills and academic achievement of primary school students in rural China.

Impact of Online Computer Assisted Learning on Education: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial in China

June 2018

Education of poor and disadvantaged populations has been a long-standing challenge for education systems in both developed and developing countries.

News

Left-behind children a poignant reminder of the cost of China’s development

May 2018

Researchers from Stanford University, working together with Chinese academics, found a high drop-out rate in rural China.

Reducing tapeworm infection could improve academic performance, reduce poverty, Stanford research suggests

May 2018

A Stanford-led study in China has revealed for the first time high levels of a potentially fatal tapeworm infection among school-age children.

China's Top Economic Risk? Education.

November 2017

Making matters worse are the millions of children in rural areas who are being raised by their extended families.

Events

Does Money Matter? Education Enrollment and Attainment in Rural China

March 11, 2016

In 2006, the Chinese Government introduced a massive block grant program for rural compulsory education, similar to that of Title I grant in the United States.

Human Capital and Labor Market of China

February 17, 2016

9:30-12:00 Session 1: Inequality of Human Capital and Labor Market OutcomesLocation: Goldman Conference Room, Encina Hall East (4th floor) The Health and Nutrition Roots of China's Human Capital...

Amita Chudgar on "Who teaches marginalized children, and what may explain these teacher distribution patterns? Analysis of data from Asia, Latin America, and Sub-Saharan Africa"

May 27, 2015

In the final International Education Initiative seminar of the year, Amita Chudgar, Associate Professor of Educational Administration at Michigan State University and Visiting Scholar at the GSE,...

Projects

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...
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Learning Through Reading

Evaluating the Impact of Extracurricular Reading Programs on Student Learning Problem Reading is the heart of the education mission in most countries in the world.
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Increasing High School Matriculation

China has shown incredible progress in the last several decades in expanding access to education.
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People

Prashant Loyalka Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Education, Center Fellow, Rural Education Action Program
Lei Tang Assistant Professor, CEEE
Lei Wang Associate Professor, CEEE
Jun Wang Program Administrator, REAP-China
Ying Li Post-doc, Center for Experimental Economics in Education
Di Mo Postdoc Fellow
Linxiu Zhang Director, REAP-China, Deputy Director, Center for Chinese Agricultural Policy
Yingquan Song Affiliate
Xiaobing Wang Research Associate, REAP-China
Xinxin Chen Affiliate
Yaojiang Shi Director, Center for Experimental Economics in Education
Johan Swinnen Affiliate