This paper reviews recent randomized evaluations of educational programs in developing countries, including programs to increase school participation, to provide educational inputs, and to reform education. It then extracts some lessons for education policy and for the practice and political economy of randomized evaluations.
2003."Randomized Evaluations of Educational Programs in Developing Countries: Some Lessons ."American Economic Review,
93(2): 102-106.DOI: 10.1257/000282803321946886