BREAD Working Paper No. 591, June 2021

The Impact of Free Secondary Education: Experimental Evidence from Ghana Esther Duflo, Pascaline Dupas and Michael Kremer Abstract: Following the widespread adoption of free primary education, African policymakers are now considering making secondary school free, but little is known about the private and social benefits of free secondary education. We exploit randomized assignment to secondary […]

BREAD Working Paper No. 536, February 2018

Labor Supply Responses to Health Shocks: Evidence from High-Frequency Labor Market Data from Urban Ghana Rachel Heath, Ghazala Mansuri, Bob Rijkers Abstract Workers in developing countries are subject to frequent health shocks. Using ten weeks of high frequency labor market data that we collected in urban Ghana, we document that men are 11 percentage points […]