Dig deeper into the evidence! Each study profile highlights a systematic review providing evidence of what works to accelerate progress in gender and education. Click on a study to learn more. For more information on the process for determining what works, or to suggest a study we may have missed, please visit the About EGER page.
- Glewwe, P. W., Hanushek, E. A., Humpage, S. D., & Ravina, R. (2011). School resources and educational outcomes in developing countries: A review of the literature from 1990 to 2010 (No. w17554). National Bureau of Economic Research.
- Baird, S., Ferreira, F. H., Özler, B., & Woolcock, M. (2013). Relative effectiveness of conditional and unconditional cash transfers for schooling outcomes in developing countries: a systematic review. Campbell systematic reviews, 9(1), 1-124.
- Evans, D. K., & Popova, A. (2015). What really works to improve learning in developing countries? An analysis of divergent findings in systematic reviews. The World Bank.
- Krishnaratne, S., & White, H. (2013). Quality education for all children? What works in education in developing countries (No. 0000-0). International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie).
- Hennegan, J., & Montgomery, P. (2016). Do menstrual hygiene management interventions improve education and psychosocial outcomes for women and girls in low and middle income countries? A systematic review. PloS one, 11(2).
- Damon, A., Glewwe, P., Wisniewski, S., & Sun, B. (2016). Education in Developing Countries-what Policies and Programmes Affect Learning and Time in School?. Expertgruppen för biståndsanalys (EBA).
- Snilstveit, B., Stevenson, J., Phillips, D., Vojtkova, M., Gallagher, E., Schmidt, T., Jobse, H., Geelen, M., Pastorello, M. G., & Eyers, J. (2015). Interventions for improving learning outcomes and access to education in low-and middle-income countries: a systematic review. 3ie Final Review. International Initiative For Impact Evaluation, London.
- Kristjansson, EA; Robinson, V; Petticrew, M; MacDonald, B; Krasevec, J; Janzen, L; Greenhalgh, T; Wells, G; MacGowan, J; Farmer, A; Shea, B; Mayhew, A; Tugwell, P; Welch, V; (2007) School feeding for improving the physical and psychosocial health of disadvantaged elementary school children. The Cochrane database of systematic reviews (1). CD004676-. ISSN 1469-493X DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD004676.pub2
- McEwan, P. J. (2015). Improving Learning in Primary Schools of Developing Countries: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Experiments. Review of Educational Research, 85 (3).
- Taylor-Robinson DC, Maayan N, Soares-Weiser K, Donegan S, Garner P. Deworming drugs for soil-transmitted intestinal worms in children: effects on nutritional indicators, haemoglobin, and school performance. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015, Issue 7. Art. No.: CD000371. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD000371.pub6.
- Saavedra J, Garcia S. Impacts of Conditional Cash Transfer Programs on Educational Outcomes in Developing Countries: A Meta-Analysis. RAND Corporation; 2019. doi:10.7249/wr921-