Stanford UniversityFreeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
Rural Education Action Program
REAP Working Papers


#272 Soil-Transmitted Helminths in Southwestern China: Links to Cognitive Ability, Nutrition, and School Performance among Children

Chengfang LiuRenfu LuoShaoping Li, Yunli Bai, Linxiu ZhangAlexis MedinaD. Scott Smith, Scott Rozelle


#271 Micronutrient Deficiencies and Developmental Delays in Infants: Evidence from Rural China

Renfu LuoYaojiang ShiZhou Huan, Ai Yue, Linxiu ZhangSean SylviaAlexis MedinaScott Rozelle


#270 Learning But Not Acting: Women in Ningxia Autonomous Region, Voting Rights Training and Voting Behavior in Village Elections in China 

Xiaopeng Pang, Junxia ZengScott Rozelle


#269 Dropout in Rural China's Secondary Schools: A Mixed-Methods Analysis

Yaojiang ShiChu YangHongmei YiChengfang LiuLinxiu ZhangNatalie JohnsonJames ChuPrashant LoyalkaScott Rozelle


#268 The Persistence of Gains in Learning from Computer Assisted Learning (CAL): Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Rural Schools in Shaanxi Province in China

Di Mo, Linxiu Zhang, Jiafu Wang, Weiming HuangYaojiang ShiMatthew BoswellScott Rozelle


#267 The Consequences of Absolute versus Comparative Advantage for Gender Gaps in STEM and College Access in Emerging Economies

Prashant Loyalka, Yue Qu, Sean Sylvia, May Maani, and Scott Rozelle


#266 Ordeal Mechanisms and Information in the Promotion of Health Goods in Developing Countries: Evidence From Rural China

Xiaochen MaSean SylviaMatthew Boswell, and Scott Rozelle


#265 The Impact of Vocational Schooling on Human Capital Development in Developing Countries: Evidence from China

Prashant Loyalka, Xiaoting Huang, Linxiu Zhang, Jianguo Wei, Hongmei Yi, Yingquan Song, Baoping Ren, Yaojiang Shi, James Chu, May Maani, and Scott Rozelle


#263 Unequal access to college in China: How far have poor, rural students been left behind?

Hongbin Li, Prashant Loyalka, Scott Rozelle, Binzhen Wu, Jieyu Xie


#262 Text Messaging and Its Impacts on the Health and Education of the Poor: Evidence from Field Experiments in Rural China

Di Mo, Renfu Luo, Chengfang Liu, Huiping Zhang, Linxiu Zhang, Alexis Medina, Scott Rozelle


#261 Exploring Dropout Rates and Causes of Dropout in Upper-Secondary Vocational Schools in China

Joe Yao, Hongmei YiLinxiu ZhangHuan Wang, Chu Yang, Yaojiang ShiJames ChuPrashant LoyalkaScott Rozelle


#260 Poor Vision among Chinas Rural Primary School Students: Prevalence, Correlates and Consequences

Hongmei Yi, Linxiu Zhang, Xiaochen Ma, Nathan Congdon, Yaojiang Shi, Xiaopeng Pang, Junxia Zeng, Lei Wang, Matthew Boswell, Scott Rozelle


#259 Vision in Rural China and the Failure of the Vision Care System

Yunli Bai, Hongmei Yi, Linxiu Zhang,Yaojiang Shi,  Xiaochen Ma, Nathan Congdon, Zhongqiang Zhou, Matthew Boswell and Scott Rozelle


#258 The Han-Minority Achievement Gap, Language and Returns to Schools in Rural China

Yunfan Yang, Huan Wang, Linxiu Zhang, Sean Sylvia, Renfu Luo, Yaojiang Shi, Wei Wang, Scott Rozelle


#257 The Prevalence of Anemia in Central and Eastern China: Evidence from the China Heath and Nutrition Survey

Liying Li, Renfu LuoSean SylviaAlexis MedinaScott Rozelle


#256 Maternal Health Services in Chinas Western Rural Areas: Uptake and Correlates

Chengfang Liu, Linxiu Zhang, Hongmei Yi, Renfu Luo, Yaojiang Shi, Zhou Huan, Alexis Medina, Scott Rozelle


#255 The Influence of Brand Information on Chocolate Preferences of Chinese Consumers

Di MoJohan SwinnenLinxiu ZhangScott Rozelle


#254 The Effect of Early Commitment of Financial Aid on Matriculation to Senior High School among Poor Junior High Students in Rural China

Chengfang LiuHongmei YiRenfu Luo, Yunli Bai, Linxiu ZhangYaojiang ShiHuan WangJames ChuScott Rozelle


#253 The Economic Returns to Higher Education in the BRIC Countries and Their Implications for Higher Education Expansion

Martin Carnoy, Prashant Loyalka, Gregory Androuschak, Anna Proudnikova


#252 Does Expanding Higher Education Equalize Income Distribution? The Case of the BRIC Countries

Prashant LoyalkaMartin Carnoy, Gregory Androuschak


#250 The Impacts of Building Elite High Schools for Students from Disadvantaged Areas

Prashant Loyalka, Jianguo Wei, Weiping Zhong


#249 Getting the Quality Right: Engineering Education in the BRIC Countries

Prashant Loyalka, Martin Carnoy, Isak Froumin, Rafiq Dossani, Jandhyala Tilak


#247 Giving Kids a Head Start: The Impact of Early Commitment of Financial Aid on Poor Seventh Grade Students in Rural China

Hongmei Yi, Yingquan Song, Chengfang Liu, Xiaoting Huang, Linxiu Zhang, Yunli Bai, Yaojiang Shi, Chu Yang, Huan Wang, Prashant Loyalka, James Chu, Scott Rozelle


#244 The Cost of Disability in China

Prashant Loyalka, Lan Liu, Gong Chen, Xiaoying Zheng


#242 Dormitory Management and Boarding Students in China’s Rural Elementary Schools

Ai Yue, Yaojiang Shi, Fang Chang, Chu Yang, Huan WangHongmei YiRenfu LuoChengfang LiuLinxiu ZhangJames ChuScott Rozelle


#239 The Impact of a Senior High School Tuition Relief Program on Poor Junior High School Students in Rural China

Xinxin ChenYaojiang ShiHongmei YiLinxiu ZhangDi MoJames ChuScott Rozelle


#237 Does Computer-Assisted Learning Improve Learning Outcomes? Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Public Schools in Rural Minority Areas in Qinghai, China

Fang Lai, Linxiu Zhang, Qinghe Qu, Xiao Hu,Yaojiang ShiMatthew BoswellScott Rozelle


#236 The Impact of Teacher Training on Teacher and Student Outcomes: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Beijing Migrant Schools

Linxiu Zhang, Fang Lai, Pang Xiaopeng, Hongmei YiScott Rozelle


#235 Computer Assisted Learning as Extracurricular Tutor? Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Rural Boarding Schools in Shaanxi

Fang Lai, Linxiu Zhang, Yaojiang Shi, Matthew Boswell, Scott Rozelle


#234 The Roots of Tomorrows Digital Divide: Documenting Computer Use and Internet Access in Chinas Elementary Schools Today

Linxiu Zhang, Yihua Yang, Xiao Hu, Qinghe Qu, Fang Lai, Yaojiang Shi, Matthew BoswellScott Rozelle


#228 Does Computer-Assisted Learning Improve Learning Outcomes? Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Migrant Schools in Beijing

Fang LaiRenfu LuoLinxiu Zhang, Xinzhe Huang, Scott Rozelle


#221 Cash incentives, peer tutoring, and parental involvement: A study of three educational inputs in a randomized field experiment in China

Tao Li, Li Han, Scott RozelleLinxiu Zhang