RESEARCH

Publications

Rodriguez-Segura, D. (2021). EdTech in developing countries: A review of the evidence. The World Bank Research Observerhttps://doi.org/10.1093/wbro/lkab011 [Abstract] [Latest draft (ungated)]  [Database of studies]  [Appendix] [Blog posts, presentations, and media coverage: Center for Global Development, Financial Times, SkillBox, UNICEF/WB presentation

Rodriguez-Segura, D., & Kim, B. H. (2021). The last mile in school access: Mapping education deserts in developing countries. Development Engineering, 100064. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.deveng.2021.100064 [Abstract] [Open-source code] [Blog post: Education Commission] [Policy brief for Uganda]

Rodriguez-Segura, D., Campton, C., Crouch, L., & Slade, T. S. (2021). Looking beyond changes in averages in evaluating foundational learning: Some inequality measures. International Journal of Educational Development, 84, 102411. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijedudev.2021.102411 [Abstract] [Accepted version] [Blog post: RISE Programme]

Schueler, B. E., & Rodriguez-Segura, D.. (2020). Can camp get you into a better secondary school? A field experiment of targeted instruction in Kenya. Education Finance and Policy. Just accepted, 1-56. https://doi.org/10.1162/edfp_a_00322[Abstract] [Policy brief] [Media coverage: WISE]

Rodriguez-Segura, D. (2020) Strengthening early literacy skills through social promotion policies?  Intended and unintended consequences in Costa Rica. International Journal of Educational Development, 77, 102243. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijedudev.2020.102243 [Abstract] [Download: data, replication code

Working papers

Schueler, B. E., & Rodriguez-Segura, D. (2021)"Individualized academic support for students in time of Coronavirus: experimental evidence from Kenya". Annenberg Institute at Brown University Working Paper. https://doi.org/10.26300/43qs-cg37 [Abstract] [Draft] [Pre-registration] [Policy brief]

Daniel Rodriguez-Segura. (Revise and resubmit). "A Closer Look at Reading Comprehension: Experimental Evidence from Guatemala "[Abstract] [Draft] [Pre-registration]

Works-in-progress

Isaac Mbiti, and Daniel Rodriguez-Segura. (Working paper coming soon). "Back to the basics: Curriculum reform and student learning in Tanzania" (in writing phase). [Abstract] [Video presentation]

Daniel Rodriguez-Segura, Beth Schueler. "Can we measure foundational skills over the phone? Evidence from Kenya" (in writing phase) [Abstract] [Pre-registration] [Policy brief]

Youdi Schipper, Daniel Rodriguez-Segura. "Teacher Incentives and Attendance: Evidence from Tanzania".  [Abstract] 

Daniel Rodriguez-Segura, Beth Schueler, Ben Castleman. "Can parental nudges improve early literacy in Sub-Saharan Africa?" (in implementation phase) [Pre-registration]

Other writing

Rodriguez-Segura, D. (2021, September 4). Cómo mejorar la educación primaria. La Nación, Costa Rica. 

 [Online article - gated] [Ungated PDF]