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Free Primary Education Research Project: Additional Data collection report

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posted on 2023-11-15, 11:52 authored by RISE AdminRISE Admin, Nigeria CRT

The study aims to assess the long-term effects of Nigeria's Free Primary Education (FPE) program on education, labor markets, and socio-economic outcomes. It compares treated zones in western Nigeria, spillover zones in Nigeria and Benin, and control zones in both countries. The research involves surveys, data analysis, and a power analysis to determine the sample size. Additional data collection was conducted to include a wider range of birth cohorts. The findings highlight the importance of the FPE program in increasing school attendance and completion, particularly for treated cohorts in the Western region.

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FCDO, DFAT and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation