The Performance Of Decentralized School Systems: Evidence From Fe Y Alegría In Venezuela [book]

Hunt Allcott, Daniel E. Ortega
2009 Policy Research Working Papers  
This program evaluation estimates the e¤ects on standardized test scores of graduating from the Fe y Alegría private school system in Venezuela. We ...nd an Average Treatment E¤ect on the order of 0.1 standard deviations, using a control group of public school students. We posit that the better performance of the.Fe y Alegría system stems from their labor contract ‡exibility and decentralized administrative structure. JEL Classi...cation: I2, H4
doi:10.1596/1813-9450-4879 fatcat:hsucijpzszedpfrulzedrwzkg4