India

Scholarly Publications

Skill Levels and Gains in University STEM Education in China, India, Russia, and the United States

Universities contribute to economic growth and national competitiveness by equipping students with higher-order thinking and academic skills. Despite large investments in university science,...

Large-Scale International Assessments of Learning Outcomes: Balancing the Interests of Multiple Stakeholders

May 2020

The demand for large-scale assessments in higher education, especially at an international scale, is growing.

Computer Science Skills Across China, India, Russia, and the United States

March 2019

We assess and compare computer science skills among final-year computer science undergraduates (seniors) in four major economic and political powers that produce approximately half of the science,...

News

Stanford News: Computer Science College Seniors in U.S. Outperform Peers in China, India and Russia, New Research Says

March 2019

Writer Alex Shashkavech writes about Prashant Loyalka's new study that "found that undergraduate seniors studying computer science in the United States outperformed final-year students in China,...

Article for Yale Global: Aging Population and Poverty Require Stronger Investment in China’s rural youth

March 2012

REAP and/or FSI professors Karen Eggleston, Jean Oi, Scott Rozelle, Ang Sun, and Xueguang Zhou report on inequalities in rural China: “Greater investment in public health and education for the...

REAP in Caixin: China's Poor Face World's Highest High School Tuition

February 2012

Recent studies by the Rural Education Action Project reveal that China's high tuition costs are hampering the country's quest for a highly-skilled workforce

Events

The Aggregate Effect of School Choice: Evidence from a Two-stage Experiment in India

October 21, 2014

THE INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION INITIATIVE (IEI) Presents:Karthik Muralidharan, Associate Professor of Economics at UCSD“The Aggregate Effect of School Choice: Evidence from a two-stage experiment in...

Understanding the Expansion and Quality of Engineering Education in India

February 22, 2010

The Indian economy has expanded at a fairly steady and rapid rate in the past fifteen years, and part of that expansion has been a greatly increased demand for university graduates, particularly...

Projects

Computer Assisted Learning in Poor Rural Schools

   Having demonstrated CAL's effectiveness in raising academic performance in poor rural schools, REAP hopes to further integrate the program into the curriculum of all rural schools.  Despite the...
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