This report presents the main findings of the project “Improving early childhood development in rural Ghana through scalable low-cost community-run play schemes''. The project is run in collaboration between The Institute for Fiscal Studies (UK), Lively Minds (UK, Ghana) and Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA, Ghana), and is funded by the Jacobs Foundation and Global Innovation Fund (GIF). ESRC funding is also gratefully acknowledged.
Orazio is an International Research Fellow at the IFS, a Professor at Yale and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research.
Sarah is an Associate Director in the Education and Skills sector at the IFS, holding a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship.
Deputy Research Director
Sonya Krutikova is an Associate Professor of Economics at Manchester University and IFS Deputy Research Director.
Research Associate Yale University, Stockholm University and FAIR/Norwegian School of Economics (NHH)
Bet is a Research Associate of the IFS who is an Adjunct Associate Professor at FAIR/Norwegian School of Economics (NHH).
Lina Cardona Sosa
Amadu, S et al. (2020). Improving Early Childhood Development in Rural Ghana Through Scalable Community-Run Play Schemes: Programme Impact Evaluation Report. London: IFS. Available at: https://ifs.org.uk/publications/improving-early-childhood-development-rural-ghana-through-scalable-community-run-play (accessed: 4 December 2023).
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