10674 Do Friendship Networks Improve Female Education ?

  title={10674 Do Friendship Networks Improve Female Education ?},
  author={Youjin Hahn and Asadul K. Islam and Eleonora Patacchini and Yves Zenou and Do Friendship and Jaesung Choi and Vesall Nourani and Sangyoon Park},
mArch 2017 IZA DP No. 10674 Do Friendship Networks Improve Female Education?* We randomly assign more than 6,000 students from 150 primary schools in Bangladesh to work on math assignments in one of three settings: individually, in groups with random schoolmates, or in groups with friends. The groups consist of four people and are balanced by average cognitive ability and ability distribution. While the achievement of male students is not affected by the group assignment, low-ability females… CONTINUE READING

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