Minister of State for Africa at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Minister of State at the Department for International Development (DFID), Harriett Baldwin, speaks at the RISE Annual Conference.


Experts in the fields of economics, education, and policy gathered from 21-22 June for research presentations and lively debate at the RISE Annual Conference 2018 at the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford. Nearly 200 delegates gathered…

Rebecca Thornton presents at the RISE Annual Conference 2018

Michelle Kaffenberger takes a closer look at a RISE Annual Conference paper that demonstrates the acute sensitivity of education program effectiveness to…

Michelle Kaffenberger
Tessa Bold (IIES/Stockholm University/CEPR/RISE) presenting at the RISE Annual Conference

During the recent RISE Annual Conference, presenters gave evidence that new measures of learning progress show low absolute and marginal learning despite…

Kevin Watkins (Save the Children), Alice Albright (GPE) and Pauline Rose (REAL Centre/RISE) holding the Statement for Action

At the recent Global Disability Summit, the commitment of governments and global organisations to collect disability disaggregated data in their surveys…

Session I (Setting the Scene) of the RISE Annual Conference 2018

Diwakar Kishore looks back to his first RISE Annual Conference in 2016 and highlights some personally relevant presentations from this year's event.

Upping the Ante: The Equilibrium Effects of Unconditional Grants to Private Schools
Working Paper

We test for financial constraints as a market failure in education in a low-income country by experimentally allocating unconditional cash grants to either…

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Selcuk Ozyurt
Niharika Singh
RISE Annual Conference 2018


RISE is a large scale, multi-country research programme developed to answer the question: “How can education systems be reformed to deliver better learning for all?” The RISE Programme Annual Conferences bring together high-profile academics and policy makers for two days of…