Thursday, March 31, 2016

Prof. Michael Trebilcock and his co-authors, Lindsey Carson (SJD '15) and Joanna V. Noronha, have been awarded the 2015 Outstanding Publication Prize by the Institute for Poverty Alleviation and International Development for their article "Held Back: Explaining the Sluggish Pace of Improvement to Basic Education in Developing Democracies–The Cases of India and Brazil."

A judge noted that "The in-depth analysis of both the Indian and Brazil cases demonstrated a deep understanding of the historical and present day context of education in both countries, and more important, the importance of context for understanding education outcomes. The comparative analysis enabled important policy lessons to be drawn."

Read more on the IPAID website.

Read the article on the IPAID website.