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In this episode of EI Dialogues, the focus is on Professor Lant Pritchett. Professor Pritchett is a development economist and currently, the RISE Research Director at the Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford. During the conversation, he provides a background about the challenges within education in…

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RISE team member Yue-Yi Hwa recorded the following presentation for the World Literacy Summit ( in 2020. The conference moved to an online platform following the COVID-19 pandemic.

Presentation overview:

The overwhelming majority of research on the positive impacts of…

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The Centre for the Study of the Economies of Africa (CSEA), the primary affiliated institution for the RISE Nigeria Country Research Team's work, presents an exciting new video that ties in with the CRT's work in…

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RISE Research Director Lant Pritchett delivered a talk, “The Global Learning Crisis: What We Do Know, What We Don’t”, hosted by the Syed Ahsan Ali & Syed Maratib School of Education, Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) on 7 February 2020. The discussion centred around the education sector and how it…

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A big challenge in analysing education systems is the limited data that's available on learning outcomes for many low and middle-income countries. Typical sources of international learning data such as PISA or TIMMS don't cover many lower-income countries, but even if they did, they have important limitations. They…

Lant Pritchett speaking at the Foundation for Democratic Reforms endowment lectures on 14 November. Image courtesy of FDR.
The Incredible Difficulty of Following Success with Success: Why Schooling to Learning Is so Very Hard

RISE Research Director Lant Pritchett was recently invited to speak at the M Bhoj Reddy and EV Ram Reddi Endowment Lectures on 14 November 2019 in…

Lant Pritchett speaking at the PAL Network Conference 2019
PAL Network Conference - Ensuring All Children Learn: Lessons on Inclusion and Equity from the South (Lant Pritchett Keynote Address)

RISE Research Director Lant Pritchett gave a keynote address on 5 November at the 2019 PAL Network Conference in Kathmandu, Nepal. The address focused on what Pritchett termed The…

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A selection of images that includes the RISE Annual Conference, our Country Research Team events, and the RISE Intellectual Leadership Team meetings.