Miquel Pellicer

Miquel Pellicer is a Senior Research Fellow at the GIGA Institute of Middle East Studies.

Content by Miquel Pellicer
  • Publication - Working Paper

    Teacher pay and educational outcomes: Evidence from the rural hardship allowance in Zambia

    8 Jan 2019 | Grieve Chelwa, Miquel Pellicer, Mashekwa Maboshe

  • Blog post

    Motivating teachers in rural Zambia using a monetary incentive

    As is the case in many developing countries, the achievement gap between rural and urban areas in Zambia remains substantial. For example, the share of students scoring well on the primary school leaving examinations (the Grade 7 examinations) in rural areas is about half what it is in urban areas, according to data from the Examinations Council of Zambia (ECZ). The reasons...

    22 Aug 2018 | Grieve Chelwa, Miquel Pellicer, Mashekwa Maboshe

  • Publication - Policy Brief

    Evaluation of the rural hardship allowance in Zambia

    There is a large disparity in educational outcomes between children in Zambia. The attainment of those living in rural areas tends to be half of those living in urban areas at primary level. It is thought that one cause of this disparity relates to the low motivation of teachers to work in rural areas. The Zambian government has tried to address this by implementing...

    20 Jul 2018 | Grieve Chelwa, Miquel Pellicer, Mashekwa Maboshe

  • Project

    The impact of teacher pay on the quality, retention and productivity of teachers in Zambia

    The importance of education for growth and poverty reduction cannot be overemphasised. Enhanced educational attainment at the national level has been linked to increases in the productivity of the labour force and to other desirable outcomes. Teachers are naturally a vital part of the learning process and interest has recently shifted to focus on how best to ensure that...

    19 Oct 2016 | Grieve Chelwa, Miquel Pellicer