• The effectiveness of private school franchises in Chile’s national voucher program 

      Elacqua, Gregory; Contreras Guajardo, Dante; Salazar, Felipe; Santos, Humberto (Taylor & Francis, 2011-09)
      There is persistent debate over the role of scale of operations in education. Some argue that school franchises offer educational services more effectively than small independent schools. Skeptics counter that large ...
    • Scaling up in Chile 

      Elacqua, Gregory M; Contreras Guajardo, Dante; Salazar, Felipe (Hoover Institution, Stanford University, 2008)
      On international tests, Chilean students in 2006 outperformed those of all other Latin American countries in reading and were second only to Uruguay in math (see Figure 1). But although Chile?s educational performance ...