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Ricardo Sabates Aysa

Ricardo Sabates Aysa

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Dr. Ricardo Sabates Aysa is Professor in Education and International Development at the Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge.  He is a trained economist, with PhD in Development Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is a member of the Research for Equitable Access and Learning (REAL) Centre and the Cambridge Network for Disability and Education Research (CaNDER). His area of research focuses on educational inequalities in access and learning, primarily in Sub-Saharan Africa and South East Asia.

Dr. Sabates Aysa has focused on the effectiveness and scalability of complementary education in Ghana; estimation of equity in cost-effectiveness analyses using the case of Campaign for Female Education in Tanzania; estimates of the long term social and health benefits of educational access and learning, particularly in low-income contexts; the global monitoring of adult learning and education; and the sustainability of language acquisition as children change language of instruction.

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