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The Medical Advice, Quality and Availability in Rural India study seeks to measure access to medical services and examines the quality of medical advice that households receive when they visit providers in rural India. It uses novel research methods such as simulated standardized patients along with medical vignettes, provider observations, and patient exit interviews to measure the quality of medical advice in terms of both knowledge and effort.

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The Quality of Education in Rural India seeks to measure the availability of teachers and subsequently the quality of education. Detailed surveys were conducted with headmasters, teachers, and education officials in 1,653 villages across the 19 states in India to estimate the absence rates of teachers and the quality of education, measured through standardized learning tests.

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