Data Set

Malawi Schooling and Adolescent Study Data Sets

Malawi Schooling and Adolescent Study Data Sets

The Malawi Schooling and Adolescent Study (MSAS) is a longitudinal study that has followed in-school and out-of-school adolescents in two districts in rural, southern Malawi since 2007. Six rounds of data had been collected as of 2013. 

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Data samples

For information on MSAS sampling, please see the following publications:

Collected and available data

Rounds have varied slightly regarding the modules included. Below is a summary of the topics covered in each. All rounds are available for public use.

Questionnaires

Funding

Data collection, cleaning, and analysis were funded by the following donors: The Spencer Foundation Grant #200700065 (rounds 1–2 of data collection); the Eunice K. Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development of the NIH, under award number R01-HD047764 (round 3 of data collection); and the Eunice K. Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development of the NIH, under award number R01-HD062155 (rounds 4–6 of data collection). Some additional funding for data cleaning, secondary analysis, and/or dissemination was provided by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, and the UK Department for International Development.