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Weekly links October 17: how to do organizational change, extortion and schooling, what’s new in microfinance evidence, and more…

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Weekly links October 3: self-control, attitudes vs behavior, IE and poverty, and more…

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  • Self-control and worker productivity: In the Upshot, Sendhil Mullainathan summarizes his experiment in India that found that piece-rate data entry workers benefited as much from signing a commitment contract that punished them if they didn’t hit a target as they would from a 50 percent pay raise.

Weekly links July 25: better schools equals less risky teen health behaviors, helping young female entrepreneurs, and more…

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Blog links July 18: growth mindsets, empowerment, whether to cluster errors, education lessons and more…

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  • Measuring empowerment on the from poverty to power blog: “breaking down the fuzzword ‘empowerment’, into the ‘four powers’ (power within; power with; power to and power over) model”…” you just can’t rock up in a village and ask do you feel empowered?’ and expect to get a useful result”

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