A new study in Kenya shows not only increased labor market participation, but higher earnings and shifts in employment when mothers are offered subsidized daycare.

Markus Goldstein |

This is the third in this year's series of posts by PhD students on the job market. A firm’s success rides heavily on the performance of its employees. It is therefore important that firms…

Development Impact Guest Blogger |

Let’s start with a little quiz. Grab a piece of paper and pencil.   What’s the share of legal immigrants in the US population? (or you can choose the Germany, UK, Italy, Sweden or France).  A…

Markus Goldstein |

In Gaile Parkin's novel Baking Cakes in Kigali, two women living in Kigali, Rwanda – Angel and Sophie – argue over the salary paid to a development worker: "Perhaps these big…

David Evans |

“Teacher coaching has emerged as a promising alternative to traditional models of professional development.” In Kraft, Blazar, and Hogan’s newly updated review “The Effect of Teacher Coaching on…

David Evans |

This page in: français Over the last decade, both Kenya and Liberia have sought to scale up successful pilot programs that help children to learn to read. Even as more and more impact evaluations…

David Evans |

There are a multitude of government programs that directly try to help particular firms to grow. Business training is one of the most common forms of such support. A key concern when thinking…

David McKenzie |

This is the ninth in our series of job market posts this year. Teachers’ attendance can be improved if they are monitored by head-teachers using mobile technology, but only if the associated…

Development Impact Guest Blogger |

This is the second in our series of posts by students on the job market this year.   In 2013 alone, donors pledged $31 billion to support financial inclusion programs—an attempt to deliver…

Development Impact Guest Blogger |

(This post was updated on January 4, 2016.)

David Evans |