When you have to redo your literature review for a “revise and resubmit, ” you know two things: first, the publishing process in economics is slow, and second, the evidence is accumulating fast in…

Berk Ozler |

يغادر نحو 27 مليون شاب أوطانهم للعثور على فرصة عمل في الخارج كل عام. هل يعني ذلك أن الهجرة قد تمثل حلا للوضع المثير للقلق حيث إن ما يقرب من 60 في المائة من الشباب في المناطق النامية إما عاطلون عن…

Michael Boampong |

Aproximadamente 27 millones de jóvenes emigran de su país de nacimiento para encontrar empleo en el extranjero. ¿Acaso esta tendencia sugiere que la migración puede ser una solución a la…

Michael Boampong |

Roughly 27 million young people leave their country of birth to find employment abroad. Does this trend suggest that migration may be a solution to the worrying situation whereby 60% of young…

Michael Boampong |

Having stumbled upon this development economics symposium, which took place in DC on Saturday, this paper

Berk Ozler |

The previous post in this blog discussed the positive dynamic effects of conditional cash transfer (CCT) programs in Mexico and Nicaragua – in particular on asset accumulation and the incidence of…

Berk Ozler |

Tomorrow and on Tuesday (October 24-25), there is a workshop at the World Bank titled “CCTs: The Second Generation of Evaluations.” If you are at the World Bank or in the DC area, you may want to…

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