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Friday links: Savings accounts for babies, how rising house prices stop you having babies, and more...

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·         Results of a randomized trial in Oklahoma which gave 529 College Savings accounts to babies at birth, and looks at savings outcomes 18 months later.

·         A comprehensive how-to guide for doing impact evaluations of anti-corruption agencies.

·         Call for proposals – 3ie’s social protection window (due Nov 7).

·         The impact of house prices on the decision to have a baby: rising house prices reduce the likelihood that non-owners have a baby, but increase the likelihood that those already owning houses have one (H/T: Economist Free Exchange blog)


David McKenzie

Lead Economist, Development Research Group, World Bank

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