Development economists know that how husbands and wives make decisions affects many outcomes: savings, time use, and investment in education, health,

Development Impact Guest Blogger |

Imagine things are looking up for you. You are running your own business transporting and selling charcoal to retailers in the area, your husband has a steady job, and together you own real estate…

Yasmin Bin-Humam |

Women are less likely to occupy the top paying jobs in developed economies, in part because they are less competitive than men. A whole series of laboratory experiments has detailed the gap in…

An interesting, recently revised working paper by Duflo, Dupas and Kremer looks at the effects of providing school uniforms, teacher training on HIV education, and the two combined. This paper is…

Markus Goldstein |