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 |

In a recent post, I described a randomized experiment in Jordan that I (along with Matt Groh, Nandini Krishnan and Tara Vishwanath) have been working on.

David McKenzie |

I’ve been working for the last couple of years with Tara Vishwanath, Nandini Krishnan and Matt Groh on a pilot program in Jordan which aims to get young women just graduating from community…

David McKenzie |

So say 87% of the respondents in a survey used by Dupas and Robinson in an interesting forthcoming paper on what happens when you help people get set up with bank accounts in Kenya. And, as we…

Markus Goldstein |

Part of a series on social inclusionChina is talking of a harmonious society, Brazil of social integration, India of social inclusion, and so on. The United Nations just released its first World…

Maitreyi Bordia Das |

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 |

Hace poco tiempo visité Dadaab, la tercera ciudad más grande y de más rápido crecimiento de Kenya, cuya población aumentó de 250.000 habitantes hace unos años a más de 400.000 en la actualidad.…

Johannes Zutt |

Today's post comes from guest bloggers Hanan Jacoby and Ghazala Mansuri...

Berk Özler |