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 |

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 |

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

David Evans |

This is the second in our series of posts by students on the job market this year. Relaxing supply-side constraints is not always sufficient to ensure delivery of public services to poor and…

Development Impact Guest Blogger |

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 |

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 |

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 |