This is the twelfth in our series of posts by students on the job market this year. Joint work with Karine Marazyan and Paola Villar“Saving? In Senegal, you don't have the possibility to save…

Development Impact Guest Blogger |

This is the second in our series of posts by students on the job market this year.   In 2013 alone, donors pledged $31 billion to support financial inclusion programs—an attempt to deliver…

Development Impact Guest Blogger |

Who in the household has decision making power over various things (kids going to school, health seeking behavior of individual members) either alone or jointly with someone else in the household…

Markus Goldstein |

Several years ago I was among a group of researchers at the World Bank who all tried to conduct randomized experiments of matching grant projects (where the government funds part of the cost of…

David McKenzie |

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

David Evans |

This post was updated on July 24, 2015 in reponse to the increased traffic to the site from Twitter upon the publication of the replication discussed below and the authors' response in the…

Berk Özler |

After seeing PowerPoint slides of the preliminary findings over the course of more than a year, it’s nice to be able to report that the six-country study that is evaluating the “ultra-poor…

Berk Özler |