In the last week alone, we reviewed two studies that assessed gender inequality by comparing outcomes between female- and male-headed households. This was surprising to us, as it seems an outdated…

Kathleen Beegle, Dominique van de Walle |

A little while back, I blogged about a paper that traced the effects of having a gendered language through to the labor market outcomes of today.   Today, I am writing about a much more narrower…

Markus Goldstein |

When you have to redo your literature review for a “revise and resubmit, ” you know two things: first, the publishing process in economics is slow, and second, the evidence is accumulating fast in…

Berk Ozler |

How to do Implicit Association Test? Implicit Association Tests (IATs) are being increasingly used in applied micro papers. While IATs can be found off-the-shelf, designing your own IAT may allow…

Florence Kondylis, Luiza Andrade, Arianna Legovini, Kate Vyborny, Astrid Zwager |

When I started working on HIV, behavior change campaigns were quite in vogue.   The idea was if you bombarded folks with enough information, maybe even made them watch a movie or two, they would…

Markus Goldstein |

A couple of weeks ago, I blogged about a new approach to measuring within household decision making.   Continuing in that vein, I was recently reading a paper (ungated version here) by Almas,…

Markus Goldstein |

A new collection of papers – Towards Gender Equity in Development – sets out to “explore key sources of female empowerment and discuss the current challenges and opportunities for the future” in…

David Evans |

This is the thirteenth in this year's series of posts by PhD students on the job market. Our planet is currently experiencing substantial environmental degradation. The resulting depletion of…

Development Impact Guest Blogger |