In the past few weeks, the COVID-19 pandemic has shuttered schools in more than 160 countries, leaving more than 1.5 billion children – and 75% of enrolled students – out of school. This has sent…
This week's links include a virtual seminar series, a review piece on historic roots of development, a new funding call from SIEF, and more...
Impact evaluations in the time of Covid-19, Part 1
This week's links has plenty of non-Covid-19 content, as well as a link to a round up of how social protections programs are being used to respond to Covid-19
What can low-income countries do to provide relief for the poor and the vulnerable during the COVID-19 pandemic?
As we have seen from previous health emergencies, most recently the Ebola outbreaks, the impact on education is likely to be most devastating in countries with already low learning outcomes, high…
I review the new book "The Power of Experiments: Decision-making in a Data Driven World" by Michael Luca and Max Bazerman
Gotcha!? Tips and tricks for the economics seminar
An educated girl will be able to access better health services, to later in life attain better jobs and earn higher income.
Girls’ education, gender equality, and the role of civil society