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The long-term effects of conditional cash transfer programmes: Evidence from Colombia
Conditional cash transfer programmes can have long-term benefits by reducing crime, lowering adolescent fertility and increasing school attendance as...
Informal labour markets and rent-extraction from the unemployment insurance system: Evidence from Brazil
When eligible for unemployment benefits, workers and firms make strategic layoffs in the presence of informal labour markets
Engaging with teachers unlocks the potential of technology in schools: Evidence from Pakistan
Teacher and classroom targeted education technology improves students attainment, while student only education technology may have negative academic...
How old-age pensions impact fertility choices: Evidence from Namibia
The extension of social pensions in Namibia in the 1990s led to a rapid, substantial decline in fertility
The impacts of parental job loss and job insurance policies on children: Evidence from Brazil
Parental job loss has significant negative effects on children, which can be partly mitigated by access to unemployment insurance
Can psychosocial interventions make anti-poverty programmes more cost-effective? Evidence from Niger
A community-level film event and group-based life skills training can improve the cost-effectiveness of anti-poverty programmes
The hidden costs of layered school-based interventions: Evidence from India
Governments commonly use school infrastructure to implement programmes targeting child health, but additional programmes can overwhelm administrative...
Polygyny and the economic determinants of family formation outcomes in Sub-Saharan Africa
Changing economic conditions have differing impacts on women’s marital outcomes and family formation in polygynous vs non-polygynous areas
International spillover effects of air pollution: Evidence from mortality and health data
Air pollution in China has significant negative effects on mortality and morbidity in South Korea, and accounting for this amplifies the overall...