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Market integration and the expansion of renewable energy: Evidence from Chile
Expanding electricity transmission lines reduces regional price disparities in electricity, boosts renewable energy, and lowers the overall cost of...
The effects of food scarcity on trusting behaviour: Evidence from Tanzania
Food scarcity decreases trust among Tanzanian farmers, reducing the resilience of affected communities
How providing information can improve safety: Evidence from Kenya’s informal public transit sector
Traffic fatalities linked to informal transit are a disproportionately large cause of death in many low- and middle-income countries, but providing...
Scaling up agricultural policy interventions: Evidence from Uganda
A new methodology combining experimental data with a quantitative model sheds light on the household-level and distributional effects of scaling up...
Can temporary wage incentives increase formal employment? Experimental evidence from Mexico
In Mexico, where formal jobs have low starting salaries which increase rapidly over time, temporary wage subsidies to young high school graduates...
The importance of trust in health systems during crises: Evidence from Sierra Leone
Increasing the social accountability of health systems improves health outcomes and increases resilience against health shocks
How human and ecosystem health are intertwined: Evidence from vulture population collapse in India
The collapse of vulture populations in India due to accidental poisoning prevented the scavenging of carcasses, worsening sanitation, and thus...
2022: The year VoxDev turned 5! From the desk of the Editor-in-Chief
Tavneet Suri recaps the year VoxDev turned 5 and looks to the future
How climate change impacts structural transformation and urbanisation: Evidence from India
Rising temperatures reduce the proportion of workers in non-agricultural activities and inhibit structural transformation, with effects intensifying...