Health & Education
Expanding higher education empowered women in Egypt
The large-scale construction of public universities in Egypt improved education, labour and marriage outcomes, particularly for women
What are the long-term returns to large-scale education expansions?
Expanded public schooling in India increased education and earnings for students in targeted regions, but estimates of this effect are dampened when...
Countering diabetes with incentivised lifestyle changes: Evidence from India
Providing small financial incentives for daily steps to at-risk individuals in India encouraged exercise and improved health
Do Indian private school quotas meet their redistributive potential?
Redistributive policies may exclude the poor because they can’t apply, and fixing this requires alleviating multiple constraints
Incentivising school attendance: Evidence from Mozambique
Research in Mozambique highlights new, lower-cost approaches to reducing pupil absenteeism in low-income countries
Research into practice: Lessons from healthcare
Key insights on using research in developing countries to shape global health policy
COVID-19 vaccine uptake in Sub-Saharan Africa
Insights from high-frequency phone survey data collection reveal that access, rather than hesitancy, prevents vaccine uptake in Sub-Saharan Africa
The education spending multiplier: Evidence from schools in Pakistan
Grants given to public schools in Pakistan increase test scores in both public and private schools as a result of increased competition
Mother-father differences in spending on children: Evidence from Uganda
Mothers and fathers spend differently on daughters relative to sons, which can perpetuate the benefits of empowering women today