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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...
School internet access improved student learning in Peru…but it took time!
School-based internet access boosted test scores in Peru, but these effects took time to materialise
Preschool quality and child development: Evidence from Colombia
Interventions that only provide material resources to preschools may fail to achieve any benefits, and have unintended negative consequences, if...
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
Encouraging demand for sanitation in Indonesia
Poverty, low social capital and low government administrative capacity hinder sanitation improvements, even when the health benefits are clear.
Gender norms, violence and adolescent girls’ trajectories: Evidence from India
Changing the attitudes and behaviours of those enforcing restrictive societal norms is critical for achieving meaningful improvements in women’s...
Body and mind: Experimental evidence from women living with HIV
Participatory information interventions empower and inspire women to become more ambitious and invest in income-generating activities
Improving public sector management at scale
Well-designed programmes may be ineffective in practice, even with high compliance
Sustaining behavioural change: Evidence from rural Pakistan
Where community interventions lead to behaviour change, continued interactions are needed to help people maintain healthy behaviours