Health & Education
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
How child mortality persists across generations
In developing countries, women with at least one sibling who died in childhood face 39% higher odds of losing a child themselves
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...
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
The impact of publicly provided daycare: Evidence from Brazil
Publicly provided daycare in Rio de Janeiro had benefits for both child development and the labour market outcomes of caregivers.
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