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The anatomy of a public health crisis: Household responses during the Zika epidemic in Brazil
Pregnancy rates fell by almost 7% as a result of the public health information provided on the Zika epidemic by the Brazilian government
Ildo Jose Lautharte Junior
Maternal mortality and women’s political participation
Reserving seats for women in parliament leads to sharp reductions in maternal mortality in low- and middle-income countries
Joseph Flavian Gomes
Capitalism’s broken promises
Has capitalism’s promise of equal opportunity broken down as a result of technological change?
Alcohol and self-control: Evidence from India
Rickshaw drivers in India who randomly received sobriety incentives as part of an experiment significantly reduced their daytime drinking
Increasing sleep for the urban poor: Evidence from India
Studies in the US point to significant productivity benefits from sleeping more, but does this apply to low-income workers in developing countries?
What works when for early-childhood interventions? Evidence from Nigeria
Information on raising children is more important in the first two years of a child’s life, whereas cash plays a bigger role from age 2 to 4
Getting into the habit: Handwashing and child health in India
Access to soap dispensers combined with monitoring and incentives increased handwashing and generated substantial improvements in child health
Using incentives to motivate knowledge agents: Evidence from India
Can incentives improve information dissemination among agents or do hidden pitfalls exist?
Africa's lands of opportunity
Which African countries have the best, and worst, intergenerational mobility?
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