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Testing the importance of search frictions, matching, and reservation prestige through randomized experiments in Jordan (英文)

Unemployment rates for tertiary-educated youth in Jordan are high, as is the duration of unemployment. Two randomized experiments in Jordan were used to test different theories that may explain this phenomenon. ... 更多显示

政策研究报告 WPS7030 2014年9月1日

Groh, Matthew; McKenzie, David; Shammout, Nour; Vishwanath, Tara

Macroinsurance for microenterprises : a randomized experiment in post-revolution Egypt (英文)

Firms in many developing countries cite macroeconomic instability and political uncertainty as major constraints to their growth. Economic theory suggests uncertainty can cause firms to delay investments until uncertainty is resolved. ... 更多显示

政策研究报告 WPS7048 2014年9月1日

Groh, Matthew; McKenzie, David

Seeing is believing ? evidence from an extension network experiment (英文)

Extension services are a keystone of information diffusion in agriculture. This paper exploits a large randomized controlled trial to track diffusion of a new technique in the classic Training and Visit (T&V) extension model, relative to a more direct training model. ... 更多显示

政策研究报告 WPS7000 2014年8月1日

Kondylis, Florence; Mueller, Valerie; Zhu, Siyao Jessica

Small business tax policy, informality, and tax evasion -- evidence from Georgia (英文)

Using a panel of administrative data and regression discontinuity analysis, this paper examines how the introduction of preferential tax regimes for Georgian micro and small businesses in 2010 affects formal firm creation and tax compliance. ... 更多显示

政策研究报告 WPS7010 2014年8月1日

Bruhn, Miriam; Loeprick, Jan

Information is power : experimental evidence on the long-run impact of community based monitoring (英文)

This paper presents the results of two field experiments on local accountability in primary health care in Uganda. Efforts to stimulate beneficiary control, coupled with the provision of report cards on staff performance, resulted in significant improvements in health care delivery and health outcomes in both the short and the longer run. ... 更多显示

政策研究报告 WPS7015 2014年8月1日

Nyqvist, Martina Bjorkman; de Walque, Damien; Svensson, Jakob

The Brasilia experiment : road access and the spatial pattern of long-term local development in Brazil (英文)

This paper studies the impact of the rapid expansion of the Brazilian road network, which occurred from the 1960s to the 2000s, on the growth and spatial allocation of population and economic activity across the country's municipalities. ... 更多显示

政策研究报告 WPS6964 2014年7月1日

Bird, Julia; Straub, Stephane

Does involvement of local NGOs enhance public service delivery ? cautionary evidence from a Malaria-prevention evaluation in India (英文)

Using data from an experimental supportive intervention to India's malaria control program, this paper studies the impact of leveraging local non-state capacity to promote mosquito net usage and recommended fever care-seeking patterns. ... 更多显示

政策研究报告 WPS6931 2014年6月1日

Das, Ashis; Friedman, Jed; Kandpal, Eeshani

Radio's impact on preferences for patronage benefits (英文)

Citizens in developing countries support politicians who provide patronage or clientelist benefits, such as government jobs and gifts at the time of elections. ... 更多显示

政策研究报告 WPS6932 2014年6月1日

Keefer, Philip; Khemani, Stuti

The anatomy of failure : an ethnography of a randomized trial to deepen democracy in rural India (英文)

Programs that induce citizen participation to improve the quality of government at the local level are the subjects of large amounts of funding and intense debate. ... 更多显示

政策研究报告 WPS6958 2014年6月1日

Ananthpur, Kripa; Malik, Kabir; Rao, Vijayendra

Money or ideas ? a field experiment on constraints to entrepreneurship in rural Pakistan (英文)

This paper identifies the relative importance of human and physical capital for entrepreneurship. A subset of rural microfinance clients were offered eight full time days of business training and the opportunity to participate in a loan lottery of up to Rs. 100,000 (USD 1,700), about seven times the average loan size. ... 更多显示

政策研究报告 WPS6959 2014年6月1日

Gine, Xavier; Mansuri, Ghazala

The effect of aid on growth : evidence from a quasi-experiment (英文)

The literature on aid and growth has not found a convincing instrumental variable to identify the causal effects of aid. This paper exploits an instrumental variable based on the fact that since 1987, eligibility for aid from the International Development Association (IDA) has been based partly on whether or not a country is below a certain threshold of per capita income. ... 更多显示

政策研究报告 WPS6865 2014年5月1日

Galiani, Sebastian; Knack, Stephen; Xu, Lixin Colin; Zou, Ben

Cash transfers and temptation goods : a review of global evidence (英文)

Cash transfers have been demonstrated to improve education and health outcomes and alleviate poverty in various contexts. However, policy makers and others often express concern that poor households will use transfers to buy alcohol, tobacco, or other "temptation goods." ... 更多显示

政策研究报告 WPS6886 2014年5月1日

Evans, David K.; Popova, Anna

Rewarding provider performance to enable a healthy start to life : evidence from Argentina's Plan Nacer (英文)

Argentina's Plan Nacer provides insurance for maternal and child health care to uninsured families. The program allocates funding to provinces based on enrollment of beneficiaries and adds performance incentives based on indicators of the use and quality of maternal and child health care services and health outcomes. ... 更多显示

政策研究报告 WPS6884 2014年5月1日

Gertler, Paul; Giovagnoli, Paula; Martinez, Sebastian

The impact of a pay-for-performance scheme on prescription quality in rural China : an impact evaluation (英文)

In China, health care providers have traditionally been paid fee-for-service and overprescribing and high out-of-pocket spending are common. In this study, township health centers in two counties were assigned almost randomly to two groups: in one, fee-for-service was replaced by a global capitated budget; in the other, by a mix of global capitated budget and pay-for-performance. ... 更多显示

政策研究报告 WPS6892 2014年5月1日

Sun, Xiaojie; Liu, Xiaoyun; Sun, Qiang; Yip, Winnie; Wagstaff, Adam; Meng, Qingyue

The impact of an adolescent girls employment program : the EPAG project in Liberia (英文)

This paper presents findings from the impact evaluation of the Economic Empowerment of Adolescent Girls and Young Women (EPAG) project in Liberia. ... 更多显示

政策研究报告 WPS6832 2014年4月1日

Adoho, Franck; Chakravarty, Shubha; Korkoyah, Jr, Dala T.; Lundberg, Mattias; Tasneem, Afia

Voter response to natural disaster aid : quasi-experimental evidence from drought relief payments in Mexico (英文)

The paper estimates the effects on presidential election returns in Mexico of a government climatic contingency transfer that is allocated through rainfall-indexed insurance. ... 更多显示

政策研究报告 WPS6836 2014年4月1日

Fuchs, Alan; Rodriguez-Chamussy, Lourdes

The impact of vocational training for the unemployed : experimental evidence from Turkey (英文)

A randomized experiment is used to evaluate a large-scale, active labor market policy: Turkey's vocational training programs for the unemployed. ... 更多显示

政策研究报告 WPS6807 2014年3月1日

Hirshleifer, Sarojini; McKenzie, David; Almeida, Rita; Ridao-Cano, Cristobal

The heterogeneous effects of HIV testing (英文)

An extensive multi-disciplinary literature examines the effects of learning one's HIV status on subsequent risky sexual behaviors. However, many of these studies rely on non-experimental designs; use self-reported outcome measures, or both. ... 更多显示

政策研究报告 WPS6823 2014年3月1日

Baird, Sarah; Gong, Erick; McIntosh, Craig; Ozler, Berk

HIV testing, behavior change, and the transition to adulthood in Malawi (英文)

For young adults living in countries with AIDS epidemics, getting an HIV test may influence near-term decisions, such as when to leave school, when to marry, and when to have a first child. ... 更多显示

政策研究报告 WPS6825 2014年3月1日

Beegle, Kathleen; Poulin, Michelle; Shapira, Gil

International interventions to build social capital : evidence from a field experiment in Sudan (英文)

Over the past decade the international community, especially the World Bank, has conducted programs to increase local public service delivery in developing countries by improving local governing institutions and creating social capital. ... 更多显示

政策研究报告 WPS6772 2014年2月1日

Avdeenko, Alexandra; Gilligan, Michael J.

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Testing the importance of search frictions, matching, and reservation prestige through randomized experiments in Jordan (英文)
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2014年9月1日 WPS7030 政策研究报告
Macroinsurance for microenterprises : a randomized experiment in post-revolution Egypt (英文)
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2014年9月1日 WPS7048 政策研究报告
Seeing is believing ? evidence from an extension network experiment (英文)
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2014年8月1日 WPS7000 政策研究报告
Small business tax policy, informality, and tax evasion -- evidence from Georgia (英文)
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2014年8月1日 WPS7010 政策研究报告
Information is power : experimental evidence on the long-run impact of community based monitoring (英文)
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2014年8月1日 WPS7015 政策研究报告
The Brasilia experiment : road access and the spatial pattern of long-term local development in Brazil (英文)
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2014年7月1日 WPS6964 政策研究报告
Does involvement of local NGOs enhance public service delivery ? cautionary evidence from a Malaria-prevention evaluation in India (英文)
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2014年6月1日 WPS6931 政策研究报告
Radio's impact on preferences for patronage benefits (英文)
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2014年6月1日 WPS6932 政策研究报告
The anatomy of failure : an ethnography of a randomized trial to deepen democracy in rural India (英文)
更多显示
2014年6月1日 WPS6958 政策研究报告
Money or ideas ? a field experiment on constraints to entrepreneurship in rural Pakistan (英文)
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2014年6月1日 WPS6959 政策研究报告
The effect of aid on growth : evidence from a quasi-experiment (英文)
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2014年5月1日 WPS6865 政策研究报告
Cash transfers and temptation goods : a review of global evidence (英文)
更多显示
2014年5月1日 WPS6886 政策研究报告
Rewarding provider performance to enable a healthy start to life : evidence from Argentina's Plan Nacer (英文)
更多显示
2014年5月1日 WPS6884 政策研究报告
The impact of a pay-for-performance scheme on prescription quality in rural China : an impact evaluation (英文)
更多显示
2014年5月1日 WPS6892 政策研究报告
The impact of an adolescent girls employment program : the EPAG project in Liberia (英文)
更多显示
2014年4月1日 WPS6832 政策研究报告
Voter response to natural disaster aid : quasi-experimental evidence from drought relief payments in Mexico (英文)
更多显示
2014年4月1日 WPS6836 政策研究报告
The impact of vocational training for the unemployed : experimental evidence from Turkey (英文)
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2014年3月1日 WPS6807 政策研究报告
The heterogeneous effects of HIV testing (英文)
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2014年3月1日 WPS6823 政策研究报告
HIV testing, behavior change, and the transition to adulthood in Malawi (英文)
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2014年3月1日 WPS6825 政策研究报告
International interventions to build social capital : evidence from a field experiment in Sudan (英文)
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2014年2月1日 WPS6772 政策研究报告