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Income shocks and adolescent mental health (English)

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In this paper, the authors investigate the effect of positive income shocks on the mental health of adolescent girls using experimental evidence from a cash transfer program in Malawi. They find that the provision of monthly cash transfers had a strong... See More +

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  • Baird, Sarah; de Hoop, Jacobus; Ozler, Berk;
  • 2011/04/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper
  • WPS5644
  • 1
  • 1
  • Malawi
  • Africa
  • 2011/04/01
  • Income shocks and adolescent mental health
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