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Empowering Adolescent Girls in a Crisis Context : Lessons from Sierra Leone in the Time of Ebola (English)

In Sierra Leone, the empowerment and livelihoods for adolescents (ELA) initiative sought to enhance adolescent girls’ social and economic empowerment by providing life skills training, livelihood training, and credit support to start income-generating activities. ... See More +

Brief 138762 JUL 01, 2019

Bandiera,Oriana; Buehren,Niklas; Goldstein,Markus P.; Rasul,Imran; Smurra,Andrea Disclosed

The Economic Lives of Young Women in the Time of Ebola : Lessons from an Empowerment Program (English)

This paper evaluates an intervention to raise young women's economic empowerment in Sierra Leone, where women frequently experience sexual violence and face multiple economic disadvantages. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8760 FEB 28, 2019

Bandiera,Oriana; Buehren,Niklas; Goldstein,Markus P.; Rasul,Imran; Smurra,Andrea Disclosed

The Economic Lives of Young Women in the Time of Ebola : Lessons from an Empowerment Program (English)

The authors evaluate an intervention to raise young women’s economic empowerment in Sierra Leone, where women frequently experience sexual violence and face multiple economic disadvantages. ... See More +

134123 DEC 01, 2018

Bandiera,Oriana; Buehren,Niklas; Goldstein,Markus P.; Rasul,Imran; Smurray,Andrea Disclosed

Women’s Empowerment in Action : Evidence from a Randomized Control Trial in Africa (English)

The authors evaluate a multifaceted policy intervention attempting to jumpstart adolescent women’s empowerment in Uganda, a context in which sixty percent of the population are aged below twenty. ... See More +

134122 DEC 01, 2018

Bandiera,Oriana; Buehren,Niklas; Burgess,Robin Stuart L.; Goldstein,Markus P.; Gulesci,Selim; Rasul,Imran; Sulaimany,Munshi Disclosed

Management and Bureaucratic Effectiveness : Evidence from the Ghanaian Civil Service (English)

A burgeoning area of social science research examines how state capabilities and bureaucratic effectiveness shape economic development. This paper studies how the management practices of civil service bureaucrats correlate to the delivery of public projects, using novel data from the Ghanaian Civil Service. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8595 SEP 19, 2018

Rasul,Imran; Rogger,Daniel Oliver; Williams,Martin J. Disclosed

Women’s empowerment in action : evidence from a randomized control trial in Africa (English)

Women in developing countries are disempowered: high youth unemployment, early marriage and childbearing interact to limit their investments into human capital and enforce dependence on men. ... See More +

Working Paper 118203 JUL 01, 2017

Bandiera,Oriana; Buehren,Niklas; Burgess,Robin Stuart L.; Goldstein,Markus P.; Gulesci,Selim; Rasul,Imran; Sulaimany,Munshi Disclosed

The impact of ethnic diversity in bureaucracies : evidence from the Nigerian civil service (English)

The authors document the correlation between the workplace diversity of bureaucracies and public services delivered. The authors do so in the context of the federal civil service in Nigeria, the most important government bureaucracy operating in a highly ethnically fractionalized society in which ethnicity is a salient form of identity. ... See More +

Journal Article 100271 MAY 01, 2015

Rasul,Imran; Rogger,Daniel Oliver Disclosed

Women's Empowerment in Action : evidence from a randomized control trial in Africa (English)

This brief summarizes the updates from the 2014 paper entitled, Women's Empowerment in Action: Evidence from a Randomized Control Trial in Africa, conducted between between June and September 2008 in Uganda. ... See More +

Brief 90360 SEP 02, 2014

Bandiera, Oriana; Buehren, Niklas; Burgess, Robin; Goldstein, Markus; Gulesci, Selim; Rasul, Imran; Sulaiman, Munshi Disclosed

Empowering adolescent girls : evidence from a randomized control trial in Uganda (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Empowering adolescent girls : evidence from a randomized control trial in Uganda, conducted in the year between June and September 2008, in Uganda. ... See More +

Brief 81313 AUG 14, 2013

Bandiera, Oriana; Buehren, Niklas; Burgess, Robin; Goldstein, Markus; Gulesci, Selim; Rasul, Imran; Sulaiman, Munshi Disclosed

Empowering adolescent girls in Uganda (English)

The productive potential of adolescent girls in Uganda is critically limited by the reciprocal relationship between low health, education and employment indicators. ... See More +

75562 JAN 01, 2013

Bandiera,Oriana; Buehren,Niklas; Burgess,Robin Stuart L.; Goldstein,Markus P.; Gulesci,Selim; Rasul,Imran; Sulaiman,Munshi Disclosed

Empowering adolescent girls : evidence from a randomized control trial in Uganda (English)

Nearly 60 percent of Uganda's population is aged below twenty. This generation faces health and economic challenges associated with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), early pregnancy, and unemployment. ... See More +

Working Paper 75566 DEC 01, 2012

Buehren, Niklas; Burgess, Robin; Goldstein, Markus; Gulesci, Selim; Rasul, Imran; Sulaiman, Munshi; Bandiera, Oriana Disclosed

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Empowering Adolescent Girls in a Crisis Context : Lessons from Sierra Leone in the Time of Ebola (English)
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JUL 01, 2019 138762 Brief
The Economic Lives of Young Women in the Time of Ebola : Lessons from an Empowerment Program (English)
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FEB 28, 2019 WPS8760 Policy Research Working Paper
The Economic Lives of Young Women in the Time of Ebola : Lessons from an Empowerment Program (English)
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DEC 01, 2018 134123
Women’s Empowerment in Action : Evidence from a Randomized Control Trial in Africa (English)
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DEC 01, 2018 134122
Management and Bureaucratic Effectiveness : Evidence from the Ghanaian Civil Service (English)
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SEP 19, 2018 WPS8595 Policy Research Working Paper
Women’s empowerment in action : evidence from a randomized control trial in Africa (English)
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JUL 01, 2017 118203 Working Paper
The impact of ethnic diversity in bureaucracies : evidence from the Nigerian civil service (English)
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MAY 01, 2015 100271 Journal Article
Women's Empowerment in Action : evidence from a randomized control trial in Africa (English)
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SEP 02, 2014 90360 Brief
Empowering adolescent girls : evidence from a randomized control trial in Uganda (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81313 Brief
Empowering adolescent girls in Uganda (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 75562
Empowering adolescent girls : evidence from a randomized control trial in Uganda (English)
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DEC 01, 2012 75566 Working Paper