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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

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 +

Brief 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

Beyond transition 16 (2) (Russian)

In this issue: Global poverty reduction via expanding opportunities; by Timothy Besley, Robin Burgess, and David Donaldson. Interview with Alberto Alesina. ... See More +

Newsletter 35666 APR 01, 2005

Besley, Timothy; Burgess, Robin; Donaldson, David; Alesina, Alberto; Fuchs-Schuendeln, Nicola; Paci, Pierella; Sasin, Marcin, J.; Verbeek, Jos; Garcia, Alvaro; Ivanov, Andrey; Hertel, Thomas; Zhai, Fan; Alexandrova, Anastasia; Grishina, Elena; Denisova, Irina; Rutherford, Thomas; Tarr, David; Shepotylo, Olesandr; Nussbaumer, Michel; Hazans, Mihails; Rastrigina, Olga; Trapexnikova, Ija; Smith, Preston English Disclosed

Beyond transition 16 (2) (English)

In this issue: Global poverty reduction via expanding opportunities; by Timothy Besley, Robin Burgess, and David Donaldson. Interview with Alberto Alesina. ... See More +

Newsletter 35666 APR 01, 2005

Besley, Timothy; Burgess, Robin; Donaldson, David; Alesina, Alberto; Fuchs-Schuendeln, Nicola; Paci, Pierella; Sasin, Marcin, J.; Verbeek, Jos; Garcia, Alvaro; Ivanov, Andrey; Hertel, Thomas; Zhai, Fan; Alexandrova, Anastasia; Grishina, Elena; Denisova, Irina; Rutherford, Thomas; Tarr, David; Shepotylo, Olesandr; Nussbaumer, Michel; Hazans, Mihails; Rastrigina, Olga; Trapexnikova, Ija; Smith, Preston Russian Disclosed

Toward a microeconomics of growth (English)

What drives growth at the microeconomic level? The authors divide the factors that determine a location's growth performance into two groups, "1st advantage" and "2nd advantage." ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS3257 APR 01, 2004

Burgess, Robin; Venables, Anthony J.

Annual World Bank Conference on Development Economics 2004 : accelerating development (English)

Presenting the proceedings of the May 2003 World Bank Annual Bank Conference on Development Economics (ABCDE), the volume imparts new research findings and discussions on key policy issues related to poverty reduction by eminent scholars and practitioners from around the world. ... See More +

Publication 30228 JAN 01, 2004

Bourguignon, Francois; Pleskovic, Boris [editors]; Premji, Azim Hasham; Stern, Nicholas; Mohan, Rakesh; Srinivasan, T. N.; Burgess, Robin; Venables, Anthony J.; Dasgupta, Partha; Lin, Justin Yifu; Mingxing Liu; Ofer, Gur; Winter, Sidney; Rao, Govinda; Polenske, Karen R.; Platteau, Jean-Philippe; Ndulu, Benno J.; Nayyar, Rohini; Rao, Vijayendra; Attanasio, Orazio P.; Meghir, Costas; Szekely, Miguel; Duflo, Esther; Schultz, T. Paul

Benchmarking government provision of social safety nets (English)

The question of how much governments should spend on social programs generally, or safety nets in particular, is of great obvious interest to policymakers but is extremely difficult to address empirically. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 27870 AUG 01, 2003

Timothy Besley; Robin Burgess; Imran Rasul Russian

Benchmarking government provision of social safety nets (Russian)

The question of how much governments should spend on social programs generally, or safety nets in particular, is of great obvious interest to policymakers but is extremely difficult to address empirically. ... See More +

Working Paper (Numbered Series) 27870 AUG 01, 2003

Timothy Besley; Robin Burgess; Imran Rasul English Disclosed