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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

Explaining gender differentials in agricultural production in Nigeria (English)

This paper uses data from the General Household Survey Panel 2010/11 to analyze differences in agricultural productivity across male and female plot managers in Nigeria. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6809 MAR 01, 2014

Oseni, Gbemisola; Corral, Paul; Goldstein, Markus; Winters, Paul

Decomposition of gender differentials in agricultural productivity in Ethiopia (English)

This paper employs decomposition methods to analyze differences in agricultural productivity between male and female land managers in Ethiopia. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6764 JAN 01, 2014

Aguilar, Arturo; Carranza, Eliana; Goldstein, Markus; Kilic, Talip; Oseni, Gbemisola

Gender dimensions in Nigerian agriculture (English)

With a fast growing population requiring an ever growing supply of food, a national poverty rate of 63 percent, and a labor force that is dominated by agricultural work, Nigeria's efforts to boost agricultural productivity could not be better timed. ... See More +

Brief 86183 OCT 01, 2013

Oseni, Gbemisola; Goldstein, Markus; Utah, Amarachi

Explaining gender differentials in agricultural production in Nigeria (English)

Nigeria presents a unique case study on differences in agricultural productivity between men and women. This study, which captures a comprehensive picture of agriculture across the nation, shows that female farmers produce 16 percent less per hectare than their male counterparts, when plot size, farmer characteristics, and inputs are taken into account. ... See More +

Brief 86184 OCT 01, 2013

Oseni, Gbemisola; Corral, Paul; Goldstein, Markus; Winters, Paul

Caught in a productivity trap : a distributional perspective on gender differences in Malawian agriculture (English)

The vast majority of households in Malawi are involved in agriculture, and improving agricultural productivity, particularly for women, who tend to attain lower yields than men, could lead to significant poverty reduction and improvements in gender equality. ... See More +

Brief 86182 SEP 01, 2013

Kilic, Talip; Palacios-Lopez, Amparo; Goldstein, Markus

AIDS treatment and intra-household resource allocation : children's nutrition and schooling in Kenya (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) treatment and intra-household resource allocation : children's nutrition and schooling in Kenya, conducted in late 2003 till present in Kenya. ... See More +

Brief 81194 AUG 14, 2013

Zivin, Joshua Graff; Thirumurthy, Harsha; Goldstein, Markus

ARV treatment and time allocation to household tasks : evidence from Kenya (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Antiretroviral (ARV) treatment and time allocation to household tasks : evidence from Kenya, conducted in late 2003 in Kenya. ... See More +

Brief 81202 AUG 14, 2013

d'Adda, Giovanna; Goldstein, Markus; Zivin, Joshua Graff; Nangami, Mabel; Thirumurthy, Harsha

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

Environmental and gender impacts of land tenure regularization in Africa : pilot evidence from Rwanda (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Environmental and gender impacts of land tenure regularization in Africa : pilot evidence from Rwanda, conducted in the year between 2007-2008, in Rwanda. ... See More +

Brief 81318 AUG 14, 2013

Ali, Daniel Ayalew; Deininger, Klaus; Goldstein, Markus

Mobile phone technologies improve adherence to antiretroviral treatment in a resource-limited setting : a randomized controlled trial of text message reminders (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Mobile phone technologies improve adherence to antiretroviral treatment in a resource-limited setting : a randomized controlled trial of text message reminders, conducted between June 2007 to August 2008 in Kenya. ... See More +

Brief 81394 AUG 14, 2013

Pop-Eleches, Christian; Thirumurthy, Harsha; Habyarimana, James; Zivin, Joshua; Goldstein, Markus; Walque, Damien de; Mackeen, Leslie; Haberer, Jessica; Kimaiyo, Sylvester; Sidle, John; Ngare, Duncan; Bangsberg, David

The economic impact of AIDS treatment : labor supply in Western Kenya (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled The economic impact of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) treatment : labor supply in Western Kenya, conducted between 2003 and present in Kenya. ... See More +

Brief 81472 AUG 14, 2013

Thirumurthy, Harsha; Zivin, Joshua Graff; Goldstein, Markus

Caught in a productivity trap: a distributional perspective on gender differences in Malawian agriculture (English)

In targeting poverty gains, sub-Saharan African governments have emphasized the alleviation of gender differences in agricultural productivity. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6381 MAR 01, 2013

Palacios-Lopez, Amparo; Kilic, Talip; Goldstein, Markus

Gender and agriculture : inefficiencies, segregation, and low productivity traps (English)

Women make essential contributions to agriculture in developing countries, where they constitute approximately 43 percent of the agricultural labor force. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6370 FEB 01, 2013

Rosas, Nina; Croppenstedt, Andre; Goldstein, Markus

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; Gulesci, Selim; Goldstein, Markus; Burgess, Robin; Rasul, Imran; Sulaiman, Munshi

Lessons for matching grant programs from failed attempts to evaluate them (English)

This note illustrates a case where attempting to do impact evaluations can provide valuable knowledge, even if the impact evaluations ultimately are unable to be completed. ... See More +

Brief 76388 JAN 01, 2013

Campos, Francisco; Coville, Aidan; Fernandes, Ana; Goldstein, Markus; McKenzie, David

Women and trade in Africa : realizing the potential (English)

Regional trade in Africa can play a vital role in diversifying economies and reducing dependence on the export of a few mineral products, in delivering food and energy security, in generating jobs for the increasing numbers of young people, and in alleviating poverty and promoting a shared prosperity. ... See More +

Working Paper 82520 JAN 01, 2013

Brenton, Paul; Gamberoni, Elisa; Sear, Catherine; Mora, Maria Elena Garcia; Roshan, Sabrina; Ndumbe, Louis Njie; Ityavyar, Susan D.; Baffes, John; Maratou-Kolias, Laura; Coste, Antoine; Dihel, Nora; Christian,, Michelle; Reis, Jose Guilherme; Bossuroy, Thomas; Campos, Francisco; Coville, Aidan; Goldstein, Markus; Roberts, Gareth; Sequeira, Sandra; Kweka, Josaphat; Haji, Mahjabeen

Learning from the experiments that never happened : lessons from trying to conduct randomized evaluations of matching grant programs in Africa (English)

Matching grants are one of the most common policy instruments used by developing country governments to try to foster technological upgrading, innovation, exports, use of business development services and other activities leading to firm growth. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6296 DEC 01, 2012

Fernandes, Ana M.; Campos, Francisco; Coville, Aidan; McKenzie, David; Goldstein, Markus

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

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

Environmental and gender impacts of land tenure regularization in Africa : pilot evidence from Rwanda (English)

Although recent developments have increased interest in African land tenure, Rwanda's nation-wide Land Tenure Regularization (LTR) program is one of a few models to address these issues at the required scale. ... See More +

Brief 73154 OCT 02, 2012

Deininger, Klaus; Goldstein, Markus; Ali, Daniel Ayalew

Title Document Date Report No. Document Type Also available in
Women's Empowerment in Action : evidence from a randomized control trial in Africa (English)
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SEP 02, 2014 90360 Brief
Explaining gender differentials in agricultural production in Nigeria (English)
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MAR 01, 2014 WPS6809 Policy Research Working Paper
Decomposition of gender differentials in agricultural productivity in Ethiopia (English)
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JAN 01, 2014 WPS6764 Policy Research Working Paper
Gender dimensions in Nigerian agriculture (English)
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OCT 01, 2013 86183 Brief
Explaining gender differentials in agricultural production in Nigeria (English)
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OCT 01, 2013 86184 Brief
Caught in a productivity trap : a distributional perspective on gender differences in Malawian agriculture (English)
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SEP 01, 2013 86182 Brief
AIDS treatment and intra-household resource allocation : children's nutrition and schooling in Kenya (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81194 Brief
ARV treatment and time allocation to household tasks : evidence from Kenya (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81202 Brief
Empowering adolescent girls : evidence from a randomized control trial in Uganda (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81313 Brief
Environmental and gender impacts of land tenure regularization in Africa : pilot evidence from Rwanda (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81318 Brief
Mobile phone technologies improve adherence to antiretroviral treatment in a resource-limited setting : a randomized controlled trial of text message reminders (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81394 Brief
The economic impact of AIDS treatment : labor supply in Western Kenya (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81472 Brief
Caught in a productivity trap: a distributional perspective on gender differences in Malawian agriculture (English)
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MAR 01, 2013 WPS6381 Policy Research Working Paper
Gender and agriculture : inefficiencies, segregation, and low productivity traps (English)
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FEB 01, 2013 WPS6370 Policy Research Working Paper
Empowering adolescent girls in Uganda (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 75562 Brief
Lessons for matching grant programs from failed attempts to evaluate them (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 76388 Brief
Women and trade in Africa : realizing the potential (English)
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JAN 01, 2013 82520 Working Paper
Learning from the experiments that never happened : lessons from trying to conduct randomized evaluations of matching grant programs in Africa (English)
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DEC 01, 2012 WPS6296 Policy Research Working Paper
Empowering adolescent girls : evidence from a randomized control trial in Uganda (English)
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DEC 01, 2012 75566 Working Paper
Environmental and gender impacts of land tenure regularization in Africa : pilot evidence from Rwanda (English)
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OCT 02, 2012 73154 Brief