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The Heterogeneous Effects of HIV Testing (English)

This brief summarizes the updates from the 2014 paper entitled, The heterogeneous effects of HIV testing, Welfare impacts of rural electrification : evidence from Vietnam, conducted between between 2009 and 2010 in Malawi. ... See More +

Brief 90357 SEP 02, 2014

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

The heterogeneous effects of HIV testing (English)

An extensive multi-disciplinary literature examines the effects of learning oneapos;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. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6823 MAR 01, 2014

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

Designing experiments to measure spillover effects (English)

This paper formalizes the design of experiments intended specifically to study spillover effects. By first randomizing the intensity of treatment within clusters and then randomly assigning individual treatment conditional on this cluster-level intensity, a novel set of treatment effects can be identified. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6824 MAR 01, 2014

Baird, Sarah; Bohren, J. Aislinn; McIntosh, Craig; Ozler, Berk

Cash or condition evidence from a cash transfer experiment (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled Cash or condition evidence from a cash transfer experiment, conducted from 2008 to the end of 2009 in Malawi. ... See More +

Brief 81208 AUG 14, 2013

Baird, Sarah; McIntosh, Craig; Ozler, Berk

Income shocks and adolescent mental health (English)

This brief summarizes the income shocks and adolescent mental health in Malawi. Monthly transfers were made from 2008 to the end of 2009; in total the intervention lasted two years. ... See More +

Brief 81379 AUG 14, 2013

Baird, Sarah; Hoop, Jacobus de; Ozler, Berk

The short-term impacts of a schooling conditional cash transfer program on the sexual behavior of young women (English)

This brief summarizes the results of a gender impact evaluation study, entitled The short-term impacts of a schooling conditional cash transfer program on the sexual behavior of young women, conducted during the time period 2007 to 2009 in Malawi. ... See More +

Brief 81510 AUG 14, 2013

Baird, Sarah; Chirwa, Ephraim; McIntosh, Craig; Ozler, Berk

The regressive demands of demand-driven development (English)

Despite their explicit focus on reaching the poor, many community driven development (CDD) projects have been found to be only mildly pro-poor in their funding allocations. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5883 NOV 01, 2011

Baird, Sarah; McIntosh, Craig; Ozler, Berk

Income shocks and adolescent mental health (English)

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. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5644 APR 01, 2011

Baird, Sarah; de Hoop, Jacobus; Ozler, Berk

Cash or condition ? evidence from a cash transfer experiment (English)

Conditional Cash Transfer programs are quot;...the worldapos;s favorite new anti-poverty device,quot; (The Economist, July 29 2010) yet little is known about the specific role of the conditions in driving their success. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5259 MAR 01, 2010

Baird, Sarah; Mcintosh, Craig; Ozler, Berk

The short-term impacts of a schooling conditional cash transfer program on the sexual behavior of young women (English)

Recent evidence suggests that conditional cash transfer programs for schooling are effective in raising school enrollment and attendance. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5089 OCT 01, 2009

Baird, Sarah; Chirwa, Ephraim; McIntosh, Craig; Ozler, Berk

Designing cost-effective cash transfer programs to boost schooling among young women in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)

As of 2007, 29 developing countries had some type of conditional cash transfer program in place, with many others planning or piloting one. However, the evidence base needed by a government to decide how to design a new conditional cash transfer program is severely limited in a number of critical dimensions. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS5090 OCT 01, 2009

Baird, Sarah; McIntosh, Craig; Ozler, Berk

Infant mortality over the business cycle in the developing world (English)

The diffusion of cost-effective life saving technologies has reduced infant mortality in much of the developing world. Income gains may also play a direct, protective role in ensuring child survival, although the empirical findings to date on this issue have been mixed. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS4346 SEP 01, 2007

Baird, Sarah; Friedman, Jed; Schady, Norbert

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The Heterogeneous Effects of HIV Testing (English)
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SEP 02, 2014 90357 Brief
The heterogeneous effects of HIV testing (English)
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MAR 01, 2014 WPS6823 Policy Research Working Paper
Designing experiments to measure spillover effects (English)
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MAR 01, 2014 WPS6824 Policy Research Working Paper
Cash or condition evidence from a cash transfer experiment (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81208 Brief
Income shocks and adolescent mental health (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81379 Brief
The short-term impacts of a schooling conditional cash transfer program on the sexual behavior of young women (English)
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AUG 14, 2013 81510 Brief
The regressive demands of demand-driven development (English)
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NOV 01, 2011 WPS5883 Policy Research Working Paper
Income shocks and adolescent mental health (English)
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APR 01, 2011 WPS5644 Policy Research Working Paper
Cash or condition ? evidence from a cash transfer experiment (English)
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MAR 01, 2010 WPS5259 Policy Research Working Paper
The short-term impacts of a schooling conditional cash transfer program on the sexual behavior of young women (English)
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OCT 01, 2009 WPS5089 Policy Research Working Paper
Designing cost-effective cash transfer programs to boost schooling among young women in Sub-Saharan Africa (English)
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OCT 01, 2009 WPS5090 Policy Research Working Paper
Infant mortality over the business cycle in the developing world (English)
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SEP 01, 2007 WPS4346 Policy Research Working Paper