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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

Does gender inequality hinder development and economic growth ? evidence and policy implications (English)

Does the existing evidence support policies that foster growth by reducing gender inequality? The authors argue that the evidence based on differences across countries is of limited use for policy design because it does not identify the causal link from inequality to growth. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS6369 FEB 01, 2013

Bandiera, Oriana; Natraj, Ashwini Disclosed

Does gender inequality hinder development and economic growth? : evidence and policy implications (English)

Does the existing evidence support policies that foster growth by reducing gender inequality? We argue that the evidence based on differences across countries is of limited use for policy design because it does not identify the causal link from inequality to growth. ... See More +

Journal Article 112495 JAN 20, 2013

Bandiera,Oriana; Natraj,Ashwini 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

Land tenure, investment incentives, and the choice of techniques : evidence from Nicaragua (English)

The choice of cultivation techniques is a key determinant of agricultural productivity and has important consequences for income growth and poverty reduction in developing countries. ... See More +

Journal Article 77552 SEP 01, 2007

Bandiera, Oriana Disclosed

The World Bank economic review 21 (3) (English)

This issue includes the following: macroeconomic volatility and welfare in developing countries: an introduction, by Norman V. Loayza, Romain Ranciere, Luis Servin, and Jaume Ventura. ... See More +

Publication 51344 JAN 01, 2007

Loayza, Norman V.; Ranciere, Romain; Servin, Luis; Ventura, Jaume; Raddatz, Claudio; Levchenko, Andrei A.; Mauro, Paolo; Galindo, Arturo Jose; Micco, Alegandro;; Kharroubi, Enisse; Jacoby, Hanan G.; Minten, Bart; Bandiera, Oriana; Campos, Nauro; Jolliffe, Dean; Disclosed

Does financial reform increase or reduce savings ? : Does financial reform increase or reduce savings? (English)

Using Principal Components, the authors construct a 25-year time series index of financial liberalization for each of eight developing countries: Chile, Ghana, Indonesia, the Republic of Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, Turkey, and Zimbabwe. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS2062 FEB 28, 1999

Bandiera, Oriana; Caprio, Gerard; Honohan, Patrick; Schiantarelli, Fabio