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What is Considered Development Economics? Commonalities and Differences in University Courses around the Developing World (English)

We use a combination of surveys of instructors and data from course syllabi to examine how the subject of development economics is taught at the undergraduate and Master’s level in over 200 courses in 56 developing countries and the United States. ... See More +

Journal Article 141613 AUG 08, 2019

Mckenzie,David J.; Paffhausen,Anna Luisa Disclosed

Supporting Pathways to Prosperity in Forest Landscapes – A PRIME Framework (English)

The authors develop a framework to conceptualize the multiple ways forests contribute to poverty reduction and inform development interventions in forest landscapes. ... See More +

Journal Article 144308 AUG 07, 2019

Shyamsundar,Priya; Ahlroth,Sofia Elisabet; Kristjanson,Patricia M.; Onder,Stefanie Disclosed

Entertainment, Education, and Attitudes Toward Domestic Violence (English)

The authors study attitudes towards domestic violence in a sample of young women and men exposed to the edutainment TV series MTV Shuga 3, which features a sub-plot on this theme, and in a sample that was not. ... See More +

Journal Article 137010 MAY 01, 2019

Banerjee,Abhijit; La Ferrara,Eliana; Orozco Olvera,Victor Hugo Disclosed

Determinants of Catch Sales in Ghanaian Artisanal Fisheries (English)

The study examined the determinants of catch sales of artisanal fishers through wealthy middle women in fishing communities of Ghana, often known as fish mothers or fish mongers. ... See More +

Journal Article 136138 JAN 09, 2019

Quagrainie,Kwamena Korako; Chu,Jingjie Disclosed

The Search for the Perfect Indicator : Reflections on Monitoring and Evaluation of Resilience for Improved Climate Risk Management (English)

Resilience-building activities are increasingly evident in development projects, and as a result, there is a growing focus on monitoring and evaluating the associated outcomes of these projects for improved climate risk management. ... See More +

Journal Article 136152 JAN 01, 2019

Hallegatte,Stephane; Engle,Nathan Lee Disclosed

Software Adoption, Employment Composition and the Skill Content of Occupations in Chilean Firms (English)

The authors contribute to the technology, skills and jobs debate by exploiting a novel dataset for Chilean firms between 2007 and 2013, with information on the firms’ adoption of complex software used in client management, production or administration and business software packages. ... See More +

Journal Article 144309 DEC 10, 2018

Almeida,Rita Kullberg; Fernandes,Ana Margarida; Viollaz,Mariana Disclosed

The City of Johannesburg Can End AIDS by 2030 : Modelling the Impact of Achieving the Fast-Track Targets and What it Will Take to Get There (English)

In 2014, city leaders from around the world endorsed the Paris Declaration on fast-track cities, pledging to achieve the 2020 and 2030 human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) targets championed by Joint United Nations Program on HIV and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) (UNAIDS). ... See More +

Journal Article 136149 DEC 01, 2018

Stuart,Robyn M.; Fraser-Hurt,Nicole; Kerr,Cliff C.; Mabusela,Emily; Madi,Vusi; Mkhwanazi,Fredrika; Pillay,Yogan; Barron,Peter; Muzah,Batanayi; Matsebula,Thulani Clement; Gorgens,Marelize; Wilson,David P. Disclosed

Building an Ex‑ante Simulation Model for Estimating the Capacity Impact, Benefit Incidence, and Cost Effectiveness of Child Care Subsidies in Turkey (English)

Public financing of privately provided child care can allow for access to these services in places where public provision and capacity are low. ... See More +

Journal Article 136137 NOV 24, 2018

Aran,Meltem A.; Munoz Boudet,Ana Maria; Aktakke,Nazli Disclosed

Utilization of Health Care and Burden of Out-of-Pocket Health Expenditure in Zimbabwe : Results from a National Household Survey (English)

In the last decade, Zimbabwe has undertaken substantial changes and implemented new initiatives to improve health system performance and services delivery, including results-based financing in rural health facilities. ... See More +

Journal Article 134673 NOV 06, 2018

Zeng,Wu; Lannes,Laurence Elisabeth Marie-Paule; Mutasa,Ronald Upenyu Disclosed

Who Needs Big Health Sector Reforms Anyway? Seychelles’ Road to UHC Provides Lessons for Sub-Saharan Africa and Island Nations (English)

The road to universal health coverage (UHC) needs not be driven by big reforms that include the initiation of health insurance, provider–funder separation, results-based financing, or other large health sector reforms advocated in many countries in sub-Saharan Africa and elsewhere. ... See More +

Journal Article 134674 NOV 06, 2018

Workie,Netsanet Walelign; Shroff,Emelyn Helen; Yazbeck,Abdo S.; Nguyen,Son Nam; Karamagi, Humphrey Disclosed

From Stumbling Block to Enabler : The Role of Public Financial Management in Health Service Delivery in Tanzania and Zambia (English)

The way governments manage resources through the budget cycle has important implications for health policy and whether governments achieve societal objectives such as efficiency, equity, quality, and accountability. ... See More +

Journal Article 134675 NOV 06, 2018

Piatti-Fünfkirchen, Moritz; Schneider,Pia Helene Disclosed

Kenya National Hospital Insurance Fund Reforms : Implications and Lessons for Universal Health Coverage (English)

This article identifies and describes the reforms undertaken by the National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) and examines their implications for Kenya’s quest to achieve universal health coverage (UHC). ... See More +

Journal Article 134676 NOV 06, 2018

Barasa, Edwine; Rogo,Khama Odera; Mwaura,Racheal Njeri; Chuma,Jane Disclosed

Myriad of Health Care Financing Reforms in Zambia : Have the Poor Benefited? (English)

Zambia has implemented a number of financing and organizational reforms since the 1990s aimed at increasing efficiency, enhancing equity, and improving health outcomes. ... See More +

Journal Article 134671 NOV 05, 2018

Chitah,Mukosha Bona; Chansa,Collins; Kaonga, Oliver; Workie,Netsanet Walelign Disclosed

Infrastructure disrupted : investing in the age of unknown unknowns (English)

A dynamic environment calls for flexible strategies. As investors in a traditionally stable asset class that is changing quickly, we need to develop in-house ‘innovation muscle’ to continuously evaluate the threats and opportunities presented by technology disruption. ... See More +

Journal Article 133117 NOV 01, 2018

Kats,Viktor; Bahl,Deepali Disclosed

Progressive Pathway to Universal Health Coverage in Tanzania : A Call for Preferential Resource Allocation Targeting the Poor (English)

Universal health coverage (UHC) can be a vehicle for improving equity, health outcomes, and financial well-being. After publication of the World Health Organization’s report in 2010, many countries declared their goal of achieving UHC. ... See More +

Journal Article 134677 OCT 31, 2018

Wang,Huihui; Juma,Mariam Ally; Rosemberg,Nicolas; Ulisubisya, Mpoki M. Disclosed

What Are Governments Spending on Health in East and Southern Africa? (English)

Progress toward universal health care (UHC) in Africa will require sustained increases in public spending on health and reduced reliance on out-of-pocket financing. ... See More +

Journal Article 134672 OCT 30, 2018

Piatti-Fünfkirchen, Moritz; Lindelow,Magnus; Yoo,Katelyn Jison Disclosed

Fresh Money for Health? The (False?) Promise of 'Innovative Financing' for Health in Malawi (English)

Since 2013, the government of Malawi has been pursuing a number of health reforms, which include plans to increase domestic financing for health through ‘innovative financing.’ ... See More +

Journal Article 134670 OCT 29, 2018

Chansa,Collins; Mwase, Takondwa; Matsebula,Thulani Clement; Kandoole,Priscilla Flaness; Revill, Paul; Makumba,John Bosco; Lindelow,Magnus Disclosed

Do Sanitation Improvements Reduce Fecal Contamination of Water, Hands, Food, Soil, and Flies? : Evidence from a Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial in Rural Bangladesh (English)

Sanitation improvements have had limited effectiveness in reducing the spread of fecal pathogens into the environment. The authors conducted environmental measurements within a randomized controlled trial in Bangladesh that implemented individual and combined water treatment, sanitation, handwashing (WSH) and nutrition interventions (WASH). ... See More +

Journal Article 136139 SEP 26, 2018

Ercumen,Ayse; Pickering,Amy J.; Kwong,Laura H.; Mertens,Andrew; Arnold,Benjamin Ford; Benjamin-Chung,Jade; Hubbard,Alan Edward; Alam,Mahfuja; Sen,Debashis; Islam,Sharmin; Rahman,Md. Zahidur; Kullmann,Craig Phillip; Chase,Claire; Ahmed,Rokeya; Parvez,Sarker Masud; Unicomb,Leanne; Rahman,Mahbubur; Ram,Pavani K.; Clasen,Thomas; Luby,Stephen P.; Colford,John M. Jr Disclosed

Variations in the Quality of Tuberculosis Care in Urban India : A Cross-Sectional, Standardized Patient Study in Two Cities (English)

India has the highest burden of tuberculosis (TB). Although most patients with TB in India seek care from the private sector, there is limited evidence on quality of TB care or its correlates. ... See More +

Journal Article 136155 SEP 25, 2018

Kwan,Ada Ting Ting; Daniels,Benjamin B.; Saria,Vaibhav; Satyanarayana,Srinath; Subbaraman,Ramnath; Mcdowell,Andrew Thomas; Bergkvist,Sofi; Das,Ranendra K.; Das,Veena; Das,Jishnu; Pai,Madhukar Disclosed

Maize Value Chain Analysis : A Case of Smallholder Maize Production and Marketing in Selected Areas of Malawi and Mozambique (English)

This article analyzes maize value chain performance in Malawi and Mozambique using data collected from a market study commissioned by the International Centre for Tropical Agriculture. ... See More +

Journal Article 136144 JUL 25, 2018

Mango, Nelson; Mapemba, Lawrence; Tchale,Hardwick; Makate, Clifton; Dunjana, Nothando; Lundy,Mark Disclosed

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What is Considered Development Economics? Commonalities and Differences in University Courses around the Developing World (English)
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AUG 08, 2019 141613 Journal Article
Supporting Pathways to Prosperity in Forest Landscapes – A PRIME Framework (English)
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AUG 07, 2019 144308 Journal Article
Entertainment, Education, and Attitudes Toward Domestic Violence (English)
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MAY 01, 2019 137010 Journal Article
Determinants of Catch Sales in Ghanaian Artisanal Fisheries (English)
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JAN 09, 2019 136138 Journal Article
The Search for the Perfect Indicator : Reflections on Monitoring and Evaluation of Resilience for Improved Climate Risk Management (English)
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JAN 01, 2019 136152 Journal Article
Software Adoption, Employment Composition and the Skill Content of Occupations in Chilean Firms (English)
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DEC 10, 2018 144309 Journal Article
The City of Johannesburg Can End AIDS by 2030 : Modelling the Impact of Achieving the Fast-Track Targets and What it Will Take to Get There (English)
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DEC 01, 2018 136149 Journal Article
Building an Ex‑ante Simulation Model for Estimating the Capacity Impact, Benefit Incidence, and Cost Effectiveness of Child Care Subsidies in Turkey (English)
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NOV 24, 2018 136137 Journal Article
Utilization of Health Care and Burden of Out-of-Pocket Health Expenditure in Zimbabwe : Results from a National Household Survey (English)
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NOV 06, 2018 134673 Journal Article
Who Needs Big Health Sector Reforms Anyway? Seychelles’ Road to UHC Provides Lessons for Sub-Saharan Africa and Island Nations (English)
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NOV 06, 2018 134674 Journal Article
From Stumbling Block to Enabler : The Role of Public Financial Management in Health Service Delivery in Tanzania and Zambia (English)
See More +
NOV 06, 2018 134675 Journal Article
Kenya National Hospital Insurance Fund Reforms : Implications and Lessons for Universal Health Coverage (English)
See More +
NOV 06, 2018 134676 Journal Article
Myriad of Health Care Financing Reforms in Zambia : Have the Poor Benefited? (English)
See More +
NOV 05, 2018 134671 Journal Article
Infrastructure disrupted : investing in the age of unknown unknowns (English)
See More +
NOV 01, 2018 133117 Journal Article
Progressive Pathway to Universal Health Coverage in Tanzania : A Call for Preferential Resource Allocation Targeting the Poor (English)
See More +
OCT 31, 2018 134677 Journal Article
What Are Governments Spending on Health in East and Southern Africa? (English)
See More +
OCT 30, 2018 134672 Journal Article
Fresh Money for Health? The (False?) Promise of 'Innovative Financing' for Health in Malawi (English)
See More +
OCT 29, 2018 134670 Journal Article
Do Sanitation Improvements Reduce Fecal Contamination of Water, Hands, Food, Soil, and Flies? : Evidence from a Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial in Rural Bangladesh (English)
See More +
SEP 26, 2018 136139 Journal Article
Variations in the Quality of Tuberculosis Care in Urban India : A Cross-Sectional, Standardized Patient Study in Two Cities (English)
See More +
SEP 25, 2018 136155 Journal Article
Maize Value Chain Analysis : A Case of Smallholder Maize Production and Marketing in Selected Areas of Malawi and Mozambique (English)
See More +
JUL 25, 2018 136144 Journal Article