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The impact of private sector internship and training on urban youth in Kenya (Inglés)

This study uses a randomized experiment to evaluate the impacts of the training and internship program piloted in Nairobi, Mombasa and Kisumu counties by the Kenya Private Sector Alliance and the Government of Kenya with support from the World Bank’s Kenya Youth Empowerment Project. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas WPS7404 AUG 27, 2015

Honorati,Maddalena

Identifying and spurring high-growth entrepreneurship : experimental evidence from a business plan competition (Inglés)

Almost all firms in developing countries have fewer than 10 workers, with the modal firm consisting of just the owner. Are there potential high-growth entrepreneurs with the ability to grow their firms beyond this size? ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas WPS7391 AUG 12, 2015

Mckenzie,David J.

Self-help groups, savings and social capital : evidence from a field experiment in Cambodia (Inglés)

This paper studies how self-help groups—village-based organizations designed to encourage savings, household production and social cohesion among the poor—can promote economic and social capital. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas WPS7382 JUL 29, 2015

Ban,Radu; Gilligan,Michael J.; Rieger,Matthias

The impact of expanding access to early childhood services in rural Indonesia : evidence from two cohorts of children (Inglés)

This paper uses three waves of longitudinal data to examine the impact of expanding access to preschool services in rural areas of Indonesia on two cohorts of children. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas WPS7372 JUL 21, 2015

Brinkman,Sally Anne; Hasan,Amer; Jung,Haeil; Kinnell,Angela; Pradhan,Menno Prasad

Promoting democracy in fragile states : insights from a field experiment in Liberia (Inglés)

A field experiment in rural Liberia is used to study democratic participation in fragile states. Fragile states are marked by political fragmentation, local patronage systems, and voter vulnerability. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas WPS7370 JUL 15, 2015

Mvukiyehe,Eric; Samii,Cyrus Dara

Improving education outcomes in South Asia : findings from a decade of impact evaluations (Inglés)

There have been many initiatives to improve education outcomes in South Asia. Still, outcomes remain stubbornly resistant to improvements, at least when considered across the region. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas WPS7362 JUL 13, 2015

Asim,Salman; Chase,Robert S.; Dar,Amit; Schmillen,Achim Daniel

Electoral rules and political selection : theory and evidence from a field experiment in Afghanistan (Inglés)

Voters commonly face a choice between competent candidates and those with policy preferences similar to their own. This paper explores how electoral rules, such as district magnitude, mediate this trade-off and affect the composition of representative bodies and policy outcomes. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas WPS7361 JUL 13, 2015

Beath,Andrew; Christia,Fotini; Egorov,Georgy; Enikolopov,Ruben

Small cash rewards for big losers : experimental insights into the fight against the obesity epidemic (Inglés)

This paper examines the sustainability of weight loss achieved through cash rewards and, for the first time, the potential of monetary incentives to prevent weight cycling. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas WPS7339 JUN 26, 2015

Augurzky,Boris; Bauer,Thomas K.; Reichert,Arndt Rudiger; Schmidt,Christoph M.; Tauchmann,Harald

Small firms’ formalization : the stick treatment (Inglés)

Firm informality is pervasive throughout the developing world, Bangladesh being no exception. The informal status of many firms substantially reduces the tax basis and therefore impacts the provision of public goods. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas WPS7318 JUN 22, 2015

De Giorgi,Giacomo; Ploenzke,Matthew; Rahman,Aminur

Extending the school day in Latin America and the Caribbean (Inglés)

Countries throughout Latin America and the Caribbean are reforming their education systems with the view of adding more hours to the school day. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas WPS7309 JUN 16, 2015

Holland,Peter Anthony; Alfaro,Pablo; Evans,David

Teacher performance pay : Experimental evidence from Pakistan (Inglés)

This paper presents evidence from the first three years of a randomized controlled trial of a government-administered pilot teacher performance pay program in Punjab, Pakistan. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas WPS7307 JUN 15, 2015

Barrera-Osorio,Felipe; Raju,Dhushyanth

A behavioral approach to water conservation: evidence from Costa Rica (Inglés)

This paper presents the design a set of three simple and replicable behavioral interventions, which use stickers that can be added to water bills at low cost, and test their impact on water consumption in Belen, Costa Rica, using a randomized control trial. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas WPS7283 JUN 02, 2015

Datta,Saugato; Miranda,Juan José; Zoratto,Laura De Castro; Calvo-Gonzalez,Oscar; Darlingm,Matthew; Lorenzana,Karina Josephine Orduna

Transport infrastructure and welfare : an application to Nigeria (Inglés)

Transport infrastructure is deemed to be central to development and consumes a large fraction of the development assistance envelope. Yet there is debate about the economic impact of road projects. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas WPS7271 MAY 18, 2015

Ali,Rubaba; Barra,Alvaro Federico; Berg,Claudia N.; Damania,Richard; Nash,John D.; Russ,Jason Daniel

Infrastructure in conflict-prone and fragile environments : evidence from the Democratic Republic of Congo (Inglés)

In conflict-prone situations, access to markets is necessary to restore economic growth and generate the preconditions for peace and reconstruction. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas WPS7273 MAY 18, 2015

Ali,Rubaba; Barra,Alvaro Federico; Berg,Claudia N.; Damania,Richard; Nash,John D.; Russ,Jason Daniel

Road improvement and deforestation in the Congo Basin countries (Inglés)

Road construction has often been viewed as the precursor to deforestation, especially in tropical forests. Traditional responses to such threats have been reactive, with attempts to mitigate impacts through physical measures, or the establishment of protected areas. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas WPS7274 MAY 18, 2015

Damania,Richard; Wheeler,David J.

Agricultural technology choice and transport (Inglés)

This paper addresses an old and recurring theme in development economics: the slow adoption of new technologies by farmers in many developing countries. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas WPS7272 MAY 18, 2015

Ali,Rubaba; Barra,Alvaro Federico; Berg,Claudia N.; Damania,Richard; Nash,John D.; Russ,Jason Daniel

Do public health interventions crowd out private health investments ? Malaria control policies in Eritrea (Inglés)

It is often argued that engaging in indoor residual spraying in areas with high coverage of mosquito bed nets may discourage net ownership and use. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas WPS7268 MAY 15, 2015

Carneiro,Pedro; Armand,Alex; Locatelli,Andrea; Mihreteab,Selam; Keating,Joseph Aaron

Social and economic impacts of rural road improvements in the state of Tocantins, Brazil (Inglés)

The aim of this paper is to provide feedback on the question of socioeconomic benefits from rural road development and the impact of transport infrastructure on the poor, particularly the poorest and the bottom 20 percent of the population. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas WPS7249 APR 23, 2015

Iimi,Atsushi; Lancelot,Eric R.; Manelici,Isabela; Ogita,Satoshi

Program evaluation and spillover effects (Inglés)

This paper is a practical guide for researchers and practitioners who want to understand spillover effects in program evaluation. The paper defines spillover effects and discusses why it is important to measure them. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas WPS7243 APR 21, 2015

Angelucci,M.; Di Maro,Vincenzo

Parental human capital and effective school management : evidence from The Gambia (Inglés)

Education systems in developing countries are often centrally managed in a top-down structure. In environments where schools have different needs and where localized information plays an important role, empowerment of the local community may be attractive, but low levels of human capital at the local level may offset gains from local information. ... Vea más +

Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas WPS7238 APR 13, 2015

Blimpo,Moussa Pouguinimpo; Evans,David; Lahire,Nathalie

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The impact of private sector internship and training on urban youth in Kenya (Inglés)
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AUG 27, 2015 WPS7404 Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas
Identifying and spurring high-growth entrepreneurship : experimental evidence from a business plan competition (Inglés)
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AUG 12, 2015 WPS7391 Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas
Self-help groups, savings and social capital : evidence from a field experiment in Cambodia (Inglés)
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JUL 29, 2015 WPS7382 Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas
The impact of expanding access to early childhood services in rural Indonesia : evidence from two cohorts of children (Inglés)
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JUL 21, 2015 WPS7372 Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas
Promoting democracy in fragile states : insights from a field experiment in Liberia (Inglés)
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JUL 15, 2015 WPS7370 Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas
Improving education outcomes in South Asia : findings from a decade of impact evaluations (Inglés)
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JUL 13, 2015 WPS7362 Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas
Electoral rules and political selection : theory and evidence from a field experiment in Afghanistan (Inglés)
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JUL 13, 2015 WPS7361 Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas
Small cash rewards for big losers : experimental insights into the fight against the obesity epidemic (Inglés)
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JUN 26, 2015 WPS7339 Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas
Small firms’ formalization : the stick treatment (Inglés)
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JUN 22, 2015 WPS7318 Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas
Extending the school day in Latin America and the Caribbean (Inglés)
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JUN 16, 2015 WPS7309 Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas
Teacher performance pay : Experimental evidence from Pakistan (Inglés)
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JUN 15, 2015 WPS7307 Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas
A behavioral approach to water conservation: evidence from Costa Rica (Inglés)
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JUN 02, 2015 WPS7283 Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas
Transport infrastructure and welfare : an application to Nigeria (Inglés)
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MAY 18, 2015 WPS7271 Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas
Infrastructure in conflict-prone and fragile environments : evidence from the Democratic Republic of Congo (Inglés)
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MAY 18, 2015 WPS7273 Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas
Road improvement and deforestation in the Congo Basin countries (Inglés)
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MAY 18, 2015 WPS7274 Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas
Agricultural technology choice and transport (Inglés)
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MAY 18, 2015 WPS7272 Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas
Do public health interventions crowd out private health investments ? Malaria control policies in Eritrea (Inglés)
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MAY 15, 2015 WPS7268 Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas
Social and economic impacts of rural road improvements in the state of Tocantins, Brazil (Inglés)
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APR 23, 2015 WPS7249 Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas
Program evaluation and spillover effects (Inglés)
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APR 21, 2015 WPS7243 Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas
Parental human capital and effective school management : evidence from The Gambia (Inglés)
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APR 13, 2015 WPS7238 Documento de trabajo sobre investigaciones relativas a políticas