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December 17, 2019
In 2016, the Liberian government delegated management of 93 randomly-selected public schools to private providers. The program has become an...
January 25, 2018
Numerous studies find that child health suffers when children are exposed to conflict, and armed conflicts are more likely to occur in poor countries...
October 24, 2017
Transactional sex (sex for money) is a common risk-coping behavior in sub-Saharan Africa and is believed to be a leading driver of the HIV/AIDS...
September 28, 2017
Can teacher quality explain the low learning levels observed in many African countries? Survey data spanning seven countries in sub-Saharan African...
July 20, 2017
In their new paper, Markus Goldstein and co-authors examine the effects of land title registration in Rwanda using a national-level randomized...
October 6, 2015
Do labor-intensive public works programs (PWPs) serve as an important social protection tools to supplement the income of poor households and improve...
May 28, 2015
An elaborate global Anti Money Laundering system has been constructed over last 25 years. Originally aimed at reducing the drug trade and expanded to...
March 16, 2015
Does the discovery of oil — onshore, concentrated in one region — generate more citizen demand for transparent governance inside the oil-...