Funded Projects

Spring 2020 COVID Call

Covid-19 Impact in Cote D’ivoire

Pascaline Dupas, Marcel Fafchamps, Eva Lestant

RAPID: COVID-19 Information Campaigns for Vulnerable Populations

Arun Chandrashekhar, Esther Duflo, Abhijit Banerjee, Marcella Alsan, Benjamin Olken, Paul Goldsmith-Pinkham, Emily Breza

House Calls: Understanding and Reducing the Impact of COVID-19 on Women in Rural India

Rohini Pande, Charity Troyer Moore, Giorgia Barboni, Erica Field, Natalia Rigol, Simone Schaner

Community Detection of COVID-19

Ahmed Mobarak

Cash in a Crisis: Experimental evidence on the impacts of unconditional cash transfers to migrant laborers during the COVID-19 pandemic

Fiona Burlig, Anant Sudarshan

Peace Through Prosperity? Evidence from an EconomicOpportunity RCT in the Palestinian West Bank

Rebecca Dizon-Ross, Seema Jayachandran, Ariel Zucker

Understanding prevalence of COVID-19 and its impact on healthcare utilization in Peru

Michael Kremer, Brandon Joel Tan

Mitigating the Economic and Mental Health Impacts of Covid-19

Gautam Rao, Frank Schilibach, Kevin Carney, Lisa Ho

COVID-19: Understanding Effects and Resilience in Kenya from a Cash Transfer Experiment

Edward Miguel

Economic Impacts of COVID-19 Lockdowns on Vulnerable Populations: Evidence from Jordan

Nick Tsivandidis

Economic Impacts of COVID-19 Lockdowns on Vulnerable Populations: Evidence from Jordan

Nick Tsivandidis, Michael Gechter, Nathaniel Young

Spring 2020

Supporting Female Entrepreneurs During a Pandemic: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Ghana

Francesca Truff, Ashley Wong

Do masks work? Experimental evidence on COVID-19 in Kenya

Dennis Egger, Aleksandra Jakubowski, Kennedy Oruenjo, Carolyn Odhiambo

Improving the link between vocation high schools and industry: evaluation of teacher training in Indonesia

Cesar Luis Garro Martin, Masyhur Hilmy 

Social Norms and Firm Productivity: Evidence from Bangladeshi Knitwear Factories

Laura Boudreau, Oren Renshef, Sakib Mahmood

Quality Upgrading & Competition: Theory & Evidence from Uganda’s Coffee Sector

Jie Bai, Lauren Berquist, Ameet Morjaria

The Efficacy of Classroom Incentives: Experimental evidence from Kenya

Brandon Tan, Ronak Jain

Understanding Demand for Diabetes Testing

Kevin Carney

Monitoring & Evaluation Collaboration with Nigeria’s Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme

Toni Oki

Information Technology and Accountability with Federal Education Funds in Paraguay

Raul Duarte

Can Digital Payments Spur Formalization? Evidence from Small Businesses in Cote d’Ivoire

Deivy Houeix

Discrimination and employment of the mentally ill

Matthew Ridley

Barriers to Intergenerational Flow of School-taught Agricultural Knowledge in Liberia

Jimmy Lee

The Impact of Wealth on Prosociality

Leon Mait, Sara Lowes

Reducing Gender Based Violence in Schools in Mozambique

Maria Sviatschi, Sofia Amaral, Selim Gulesci, Alejandra Ramos, Aixa Garcia Ramos

Improved Public Healthcare and Informal Provider Responses: Evidence from the Health and Wellness Centers in India

Patrick Agte, Jyoti Joshi

E-Procurement and Collusion: Evidence from Ukraine

Leon Musolff, Vitezslav Titl, Bruno Baranek

Algorithms & Credit Outcomes

Faizaan Kisat

Men’s systematic bias and women’s labor market outcomes

Suhani Jalota

Meet Your Future: Job search Effort and Aspirations of Young Jobseekers

Livia Alfonsi, Sara Spaziani, Mary Namubiru

Measuring Slums Around The World

Nick Tsivanidis, Michael Gechter

Does bringing government closer to people improve well being?

Radhika Goyal, Julianne Cullen, Karthik Muralidharan

Air Pollution, Productivity and Willingness to Pay For Defensive Investments

Teevrat Garg, Maulik Jagnani

Information, Application Strategies and School Choice: Evidence from Vietnam

Hailey Nguyen

Long-run impacts from a new model of primary schooling in Kenya

Michael Kremer

Spillover Effects of Handwashing Behavior in Children

Da Yea Oh

Promoting Regular Labor Supply among the Urban Poor

Supreet Kaur, Heather Schofield.

Reparations as Development: Evidence from the Victims of the Colombian Armed Conflict

Arlen Guarin

Labor Market Integration, Growth and Inequality: Evidence from China’s Hukou Reforms

Dennis Egger

IPG 2020

Building A Responsive State: Formal Complaints Technologies, Local Politicians, Public Goods and Policy Design

M.R. Sharan