This study evaluates the short-term (1.5 year) impacts of a multifaceted livestock transfer and training program in rural Nepal using a randomized control trial (RCT). Findings show that the program significantly increased financial inclusion and women’s empowerment after 1.5 years.
This paper builds a multi-generation household model of consumption, accumulation, and risk management to assess the dynamic consequences of climate risk exposure. The analysis shows the long-term level and depth of poverty can be improved by incorporating ‘vulnerability-targeted social protection’ into a conventional social protection system.
In this paper I ask whether exposure to the strategic considerations of a collective action dilemma in an experimental setting can change behavior in real-world scenarios in which those individuals face similar strategic trade-offs.
By randomizing the insurance premium for the SKY micro-health insurance program in rural Cambodia, allows casual effects of health insurance on economic, health care utilization, and health outcomes to be estimated.