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Oriana Bandiera, Robin Burgess, Erika Deserranno, Ricardo Morel, Imran Rasul and Munshi Sulaiman
This paper studies how the social structure of village economies affects policy implementation by local agents. We randomly select one of two viable candidates to deliver an agricultural extension program in rural Uganda...Read more...
29 May 2020
Bruce Bradbury, Jane Waldfogel and Elizabeth Washbrook
Previous research has documented significantly larger income-related gaps in children's early cognitive development in the United States than in the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia. In this study, we investigate th...Read more...
15 February 2019
Watch Professor Ian Gough present his new book which aims to build an essential bridge between climate change and social policy:
Download slides from the launch event here
This book buil...Read more...
1 November 2017
Parental involvement in their children’s lives can have a lasting impact on well-being. More involved parents convey to their children that they are interested in their development, and this in turn signals to the child ...Read more...
Bingqin Li and David Piachaud
Despite prolonged economic growth, poverty has become a more notable and noted feature of Chinese society. The paper examines three phases of development since the foundation of the People’s Republic: the central plannin...Read more...
Anne Power and William Julius Wilson
In both Britain and the United States, people have been moving away from the inner cities to suburban developments, often leaving behind concentrations of poverty and decaying neighbourhoods. Anne Power's paper focuses o...Read more...