August 06, 2006
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At a time when millions of people each year are still being infected with the virus that causes AIDS, particularly in Africa, a rigorous new study has identified several simple, inexpensive methods that helped reduce the spread of the disease among Kenyan teenagers, especially girls.
August 02, 2006
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The group lending model of microfinance in India can do with less stringency, according to Dean Karlan. Flexibility towards individual lending should be explored. Related Projects:Impact of Group versus Individual Liability in the PhilippinesBusiness Education for Microcredit Clients in...
July 15, 2006
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By revealing how actual consumers respond to real-world situations, field experiments in economics can shed new light on fundamental questions in economic theory. Related Projects:Marketing Effects in a Consumer Credit Market in South Africa
June 19, 2006
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A new breed of development economists are using the tools of hard science to put poverty programs under the microscope--and upending a lot of conventional wisdom about what works. Related Projects:Encouraging Teacher Attendance through Monitoring with Cameras in Rural India

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