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Éducation

What Can We Learn from Charter School Lotteries in the United States?

The estimated impacts of charter schools have varied widely. In Massachusetts, students who won lotteries for charter schools located in urban areas often did substantially better than students who lost, while students who won lotteries for charter schools in nonurban areas fared, on average, about the same or somewhat worse compared to those who lost.

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Économie Politique Gouvernance

The Role of the VAT for Tax Enforcement

Dina Pomeranz

The Value Added Tax (VAT) system, which generates a paper trail on transactions between firms, facilitated tax enforcement by spreading the impact of enforcement measures up the production chain in a study with over 400,000 firms in Chile.

Économie Politique Gouvernance

Pave The Way

Marco Gonzalez-Navarro

Paving streets in marginalized neighborhoods in Mexico increased property values, allowing households to purchase more home appliances and vehicles and to invest more in home improvements.
See in: Spanish

Woman speaks to a nurse at a health clinic in Zambia about contraceptive options

Santé, Gender

Can We Talk in Private (About Family Planning)?

Nava Ashraf, Erica Field

In contexts in which women have less bargaining power in family planning decisions, providing private access to contraceptives may be an important and effective means of enabling women to achieve their fertility goals.
See in: French

Économie Politique Gouvernance

Identifying the Poor Through Self-Targeting

Abhijit Banerjee, Rema Hanna, Benjamin Olken

Requiring households to apply for a cash transfer program in Indonesia discouraged rich households from seeking out benefits and identified a relatively poorer group of beneficiaries.
See in: Indonesian

Agriculture, Finance

Make It Rain

Weather index insurance protects farmers against losses from extreme weather and facilitates investment in their farms, but randomized evaluations in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa have shown low demand for these products at market prices, suggesting the need for alternative approaches.

Économie Politique Gouvernance

Paying for Performance

Benjamin Olken, Asim Khwaja

Performance pay for tax officials in Punjab, Pakistan significantly increased tax revenues without harming taxpayer satisfaction.

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