2022

Short term Apprenticeship Training and Labor Market Outcomes: Experimental Evidence from Ghana

Researchers:
  • Isaac Doku
  • Rebecca Nana Yaa Ayifah
  • Prince Adjei
Location:
Ashaiman-Greater Accra Region, Kasoa-Central Region, Kumasi-Ashanti Region
Type:
  • Project development grant

Evaluating Labor Market Outcomes of Education Assistance Programme: Evidence from Randomized Control Trial in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa

Researchers:
  • Dumisani Hompashe
  • Ronelle Burger
  • Kholekele Malindi
Location:
Eastern Cape
Type:
  • Project development grant

Digitization Effects in Equilibrium

Researchers:
Location:
Ashanti Region (Kwabre East and Juaben districts)
Type:
  • Pilot project

The Impact of Mental Health Therapy on Job Creation and Business Outcomes in Youth and Female-Led Enterprises

Researchers:
  • Arinze Nwokolo
  • Eugene Ohu
  • Jennifer Lansford
Location:
Lagos
Type:
  • Pilot project

Worker Monitoring, Motivation, and Productivity

Researchers:
Location:
Bangladesh and India
Type:
  • Pilot project

Which design features of the Kenyan AJIRA Program have the most impact?

Researchers:
  • Japheth Awiti
Location:
Kenya
Type:
  • Project development grant

2021

Supported Childcare and Female Labor Market Participation in East Africa

Researchers:
  • Nicholas Kilimani
  • Kizito Omala
  • John Sseruyange
Location:
Uganda
Type:
  • Project development grant

Work and Family: Experiments to Minimize Role Conflicts and Enhance Business Performance among Women Entrepreneurs in Ghana

Researchers:
  • Nkechi Owoo
  • Edward Asiedu
  • Monica Lambon-Quayefio
Location:
Ghana
Type:
  • Pilot project

Adoption of Improved Cook Stoves and Women's Decision-making Empowerment in Rural Benin

Researchers:
  • Rose Fiamohe
  • Jonas Fassinou
Location:
Rural Benin
Type:
  • Pilot project

Can Speed Dating Initiatives Lead to Better Employment Opportunities in Malawi?

Researchers:
  • Robertson Khataza
  • Daniel Chiumia
  • Sera Gondwe
Location:
Malawi
Type:
  • Project development grant

Start-Up Skills Training for the Youth. Evidence from an Experiment in Ghana

Researchers:
  • Joshua Abor
  • Edward Asiedu
  • Agyapomaa Gyeke-Dako
  • Peter Quartey
  • Festus Ebo Turkson
Location:
Ghana
Type:
  • Pilot project

Social Norms and Job Preferences: Why do women in Saudi Arabia choose not to work?

Researchers:
Location:
Saudi Arabia
Type:
  • Pilot project

Employers' Biases and Women Job Search

Researchers:
  • Louise Paul-Delvaux
Location:
Morocco
Type:
  • Project development grant

Bringing Work Home: Internet-Mediated Gig Work & Women’s Employment

Researchers:
Location:
India
Type:
  • Full project

Why Don’t Small Firms Merge?

Researchers:
Location:
Ghana
Type:
  • Pilot project

Urban Under-Exploration

Researchers:
Location:
Kenya
Type:
  • Full project

Missing Entrepreneurs and the Social Cost of Failure

Researchers:
  • Florian Grosset
Location:
Cote d'Ivoire
Type:
  • Pilot project

Impact of Quality Childcare Services on Women’s Empowerment in Senegal

Researchers:
  • Fatou Cissé
  • Abdoulaye Diagne
Location:
Dakar
Type:
  • Project development grant

Identifying and Easing Constraints on Microenterprise Location within Kampala, Uganda

Researchers:
  • Carolyn Pelnik
Location:
Kampala
Type:
  • Full project

Digital Market Linkages - Going Global with Home-Based Work

Researchers:
  • Ali Cheema
  • Ibrahim Khan
  • Farooq Naseer
  • Jacob Shapiro
  • Mahnoor Khan
Location:
Pakistan
Type:
  • Pilot project

The Power of Elites in Encouraging Women’s Work: Evidence from Rohingya Refugee Camps

Researchers:
  • Arielle Bernhardt
Location:
Bangladesh
Type:
  • Project development grant

Pilot: Planning for Productive Migration in Niger

Researchers:
  • Jeremy Weinstein
  • Darin Christensen
  • Allison Grossman
  • Guy Grossman
Location:
Niger
Type:
  • Pilot project

Welfare Impacts of Entry Regulation and Formalization: Evidence from Kenya and Nigeria's Mototaxi Sector

Researchers:
Location:
Kenya and Nigeria
Type:
  • Project development grant

The Intergenerational Transmission of Norms: Why Do Women in Saudi Arabia Choose Not to Work?

Researchers:
  • Monira AlRakhis
  • Vittorio Bassi
Location:
Saudi Arabia
Type:
  • Project development grant

The Longer-run Effects of Apprenticeships in Ghana: A Pilot Study

Researchers:
Location:
Ghana
Type:
  • Pilot project

Bringing Work Home: Internet-Mediated Gig Work and Women's Employment

Researchers:
Location:
Peri-urban Chennai, India
Type:
  • Pilot project

Hidden Work: Social Image and Entrepreneurship Failures

Researchers:
Location:
Côte d’Ivoire
Type:
  • Project development grant

2020

Vocational Training, On-the-Job Training, and Resilience to the Covid-19 Shock

Researchers:
Location:
Uganda
Type:
  • Other

Distaste for Minority Bosses: Discrimination from Below and Its Economic Consequences in India

Researchers:
Location:
Bihar, India
Type:
  • Full project

The Effects of Microenterprise Location Choice

Researchers:
Location:
Kampala, Uganda
Type:
  • Project development grant

An Evaluation of Ghana’s National Service Scheme

Researchers:
Location:
Ghana
Type:
  • Project development grant

Kinship Pressure and Firm-Worker Matching Distortions

Researchers:
Location:
Zambia
Type:
  • Project development grant

Memory, Information, and Labor Supply

Researchers:
Location:
Kenya
Type:
  • Project development grant

Small Enterprise Emergency Financial Assistance (SEEFA) Baseline Top-Up

Researchers:
  • Morgan Hardy
  • Jamie McCasland
Location:
Ghana
Type:
  • Other

The Employment Effects of Reforming Job Insurance Enforcement

Researchers:
Location:
Mexico City, Mexico
Type:
  • Pilot project

Supporting Female Entrepreneurs During a Pandemic

Researchers:
  • Francesca Truffa
  • Ashley Wong
  • Edward Asiedu
  • Monica Lambon-Quayefio
Location:
Ghana
Type:
  • Pilot project

Can Matching on Worker Skills or Preferences Yield Better Firm-Worker Matches?

Researchers:
Location:
South Africa
Type:
  • Full project

Evaluating the Impacts of a Comprehensive Youth Employment Program at Scale

Researchers:
Location:
Ethiopia
Type:
  • Pilot project

Improving Refugees Labor Market Integration in Developing Countries

Researchers:
Location:
Uganda
Type:
  • Pilot project

The Paradox of Search Frictions in Online Job Matching

Researchers:
Location:
Bangladesh
Type:
  • Full project

Small Enterprise Emergency Financial Assistance (SEEFA)

Researchers:
  • Jamie McCasland
  • Morgan Hardy
Location:
Ghana
Type:
  • Full project

The Effects of the Lockdown on Temporary Migrants in India

Researchers:
Location:
Chennai, India
Type:
  • Pilot project

Learning to See a World of Opportunities

Researchers:
Location:
Bogotá, Colombia
Type:
  • Other

Measuring the Impact of COVID-19 on Microfinance Borrowers in Rural Paraguay

Researchers:
  • Nathan Fiala
  • Lise Masselus
Location:
Rural Paraguay
Type:
  • Other

Impact of COVID-19 Stimulus Packages on Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)

Researchers:
  • Sean Higgins
  • Ana Maria Montoya
  • Eric Parrado
  • Raimundo Undurraga
Location:
Chile
Type:
  • Full project

Cash Transfers During a Pandemic: Evidence from a Kenyan Slum

Researchers:
Location:
Dandora, Kenya
Type:
  • Full project

Resilience & Risk in the Informal Sector: Responses to Economic & Security Risks of COVID-19 in Lagos, Nigeria

Researchers:
  • Jessica Gottlieb
  • Adrienne Lebas
Location:
Lagos, Nigeria
Type:
  • Pilot project

Is Heading Home a Dead End? COVID-Induced Migration and Local Labor Market Opportunities in Rural India

Researchers:
Location:
Bihar, India
Type:
  • Pilot project

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