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Temporary Labor Migration as Mitigation: Strategies for Managing Seasonal Famine in Bangladesh

Can monetary incentives induce rural farmers to migrate to cities and pursue seasonal labor opportunities during times of famine?

ICT Plastic Bags

Jeremy Shapiro
Alberto Chong
This evaluation measured the impact of different in-store information campaigns on the consumption of plastic shopping bags and the sale of reusable bags in grocery stores across Mexico. The information campaigns did not significantly reduce plastic bag consumption or increase the sale of the...

Training Disadvantaged Youth in Latin America: Evidence from a Randomized Trial

Adriana Kugler
Carlos Medina
Arlen Guarín
Maurice Kugler
Juan E. Saavedra
Luis Omar Herrera-Prada