Ideas to action: independent research for global prosperity
Does SDR Recycling Impair Reserve Management?
November 14, 2023
Improving School Management of Violence in Peru
November 22, 2023
Costing a Data Revolution - Working Paper 383
October 20, 2014
The lack of reliable development statistics for many poor countries has led the U.N. to call for a “data revolution” (United Nations, 2013).
The Political Economy of Bad Data: Evidence from African Survey & Administrative Statistics - Working Paper 373
July 14, 2014
Across multiple African countries, discrepancies between administrative data and independent household surveys suggest official statistics systematically exaggerate development progress. We provide evidence for two distinct explanations of these discrepancies.
The Price of Empowerment: Experimental Evidence on Land Titling in Tanzania - Working Paper 369
May 22, 2014
We report on a randomized field experiment using price incentives to address both economic and gender inequality in land tenure formalization.