SIEF World Bank publications

Supporting Disadvantaged Children to Enter Kindergarten: Experimental Evidence from Bulgaria
June 2017
Elise Huillery, Joost de Laat, and Paul Gertler

Testing and Scaling-up Supply- and Demand-side Interventions to Improve Kindergarten Educational Quality in Ghana
March 2017
Sharon Wolfa, Edward Tsinigob, Jere Behrmanc, and J. Lawrence Aber

The Journal of Human Resources: Preschool and Parental Response in a Second Best World: Evidence from a School Construction Experiment
February 2017
Adrien Bouguen, Deon Filmer, Karen Macours, and Sophie Naudeau

Building the Human Capital of Tomorrow - An Impact Evaluation of the Early Childhood Stimulation Program
January 2017
Shinsaku Nomura and Norihiko Matsuda

World Bank Working Paper: The Role of Information and Cash Transfers on Early Childhood Development: Evidence from Nepal
December 2016
Michael Levere, Gayatri Acharya, and Prashant Bharadwaj

World Bank Working Paper: Cash Transfers and Health: Evidence from Tanzania
November 2016
David K. Evans, Brian Holtemeyer, and Katrina Kosec

World Bank Working Paper: Combining Preschool Teacher Training with Parenting Education - A Cluster-Randomized Controlled Trial
September 2016
Berk Özler, Lia C. H. Fernald, Patricia Kariger, Christin McConnell, Michelle Neuman, and Eduardo Fraga

World Bank Working Paper: Poor Households’ Productive Investments of Cash Transfers," World Bank Policy Research Working Paper
September 2016
Quentin Stoeffler, Bradford Mills, and Patrick Premand

Niger Early Childhood Development Evaluation - Transferts Monétaires, Valeur Ajoutée de Mesures d’Accompagnement Comportemental, et Développement de la Petite Enfance
June 2016
World Bank

Evaluation of the Impact of the Scale-up of Malaria Control Interventions on All-Cause Mortality in Children under Five Years of Age in Senegal, 2005–2010
December 2015
Senegal Malaria Impact Evaluation Group

Community Engagement Mechanisms: Field Experiment in Pakistan
September 2015
Salman Asim, Ali Abbas, and Mariam Adil

Why Do Students Learn So Little? Seeking Answers Inside Haiti’s Classrooms
May 2015
Melissa Adelman, Juan D. Baron, Moussa Blimpo, David K. Evans, Atabanam Simbou, and Noah Yarrow

World Bank Working Paper: Using Lotteries to Incentivize Safer Sexual Behavior: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial on HIV Prevention
March 2015
Martina Björkman Nyqvist, Lucia Corno, Damien de Walque, and Jakob Svensson

World Bank Report: Can Skills Training Increase Employment for Young Women? The Case of Liberia
January 2015

World Bank Working Paper: Tackling Social Exclusion: Evidence from Chile
January 2015
Pedro Carneiro, Emanuela Galasso, and Rita Ginja

Conducting Classroom Observations: Analyzing Classrooms Dynamics and Instructional Time - Using the Stallings 'Classroom Snapshot' Observation System: User Guide
2015

Great Teachers: How to Raise Student Learning in Latin America and the Caribbean
2015
Barbara Bruns, Javier Luque, Soledad De Gregorio, David Evans, Marco Fernández, Martin Moreno, Jessica Rodriguez, Guillermo Toral, and Noah Yarrow

World Bank Working Paper: Rewarding Safer Sex: Conditional Cash Transfers for HIV/STI Prevention
November 2014
Damien de Walque, William H. Dow, and Rose Nathan

CEPR Discussion Paper: Preschools and Early Childhood Development in a Second Best World: Evidence from a Scaled-Up Experiment in Cambodia
September 2014
Adrien Bouguen, Deon Filmer, Karen Macours, and Sophie Naudeau

3ie Report
A Youth Wage Subsidy Experiment for South Africa
August 2014
James Levinsohn, Neil Rankin, Gareth Roberts, and Volker Schöer

World Bank Working Paper: Information is Power: Experimental Evidence on the Long-Run Impact of Community Based Monitoring
August 2014
Martina Björkman Nyqvist, Damien de Walque, and Jakob Svensson

World Bank Working Paper: Does Involvement of Local Ngos Enhance Public Service Delivery? Cautionary Evidence from a Malaria-Prevention Evaluation in India
June 2014
Ashis Das, Jed Friedman, and Eeshani Kandpal

World Bank Working Paper: Strengthening Malaria Service Delivery through Supportive Supervision and Community Mobilization in an Endemic Indian Setting: An Evaluation of Nested Delivery Models
June 2014
Ashis Das, Jed Friedman, Eeshani Kandpal, GNV Ramana, R K Das Gupta, Madan M Pradhan, and Ramesh Govindaraj

World Bank Working Paper: Rewarding Provider Performance to Enable a Healthy Start to Life: Evidence from Argentina's Plan Nacer 
May 2014
Paul Gertler, Paula Giovagnoli, and Sebastian Martinez

World Bank Working Paper: The Impact of a Pay-for-Performance Scheme on Prescription Quality in Rural China: Impact Evaluation
May 2014
Xiaojie Sun, Xiaoyun Liu, Qiang Sun, Winnie Yip, Adam Wagstaff, and Qingyue Meng

World Bank Working Paper: The Impact of an Adolescent Girls Employment Program: The EPAG Project in Liberia | SoundCloud
April 2014
Franck Adoho, Shubha Chakravarty, Dala T. Korkoyah, Jr., Mattias Lundberg, and Afia Tasneem

Community-Based Conditional Cash Transfers in Tanzania: Results from a Randomized Trial
March 2014
David K. Evans, Stephanie Hausladen, Katrina Kosec, and Natasha Reese

World Bank Working Paper: Impact of Intermittent Screening and Treatment for Malaria among School Children in Kenya : A Cluster Randomized Trial
February 2014
Katherine E. Halliday, George Okello, Elizabeth L. Turner, Kiambo Njagi, Carlos Mcharo, Juddy Kengo, Elizabeth Allen, Margaret M. Dubeck, Matthew C.H. Jukes, and Simon J. Brooker

INDIA: Maharashtra Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Program (Program-for-Results) 2014-2020 Technical Assessment  
February 2014
South Asia Region, South Asia Sustainable Development Unit

Right to Work? Assessing India's Employment Guarantee Scheme in Bihar
February 2014
Puja Dutta, Rinku Murgai, Martin Ravallion, and Dominique van de Walle

Gender Differences in the Effects of Vocational Training: Constraints on Women and Drop-Out Behavior
October 2013
Victor Orozco

World Bank Working Paper: Is Workfare Cost-Effective against Poverty in a Poor Labor-Surplus Economy?
October 2013
Rinku Murgai, Martin Ravallion, and Dominique van de Walle

World Bank Working Paper: Testing Information Constraints on India's Largest Antipoverty Program
September 2013
Martin Ravallion, Dominique van de Walle, Puja Dutta, and Rinku Murgai 

World Bank Brief: Alternative Cash Transfer Delivery Mechanisms: Impacts on Routine Preventative Health Clinic Visits in Burkina Faso
August 2013
Richard Akresh, Damien De Walque, and Harounan Kazianga

World Bank Brief: Educational and Health Impacts of Two School Feeding Schemes
August 2013
Harounan Kazianga, Damien de Walque, and Harold Alderman

World Bank Brief: Gender Differences in the Effects of Vocational Training: Constraints on Women and DropOut Behavior
August 2013
Yoonyoung Cho, Davie Kalomba, Ahmed Mushifq Mobarak, and Victor Orozco

World Bank Brief: Information for Accountability: Impact Evaluation of EGRA and Teacher Training
August 2013
RTI International

World Bank Brief: Reintegrating and Employing High Risk Youth in Liberia: Lessons from a Randomized Evaluation of a Landmine Action an Agricultural Training Program for Ex-Combatants
August 2013
Christopher Blattman and Jeannie Annan

World Bank Brief: The Impact of Providing Psycho-Social Support to Indigent Families and Increasing their Access to Social Services: Evaluating Chile Solidario
August 2013
Pedro Carneiro, Emanuela Galasso, and Rita Ginja

World Bank Brief: The Promise of Preschool in Africa: A Randomized Impact Evaluation of Early Childhood Development in Rural Mozambique
August 2013
Sebastian Martinez, Sophie Naudeu, and Vitor Pereira

Working Paper: Turkey - Evaluating the Impact of Iskur's Vocational Training Programs : Final Report [Volume 1] | [Volume 2]
August 2013
Human Development Sector Unit and Europe and Central Asia Region

Preliminary Report: Vocational Education in Kenya: Evidence from A Randomized Evaluation Among Youth
August 2013
Joan Hamory Hicks, Michael Kremer, Isaac Mbiti, and Edward Miguel

World Bank Working Paper: Impact Evaluation of Three Types of Early Childhood Development Interventions in Cambodia
July 2013
Adrien Bouguen, Deon Filmer, Karen Macours, and Sophie Naudeau

World Bank Working Paper: Cash Transfers and Child Schooling Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation of the Role of Conditionality
January 2013
Richard Akresh, Damien de Walque, and Harounan Kazianga

Community Based Conditional Cash Transfers in Tanzania: Results from a Randomized Trial: Baseline & Midline Surveys
January 2013
David K. Evans, Stephanie Hausladen, and Katrina Kosec

Presentation: The Effects of Apprenticeship Training for Vulnerable Youth in Malawi
January 2013
Victor Orozco

Policy Note: Can skills training programs increase employment for young women? The Case of Liberia
October 2012

World Bank Working Paper: Using Performance Incentives to Improve Health Outcomes
June 2012
Paul Gertler and Christel Vermeersch

World Bank Brief: Zambia: Reducing Inefficiencies in the Antimalarial Supply Chain
June 2012
Jed Friedman

Evaluation Notes: Should We Re-evaluate What to Evaluate (and How)? Lessons Learned from the GPOBA Pilot Project “Kampala Water Connections for the Poor” and Methodological Notes on the Evaluation of OBA Pilots
April 2012
Luisa M. Mimmi

World Bank Working Paper: Does India’s Employment Guarantee Scheme Guarantee Employment?
March 2012
Puja Dutta, Rinku Murgai, Martin Ravallion, and Dominique van de Walle 

World Bank Working Paper: Sexual Behavior Change Intentions and Actions in the Context of a Randomized Trial of a Conditional Cash Transfer for HIV Prevention in Tanzania
March 2012
Laura Packel, William H. Dow, Damien de Walque, Zachary Isdahl, and Albert Majura

World Bank Working Paper: Child Labor, Schooling, and Child Ability
February 2012
Richard Akresh, Emilie Bagby, Damien de Walque, and Harounan Kazianga

Impact Evaluation Report: Evaluating the Impacts of Access and Sustainability of Potable Water Projects: Water Access to Rural Communities in Paraguay 
February 2012
Latin America and Caribbean Urban and Water Unit

Impact Evaluation Report: Evaluating the Impacts of the Formalization of Water Right for Agriculture Use: Water Rights in Peru 
February 2012
Latin America and Caribbean Environment Unit

Impact Evaluation Report: Measuring Human Development Outcomes through Water & Sanitation Connectivity: Treinta y Tres Municipality, Uruguay
February 2012
Latin America and Caribbean Urban and Water Unit 

World Bank Working Paper: Mines, Migration and HIV/AIDS in Southern Africa
February 2012
Lucia Corno and Damien de Walque

World Bank Working Paper: Stimulating Demand for AIDS Prevention Lessons from the RESPECT Trial
February 2012
Damien de Walque, William H. Dow, Carol Medlin, and Rose Nathan

World Bank Publication: The Promise of Preschool in Africa: A Randomized Impact Evaluation of Early Childhood Development in Rural Mozambique | Spanish 
February 2012
Sebastian Martinez, Sophie Naudeau, and Vitor Pereira

World Bank Working Paper: Alternative Cash Transfer Delivery Mechanisms: Impacts on Routine Preventative Health Clinic Visits in Burkina Faso
January 2012
Richard Akresh, Damien de Walque, and Harounan Kazianga

SP Discussion Paper: Employment Generation in Rural Africa: Mid-term Results from an Experimental Evaluation of the Youth Opportunities Program in Northern Uganda
December 2011
Christopher Blattman, Nathan Fiala, and Sebastian Martinez

World Bank Book: Achieving World-Class Education in Brazil: The Next Agenda
November 2011
Barbara Bruns, David Evans, and Javier Luque

Information for Accountability: Impact Evaluation of EGRA and Teacher Training
November 2011

World Bank Working Paper: The Regressive Demands of Demand-Driven Development
November 2011
Sarah Baird, Craig McIntosh, and Berk Özler

Policy Paper with IPA: Northern Uganda Social Action Fund - Youth Opportunities Program Summary of Results from a Randomized Evaluation
July 2011

Indonesia’s PNPM Generasi Program: Final Impact Evaluation Report
June 2011
Benjamin A. Olken, Junko Onishi, and Susan Wong

Measuring Success in Human Settlements Development: An Impact Evaluation Study of the Upgrading of Informal Settlements Programme in Selected Projects in South Africa
May 2011
South African National Department of Human Settlements (NDOHS), and DIME

Impact Evaluation Baseline Report: Apprenticeship Training Program and Entrepreneurial Support for Vulnerable Youth in Malawi
April 2011
Mushfiq Mobarak, Yoonyoung Cho, and Impact Evaluation Team

Report for SIEF: Vocational Education Voucher Delivery and Labor Market Returns: A Randomized Evaluation Among Kenyan Youth
April 2011
Joan Hamory Hicks, Michael Kremer, Isaac Mbiti, and Edward Miguel

World Bank Economist's Forum: The Impact of Access to Free Childcare on Women's Labor Market Outcomes: Evidence from a Randomized Trial in Low-income Neighborhoods of Rio de Janeiro 
March 2011
Ricardo Paes de Barros, Pedro Olinto, Trine Lunde, and Mirela Carvalho

World Book Book: Making Schools Works: New Evidence on Accountability Reforms
February 2011
Barbara Bruns, Deon Filmer, and Harry Anthony Patrinos

World Bank Book: No Small Matter: The Impact of Poverty, Shocks, and Human Capital Investments in Early Childhood Development
February 2011
Harold Alderman

Benin RBF Baseline Report (French)
2011

World Bank Working Paper: Cash Transfers, Behavioral Changes, and Cognitive Development in Early Childhood: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment
October 2010
Karen Macours, Norbert Schady, and Renos Vakis

World Bank Final Report: Of Taps and Toilets: Evaluating Community Demand-driven Projects in Rural India 
October 2010
South Asia Region, Sustainable Development Department, Environment, Water Resources and Climate Change Unit

World Bank Brief: Morocco: Conditional Cash Transfers and Education
September 2010

What Can We Learn from Nutrition Impact Evaluations?: Lessons from a Review of Interventions to Reduce Child Malnutrition in Developing Countries
August 2010
Martha Ainsworth and Alemayehu Ambel

World Bank Working Paper: Child Ability and Household Human Capital Investment Decisions in Burkina Faso
July 2010
Richard Akresh, Emilie Bagby, Damien de Walque, and Harounan Kazianga

Baseline Report: Liberia Economic Empowerment of Adolescent Girls Project (EPAG)
July 2010

SIEF presentation (Impact Evaluation: TVST OVAY)
April 2010
Yoonyoung Cho, R achel Hoy, C lara Hӧpler, Maria Jones, Mushfiq Mobarak, Victor Orozco, Sangeeta Raja

World Bank Brochure: Stronger Drug Supply Chains Can Save Thousands of Children in Zambia and Beyond
April 2010

World Bank Working Paper: Paying Primary Health Care Centers for Performance in Rwanda
January 2010
Paulin Basinga, Paul J. Gertler, Agnes Binagwaho, Agnes L.B. Soucat, Jennifer R. Sturdy, and Christel M.J. Vermeersch

DIME Brief: Upgrading Informal Settlements in South Africa 
2010
DIME

Baseline Report: Impact evaluation of Tayssir Pilot Cash Transfer Program in Morocco
November 2009
Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) and Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab at MIT (JPAL)

World Bank Working Paper: Designing Cost-Effective Cash Transfer Programs to Boost Schooling among Young Women in Sub-Saharan Africa
October 2009
Sarah Baird, Craig McIntosh, and Berk Özler

World Bank Working Paper: The Short-Term Impacts of a Schooling Conditional Cash Transfer Program on the Sexual Behavior of Young Women
October 2009
Sarah Baird, Ephraim Chirwa, Craig McIntosh, and Berk Özler

UN Report, Together with Ministry (Spanish): Evaluación de Impacto de Chile Solidario para la Primera Cohorte de Participantes
July 2009
Osvaldo Larrañaga, Dante Contreras, and Jaime Ruiz Tagle

World Bank Policy Research Report: Conditional Cash Transfers
2009
Ariel Fiszbein, Norbert Schady, Francisco H.G. Ferreira, Margaret Grosh, Niall Keleher, Pedro Olinto, and Emmanuel Skoufias

World Bank Working Paper: The Impact of Cash Transfers on School Enrollment: Evidence from Ecuador  
June 2008
Hessel Oosterbeek, Juan Ponce, and Norbert Schady

Empowering Parents to Improve Education: Evidence from Rural Mexico
May 2008
Paul Gertler, Harry Patrinos, and Marta Rubio-Codina

World Bank Working Paper: The Determinants of HIV Infection and Related Sexual Behaviors: Evidence from Lesotho
December 2007
Lucia Corno and Damien de Walque

Performance Based Contracting (PBC) for Health Service Delivery
January 2007

Cash Transfers, Conditions, School Enrollment, and Child Work : Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Ecuador
June 2006
Norbert Schady Maria and Caridad Araujo 

IDB Paper: "With Their Effort and One Opportunity": Alleviating Extreme Poverty in Chile
March 2006
Emanuela Galasso


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