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Video December 9, 2019

SAR GIL Featured Scholar Series : Impact Evaluation of Targeting the Ultra Poor Program in Afghanistan

Featured Scholar(s): Aidan Coville – Senior Economist DEC (Development Economics and Chief Economist) World Bank Group Guadalupe Bedoya Arguelles - Senior Economist DEC (Development Economics and Chief Economist) World Bank Group --- Targeting the Ultra Poor (TUP) programs have demonstrated promising results in helping the most vulnerable break out of poverty traps. But how do we measure the interventions’ impact on women’s economic empowerment? Aidan Coville and Guadalupe Bedoya (senior economists at DIME) share key takeaways from their impact evaluation of the TUP program in Afghanistan, as part of the SAR Gender Innovation Lab’s Featured Scholar Series.