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Using Field Experiments to Elicit Risk and Ambiguity Preferences

journal article Patrick S. Ward Vartika Singh Using Field Experiments to Elicit Risk and Ambiguity Preferences Behavioural Factors and the Adoption of New Agricultural Technologies in Rural India Topics Policies and Institutions Risk Management Agriculture...

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Mexico- PROGRESA

For many of the world’s poor, public safety-net programs are the only hope for a life free from chronic poverty and undernutrition. But the proper combination of incentives and support can be difficult to achieve. The International Food Policy Research…

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México- PROGRESA

For many of the world’s poor, public safety-net programs are the only hope for a life free from chronic poverty and undernutrition. But the proper combination of incentives and support can be difficult to achieve. The International Food Policy Research…

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Vida urbana

Data from many countries show that the concentration of poverty and malnutrition is shifting from rural to urban areas. Although many rural people move to the cities seeking to improve their well-being, they often remain mired in poverty and squalor. Rampant…

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La banca para los pobres

This policy brief is designed to help policymakers and practitioners understand the financial services needed by the poor. It is based on a five-year IFPRI research program that examined, among other issues, the roles government should play in providing…

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Vivres pour l'education: nourrir l'esprit pour réduire la pauvreté

Dans les pays en développement, 200 millions d'enfants âgés de moins de cinq ans souffrent de malnutrition. La plupart de ces enfants vivent dans une misère noire, n'ont jamais angé à leur faim depuis leur naissance, et ne termineront jamais leur scolarit…

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Nicaragua: Red de Protección Social — Mi Familia

"In its first two years, 2000–02, the Red de Protección Social — Ministry of the Family (RPS) improved the nutrition and education of approximately 10,000 of Nicaragua’s poorest families. Operating as a pilot project in six municipalities in Matagalpa and…

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