Development Impact West Africa (DIWA)
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Call for Applications Impact Evaluation & Matchmaking Workshop

Development Impact West Africa (DIWA), an initiative aimed at bridging the policy-research gaps in the West African sub-region, in collaboration with the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab Africa (J-PAL Africa) is pleased to announce its 2023 Impact Evaluation Training and Matchmaking Workshop (Call for Application). The 5-day intensive programme will be held in Accra, […]
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Labor and Microfinance

Labour and Microfinance ● Richard Boso (GIMPA) and Alfredo Burlando (University of Oregon) are evaluating the impact of small loans on the development of small businesses and livelihoods using a difference-in-differences design. The pilot study will also assess the quality of beneficiary targeting and sustainability. ● Samuel Agyei-Ampomah (GIMPA) and Levi Boxell (Stanford University), advised […]
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Food and Agriculture

Food and Agriculture The government of Ghana introduced the Northern Rural Growth Programme (NRGP) in 2008, a commodity value chain approach to agricultural transformation to help address severe poverty in Northern Ghana. Philip Duku Osei (UBIDS) and co-authors, advised by Vincent Amanor-Boadu (Kansas State University), are investigating the impact of the NRGP on smallholder farmers’ […]
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Energy

Energy ● Wisdom Akpalu (GIMPA) and co-authors, advised by Ethan Ligon (UC Berkeley) and Pierre Biscaye (UC Berkeley), are using difference-in-differences to examine household electricity consumption behavior in Ghana and estimate how prepaid meters may affect the welfare of households in different income quintiles. ● Opeyemi Amusan (University of Ibadan) and co-authors, advised by David […]
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Education

Education ● The implementation of Free Senior High School (FSHS) education in Ghana led to increased access, forcing the government to introduce a double-track system that requires students to alternate classes due to the large student population. Duah Dwomoh (University of Ghana), advised by Chad Hazlett (University of California, Los Angeles), is investigating the impact […]
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Health

Health ● Using Randomized Control Trials, Aaron Asibi Abuosi (University of Ghana) and Aleksandra Jakubowski (CEGA/UC Berkeley) are testing how the development and implementation of an actionable birth plan may help eliminate the barriers to maternal care that engender increased in-facility births and improved health outcomes in the Upper East Region of Ghana. ● With […]
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