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Abstract Payment for ecosystem services (PES) programs is proliferating globally but not always with significant impact. Unlike protected areas (PAs), PES compensates suppliers of eco-services…

10 May 2022 | EfD Discussion Paper | Colombia

This study shows that access to grid connectivity increases the number of work hours, female employment, household expenditure, and certain educational outcomes.

20 April 2022 | EfD Discussion Paper | Uganda

Abstract We study distributional preferences in adolescent peer networks. Using incentivized choices between allocations for themselves and a passive agent, children are classified into efficiency…

30 March 2022 | EfD Discussion Paper | Sweden, Global Hub

Access to grid electricity helps rural households start non-agricultural businesses.

23 March 2022 | EfD Discussion Paper | Ethiopia

This study shows that households, where partners make decisions together, adopt more climate-smart strategies, have a higher yield, and have better household outcomes, compared to households with one...

1 March 2022 | EfD Discussion Paper | South Africa, Tanzania

Afforestation, that is planting forests increase employment and investments and is beneficial for the environment. But it's important to choose the right type of forest.

1 March 2022 | EfD Discussion Paper | China

When African households suffer from a shock, such as losing a family member or property it affects not only their mental health but also their household income. An expansion of psychiatric care is...

1 March 2022 | EfD Discussion Paper | South Africa, Global Hub

Abstract Coastal communities that depend on small-scale fisheries (SSFs) are poorly understood. Designing policies to address their vulnerabilities requires an understanding of the socioeconomic…

16 December 2021 | EfD Discussion Paper | Colombia

Abstract Millions of households devote significant time to collecting water. This paper examines the impact that water collection has on time allocation and emotional well-being in rural Kenya. We…

27 September 2021 | EfD Discussion Paper | Kenya

Abstract: In this paper, we describe and analyze an experience in the use of marine resources as a base for economic activities and development of coastal communities. According to the economic theory…

8 October 2021 | EfD Discussion Paper | Chile