Comparing Economic and Social Interventions to Reduce Intimate Partner Violence: Evidence from Central and Southern Africa
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Previously circulated as "Discussion Sessions Coupled with Microfinancing May Enhance the Role of Women in Household Decision-Making in Burundi." The authors are grateful to Jeannie Annan, Oriana Bandiera, Shawn Cole, Erica Field, Michael Kremer, Emily Oster and participants at the NBER Africa Project Conferences and Harvard Development Seminars for helpful comments. The authors also thank Bersebeh Beyene and Gabrielle Cole as well as members of the IRC Burundi staff for assistance in data collection. We thank Prof. Charlotte Watts (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine) for providing us the raw data from the IMAGE study. The authors gratefully acknowledge financial support from the NBER Africa Project and the Centre for Economic Performance. Iyengar also acknowledges financial support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Any remaining errors are our own. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.