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Girl Power: Cash Transfers and Adolescent Welfare. Evidence from a Cluster-Randomized Experiment in Malawi

Sarah J. Baird, Ephraim Chirwa, Jacobus de Hoop, Berk Özler

NBER Working Paper No. 19479
Issued in September 2013

---- Acknowledgements -----

Raka Banerjee, Diana Boss, Josefine Durazo, Fernando Galeana, Nicola Hedge, Cara Janusz, Amanda Moderson-Kox, Lucie Tafara Moore, James Mwera and Erin Shedd provided excellent research assistance on the SIHR project. We are grateful to participants at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) Africa Project Research Conference for valuable comments. We gratefully acknowledge funding from the Global Development Network, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, NBER Africa Project, World Bank Research Support Budget Grant, 3ie Open Window (Round 2) as well as several trust funds at the World Bank: Knowledge for Change Trust Fund (TF090932), World Development Report 2007 Small Grants Fund (TF055926), Spanish Impact Evaluation Fund (TF092384), and Gender Action Plan Trust Fund (TF092029). Please send correspondence to: sarah.baird@otago.ac.nz. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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