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Measuring and Changing Control: Women's Empowerment and Targeted Transfers

Ingvild Almås, Alex Armand, Orazio Attanasio, Pedro Carneiro

NBER Working Paper No. 21717
Issued in November 2015

---- Acknowledgements ----

We would like to thank Pierre-André Chiappori, Nava Ashraf, Pascaline Dupas, Eliana La Ferrara, Imran Rasul, Michèle Tertilt, Bertil Tungodden, Iliana Reggio and seminar participants at IIES, Stockholm University, the 2015 EDePo IFS conference in London, the Families in Macroeconomics conference, Edesheim, 2015, 8th COSME Gender Economics Workshop, University of Alicante, 2015 EEA Annual Meeting, participants at the Normac conference, 2015, NOVAfrica and University of Essex for helpful comments. We gratefully acknowledge the financial support from 3ie International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (grant reference OW4-1022), The Choice Lab, NHH, the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC Professorial Fellowship ES/K010700/1) and the European Research Council (Advanced Grants 249612). When carrying out part of this research, Almås was associated with the center of Equality, Social Organization, and Performance (ESOP) at the Department of Economics at the University of Oslo. ESOP is supported by the Research Council of Norway. 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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