African Successes, Volume II: Human Capital

Sebastian Edwards, Simon Johnson, and David N. Weil, editors

Published in September 2016 by University of Chicago Press
© 2016 by the National Bureau of Economic Research
in Research on Africa

NBER Program(s):DEV, HE, HC

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361 pages
ISBN: 0-226-31605-X

Table of Contents

Front matter and Series Introduction to "African Successes: Human Capital": Sebastian Edwards, Simon Johnson, David N. Weil (p. 1 - 4) (bibliographic info) (download)
Introduction to "African Successes: Human Capital": Sebastian Edwards, Simon Johnson, David N. Weil (p. 5 - 9) (bibliographic info) (download)
1. Evaluating the Effects of Large-Scale Health Interventions in Developing Countries: The Zambian Malaria Initiative: Nava Ashraf, Günther Fink, David N. Weil (p. 13 - 57) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
2. Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV and Reproductive Behavior in Zambia: Nicholas Wilson (p. 59 - 83) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
3. Stimulating Demand for AIDS Prevention: Lessons from the RESPECT Trial: Damien de Walque, William H. Dow, Carol Medlin, Rose Nathan (p. 85 - 112) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
4. Alternative Cash Transfer Delivery Mechanisms: Impacts on Routine Preventative Health Clinic Visits in Burkina Faso: Richard Akresh, Damien de Walque, Harounan Kazianga (p. 113 - 135) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
5. Girl Power: Cash Transfers and Adolescent Welfare: Evidence from a Cluster-Randomized Experiment in Malawi: Sarah Baird, Ephraim Chirwa, Jacobus de Hoop, Berk Özler (p. 139 - 164) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
6. Comparing Economic and Social Interventions to Reduce Intimate Partner Violence: Evidence from Central and Southern Africa: Radha Iyengar, Giulia Ferrari (p. 165 - 214) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
7. Family Ties, Inheritance Rights, and Successful Poverty Alleviation: Evidence from Ghana: Edward Kutsoati, Randall Morck (p. 215 - 252) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
8. The Surprisingly Dire Situation of Children's Education in Rural West Africa: Results from the CREO Study in Guinea-Bissau (Comprehensive Review of Education Outcomes): Peter Boone, Ila Fazzio, Kameshwari Jandhyala, Chitra Jayanty, Gangadhar Jayanty, Simon Johnson, Vimala Ramachandran, Filipa Silva, Zhaoguo Zhan (p. 255 - 280) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
9. Success in Entrepreneurship: Doing the Math: Michael Kremer, Jonathan Robinson, Olga Rostapshova (p. 281 - 303) (bibliographic info) (download)
10. The Returns to the Brain Drain and Brain Circulation in Sub-Saharan Africa: Some Computations Using Data from Ghana: Yaw Nyarko (p. 305 - 345) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
Indexes: (p. 351 - 361) (bibliographic info) (download)
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