December 2020 Blog Posts (2)

Randomista economics: A critique from Naila Kabeer

Worth a read - Naila Kabeer's strong rebuttal of Esther Duflo's  proposition that affirmative action for gender equality is distortionary and inefficient. Kabeer points to the "selective storytelling" that replicates familiar biases and constructs a narrative that is not borne out by experiences on the ground.   …

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Added by KALYANI MENON-SEN on December 21, 2020 at 14:00 — 5 Comments

Does school feeding and education play a role in keeping girls safe?

Evidence shows that the value of school feeding programmes goes far beyond child nutrition.

 

When schools were closed during a five--month period of lockdown in Kenya this year, almost 4,000 schoolgirls became pregnant in…

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Added by Catrina Perch on December 9, 2020 at 12:01 — No Comments

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