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Difference-in-differences
Working Paper
Estimating employment responses to South Africa’s Employment Tax Incentive

We present new evidence on the effects of South Africa’s Employment Tax Incentive (ETI), a hiring and employment wage subsidy aimed at reducing youth unemployment...

Difference-in-differences Employment event study
Seminar
Pedro H. C. Sant'Anna on difference-in-differences with multiple time periods

On 23 June Professor Sant'Anna presents an online seminar discussing his new paper: Difference-in-differences with multiple time periods . Abstract In this article, we consider identification, estimation, and inference procedures for treatment...

23 June 2021
Online, Finland
Past event
Working Paper
The socioeconomic impact of coal mining in Mozambique

This study assesses the impact of four coal mines in Mozambique on the socioeconomic outcomes of the local population. We combine four waves of household surveys with coal mine locations data and employ a difference-in-difference model...

Mining Difference-in-differences Poverty
Working Paper
Ban on female migrant workers: Skills-differentiated evidence from Sri Lanka

This study examines the skills-differentiated impact of a restrictive female labour migration policy in Sri Lanka using monthly departure data from 2012 to 2018 in a difference-in-difference model...

Labour migration Employment Women
Working Paper
Agricultural input subsidy and farmers outcomes in Tanzania

This paper examines the impact of the government input subsidy—the National Agriculture Input Voucher—on farmers’ production and welfare in Tanzania as well as the factors that influence agricultural production in the country...

Difference-in-differences Subsidies Production
Working Paper
Finance, gender, and entrepreneurship: India’s informal sector firms

How does informal economic activity respond to increased financial inclusion? Does it become more entrepreneurial?...

Entrepreneurship Financial constraints Gender
Journal Article
Vulnerability to natural shocks: Assessing the short-term impact on consumption and poverty of the 2015 flood in Mozambique

Mozambique is among the most disaster-prone countries in the world. A bigger than usual, and mostly unexpected, flood occurred in the central-northern region of the country in the first few months of 2015, causing huge damage to infrastructures...

Welfare impact Flood Difference-in-differences
Journal Article
Educational Assistance and Education Quality in Indonesia: The Role of Decentralization

Part of Journal Special Issue Welfare and distributive effects of social assistance in the Global South

Decentralization Education transfer Education quality
Working Paper
Vulnerability to natural shocks: Assessing the short-term impact on consumption and poverty of the 2015 flood in Mozambique

Mozambique is among the most disaster-prone countries in the world. A bigger than usual, and mostly unexpected, flood occurred in the central-northern region of the country in the first few months of 2015, causing huge damage to infrastructures...

Welfare impact Flood Difference-in-differences
Working Paper
Educational assistance and education quality in Indonesia: The role of decentralization

We examine the evolution of educational assistance in Indonesia, following two decades of government decentralization, and its effect on education quality...

Decentralization Education transfer Education quality
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