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Seminar
Mehwish Ghulam Ali on do son preferences cause a gap between desired and actual fertility in Pakistan?

Mehwish Ghulam Ali will present at the WIDER Seminar Series on 6 November 2019. Abstract - Do son preferences cause a gap between desired and actual fertility in Pakistan? Parental preference for sons is a major characteristic of many societies...

6 November 2019
UNU-WIDER, Katajanokanlaituri 6 B, Helsinki, Finland
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Working Paper
Winning or buying hearts and minds?: Cash transfers and political attitudes in Pakistan

This paper studies how household-level receipts of cash transfers affect political attitudes in Pakistan. The paper exploits the locally exogenous eligibility cut-off of the flagship Benazir Income Support Programme to estimate causal effects...

Social protection Political attitudes Cash transfers
Book Chapter
Governance and the reversal of women's rights: The case of abortion in El Salvador

From the book: Towards Gender Equity in Development

Public service delivery Maternal and child health Citizen engagement
Book Chapter
The impact of social mobilization on health service delivery and health outcomes: Evidence from rural Pakistan

From the book: Towards Gender Equity in Development

Public service delivery Maternal and child health Citizen engagement
Working Paper
The impact of social mobilization on health service delivery and health outcomes: Evidence from rural Pakistan

We use a randomized community development programme in rural Pakistan to assess the impact of citizen engagement on public service delivery and maternal and child health outcomes...

Public service delivery Maternal and child health Citizen engagement
Working Paper
Exiting the fragility trap: Rethinking our approach to the world’s most fragile states

Those fragile states whose stagnation is so tenacious despite generous aid programs, and substantial and costly interventions, are stuck in a ‘fragility trap.’ Caught in a low-level equilibrium, trapped states appear to be in a perpetual ...

Fragile states Mali Bangladesh
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