While Government and NGOs in Bangladesh have undertaken many interventions designed to help households escape poverty, little is known about their long-term impact. Using a new longitudinal data set spanning 12 years and more than 1800 households, this project will investigate the long-term impact of three anti-poverty interventions—microfinance, agricultural technology, and educational transfers—on several measures of well-being and compare their cost-effectiveness.
agricultural-technology Anti-poverty-interventions cost-effectiveness educational-transfers food-security food/cash-transfers-for-education gender-and-intra-household-issues gender-asset-inequality gender-differentiated-impacts-of-development-interventions gender-disaggregated-measure-of-monetary-and-non-monetary-well-being Human-capital micro-nutrient-and-gender-impact-of-new-agricultural-technologies microfinance physical-and-human-capital-accumulations well-being
Energy Scarcity, Food Supply Chain Transformation, and Poverty Reduction in the Emerging Economies: the Case of Brazil, China, and India
The project in Brazil, China, and India aims to improve the understanding of the links among energy costs and use, the transformation of food supply chains including analysis of horticulture and dairy supply and technologies, and poverty alleviation to formulate policy pathways towards more optimal energy use.