Wear glasses. Earn more. Really?

This weeks The Economist features an article on the productive effects of eyeglasses - a topic closely related to my own work. In the article the authors refer to a randomized control trial (RCT) by a group of researchers from Queen’s University Belfast who found that providing eyeglasses to tea p…

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The CSAE Conference 2018: My highlights of the current research on Africa

This year, I ended up attending – almost exclusively – sessions on ‘Institutions’ and ‘Households and Social Networks’. So, if you are looking for a more comprehensive summary check the Development Impact Blog. The full programme and links to papers and videos is available here. My top 3 papers/pres…

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