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Preschool Deworming: Impacts on Child Health and Education in India

Provision of school-based deworming and iron supplements to pre-school children in India improved school attendance and health outcomes.

Researchers
Edward Miguel, Gustavo J. Bobonis, Charu Puri Sharma
Methodologies
Randomized Evaluation
Locations
India (South Asia)
Development Topics
(Nutrition); Health (Child Health); Education & Labor (Early Childhood Development)
Primary School Deworming: Impacts on Child Health and Education in Kenya

School-based deworming in Kenya reduced rates of severe anemia, increased heights substantially, reduced school absenteeism by one quarter, and benefited untreated children in the community through "s

Researchers
Edward Miguel, Michael Kremer
Methodologies
Randomized Evaluation
Locations
Kenya (Sub-Saharan Africa)
Development Topics
Health (Child Health); Education & Labor (Early Childhood Development; Primary & Secondary Education)
PROGRESA/Oportunidades: Family Networks and Educational Outcomes in Mexico

Households eligible for the PROGRESA cash transfer program and living in the same village as their extended family are more likely to enroll their children in secondary school.

Researchers
Manuela Angelucci, Giacomo deGiorgi (Barcelona GSE, formerly Stanford) et al.
Methodologies
Randomized Evaluation
Locations
Mexico (Latin America and the Caribbean)
Development Topics
Finance & Cash Transfers (Cash Transfers); Education & Labor (Primary & Secondary Education)
Protecting Spring Water from Contamination in Kenya: Impacts on Health and Behavior

Improvements in water infrastructure at the source in Kenya reduced the level of contaminants and decreased diarrheal incidence among children under age three by 25 percent.

Researchers
Edward Miguel, Michael Kremer, Jessica Leino et al.
Methodologies
Randomized Evaluation
Locations
Kenya (Sub-Saharan Africa)
Development Topics
Health (Maternal & Infant Health; WASH; Child Health); Technology & Infrastructure (Water & Sanitation)
Time-Limited Discounts and Cooperatives for Productive Fertilizer Use in Kenya

Researchers are testing whether time-limited discounts and farmer cooperatives can increase knowledge and use of fertilizer among subsistence farmers in Kenya.

Researchers
Jonathan Robinson, Esther Duflo, Michael Kremer
Methodologies
Randomized Evaluation
Locations
Kenya (Sub-Saharan Africa)
Development Topics
Agriculture (Inputs); Finance & Cash Transfers (Financial Services)