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At CEGA, we believe that evidence should be used to make decisions about how development funding is spent.

Through competitive grant-making, we fund actionable research that can be used by policymakers to inspire equitable growth. We believe that grant competitions generate the highest-quality research; attract new talent and mobilize networks; and foster stewardship, transparency, and fairness. Browse all CEGA-funded research projects—spanning diverse topical areas and over 55 countries—by applying the filters or clicking on the tiles below.

Agriculture

The Impact of Linking Farmers’ Cooperatives with a Maize Processor in Rwanda

Jonathan Robinson | Rwanda
Agriculture

The Impact of Information on Counterfeit Markets in Kenya

Eric Hsu | Kenya
Agriculture

How Contracts, Price Premiums, and Monitoring Drive Aflasafe Adoption in Senegal

Laura Schechter | Senegal
Agriculture

The Effect of Information on Bargaining, Corruption and Trade in Kenya and Uganda

Eleanor Wiseman | Kenya
Transparency

Open Policy Analysis of a Progressive Wealth Tax

Emmanuel Saez |
Data Science for DevelopmentFinancial InclusionTechnology

Welfare-centric Credit Scoring in Nigeria

Joshua Blumenstock | Nigeria
Financial Inclusion

The Impacts of Liquidity Loans to Mobile Money Agents on Women Agents’ Empowerment, and Their Business and Transaction Behavior

Russell Toth | Myanmar
AgricultureFinancial Inclusion

Gender Norms and Agricultural Credit in Odisha

Berber Kramer | India
Global NetworksFinancial Inclusion

The Effect of Labeling and Modern Depositing Mechanisms on Savings Behavior: A Pilot Study from Ethiopia

Jonathan Robinson | Ethiopia
AgricultureTechnology

The Impact of Formal Mechanization Access on Agricultural Productivity and Informal Rental Markets

Namrata Kala | India
AgricultureEnergy & EnvironmentTechnology

Promoting Sustainable Agricultural Practices Through Rental Markets

Seema Jayachandran | India
Agriculture

Quality-graded wheat value chain development and agricultural transformation in Ethiopia

Elisabeth Sadoulet | Ethiopia
Agriculture

Quantifying the Effect of Increased Output Prices on Input Usage: An Experiment with Rwanda’s Smart Subsidy System

Jonathan Robinson | Rwanda
Agriculture

Quality and Contracting in Agricultural Supply Chains

Lauren Falcao Bergquist | Ethiopia
Agriculture

Price Incentives and Coffee Quality in Uganda

Ameet Morjaria | Uganda
AgricultureTechnology

Connecting Farmers to Markets through a Marketing App

Jeremy Magruder | India
Global NetworksHealth & Psychology

Socioeconomic Support and Tuberculosis Preventive Therapy in Tanzania

Werner Maokola | Tanzania
Global NetworksHealth & Psychology

Impact of an instructional video for TB case detection in Tanzania

Grace Mhalu | Tanzania
Global NetworksWork & Education

The Returns to Scale: Stimulating Productivity in Firm Clusters in Uganda

Esau Tugume | Uganda
Global NetworksAgriculture

Using iBeacons to Track the Distribution of Patronage Goods

Muthoni Ng'ang'a | Kenya
Global NetworksFinancial InclusionTechnologyWork & Education

Can gender blinding policies promote female entrepreneurship? The role of discrimination and access to capital

Shibiru Melesse | Ethiopia
Work & Education

The Role of Discouragement in Shaping Long-Term Unemployment

Luisa Cefala | India
CEGA

The Cost of Evading: Evidence on Tax Evasion Mitigation from Ecuador

Jakob Brounstein | Ecuador
CEGA

Taming Counterfeit Markets with Consumer Information

Eric Hsu | Kenya
Health & Psychology

Poor and Inattentive

Nicholas Swanson | South Africa
Institutions & Governance

Pension Reforms and Labor Decisions in Brazil

Priscila de Oliveira | Brazil
CEGA

Making the Paper Trail Paper-less: Tax Compliance and Informality

Felipe Vial | Chile
Work & Education

Labor Market Integration, Growth and Inequality: Evidence from China

Dennis Egger | China
Agriculture

Understanding Consumption Seasonality in Zambia

Ned Augenblick | Zambia
Work & Education

Social Norms, Technology Adoption, and Team Productivity

Oren Reshef | Bangladesh

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