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    • Can rigorous impact evaluations improve humanitarian assistance? 

      Iversen, Vegard; Puri, Jyotsna; Aladysheva, Anastasia; Ghorpade, Yashodhan; Bruck, Tilman (Taylor & Francis Group, 2017-10-24)
      Each year billions of US-dollars of humanitarian assistance are mobilised in response to man-made emergencies and natural disasters. Yet, rigorous evidence for how best to intervene remains scant. This dearth reflects that ...
    • Rags to riches? intergenerational occupational mobility in India 

      Iversen, Vegard; Krishna, Anirudh; Sen, Kunal (Economic and Political Weekly, 2017-11-04)
      The paper examines intergenerational occupational mobility in India among males. This analysis differs from previous work in three important respects. First, a finer-grained categorisation that takes into account differences ...
    • Women political leaders, corruption, and learning: evidence from a large public program in India 

      Iversen, Vegard; Afridi, Farzana; Sharan, M.R. (The University of Chicago Press, 2017-09-08)
      We exploit randomly assigned political quotas for women to identify the impact of women’s political leadership on corruption and on the governance of India’s largest poverty-alleviation program to date. Using survey data, ...