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  • Publication - Policy Brief

    Financial incentive schemes in public health: Evidence from Sierra Leone

    This brief explores findings from a field study of a community health programme in Sierra Leone seeking to understand how financial incentives can impact public service and public health outcomes.  Sharing incentives equally between Community Health Workers (CHW) and their supervisors generates an increase in household health visits that is 61% larger than the...

    30 Nov 2021 | Erika Deserranno, Stefano Caria, Philipp Kastrau, Gianmarco León, Julia Liborio

  • Publication - Project Report

    Food security during pandemic times: Insights and perspectives from rural Bihar

    24 Nov 2021 | Sunil Kumar Mishra, Swati Dutta, Aditi Madan

  • Publication - Project Report

    Improving electricity services in Yemen

    The public electricity system in Yemen is in a very poor condition. The war has damaged or destroyed generation capacity and transmission and distribution networks across the country. This report offers the following recommendations:  Prioritise rehabilitation of generation, transmission, and distribution infrastructure, based on a ranking of best return (MWs...

    24 Nov 2021 | Akram Almohamadi, Neil McCulloch, Joevas Asare, Moussa Saab

  • Publication - Policy Brief

    Subnational income, convergence, and the COVID-19 pandemic

    This brief investigates the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on gross national income in Pakistan and its districts. To address the lack of available data, we developed a machine-learning algorithm that can predict economy activity in real time by leveraging administrative, night-light, and other real-time data. Urban districts in Pakistan drove the slow-down in...

    8 Nov 2021 | Ali Choudhary, Ijlal Haqqani, Federico Lenzi, Nicola Limodio

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    Publication - Synthesis paper

    Sudan in the global economy: Opportunities for integration and inclusive growth (Arabic)

    1 Nov 2021 | Joevas Asare, Shima Awad, Sarah Logan, Patrick Mathewson, Camilla Sacchetto

  • Publication - Policy Brief

    Exchange rate reform in Sudan (Arabic)

    29 Oct 2021 | Sarah Logan

  • Publication - Working Paper

    Fiscal federalism in Sudan (Arabic)

    Arabic version of the 'Fiscal federalism in Sudan' working paper.

    29 Oct 2021 | Sarah Logan, Arlette Nyembo, Barrett Owen, Moussa Saab, Camilla Sacchetto

  • Publication - Synthesis paper

    Sudan in the global economy: Opportunities for integration and inclusive growth

    In this paper, we outline evidence that could support government’s strategy to move Sudan towards an economic integration agenda that promotes inclusive growth. Specifically, we outline evidence on how the government could promote trade, investment, and integration. We also consider the role of the domestic banking sector in supporting this. We focus on: Domestic...

    29 Oct 2021 | Joevas Asare, Shima Awad, Sarah Logan, Patrick Mathewson, Camilla Sacchetto

  • Publication - Working Paper

    Fiscal federalism in Sudan

    Since independence, there have been numerous decentralisation efforts – many of these have not been fully implemented, in part due to central resistance.

    29 Oct 2021 | Sarah Logan, Arlette Nyembo, Barrett Owen, Moussa Saab, Camilla Sacchetto

  • Publication - Policy Brief

    Impact of the COVID-19 lockdown on household food security in rural Bihar

    Based on a survey conducted in rural Bihar, this study aims to provide evidence on the impact of COVID-19 on food and nutrition security by focusing on rural vulnerable households. The study shows that food insecurity of rural Bihar’s households increased significantly since the pandemic, and the severity of the impact felt when compared to the diverse marginal...

    29 Oct 2021 | Sunil Kumar Mishra, Swati Dutta, Aditi Madan