Photo Credit: The Guardian
November 2017

Long-term Impacts of Cash Transfer Programs: What Does the Evidence Say?

Cash transfer programs have become an increasingly common tool used in low- and middle- income countries to promote investments in education, improve health outcomes, and combat poverty. EPAR conducted “a review of reviews”, with an emphasis on reported evidence of long-term impacts of cash transfer programs.

November 2017

Who Has Heard of Mobile Money?

Being aware of the potential benefits and services of Digital Financial Services is pre-requisite to accessing them. We analyzed the effect of various sociodemographic characteristics on an individual’s likelihood to be aware of DFS, focusing in particular on differences by gender.

Delivery of Goods Funded by USAID
November 2017

Donors’ Dilemma: Bilateral versus Multilateral Aid Channels

Foreign aid donors face many decisions about how they should disburse aid, and must be able to justify these choices to their constituents. Among the choices that donors must make is whether to allocate via bilateral versus multilateral channels.

Photo Credit: UN Women/Fatma Elzahraa Yassin
November 2017

Providing Legal Identity to All

There are more than 1.1 billion individuals without official proof of identity throughout the world today, according to the World Bank’s Identification for Development (ID4D) program.