Health

Searching for Customers, Finding Pollution

In developing countries, most manufacturing firms are small and located in high-density urban areas, often near congested streets.

Working Paper
30 Sep 2022

Information frictions, demand for quality, and welfare in the market for antimalarials

This project investigates the welfare effects of information frictions in the Nigerian antimalarials market

Research Project
1 Aug 2022

eCooking for Sustainable Development: Experimental Evidence from Eastern Congo

The researchers study the uptake and livelihood impact of Electric Pressure Cookers (EPCs) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Research Project
1 Apr 2022

The effect of rainfall shocks on early childhood development in Uganda

Shocks faced in early life have been linked with persistent inequalities in long-term health and economic outcomes. This paper studies the link between seasonal rainfall shocks and early childhood development in rural Uganda.

Journal Article
1 Mar 2021

Monitoring and Accountability for Public Service Delivery: A Study of Electricity Reliability to Health Services Providers in Rural Kenya

This project evaluates the effects of greater public awareness on electricity reliability to health services providers in Kenya.

Research Project
30 Jun 2020

Menstrual Health, Worker Productivity and Well-being among Female Bangladeshi Garment Workers

Czura, Menzel and Miotto (2019) conducted a randomised controlled trial (RCT) on a sample of 1,000 female garment workers in three factories in Bangladesh, offering access to free sanitary pads at work to 500 of the workers.

Working Paper
1 Nov 2019

Menstrual Health and Worker Productivity in the Bangladeshi Garment Sector (Stage Two)

This project looks at the effect of providing free sanitary pads to female garment workers in Bangladesh on worker health, well-being, absenteeism and productivity.

Research Project
22 Nov 2018

The Impacts of Industrial and Entrepreneurial Work on Income and Health: Experimental Evidence from Ethiopia

Working with five Ethiopian firms, Blattman and Dercon (2018) randomized applicants to an industrial job offer, an "entrepreneurship" program of $300 plus business training, or control status.

Journal Article
1 Jul 2018

Menstrual Health and Worker Productivity in the Bangladeshi Garment Sector (Stage One)

This project investigates the effects of subsidised or free disposable menstrual pads on worker’s well-being, health, and productivity.

Research Project
5 Jun 2018