Research Projects

Economic Participation and Opportunity »

Can Business Counseling and Negotiation Training Affect Female Entrepreneurship?
Principal Investigator: Rohini Pande, Mohammed Kamal Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School

No margin, No mission? A Field Experiment on the Role of Incentives in the Distribution of Public Goods
Principal Investigator, Nava Ashraf, Assistant Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School

 

Educational Attainment »

Education, Marriage, Labor Force Participation and Fertility Decisions of Women
Ricardo Hausmann, Professor of the Practice of Economic Development, Harvard Kennedy School

Gender and Higher Education: Causes and Consequences of the Reversal of the College Gender Gap
Martina Viarengo, WAPPP Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School; Research Economist, Center for Economic Performance, London School of Economics

 

Health and Survival »

Gender Disparities in High-Technology Healthcare
Principal Investigator: Amitabh Chandra, Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School

Pregnancy Financing
Principal Investigator: Rema Hanna, Assistant Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School

 

Political Empowerment »

Public Display of Performance: Information, Female Politicians and Elections in Rural India
Rohini Pande, Mohammed Kamal Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School

Empowering women as political actors: Can Information affect Political Participation?
Rohini Pande, Mohammed Kamal Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School

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