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- Hall B, Garabiles M, de Hoop J, Prencipe L, Pereira A, & Palermo T. (2019). Perspectives of adolescent and young adults on poverty related stressors: A qualitative study in Ghana, Malawi, and Tanzania. BMJ Open, 9(10).
- Palermo T, Valli E, Angeles G, Barrington C, Adamba C, & Spadafora T, On Behalf of the LEAP 1000 Evaluation Team. (2019). Impacts of a social protection program paired with fee waivers on enrolment in Ghana’s National Health Insurance Scheme. BMJ Open, 9(11).
- de Hoop J, Groppo V, Handa S, on behalf of the Malawi Social Cash Transfer Program and the Zambia Multiple Category Targeted Program study teams (2019). Cash Transfers, Microentrepreneurial Activity, and Child Work: Evidence from Malawi and Zambia. The World Bank Economic Review, lhz004, https://doi.org/10.1093/wber/lhz004
- Sabates-Wheeler R, Wilmink N, Abdulai AG, deGroot R, & Spadafpra T. (2019). Linking Social Rights to Active Citizenship for the Most Vulnerable: the Role of Rights and Accountability in the 'Making' and 'Shaping' of Social Protection. The European Journal of Development Research, 1-23. https://doi.org/10.1057/s41287-019-00223-5
- Lawlor, K., Handa, S., Davis, B., & Seidenfeld, D. (n.d.). Poverty-environment relationships under market heterogeneity: Cash transfers and rural livelihoods in Zambia. Environment and Development Economics, 1-24. doi:10.1017/S1355770X19000305
- Mueller V, Gray C, Handa S, & Seidenfeld D. (2019). Do social protection programs foster short-term and long-term migration adaptation strategies? Environment and Development Economics, 1-24.
- Sebastian A, la O Campos A. P, Daidone S, Pace N, Davis B, Niang O. and Pellerano L. (2019). Cash Transfers and Gender Differentials in Child Schooling and Labor: Evidence from the Lesotho Child Grants Programme. Population and Development Review.
- Daidone S, Davis B, Handa S, Winters P. (2019) The Household and Individual-Level Productive Impacts of Cash Transfer Programs in Sub-Saharan Africa. American Journal of Agricultural Economics, aay113, https://doi.org/10.1093/ajae/aay113
- Prifti E, Daidone S, Pace N and Davis B. (2019) Unconditional cash transfers, risk attitudes and modern inputs demand. Applied Econometrics, vol. 53, pages 100-118.
- Angeles G, de Hoop J, Handa S, Kilburn K, Milazzo A & Peterman A on behalf of the Malawi Cash Transfer Evaluation Team (2019). "Government of Malawi's Unconditional Cash Transfer Improves Youth Mental Health." Social Science & Medicine (in press)
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Working & Position Papers
- Chakrarbarti A, Handa S, Natali L, Seidenfeld D, Tembo G. (2019). Cash Transfers & Child Nutrition in Zambia. Innocenti Working Papers no. 2019-01, UNICEF Office of Research - Innocenti, Florence.
- Carraro A and Ferrone L. (2019). Feed Thy Neighbour: how Social Ties shape Spillover Effects of Cash Transfers on Food Security and Nutrition. Working Paper N.21/2019, DISEI, Universit`a degli Studi di Firenze.
- Dake F, Natali L, Angeles G, de Hoop J, Handa S and Peterman A on behalf of the Malawi Cash Transfer Evaluation Team and the Zambia Cash Transfer Evaluation Team. (2018). Cash Transfers, Early Marriage, and Fertility in Malawi and Zambia. Studies in Family Planning 49(4): 295-317.
- Handa S, Daidone S, Peterman A, Davis B, Pereira A, Palermo T, Yablonski J on behalf of the Transfer Project (2018). Myth-busting? Confronting Six Common Perceptions about Unconditional Cash Transfers as a Poverty Reduction Strategy in Africa. World Bank Research Observer, 33(2): 259 – 298.
- Prifti E, Estruch E Daidone S and Davis B. (2018). How much is too much: Does the size of income support transfers affect labor supply? Journal of Policy Modeling (In Press).
- Dammert AC, de Hoop J, Mvukiyehe E and Rosati FC. (2018). Effects of public policy on child labor: Current knowledge, gaps, and implications for program design. World Development,110: 104 – 123.
- Buller AM, Peterman A, Ranganathan M, Bleile A, Hidrobo M and Heise L. (2018). A mixed-method review of cash transfers and intimate partner violence in low- and middle-income countries. The World Bank Research Observer, 33(2).
- Pace N, Daidone S, Davis B and Pellerano L. (2018). Shaping Cash Transfer Impacts Through ‘Soft-Conditions’: Evidence from Lesotho. Journal of African Economies, ejy009.
- Kilburn K, Prencipe L, Hjelm L, Peterman A, Handa S and Palermo T. (2018). Examination of performance of the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale Short Form 10 among African youth in poor, rural households. BMC Psychiatry, 18(201).
- Prifti E, Estruch E, Daidone S and Davis B. (2018). How Differences in Cash Transfer Sizes Affect Work Allocation Decisions: Evidence from Cross‐Country Comparisons in SSA. Labour, 32(3): 395-426.
- de Groot R, Yiryele Kuunyem M and Palermo T on behalf of the Ghana LEAP 1000 Evaluation Team. (2018). Child marriage and associated outcomes in Northern Ghana: a cross-sectional study. BMC Public Health,18(285).
- Natali L, Handa S, Peterman A, Seidenfeld D and Tembo G on behalf of the Zambia Cash Transfer Evaluation Team. (2018). Does money buy happiness? Evidence from an unconditional cash transfer in Zambia. SSM – Population Health, 4: 225 – 235.
- Kilburn K, Handa S, Angeles G, Tsoka M and Mvula P. (2018). Paying for Happiness: Experimental Results from a Large Cash Transfer Program in Malawi. Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 37(2): 331-356.
- Handa S, Natali L, Seidenfeld D, Tembo G, Davis B on behalf of the Zambia Cash Transfer Evaluation Study Team. (2018). Can unconditional cash transfers raise long-term living standards? Evidence from Zambia. Journal of Development Economics,133: 42-65.
- Zietz S, de Hoop J and Handa S. (2018). The role of productive activities in the lives of adolescents: Photovoice evidence from Malawi. Children and Youth Services Review, 86: 246-255.
- Bhalla G, Hnda S, Angeles G and Seidenfeld D. (2018). The effect of cash transfers and household vulnerability on food security in Zimbabwe. Food Policy, 74: 82-99.
- de Hoop J, Friedman J, Kandpal E and Rosati FC. (2018). Child Schooling and Child Work in the Presence of a Partial Education Subsidy. The Journal of Human Resources (In press).
Working & Position Papers
- Devereux S, Abdulai A-G, Cuesta J, Gupte J, Ragno LP, Roelen K, Sabates-Wheeler R, Spadafora T. (2018). Can social assistance (with a child lens) help in reducing urban poverty in Ghana? Evidence, challenges and the way forward. Innocenti Working Papers no. 2018-16, UNICEF Office of Research - Innocenti. Florence, Italy.
- Buller AM, Peterman A, Ranganathan M, Bleile A, Hidrobo M and Heise l. (2018). A mixed-method review of cash transfers and intimate partner violence in low and middle income countries. Innocenti Working Papers 2018-02. UNICEF Office of Research – Innocenti. Florence, Italy.