Solar energy has the potential to equip Algeria with centuries of sustainable, clean electricity. Algeria is capable of being one of the leading countries in the energy supply business. Not just that, but for it to easily operate completely on green energy using renewable and alternative resources for energy extraction.
The finding, which was mentioned casually in an interview back in March, ignited a flurry of related debates ever since e. The basic story goes like this: At the same time, incomes among those not receiving grants increased, hence control and treatment groups converged in employment, earnings, and consumption levels.
From 9… even to 10! But can cash transfers reduce violence?
An global WBRO review by Buller et al shows that only 2 out of 22 studies find mixed or adverse impacts; the positive evidence was stronger for physical and sexual violence, and less conclusive for emotional or psychological violence.
On a related issue, what do we know about on the effects of cash transfers on gender empowerment? A juicy collection of papers by CaLP explores the question in humanitarian contexts, including by stocktaking the evidence and presenting case studies from 4 African countries Malawi, Niger, Kenya, Zimbabwe.
A new paper by McIntosh and Zeitlin compared cash and in-kind transfers in Rwanda. The analysis benchmarks a cash-based program by GiveDirectly to the national Gikuriro scheme. The latter combines an integrated nutrition program with community health interventions, small livestock, fortified seeds, savings schemes, accompanying behavioral measures, and more.
Interestingly, the model allows for precise estimates of trade-offs between objectives: A brief footnote on fact-checking: To my knowledge, the study is the 13th on the subject as it joins a dozen comparative evaluations see here.
Bonus on evidence and trials: The initiative, which is supported by the Economic Security Project, will explore the viability of Universal Basic Income in the city, along with a modernization of the Earned Income Tax Credit program. Some handy one-pagers from IPC, including on social assistance in Saudi ArabiaQatar and Mozambique — the latter has focus on harmonization as elaborated by Arruda in the full working paper.
One scheme rewarded community health worker cooperatives for the utilization of select services by their communities. The analysis finds no impact of the cooperative performance payments on coverage of services, behaviors of community health workers, or outcomes at the cooperative level.
A history of protracted limited coverage and barriers to social protection can lead to hopelessness about the benefits of redistribution. How real are the risks of automation on jobs and wages? However, in the short and medium term, dislocation can be severe and require policies to facilitate labor market flexibility, strengthen social protection, and improve education and training.
A couple of curious resources. Small countries with a high population density increase in size — see Bangladesh — while large countries with relatively small population shrink in size, e. Another announcement, this time on data:A Look at Morgan Stanley Research with Global Director Simon Bound.
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