February 21, 2017
Research /
Posted by NCID

Alex Armand, researcher at NCID, will be conducting a Randomized Control Trial in Uttar Pradesh, India. The project, titled ‘Community toilet use in slums: willingness to pay and the role of informational and supply side constraints in Urban Uttar Pradesh', will be led by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) in London. The International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie) will fund the project that will be jointly executed by Britta Augsburg, Senior Economist at IFS.

The study will take pl...

February 16, 2017
Activities /
Posted by NCID

On February 13th, Randeep Kaur, a PhD candidate from the University of Texas - Austin, presented her job market paper titled: “Estimating the Role of Grandparents in Household Decisions: Evidence from Neonatal Outcomes in Multigenerational Households of India.” This question is particularly relevant in developing countries where multigenerational households, i.e. households comprised of two adult generations, are quite common.  In India and South Africa more than 40% of child...

February 13, 2017
News /
Posted by NCID

From January 16 to January 26, Professor Ravina, Director of the NCID, and Juan Soto, research assistant, visited South Africa to meet with our local partners, strengthen our relationship with them and establish new partnerships and collaborations with other major South African actors.

In Johannesburg, Prof. Ravina and Soto met Dr. Terence McNamee, Deputy Director of the Brenthurst Foundation, one of the most prominent (policy research foundations/thinktanks) foundations in Africa. Dr. McNamee is a long-time contact of the NCID and they discussed new avenues of collaboration betwe...