Sub-Saharan Africa

This page brings together the latest information we've found on Sub-Saharan Africa, as well as recommendations of sources on where to get more.

 

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Our Latest Recommendations

Course Text: “The Effect of an Integrated Multisector Model for Achieving the Millennium Development Goals and Improving Child Survival in Rural Sub-Saharan Africa: A Non-Randomised Controlled Assessment”

This article has been assigned as required reading for Program Evaluation, a spring elective at the CDE.

Course Text: “Methods of Household Consumption Measurement through Surveys: Experimental Results from Tanzania”

This article has been assigned as required reading in the CDE spring elective, Program Evaluation.

Prof. Ashraf recommends: “Replication Redux: The Reproducibility Crisis and the Case of Deworming”

In this article, Owen Ozier of the World Bank examines the difficulty of reproducing the results of seminal experiments through the example of the debate around mass deworming interventions.

Executive Summary: “Poverty and Witch Killing”

This executive summary provides a synopsis of an article in which Edward Miguel analyzed the relationship between witch killings and extreme weather among the poor in Tanzania.

Article: “Poverty and Witch Killing”

In this study, Edward Miguel analyzes the relationship between witch killings and extreme weather that particularly affects the livelihoods of the poor in Tanzania. What he finds suggests that witch killings might be related to the desperation people feel when things go wrong.

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