Policy Research Engagements

Our Research

EPoD works with in-country partners to bring data and economic insights to the design and implementation of public policies and programs around the world. We conduct research with policymakers – frequently at scale – to build a direct road to impact. More »


Building Capacity to Use Research Evidence (BCURE)

On March 7th, EPoD held a gender dialogue in Delhi called Shrinking Shakti. In collaboration with ThePrint and IFMR LEAD as part of the Building Capacity to Use Research Evidence program (BCURE), the dialogue featured panelists from both the public and private sectors of Indian and international organizations. More »


Rethinking Financial Inclusion

The Rethinking Financial Inclusion program is a week-long course developed by EPoD faculty for leaders in the financial inclusion space. We're blogging about the course in an ongoing series; keep up with us here!


The Power of Training Women With A Friend

Rohini Pande's research on how peer effects can catalyze female entrepreneurship in India was recently published in the American Economic Journal. Women trained with a friend were more likely to have taken out business loans, were less likely to be housewives, and reported increased business activity and higher household income. Go to the article »

More Publications

Self-Targeting: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Indonesia. Journal of Political Economy, April 2016.

Female Mobility in India

One factor in India's low female labor force participation: women can't get to work. More »

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