Jeffrey Cheah Professor of South-East Asia Studies, Harvard Kennedy School
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Social safety nets worldwide routinely come under attack by critics wielding an argument that is as misleading as it is familiar.
Personality tests are a surprisingly effective screening tool to select less corrupt people into public service.
New research from EPoD studies dishonesty and the pull toward government jobs in India.
An approach implemented in Jakarta showed promise until the government, failing to examine evidence, suspended it.
When unpopular anti-congestion policies were abandoned, we discovered flawed policy had been better than no policy.
An attendance-monitoring intervention in schools reduced absenteeism, but the impact on health care workers was limited.
Evidence suggests that government transfers to the poor do not reduce employment, as previously thought.
What forms of social protection are developing countries delivering to their poor citizens, and how they be optimized?