Featured 2016 publications: Social protection

ISI Journal Articles

Alderman, Harold; Behrman, Jere R.; and Puett, Chloe. Big numbers about small children: Estimating the economic benefits of addressing undernutrition. The World Bank Research Observer. First published online October 3, 2016. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/wbro/lkw003

Buller, Anna Maria; Hidrobo, Melissa; Peterman, Amber; and Heise, Lori. 2016. The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach? A mixed methods study on causal mechanisms through which cash and in-kind food transfers decreased intimate partner violence. BMC Public Health 16:488. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-016-3129-3

Hidrobo, Melissa; Peterman, Amber; and Heise, Lori. 2016. The effect of cash, vouchers, and food transfers on intimate partner violence: Evidence from a randomized experiment in northern Ecuador. American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 8(3): 284–303. http://dx.doi.org/10.1257/app.20150048

Hoddinott, John F.; Karachiwalla, Naureen; Ledlie, Natasha; and Roy, Shalini. Adolescent girls' infant and young child nutrition knowledge levels and sources differ among rural and urban samples in Bangladesh. Maternal & Child Nutrition 12(4): 885 - 897. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/mcn.12355

Kandpal, Eeshani; Alderman, Harold; Friedman, Jed; Filmer, Deon; Onishi, Junko; and Avalos, Jorge. 2016. A conditional cash transfer program in the Philippines reduces severe stunting. Journal of Nutrition 146(9): 1793 - 1800. http://dx.doi.org/10.3945/jn.116.233684

Discussion Papers

Quiñones, Esteban J. and Roy, Shalini. 2016. The impact of conditional cash transfer programs on indigenous households in Latin America: Evidence from PROGRESA in Mexico. IFPRI Discussion Paper 1511. Washington, D.C.: International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). http://ebrary.ifpri.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15738coll2/id/130192


Alderman, Harold H.. 2016. Leveraging Social Protection Programs for Improved Nutrition : summary of evidence prepared for the Global Forum on Nutrition-Sensitive Social Protection Programs, 2015. Global Forum on Nutrition-Sensitive Social Protection Programs. Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/462981467040874717/Leveraging-Social-Protection-Programs-for-Improved-Nutrition-summary-of-evidence-prepared-for-the-Global-Forum-on-Nutrition-Sensitive-Social-Protection-Programs-2015