Centre for the Evaluation of Development Policies

The Centre for the Evaluation of Development Policies (EDePo) is a focal point for research on the impact of a range of specific development interventions and policy reforms in developing countries. It aims to promote best practice in the design, conduct and evaluation of development policies.

Promoting adolescent engagement, knowledge and health evaluation of PAnKH: an adolescent girl intervention in Rajasthan, India

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Adolescents make up a larger proportion of the population in lower and middle income countries than ever before. Given that adolescence is critical in determining later life opportunities and outcomes, this youth bulge brings both unprecedented risks and opportunities. This report presents baseline data for a large study assessing the effect of an integrated community-based programme, PAnKH, that aims to delay age at marriage, increase school retention and improve sexual reproductive health (SRH) of adolescent girls in India.

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Orazio Attanasio and Andrew Chesher to give keynote talks at LACEA conference

Orazio Attanasio, a Research Director at the Institute for Fiscal Studies, co-Director of the Centre for the Evaluation of Develoment Policies, and Head of the Department of Economics at University College London; and Andrew Chesher, Director of the Centre for Microdata Methods and Practice at IFS and UCL, and William Stanley Jevons Professor of Economics and Economic Measurement at UCL will deliver keynote speeches at the  Latin American and Caribbean Economic Association (LACEA) and the Latin American Econometric Society (LAMES) annual meetings. The meetings will be held in the EAFIT campus in the city of Medellin in Colombia between 10 and 12 November.

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