Social protection in contexts of fragility and forced displacement - International ConferenceThis conference brings together 25 priority countries, the international community and researchers to learn from existing evidence, share experience and consider new ways to utilise social protection systems in crises.
Myth-busting? Confronting Six Common Perceptions about Unconditional Cash Transfers as a Poverty Reduction Strategy in Africa6 Jun 2017
Cash for Women’s Empowerment? A Mixed-Methods Evaluation of the Government of Zambia’s Child Grant Programme9 Mar 2016
Pandemics and Violence Against Women and Children (2020)Amber Peterman, Alina Potts, Megan O'Donnell, Kelly Thompson, Niyati Shah, Sabine Oertelt-Prigione, Nicole van Geltert
CGD Working Paper, 2020-4 (528)
Can conditional cash transfers improve maternal health care? Evidence from El Salvador's Comunidades Solidarias Rurales program (2020)de Brauw Alan, Amber Peterman
Health Economics, 2020-3
Beyond internal validity: Towards a broader understanding of credibility in development policy research (2020)Gustavo Angeles, Sudhanshu Handa, Amber Peterman, et al...
World Development, 2020-3, vol. 127
Aligning evidence generation and use across health, development, and environment (2019)Heather Tallis, Katharine Kreis, Lydia Olander, Claudia Ringler, David Ameyaw, Mark E. Borsuk, Amber Peterman, et al.
Current Opinions in Environmental Sustainability, 2019-8, vol. 39, pp. 81-93.
Economic Transfers and Social Cohesion in a Refugee-Hosting Setting (2019)Elsa Valli, Amber Peterman, Melissa Hidrobo
Journal of Development Studies, 2019-12, vol. 55, pp. 128-146.
Social Protection in Contexts of Fragility and Forced Displacement: Introduction to a Special Issue (2019)Tilman Brück, Jose Cuesta, Jacobus de Hoop, Ugo Gentilini, Amber Peterman
The Journal of Development Studies, 2019-12, vol. 55, pp. 1-6.
Government of Malawi's unconditional cash transfer improves youth mental health (2019)Gustavo Angeles, Jacobus de Hoop, Sudhanshu Handa, Kelly Kilburn, Annamaria Milazzo, Amber Peterman
Social Science & Medicine, 2019-3, vol. 225, pp. 108-119.
Exploring Impacts of Community-Based Legal Aid on Intrahousehold Gender Relations in Tanzania (2019)Valerie Mueller, Amber Peterman, Lucy Billings, Ayala Wineman
Feminist Economics, 2019-1
Risk Factors for Childhood Violence and Polyvictimization: A Cross-Country Analysis from Three Regions (2019)Tia Palermo, Audrey Pereira, Naomi Neijhoft, Ghaji Bello, Robert Buluma, Pierre Diem, Rocio Aznar Daban, Inah Fatoumata Kaloga, Aminul Islam, They Kheam, Birgithe Lund-Henriksenj, Nankali Maksudk, Mary Catherine Maternowska, Alina Potts, Chivith Rottanak, Chea Samnangm, Mary Shawan, Miho Yoshikawa, Amber Peterman
Child Abuse and Neglect, 2019-2, vol. 88, pp. 348-361.
Who perpetrates violence against children? A systematic analysis of age- and sex-specific data (2018)K. Devries, L. Knight, M Petzold, L. Maxwell, A. Williams, Claudia Cappa, E. Chan, C. Garcia-Moreno, H. Hollis, H. Kress, Amber Peterman, S.D. Walsh, A. Guedes, S. Kishor, S. Bott, B. Butron, C. Watts, N. Abrahams
BMJ Paediatrics Open , 2018-2, vol. 2
Mythbusting: confronting six common perceptions about cash transfer programs in sub-Saharan Africa (2018)Sudhanshu Handa, Silvio Daidone, Amber Peterman, Benjamin Davis, Audrey Pereira, Tia Palermo, Jennifer Yablonski
World Bank Research Observer , 2018-10, vol. 33 (2), pp. 259-298.
Income transfers, early marriage and fertility in Malawi and Zambia (2018)Fidelia Dake, Luisa Natali, G. Angeles, Jacobus de Hoop, Sudhanshu Handa, Amber Peterman
Studies in Family Planning, 2018-11
Context and Measurement: An analysis of the relationship between intrahoushold decision making and autonomy (2018)G. Seymour, Amber Peterman
World Development, 2018-11, vol. 111, pp. 97-112.
A mixed-method review of Intimate partner violence and cash transfers in low- and middle-income countries (2018)A.M. Buller, Amber Peterman, M. Raganathan, A. Bleile, M. Hidrobo, L. Heise
World Bank Research Observer , 2018-9, vol. 33 (2), pp. 218-258.
Still a leap of faith: Microfinance for prevention of violence against women and girls in low- and middle-income settings (2018)Amber Peterman, Tia Palermo, Giulia Ferrari
BMJ Global Health, 2018-12, vol. 3 (6)
Examination of performance of the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale Short Form 10 among African youth in poor, rural households (2018)Kelly Kilburn, Leah Prencipe, Lisa Hjelm, Amber Peterman, Sudhanshu Handa, Tia Palermo
BMC Psychiatry, 2018-6, vol. 18 (201)
An empirical exploration of female child marriage determinants in Indonesia (2018)Lauren Rumble, Amber Peterman, Nadira Irdiana, Margaret Triyana, Emilie Minnick
BMC Public Health, 2018-3
Does money buy happiness? Evidence from an unconditional cash transfer in Zambia (2018)Luisa Natali, Sudhanshu Handa, Amber Peterman, David Seidenfeld, Gelson Tembo
SSM - Population Health, 2018
List randomization for soliciting experience of intimate partner violence: Application to the evaluation of Zambia's unconditional child grant program (2017)Amber Peterman, Tia Palermo, Sudhanshu Handa, David Seidenfeld
Health Economics, 2017-9
Is there catch-up growth? Evidence from three continents (2015)Sudhanshu Handa, Amber Peterman
Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 2015-11, vol. 78 (4), pp. 470-500.
Impact of the Kenya Cash Transfer for Orphans and Vulnerable Children on Early Pregnancy and Marriage of Adolescent Girls (2015)Sudhanshu Handa, Amber Peterman, C. Huang, C. Halpern, A. Pettifor, H. Thirumurthy
Social Science & Medicine, 2015-9, vol. 141, pp. 36-45.
Age and Intimate Partner Violence: An analysis of global trends among women experiencing victimization in 30 developing countries (2015)Amber Peterman, J. Bleck, Tia Palermo
Journal of Adolescent Health, 2015-12, vol. 57 (6), pp. 624-630.
Income Transfers and Maternal Health: Evidence from a National Randomized Social Cash Transfer Program in Zambia (2016)Sudhanshu Handa, Amber Peterman, D. Seidenfeld, G. Tembo
Health Economics, 2016-1, vol. 25 (2), pp. 225-236.
The Effect of Cash, Vouchers and Food Transfers on Intimate Partner Violence: Evidence from a randomized experiment in Northern Ecuador (2016)M. Hidrobo, Amber Peterman, L. Heise
American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2016-7, vol. 8 (3), pp. 284–303.
The Way to a Man’s Heart is through his Stomach?: A mixed methods study on the causal mechanisms through which cash and in-kind food transfers decreased intimate partner violence (2016)A. M. Buller, M. Hidrobo, Amber Peterman, L. Heise
BMC Public Health , 2016-6 (16)
Does Keeping Adolescent Girls in School Protect against Sexual Violence? Quasi-experimental evidence from East and Southern Africa (2017)J. Behrman, Amber Peterman, Tia Palermo
Journal of Adolescent Health, 2017-2, vol. 60 (2), pp. 184-190.
Cash Transfers and Child Nutrition: Pathways and Impacts (2017)Richard de Groot, Tia Palermo, Sudhanshu Handa, Luigi Peter Ragno, Amber Peterman
Development Policy Review, 2017-4
Understanding the linkages between social safety nets and childhood violence: a review of the evidence from low- and middle-income countries (2017)Amber Peterman, Naomi Neijhoft, Sarah Cook, Tia Palermo
Health Policy and Planning, 2017-4
Women’s Individual Asset Ownership and Experience of Intimate Partner Violence: Evidence From 28 International Surveys (2017)Amber Peterman, Audrey Pereira, Jennifer Bleck, Tia Palermo, Kathryn M. Yount
American Journal of Public Health, 2017, vol. 107 (5), pp. 747-755.
Cash for Women’s Empowerment? A Mixed-Methods Evaluation of the Government of Zambia’s Child Grant Program (2017)Juan Bonilla, Rosa Castro Zarzur, Sudhanshu Handa, Claire Nowlin, Amber Peterman, Hannah Ring, David Seidenfeld
World Development, 2017-3
Unconditional government social cash transfer in Africa does not increase fertility (2016)Tia Palermo, Sudhanshu Handa, Amber Peterman, Leah Prencipe, David Seidenfeld
Journal of Population Economics, 2016-10, vol. 29 (4), pp. 1083-1111.
Five ways governments are responding to violence against women and children during COVID-19 (11 Apr 2020)
While the world may have been caught off guard by the size and ramifications of the COVID-19 crisis, it should be prepared to respond to the ...
The time is now! Preventing violence against women and children requires quality evidence. (13 Jan 2020)
Reflections from the world’s premier conference on ending violence against women and violence against children from the Sexual Violenc ...
Research on humanitarian social protection is not only possible, but desperately needed (09 Dec 2019)
Rigorous research in humanitarian emergencies is not only feasible but also necessary to determine what constitutes effective assistance in ...
Five questions with Dr. Fidelia Dake on researching on impacts of cash transfers in Africa (30 Nov 2018)
Fidelia Dake is a Lecturer at the Regional Institute for Population Studies at the University of Ghana, and recently completed a research fe ...
Who perpetrates violence against children? Five findings from a global review (15 Feb 2018)
Today, global leaders gather in Stockholm, Sweden for the first ever Agenda 2030 Solutions Summit to end violence against children ...
Measuring taboo topics: List randomization for research on gender-based violence (10 Jan 2018)
Gender-based violence is notoriously under-reported—for understandable reasons. Experience of violence is highly stigmatized and victi ...
Seven strategies for government cash transfers from marketing-savvy NGOs (08 Dec 2017)
If you work in international development or set aside a portion of your paycheck to donate to promising global causes, then you’ve pro ...
When over 500 minds converge to prevent gender-based violence (09 Oct 2017)
Late last month, over 500 researchers, policymakers, donors and activists descended on the beautiful city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for the ...
Evidence over Ideology: Giving Unconditional Cash in Africa (02 Aug 2017)
It is hard to discuss development, poverty and foreign aid without someone mentioning the contentious topic of Universal Basic Income (UBI). ...
Cash transfers: What’s gender got to do with it? (13 May 2016)
UNICEF works on social protection programs in over 100 countries, and many are expanding rapidly. In discussions with stakeholders, there ar ...