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This paper reports the impact on child schooling and work of the Government of Zambia’s Child Grant Programme (CGP), an unconditional cash transfer programme targeted to households with children aged under 3 years in three districts of the country. The impacts reported here lead to the conclusion that unconditional cash transfers in Africa have significant positive impacts on children’s human capital.

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Sudhanshu Handa; Luisa Natali; David Seidenfeld; Gelson Tembo; Zambia Cash Transfer Evaluation Team
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This publication seeks to develop a research agenda on family support and parenting support globally. An integrated and life-course approach to children is taken, considering their situation and a range of outcomes for them at different stages of their growth and development. Part 2 consists of nine country case studies.

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Mary Daly

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Zlata Bruckhauf; Jasmina Byrne; Ninoslava Pecnik; Maureen Samms-Vaughan; Rachel Bray; Alice Margaria
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Indicators can be used at all levels of the results framework from inputs to impacts, and should be linked to the programme’s theory of change.

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Howard White; Shagun Sabarwal
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Modelling in impact evaluation uses mathematical models to infer causality from an intervention to an outcome, and/or between an outcome and its determinants.

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Howard White; Shagun Sabarwal
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Quasi-experimental research designs test causal hypotheses but by definition lack random assignment. They estimate impacts by comparing the results of an intervention group to a statistically constructed comparison group.

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Howard White; Shagun Sabarwal
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A randomized controlled trial (RCT) is an experimental form of impact evaluation, which randomly selects and assigns from the eligible population into intervention and control groups, to compare their results after set periods of time.

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Howard White; Shagun Sabarwal; Thomas de Hoop
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Greece is among the countries hit most severely by the recent global economic crisis. Given that poverty in childhood and adolescence can have lifelong implications, investigation of the impact of the crisis on various aspects of adolescents’ well-being is critical for guiding prevention policies.

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Anna Kokkevi; Myrto Stavrou; Eleftheria Kanavou; Anastasios Fotiou
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Evidence based on independent studies from different programmes across the world demonstrates that cash transfers can have an impact on a wide range of development domains. But does this evidence mean that cash transfers are the silver bullet or best solution to alleviating poverty?

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Sudhanshu Handa; David Seidenfeld; Benjamin Davis; Gelson Tembo; Zambia Cash Transfer Evaluation Team
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This paper analyses the different concepts of inequality, in particular differentiating individual, or vertical, and group, or horizontal, inequality, and adopting a plural approach to inequality, which involves moving beyond income to include some basic capabilities such as health, education and nutrition, and also inequalities in political power and cultural status.

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Frances Stewart
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Over the last two decades, progress in the development of independent human rights institutions for children has been remarkable. Yet the role and position of independent institutions are contested. Their recommendations are too often left unattended by the very governments and parliaments responsible for their creation.This study, globally the first comprehensive review of independent human rights institutions for children, takes stock of more than 20 years of their experience.

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Vanessa Sedletzki
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