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  • Asli Demirguc-Kunt, Leora Klapper, Dorothe Singer, Peter Van Oudheusden
  • 2015
The Policy Research Working Paper Series disseminates the findings of work in progress to encourage the exchange of ideas about development issues. An objective of the series is to get the findings out quickly, even if the presentations are less than fully polished. The papers carry the names of the authors and should be cited accordingly. The findings,(More)
BACKGROUND State newborn screening (NBS) programs are considering the storage and use of NBS blood samples for research. However, no systematic assessment of parents' attitudes exists. METHODS We conducted an Internet-based survey of a nationally representative parent sample. We examined parents' willingness (1) to permit use of their children's NBS(More)
Women and Financial Inclusion Women make up a disproportionately large share of unbanked adults worldwide, according to new data from the Global Financial Inclusion (Global Findex) database. The data show that in developing economies women are 20 percent less likely than men to have an account at a formal financial institution and 17 percent less likely to(More)
Motor vehicle collisions are a leading cause of death among children in the United States, but many of these deaths and injuries are preventable with appropriate use of child passenger restraints. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends that children use rear-facing car seats until they are two years old; forward-facing car seats until they are(More)
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