Using Household Grants to Benchmark the Cost Effectiveness of a USAID Workforce Readiness Program

@article{McIntosh2020UsingHG,
  title={Using Household Grants to Benchmark the Cost Effectiveness of a USAID Workforce Readiness Program},
  author={Craig McIntosh and A. Zeitlin},
  journal={arXiv: General Economics},
  year={2020}
}
Author(s): McIntosh, Craig; Zeitlin, Andrew | Abstract: We use a randomized experiment to compare a workforce training program to cash transfers in Rwanda. Conducted in a sample of poor and underemployed youth, this study measures the impact of the training program not only relative to a control group but relative to the counterfactual of simply disbursing the cost of the program directly to beneficiaries. While the training program was successful in improving a number of core outcomes… Expand
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