Researchers test whether visualisation and planning interventions can impact preventive health investments.
Researchers partner with Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator in a randomised evaluation on whether updating young workseekers' beliefs of their own skills can change search effort and improve labour outcomes in Johannesburg.
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Dr Greg Walton and Dr Kate Orkin discuss 'wise interventions', and how social science can use this psychologically approach to understand the major problems in social life - poverty, social exclusion, child abuse, and discrimination.
In his weekly links for the Development Impact blog, David McKenzie features an MBRG measurement matters series post from Lukas Hensel on measuring income expectations using phone surveys.
Marta Grabowska features in the World Bank's Weekly Links blog with her Measures Matter post on psychometric validation for non-cognitive skills.