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Gender Matters in Economic Empowerment Interventions: A Research Review

Mayra Buvinic and Megan O’Donnell

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Abstract: The article reviews the recent evaluation evidence on financial services and training interventions designed to increase the productivity and income of the poor; it includes the subset of evaluations where women, with a couple of exceptions, constitute half or more of those in the sample. [CGD Working paper series 456].

Keywords: financial services and training interventions; gender; economic empowerment; women; men; outcomes; jobs; skill training; gender-related constraints; business management; stipends; neutrality; households (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2017-07
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