It has been shown consistently in the literature that early life exposure to extreme weather events affects children’s nutritional status and related long-term health and well-being outcomes. The effects of weather shocks other than rainfall, as well as heterogeneous effects among population subgroups and moderators of this relationship, however, are less well understood. By combining […]
This study presents the results of an impact assessment of a school-based peace education programme in southern Kyrgyzstan, that aims to promoting interethnic and inter-religious tolerance and understanding. Ten schools were randomly selected from a sampling frame of 31 Russian-speaking schools to receive treatment. Using an oversubscription design we randomized treatment at the individual level. […]
Community-driven development (CDD) – a widely practiced tool by development donors and practitioners worldwide – strives to empower and develop communities by giving them joint control over aid allocations. This is expected to improve local development, local governance, and strengthen social cohesion. However, the empirical evidence for the third outcome is quite weak. This paper […]
This evaluation estimates the impact of a school-based peacebuilding educational training programme called LivingSideBySide’ (LSBS) implemented in 2014 and 2015 in southern Kyrgyzstan.
An impact evaluation of a Kyrgyz peace education program called LivingSidebySide® that seeks to foster ethnic tolerance, resolve conflicts and promote inter-ethnic cooperation among high school students.
Dr Anastasia Aladysheva is a Research Affiliate at ISDC and a Senior Researcher with the SIPRI Life in Kyrgyzstan project, focussing on impact evaluations of development and peacebuilding programmes in Kyrgyzstan. Her primary research interests include development economics, impact evaluation methods, social and behavioural economics, and political economy. Anastasia completed her PhD in International Economics […]