Behavior

Evaluation of UNHCR’s Engagement in Humanitarian-Development Cooperation

In crises situations, many actors aim to support people and communities. These efforts range from short-term humanitarian assistance to longer-term development assistance. Traditionally, different actors have focused on different missions. More recently, UNHCR has strengthened its commitment to humanitarian-development cooperation, aiming to create synergies between these different support modalities. The expected benefits include stronger inclusion […]

Read More

Impact Evaluation of a Social Safety Net Intervention in the Republic of Congo

This project studies the impacts of a social safety net intervention in refugee and their host communities of the Republic of Congo. The intervention intends to provide 4,000 vulnerable with regular conditional cash transfers and 8,000 households with support for income generating activities intended to increase stable revenues. The project will estimate causal impacts of […]

Read More

The Gendered Impacts of Armed Conflict on Economic Activity

This project studies the gendered impacts of armed conflict on individuals’ participation in agri-food systems. Agri-food systems encompass the entire range of value-adding activities in the primary production of food and non-food agricultural products, as well as food storage, aggregation, post-harvest handling, transportation, processing, distribution, marketing, disposal, and consumption. The adequate functioning of agri-food systems […]

Read More

Resilience in North-East Nigeria

How can we build resilience in places where people need it the most? Assistance programs at the Humanitarian–Development–Peacebuilding (HDP) nexus hold great promise for effectively protecting and supporting people in crisis settings. Yet, quantitative micro-level evidence from such settings remains scarce, concerning both the behaviors and outcomes of affected individuals and households as well as […]

Read More

Mental Health in the West Bank and Gaza

Mental health is central to well-being as well as an important determinant and outcome of economic behavior. This is particularly true in settings with high degrees of physical insecurity. However, the detailed correlates of mental health, socio-economic development and insecurity at the population level often remain understudied. This project aims to produce detailed, representative evidence […]

Read More