UC Berkeley — Follow-Up Research on Cash Transfers Study

UC Berkeley
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To support research on the longer-term effects of unconditional cash transfers.

Open Philanthropy recommended a grant of $1,397,102 to the University of California, Berkeley to support research following up on a randomized controlled trial of GiveDirectly’s unconditional cash transfer program in Kenya, to study the program’s longer-term effects, such as changes to child mortality and possible spillover effects on households that didn’t receive cash. This research will be led by Edward Miguel and Michael Walker of UC Berkeley and Dennis Egger of the University of Oxford.

This grant was made on GiveWell’s recommendation. See GiveWell’s page on this grant for more details.

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