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The National Solidarity Programme: Assessing the effects of community-driven development in Afghanistan

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  • Beath, Andrew
  • Christia, Fotini
  • Enikolopov, Ruben

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This paper describes the results of an impact evaluation of the National Solidarity Programme, a community-driven development programme in Afghanistan that created democratic village councils and funded small-scale development projects. Using a randomized

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Paper provided by World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) in its series Working Paper Series with number UNU-WIDER Research Paper WP2013/112.

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Date of creation: 2013
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Handle: RePEc:unu:wpaper:wp2013-112

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Keywords: community-driven development; international aid; randomized controlled trial; Afghanistan; public goods provision;

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