BREAD Working Paper No. 603, January 2022

Gendered Impacts of Covid-19 in Developing Countries Titan Alon, Matthias Doepke, Kristina Manysheva, and Michele Tertilt   Abstract In many high-income economies, the recession caused by the Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in unprecedented declines in women’s employment. We examine how the forces that underlie this observation play out in developing countries, with a specific focus […]

BREAD Working Paper No. 550, November 2018

Reshaping Adolescents’ Gender Attitudes: Evidence from a School-Based Experiment in India Diva Dhar, Tarun Jain, Seema Jayachandran Abstract Societal norms about gender roles contribute to the economic disadvantages facing women in many developing countries. This paper evaluates an intervention aimed at eroding support for restrictive gender norms, specifically a multi-year school-based intervention in Haryana, India, […]