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Do saving promotion interventions increase household savings, consumption, and investments in Sub-Saharan Africa? A systematic review and meta-analysis

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Saving promotion interventions have gained momentum in international development in recent years. Our analysis investigates whether saving promotion can effectively increase savings, consumption, and future-oriented investments in Sub-Saharan Africa. In an extensive search of 28 academic and policy-focused databases in the fields of economics, psychology, and social sciences, 9330 titles and abstracts of published and unpublished studies were screened and 27 randomized controlled trials on sa...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
Social Policy & Intervention
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
Social Policy & Intervention
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
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Funding agency for:
Steinert, J
Grant:
ES/J500112/1
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
World Development Journal website
Volume:
104
Pages:
238-256
Publication date:
2017-12-22
Acceptance date:
2017-11-09
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EISSN:
1873-5991
ISSN:
0305-750X
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821702
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uuid:3d082b12-a1f0-4c74-b857-f3326a2cd459
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pubs:821702
Deposit date:
2018-03-12

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