Paying for performance in China's battle against anaemia

Paying for performance in China's battle against anaemia

3ie Impact Evaluation Report 8

Linxiu Zhang, Scott Rozelle and Yaojing Shi

This study by Linxiu Zhang, Scott Rozelle and Yaojing Shi uses a cluster randomised control trial to examine how misaligned supply-side incentives impede health programmes in developing countries. It looks at the Pay for Performance incentive for reducing anaemia among students in rural China. The study examines the impact of information, subsidies and financial incentives on schools in improving the health of their students. The findings show the effectiveness of rewarding providers for better health outcomes. It underlines the importance of incentives to promote a broad range of underused supply-side health technologies more effectively. It also emphasises the need for harmonising new and existing incentives.

Using information to break the political resource curse in natural gas management in Mozambique

Using information to break the political resource curse in natural gas management in Mozambique

Impact evaluation 3ie 2019
This study evaluated the impact of providing information to local leaders and communities about the discovery of natural gas in Mozambique, and the implications for provincial government revenues and job creation.

Harnessing transparency initiatives to improve India’s environmental clearance process for the mineral mining sector

Harnessing transparency initiatives to improve India’s environmental clearance process for the mineral mining sector

Impact evaluation 3ie 2019
This study evaluated the impact of a set of reforms to the environmental clearance process in India, which included subjecting larger projects to scrutiny from regulators, independent experts and the public.

Impacts of removing user fees for maternal health services on universal health coverage in Kenya

Impacts of removing user fees for maternal health services on universal health coverage in Kenya

Impact evaluation 3ie 2018

This evaluation examines both the short- and long-term impacts of removing user fees for maternal health services in Kenya on low-income women’s maternal health facilities use.

Impact of voice reminders to reinforce harvest aggregation services training for farmers in Mali

Impact of voice reminders to reinforce harvest aggregation services training for farmers in Mali

Impact evaluation 3ie 2018

Authors evaluated the impact of mobile phone voice reminders for a pre- and post-harvest grain management training, on farmer behaviour and household income.

Impacts of Breakthrough’s school-based gender attitude change programme in Haryana, India

Impacts of Breakthrough’s school-based gender attitude change programme in Haryana, India

Impact evaluation 3ie 2018

This evaluation studies the impact of a gender attitude change programme in government-run secondary schools in four districts of Haryana.