New York University

For A Database And Analysis Of Evaluation Research On Women's Economic Empowerment

Overview
This grant to New York University would assemble a database of research by the World Bank and Innovations for Poverty Action that assessed programs intended to foster women’s empowerment. The University would work with scholars from low- and middle-income countries to assess, harmonize, and re-analyze the studies to answer questions of how, for whom, and under what conditions programs work, and to harvest lessons to guide future research, interventions, and policy development.
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Grants to this Grantee
for the Institute for Policy Integrity at NYU School of Law  
The Institute for Policy Integrity at NYU School of Law uses economics and law to support smart policies for the environment, public health, and consumers. The institute contributes original research in the fields of economics, administrative law, and public policy, and advocates for reform. In the coming year, the institute is focused on securing effective new federal energy and environmental regulations from key agencies; improving energy market rules at federal, regional, and state levels; and providing research and legal defense on the proper use of the social cost of greenhouse gases. This grant provides flexible support for the institute. (Substrategy: U.S. National Policy)
for support of the Equity and Democracy Initiative  
The Equity and Democracy Initiative at NYU is an ambitious, multifaceted initiative to catalyze understanding, innovation, high-impact work, and social change. The initiative combines scholarship, field-building, experiential education, academic convenings, internships, and fellowships to examine how inequality functions, is exacerbated, and can most effectively be disrupted — in our economy and in our democracy. The initiative is sponsored by the Center on Race, Inequality, and the Law at NYU School of Law and NYU Wagner Graduate School of Public Service.

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