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Twenty Year Economic Impacts of Deworming

Deworming and Development: Asking the Right Questions, Asking the Questions RightPublished PaperAfrican DevelopmentHealthEducation and Human CapitalResearch Methodology2009
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Commentary: Deworming externalities and schooling impacts in Kenya: a comment on Aiken et al. (2015) and Davey et al. (2015)Published PaperAfrican DevelopmentHealthEducation and Human CapitalResearch Methodology2015
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Commentary: Assessing long-run deworming impacts on education and economic outcomes: a comment on Jullien, Sinclair and Garner (2016)Published PaperAfrican DevelopmentHealthEducation and Human CapitalResearch Methodology2017
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Worms: Identifying Impacts on Education and Health in the Presence of Treatment ExternalitiesPublished PaperAfrican DevelopmentHealthEducation and Human CapitalResearch Methodology2004
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When Should Governments Subsidize Health? The Case of Mass DewormingPublished PaperAfrican DevelopmentHealthEducation and Human Capital2015
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Should the WHO withdraw support for mass deworming?Published PaperAfrican DevelopmentHealthEducation and Human CapitalResearch Methodology2017
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Economics of Mass Deworming ProgramsBook ChapterAfrican DevelopmentHealthEducation and Human Capital2017
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Does Mass Deworming Affect Child Nutrition? Meta-analysis, Cost-effectiveness, and Statistical PowerWorking PaperHealthEducation and Human CapitalResearch Methodology2016
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Worms at work: Long-run impacts of a child health investmentPublished PaperAfrican DevelopmentHealthEducation and Human CapitalResearch Methodology2016
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An Emerging Deworming ControversyA View from the Cave Blog
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Are deworming programmes beneficial?Cochrane
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Educational Benefits of Deworming Children Questioned by Re-analysis of Flagship StudyCochrane
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Worm Wars – Vox SentencesVox
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New deworming reanalyses and Cochrane reviewThe GiveWell Blog
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Worm Wars – A Review of the Reanalysis of Miguel and Kremer’s Deworming StudyWorld Bank Development Impact Blog
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Evidence for spending millions on deworming schoolchildren is inadequate, report saysThe British Medical Journal
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Mapping the Worm Wars: What the Public Should Take Away from the Scientific Debate about Mass DewormingCenter for Global Development
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Can deworming treatments at Kenyan schools cut absenteeism?World Economic Forum
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Deworming: An informed debate requires a careful look at the dataInnovations for Poverty Action
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Deworming: What’s the deal here?DevEx
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Mass deworming: (Still) a best buy for international developmentVox EU
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What are the economic benefits of mass deworming of children?World Economic Forum
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What Has Been Learned from the Deworming Replications: A Nonpartisan ViewMacartan Humphreys
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The author of a contentious study on deworming finally speaks outVox
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A Promising Study on the Long-term Effects of DewormingGiveWell
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Deworming Improves Child Cognition. Eventually.The World Bank
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Deworming the World for Better Schools, Brighter FuturesWorld Economic Forum
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Worm Wars: A Review of the Reanalysis of Miguel and Kremer’s Deworming StudyWorld Bank
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Study throws doubt on education benefit of deworming childrenYahoo News
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The positive impact of deworming in Kenyan schools: the evidence untangledThe Conversation
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Inexpensive Treatment of Widespread Parasitic Infection Results in Economy-Wide BenefitsBYUradio
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Treating children for worms yields long-term benefits, says new studyBerkeley News
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Treating children for worms yields long-term health, economic gains, study saysThe Harvard Gazette
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A new study finds that giving kids deworming treatment still benefits them 20 years laterVox
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Deworming Pill For Kids Linked To Better Wages When They Grow UpNPR
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Could Giving Kids A 50-Cent Pill Massively Boost Their Income Years Later?NPR
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Deworming children in sub-Saharan Africa produces long-term benefits, study findsDaily Cal
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What worms can teach us about the AI apocalypseUnHerd
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The scientific case for deworming childrenThomson Reuters Foundation
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The Disastrous Neglect of Neglected Tropical DiseasesProject Syndicate
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Op-Ed: How foreign aid for medicine yields big economic returnsLos Angeles Times
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Vernachlässigte Krankheiten: Die Welt darf jetzt nicht nachlassen!Zeit Online
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