Does terrorism affect savings? Evidence from Nigeria
The relationship between terrorism and savings is conceptually ambiguous.
Electrification, women's empowerment, and crime
The proposed research investigates the relationship between electrification, women’s safety, and crime in India.
Climate change and child labour
In December 2020, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) commissioned RMIT University to undertake a global case study on the relationship between climate change and child labour in agriculture.
A quantitative evaluation of child sponsorship
Despite the wide use and scale of child sponsorship by international NGOs, there are surprisingly few studies into its impacts.
Determinants of Donations to International NGO appeals
This project examines the characteristics of appeals that are most likely to elicit donations from the public.
Assessing the Sustainability of Outcomes in International Development
This project examines how realist evaluation techniques can be used to understand why and how sustained outcomes are – or are not – achieved.
Evaluating World Vision’s Child Sponsorship Programs
This project examines the impacts of child sponsorship programs in selected communities located in Georgia, Senegal, Sri Lanka, Ethiopia, and Peru.
The Costs and Benefits of Restoring Sight Through Cataract Surgery
The objective of this study was to examine the benefits of cataract surgery on both patients as well as their caregivers in Vietnam.
Economic Shocks: Reducing Vulnerability and Increasing Resilience in the Pacific
The project focused on vulnerability and resilience at a household level in the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu.