gui²de In the News

Learn about our digital loan study on Mercy Corps’ latest blog

July 4th, 2019

gui2de Co-director Billy Jack is currently evaluating the impact of DigiFarm and DigiFarm Loans with the support of Mercy Corps and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Read the AgriFin blog, and check out the interim report to learn more!

Agenda for the conference on public finance and development in Zurich

October 16th, 2018

With support from the Office of Global Engagement, gui2de is co-hosting the 3rd Zurich Conference on Public Finance in Developing Countries alongside the World Bank, the Centre for Economic Policy Research, and the Zurich Center for Economic Development on December 17-18, 2018. See the full agenda now!

gui2de to co-host conference on public finance and development in Zurich

June 6th, 2018

With support from the Office of Global Engagement, gui2de is co-hosting the 3rd Zurich Conference on Public Finance in Developing Countries alongside the World Bank, the Centre for Economic Policy Research, and the Zurich Center for Economic Development on December 17-18, 2018.

gui²de affiliates to evaluate and test education reform in Tanzania

June 23rd, 2016

gui2de co-founder James Habyarimana along with faculty members Andrew Zeitlin, Jacobus Cilliers and Ken Opalo will help evaluate Big Results Now in Education, a multifaceted, multimillion-dollar Government of Tanzania-funded reform program to address the country’s educational crisis in primary and secondary schools.

Summer 2015 – East Africa

October 2nd, 2015

This summer, a group of students worked with gui2de on a series of research and development projects in East Africa. As this was my first trip to…

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May 8th, 2015

Motivating behavior change to improve mini-bus safety in Kenya.

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gui2de to host WADES 2015

April 25th, 2015

The Washington Area Development Economics Symposium (WADES) highlights cutting edge development economics research at leading economic institutions in D.C.

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Pro Poor Innovations Conference

March 7th, 2014

Read more about gui2de’s conference on innovation and development, hosted in partnership with UC Berkeley last March.

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Economist Letter

February 24th, 2014

The Economist publishes our letter to the editor about road safety initiatives.

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Road Safety Op-Ed

February 10th, 2014

The Georgetown Public Policy Review published an op-ed by gui2de’s co-directors about their successful road safety intervention in Kenya and the opportunity for scale-up

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Study on Mobile Money in Kenya

January 28th, 2014

MITnews discusses co-director Billy Jack’s paper on mobile money in Kenya, written with Tavneet Suri.