PROJECTS

G2P COVID-19 Rapid Survey

Category: Social Safety Net
Principal Investigator:

Research Area: Social Safety Net

Donor Agency: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Geographical Location: All Over Bangladesh

Timeline: April 2020 to May 2020

Status: Completed

Principal Investigator

Dr. Abu S. Shonchoy of Florida International University

Dr. Reshmaan Hussam of Harvard Business School

Dr. Natalia Rigol of Harvard Business School

Dr. Ben Roth of Harvard Business School

Status: On-Going
Description:

Methods: A rapid telephonic survey has been designed to find the corona impact on the G2P beneficiaries. There was a structured questionnaire for the survey. SurveyCTO platform has been used to conduct the survey to facilitate the stakeholders with real-time data.

Description: The survey has been conducted across 122 Upazilas in 16 districts in 08 Divisions of Bangladesh. A total of 6000 G2P beneficiaries were interviewed to get insights. Both old age allowance beneficiaries and widow allowance beneficiaries have been taken as the respondent of this study. The research project obtained information regarding the local level lockdown situation, the income

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Testing the Impacts of Digital G2P Payments

Category: Social Safety Net
Principal Investigator:

Dr. Abu Shonchoy of New York University

Dr. Reshmaan Hussam of Harvard Business School

Dr. Natalia Rigol of Harvard Kennedy School

Dr. Ben Roth of Harvard Business School

 

 

 

 

 

Status: On-Going
Description:

The project is part of the digitization process of the Government of Bangladesh. The aim of the project is to provide digital Government to People (G2P) payments. This includes freedom fighter allowance, old age allowance, widow allowance etc. The project is being implemented by access to information (a2i) and MOMODa FOUNDATION carries out the research. The project is also being funded by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

The proposed research plan is to carry out a RCT experiment to understand the impact and the effectiveness of this endeavor. This investment examines the impact of a large-scale G2P digital payments platform

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Social Safety Net study

Category: Social Safety Net
Status: Completed
Description:

The purpose of the study is to understand the economic condition and well-being of the people living in isolated char area of Gaibandha district. MOMODa in partner's association with IDE-JETRO, Tokyo University and Gana Unnyan Kendra (GUK) implemented the project.

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