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Experiment on Direct Deposit and Commitments to Save in Malawi

a PSC Research Project

Investigator:   Dean Yang

This project explores how to increase formal savings in developing countries via innovative savings products. In particular, the project investigates whether --and to what extent-- psychological mechanisms can be leveraged to increase savings in rural Malawi.

Funding Period: 09/20/2012 to 06/30/2013

Country of Focus: Malawi

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