Loose knots

Strong versus weak commitments to save for education in Uganda

Commitment devices offer an opportunity to restrict future choices. However, if severe restrictions deter participation, weaker restrictions may be a more effective means of changing behavior. We test this using a school-based commitment savings device for educational expenses in Uganda. We compare...

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Volume: 7901
Main Author: Karlan, Dean S
Linden, Leigh L
Format: Book
Language: English
Place of publication: Bonn IZA 2014
Data of publication: 2014
Series: Discussion paper series / Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: FIS Bildung Literaturdatenbank
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