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Loose Knots: Strong versus Weak Commitments to Save for Education in Uganda

Karlan & Linden (2014)
Leigh Linden,Dean Karlan
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A randomized evaluation found that some versions of the Super Savers program had a positive impact on savings and educational outcomes. Students saved more when they were offered the less restrictive cash payout which returned their savings in cash compared to the more restrictive voucher payout (see Figure 1).