Dupas, Pascaline

Case Studies & Research
Case Studies & Research | 2015

Education, HIV, and early fertility: experimental evidence from Kenya

A seven-year randomized evaluation suggests education subsidies reduce adolescent girls’ dropout, pregnancy, and marriage but not sexually transmitted infection (STI). The government’s HIV curriculum, which stresses abstinence until marriage, does not reduce pregnancy or STI.

Case Studies & Research
Case Studies & Research | 2005

Relative Risks and the Market for Sex: Teenagers, Sugar Daddies and HIV in Kenya

An information campaign that provided Kenyan teenagers in randomly selected schools with the information that HIV prevalence was much higher among adult men and their partners than among teenage boys led to a 65% decrease in the incidence of pregnancies by adult partners among teenage girls in th