Unlocking the Black Box of Savings

Funded by: National Institutes of Health Country: Uganda Project Lead: Dept. of Economics

University of Notre Dame economist Joseph Kaboski is conducting an impact evaluation through a $415,000 grant funded by the National Institutes of Health to explore the poor's motives and reasons for saving in developing countries. The study is called Unlocking the Black Box of Savings: Using Quantitative Theory and Microfinance, and will focus on the nation of Uganda, combining structural theory with experimental data.