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Policymaker (social systems) article

Can you help someone become financially capable? A meta-analysis of the literature



Findings
Recency, quality and context of the findings
  • Last year literature searched
    2013
  • Year Published
    2014
  • Quality Rating
    7/11 (AMSTAR rating from McMaster Health Forum)
  • Countries in which studies (included in the synthesis) were conducted
    USA (144); India (9); Kenya (4); Mexico (4); Italy (3); South Africa (3); Australia (2); Bolivia (2); Brazil (2); Chile (2); China (2); Ghana (2); Indonesia (2); Nigeria (2); Peru (2); Singapore (2); Sri Lanka (2); Uganda (2); Bosnia and Herzegovina (1); Botswana (1); Dominican Republic (1); El Salvador (1); Guatemala (1); New Zealand (1); Nicaragua (1); Pakistan (1); Philippines (1); Qatar (1); Tanzania (1); Viet Nam (1); Zambia (1)
  • Global/regional focus
    Not yet available
  • Country focus
    USA (144); India (9); Kenya (4); Mexico (4); Italy (3); South Africa (3); Australia (2); Bolivia (2); Brazil (2); Chile (2); China (2); Ghana (2); Indonesia (2); Nigeria (2); Peru (2); Singapore (2); Sri Lanka (2); Uganda (2); Bosnia and Herzegovina (1); Botswana (1); Dominican Republic (1); El Salvador (1); Guatemala (1); New Zealand (1); Nicaragua (1); Pakistan (1); Philippines (1); Qatar (1); Tanzania (1); Viet Nam (1); Zambia (1)
  • Low - and middle-income country (LMIC) focus
Additional details about the research
  • Type of document
    Systematic review of effects
  • Type of question
    Many
  • Focus
    Specific
  • Target
    Individual
  • Domain
    Programs and services
    Consumer protection
    Consumer awareness and education
    Employment
    Job training/retraining
    Economic development and growth
    Business advice
    Human capital investments
    Sustainable Development Goals
    4. Quality education
    8. Decent work and economic growth
    9. Industry, innovation and infrastructure
    12. Responsible consumption and production
    17. Partnerships for the goals
  • Social system topic(s)
    Delivery arrangements
    How services are designed to meet citizens’ needs
    Package of services/service pathways
    Implementation strategies
    Citizen-targeted strategy
    Information or education provision
    Behaviour change support
    Skills and competencies development
  • Theme
    Optimal aging
Publication details
  • Citation
    Miller M, Reichelstein J, Salas C, Zia B. Can you help someone become financially capable? A meta-analysis of the literature. Washington: World Bank Group; 2014.
  • DOI
    WPS6745

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