Deworming Research

Should the WHO withdraw support for mass dewoming? - Kevin Croke, Joan Hamory Hicks, Eric Hsu, Michael Kremer, and Edward Miguel. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases,  11(6): e0005481. Published June 8, 2017

Comment on Macartan Humphreys' and Other Recent Discussions of the Miguel and Kremer (2004) Study, Edward Miguel, Michael Kremer, and Joan Hamory Hicks, December 22, 2015

Understanding Deworming Impacts on Education Edward Miguel and Michael Kremer July 24, 2015. This paper is a brief response to Aiken et al. and Davey et al. It also includes links to our response to the Aiken et al. 3IE Report, our response in the International Journal of Epidemiology and links to writings on the controversy by other scholars.

When Should Governments Subsidize Health? The Case of Mass Deworming - Amrita Ahuja, Sarah Baird, Joan Hamory Hicks, Michael Kremer, Edward Miguel, and Shawn Powers. The World Bank Economic Review, volume 29, supplement 2015

Worms at Work: Long-run Impacts of a Child Health Investment - Sarah Baird, Joan Hamory Hicks, Michael Kremer, and Edward Miguel, Quarterly Journal of Economics, 131(4): 1637-1680, doi: 10.1093/qje/qjw022.

Worms at Work: Supplementary Material - Sarah Baird, Joan Hamory Hicks, Michael Kremer, and Edward Miguel. July 2016

Some Articles in the press, research centers, and blogs on the research on worms:

Worming our way to the truth - Tim Hartford July 31, 2015, in the Financial Times

Mapping the Worm Wars: What the Public Should Take Away from the Scientific Debate about Mass Deworming - Michael Clemens and Justin Sandefur, July 30, 2015, Center for Global Development

Worm Wars: A Review of the Reanalysis of Miguel and Kremer's Deworming Study - Berk Ozler July 24, 2015 World Bank blog on impact evaluations

New deworming reanalyses and Cochrane review - Alexander July 24, 2015, The GiveWell Blog


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