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Dow together with Damien de Walque.

While the effects of financial incentives not differ between males and females, , the impact is greater in individuals with lower incomes.. Dow together with Damien de Walque, a senior economist at the World Bank , and Rose Nathan, a senior fellow at the Ifakara Health Institute, the conditional cash transfer program, an increasingly popular concept in the the field of public health the to test essentially desirable behavior rewarded with money. Remarkably, the amount offered cash counted , the eligible for eligible for the lower wage – value had the same rate of infection than the control group who received no payment.

The project was funded by the World Bank, the Spanish Trust Fund for Impact Evaluation and by the nonprofit Population Reference Bureau, the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. The payments ended in May, and the researchers, participants will test again next year to see if the cash group infection rate will hold without financial incentives.

The investigators used the physical Performance test.

The investigators used the physical Performance test, a test of an individual’s ability to perform tasks such as walking 50 feet, putting on and removing a coat, rising from a chair, lifted a penny, climbing to operate an air evaluates stairs and lift up a book.

, Villareal DT, Chode S. Parimi N, Sina Core DR, Hilton T, Armamento – Villareal R, Napoli N, Qualls C, weight loss, exercise, or both and physical function in obese older adults, The New England Journal of Medicine 364 , 1218-1229. March 2011. Source: Washington University in St.