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The large gaps in child development emerge as early as infancy and has long-term consequences at the individual, family, and societal level. And effective interventions for child and youth outcomes are now being recognized as the key strategy to advance social and economic well-being of countries.
In our lab, using state-of-the-art methodology, we try to establish a long-term research agenda to promote evidence based-interventions and policies, especially in developing countries, fostering child and youth development by
Below are some examples of interventions or policies targeting child and youth outcomes, which can benefit from our research agenda:
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Drug Prevention Programs in High School: Unpacking the Mechanisms
This book chapter describes the use of a methodological tool (i.e. mediation analysis) to identify the causal mechanisms of prevention programs targeting drug use, smoking, and alcohol misuse. It gives examples of evidence- based drug prevention interventions and describes how they achieve their effects. More...
Impact Evaluation of a Nation-Wide Project for Children with Autism in Turkey
We run a rigorous impact evaluation of a teachers' training program for children with autism. The project is being conducted in 11 cities across Turkey. More...
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