The Outcomes of Opening or Depositing in a Savings Account for Low-income Youth in the Ghana YouthSave Experiment

Policy Paper
Aug. 25, 2016

This 4-page brief distills the findings of an analysis of treatment youth in the Ghana Experiment to understand, in the context of an opportunity to open/transact in a savings account, whether access to accounts for youth or usage (transacting with the bank, including deposits and withdrawals) matters more for youth development outcomes.