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October 2014Tax Farming Redux: Experimental Evidence on Performance Pay for Tax Collectors
with Adnan Q. Khan, Asim I. Khwaja, Benjamin A. Olken: w20627
July 2014Can Electronic Procurement Improve Infrastructure Provision? Evidence From Public Works in India and Indonesia
with Sean Lewis-Faupel, Yusuf Neggers, Benjamin A. Olken, Rohini Pande: w20344
March 2014The Missing "Missing Middle"
with Chang-Tai Hsieh, Benjamin A. Olken: w19966

Published: Chang-Tai Hsieh & Benjamin A. Olken, 2014. "The Missing "Missing Middle"," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 28(3), pages 89-108, Summer. citation courtesy of

October 2013What Do We Learn from the Weather? The New Climate-Economy Literature
with Melissa Dell, Benjamin F. Jones, Benjamin A. Olken: w19578
September 2013Does Economic Growth Reduce Corruption? Theory and Evidence from Vietnam
with Jie Bai, Seema Jayachandran, Edmund J. Malesky, Benjamin A. Olken: w19483
June 2013Ordeal Mechanisms In Targeting: Theory And Evidence From A Field Experiment In Indonesia
with Vivi Alatas, Abhijit Banerjee, Rema Hanna, Benjamin A. Olken, Ririn Purnamasari, Matthew Wai-Poi: w19127
February 2013Does Elite Capture Matter? Local Elites and Targeted Welfare Programs in Indonesia
with Vivi Alatas, Abhijit Banerjee, Rema Hanna, Benjamin A. Olken, Ririn Purnamasari, Matthew Wai-Poi: w18798
August 2012Network Structure and the Aggregation of Information: Theory and Evidence from Indonesia
with Vivi Alatas, Abhijit Banerjee, Arun G. Chandrasekhar, Rema Hanna, Benjamin A. Olken: w18351
March 2012Should Aid Reward Performance? Evidence from a Field Experiment on Health and Education in Indonesia
with Benjamin A. Olken, Junko Onishi, Susan Wong: w17892

Should Aid Reward Performance? Evidence from a field experiment on health and education in Indonesia” (with Junko Onishi and Susan Wong). American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, forthcoming.

September 2011The Political Economy of Deforestation in the Tropics
with Robin Burgess, Matthew Hansen, Benjamin A. Olken, Peter Potapov, Stefanie Sieber: w17417

Published: Robin Burgess & Matthew Hansen & Benjamin A. Olken & Peter Potapov & Stefanie Sieber, 2012. "The Political Economy of Deforestation in the Tropics," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 127(4), pages 1707-1754. citation courtesy of

Corruption in Developing Countries
with Benjamin A. Olken, Rohini Pande: w17398

Published: Benjamin A. Olken & Rohini Pande, 2012. "Corruption in Developing Countries," Annual Review of Economics, Annual Reviews, vol. 4(1), pages 479-509, 07. citation courtesy of

May 2010Targeting the Poor: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Indonesia
with Vivi Alatas, Abhijit Banerjee, Rema Hanna, Benjamin A. Olken, Julia Tobias: w15980

Published: Vivi Alatas & Abhijit Banerjee & Rema Hanna & Benjamin A. Olken & Julia Tobias, 2012. "Targeting the Poor: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Indonesia," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 102(4), pages 1206-40, June. citation courtesy of

January 2010Climate Shocks and Exports
with Benjamin F. Jones, Benjamin A. Olken: w15711

Published: Benjamin F. Jones & Benjamin A. Olken, 2010. "Climate Shocks and Exports," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 100(2), pages 454-59, May. citation courtesy of

August 2009Informal Taxation
with Benjamin A. Olken, Monica Singhal: w15221

Published: Benjamin A. Olken & Monica Singhal, 2011. "Informal Taxation," American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association, vol. 3(4), pages 1-28, October. citation courtesy of

January 2009Temperature and Income: Reconciling New Cross-Sectional and Panel Estimates
with Melissa Dell, Benjamin F. Jones, Benjamin A. Olken: w14680

Published: Dell, Melissa, Benjamin F. Jones, and Benjamin A. Olken. "Temperature and Income: Reconciling New Cross-Sectional and Panel Estimates." American Economic Review 99, 2 (2009): 198-204. citation courtesy of

June 2008Direct Democracy and Local Public Goods: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Indonesia
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Published: Direct Democracy and Local Public Goods: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Indonesia American Political Science Review 104 (2), pp. 243-267, May 2010.

Climate Change and Economic Growth: Evidence from the Last Half Century
with Melissa Dell, Benjamin F. Jones, Benjamin A. Olken: w14132

Published: Dell M, Jones B, Olken B. Temperature Shocks and Economic Growth: Evidence from the Last Half Century. American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics. 2012;4(3):66-95.

June 2007The Simple Economics of Extortion: Evidence from Trucking in Aceh
with Benjamin A. Olken, Patrick Barron: w13145

Published: Benjamin A. Olken & Patrick Barron, 2009. "The Simple Economics of Extortion: Evidence from Trucking in Aceh," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 117(3), pages 417-452, 06. citation courtesy of

May 2007Hit or Miss? The Effect of Assassinations on Institutions and War
with Benjamin F. Jones, Benjamin A. Olken: w13102

Published: Benjamin F. Jones & Benjamin A. Olken, 2009. "Hit or Miss? The Effect of Assassinations on Institutions and War," American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, American Economic Association, vol. 1(2), pages 55-87, July. citation courtesy of

October 2006Do Television and Radio Destroy Social Capital? Evidence from Indonesian Villages
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Published: Benjamin A. Olken, 2009. "Do Television and Radio Destroy Social Capital? Evidence from Indonesian Villages," American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association, vol. 1(4), pages 1-33, October. citation courtesy of

August 2006Corruption Perceptions vs. Corruption Reality
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Published: Olken, Benjamin A., 2009. "Corruption perceptions vs. corruption reality," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 93(7-8), pages 950-964, August. citation courtesy of

November 2005Monitoring Corruption: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Indonesia
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Published: Olken, Benjamin. "Monitoring Corruption: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Indonesia." Journal of Political Economy 115, 2 (April 2007): 200-249. citation courtesy of

August 2005The Anatomy of Start-Stop Growth
with Benjamin F. Jones, Benjamin A. Olken: w11528

Published: Jones, Benjamin and Ben Olken. "The Anatomy of Start-Stop Growth." Review of Economics and Statistics 90, 3 (August 2008). citation courtesy of

April 2001A Biological Model of Unions
with Michael Kremer, Benjamin A. Olken: w8257

Published: Olken, Benjamin A. and Michael Kremer. “A Biological Model of Unions." American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 1, 2 (April 2009): 150-175. citation courtesy of

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