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December 2014Education, HIV, and Early Fertility: Experimental Evidence from Kenya
with Esther Duflo, Pascaline Dupas, Michael Kremer: w20784
October 2014The Value of Regulatory Discretion: Estimates from Environmental Inspections in India
with Esther Duflo, Michael Greenstone, Rohini Pande, Nicholas Ryan: w20590
September 2014(Measured) Profit is Not Welfare: Evidence from an Experiment on Bundling Microcredit and Insurance
with Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, Richard Hornbeck: w20477
August 2014Gossip: Identifying Central Individuals in a Social Network
with Abhijit Banerjee, Arun G. Chandrasekhar, Esther Duflo, Matthew O. Jackson: w20422
May 2014Estimating the Impact of Microcredit on Those Who Take It Up: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Morocco
with Bruno Crépon, Florencia Devoto, Esther Duflo, William Pariente: w20144
January 2014Under the Thumb of History? Political Institutions and the Scope for Action
with Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo: w19848

Published: Abhijit V. Banerjee & Esther Duflo, 2014. "Under the Thumb of History? Political Institutions and the Scope for Action," Annual Review of Economics, Annual Reviews, vol. 6(1), pages 951-971, 08. citation courtesy of

July 2013Truth-telling by Third-party Auditors and the Response of Polluting Firms: Experimental Evidence from India
with Esther Duflo, Michael Greenstone, Rohini Pande, Nicholas Ryan: w19259

Published: Esther Duflo & Michael Greenstone & Nicholas Ryan, 2013. "Truth-telling by Third-party Auditors and the Response of Polluting Firms: Experimental Evidence from India," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 128(4), pages 1499-1545. citation courtesy of

Turning a Shove into a Nudge? A "Labeled Cash Transfer" for Education
with Najy Benhassine, Florencia Devoto, Esther Duflo, Pascaline Dupas, Victor Pouliquen: w19227
June 2013Nutrition, Iron Deficiency Anemia, and the Demand for Iron-Fortified Salt: Evidence from an Experiment in Rural Bihar
with Abhijit Banerjee, Sharon Barnhardt, Esther Duflo
in Discoveries in the Economics of Aging, David A. Wise, editor
May 2013The Miracle of Microfinance? Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation
with Esther Duflo, Abhijit Banerjee, Rachel Glennerster, Cynthia G. Kinnan: w18950
December 2012Do Labor Market Policies Have Displacement Effects? Evidence from a Clustered Randomized Experiment
with Bruno Crépon, Esther Duflo, Marc Gurgand, Roland Rathelot, Philippe Zamora: w18597

Published: Bruno Crépon & Esther Duflo & Marc Gurgand & Roland Rathelot & Philippe Zamora, 2013. "Do Labor Market Policies have Displacement Effects? Evidence from a Clustered Randomized Experiment," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 128(2), pages 531-580. citation courtesy of

May 2012Up in Smoke: The Influence of Household Behavior on the Long-Run Impact of Improved Cooking Stoves
with Rema Hanna, Esther Duflo, Michael Greenstone: w18033
March 2012School Governance, Teacher Incentives, and Pupil-Teacher Ratios: Experimental Evidence from Kenyan Primary Schools
with Esther Duflo, Pascaline Dupas, Michael Kremer: w17939
Improving Police Performance in Rajasthan, India: Experimental Evidence on Incentives, Managerial Autonomy and Training
with Abhijit Banerjee, Raghabendra Chattopadhyay, Esther Duflo, Daniel Keniston, Nina Singh: w17912
On the Road: Access to Transportation Infrastructure and Economic Growth in China
with Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, Nancy Qian: w17897
January 2012The Diffusion of Microfinance
with Abhijit Banerjee, Arun G. Chandrasekhar, Esther Duflo, Matthew O. Jackson: w17743

Published: “The Diffusion of Microfinance” (with Esther Duflo, Arun G. Chandrasekhar, Matthew O. Jackson), Science Magazine, Vol. 341, no. 6144, July 2013.

December 2011Women's Empowerment and Economic Development
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Published: “Women’s Empowerment and Economic Development”, Journal of Economic Literature, Vol. 50, No. 4: 1051-79, December 2012. (also see NBER Working Paper No. 17702, 2011; CEPR Discussion Paper 8734, BREAD Policy Paper 29, 2011). citation courtesy of

April 2011Happiness on Tap: Piped Water Adoption in Urban Morocco
with Florencia Devoto, Esther Duflo, Pascaline Dupas, William Pariente, Vincent Pons: w16933

Published: Florencia Devoto & Esther Duflo & Pascaline Dupas & William Parient� & Vincent Pons, 2012. "Happiness on Tap: Piped Water Adoption in Urban Morocco," American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, American Economic Association, vol. 4(4), pages 68-99, November. citation courtesy of

March 2011Is Decentralized Iron Fortification a Feasible Option to Fight Anemia Among the Poorest?
with Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, Rachel Glennerster
in Explorations in the Economics of Aging, David A. Wise, editor
Comment on "Requiescat in Pace? The Consequences of High Priced Funerals in South Africa"
in Explorations in the Economics of Aging, David A. Wise, editor
February 2010Aging and Death under a Dollar a Day
with Abhijit V. Banerjee, Esther Duflo
in Research Findings in the Economics of Aging, David A. Wise, editor
July 2009Nudging Farmers to Use Fertilizer: Theory and Experimental Evidence from Kenya
with Esther Duflo, Michael Kremer, Jonathan Robinson: w15131

Published: Esther Duflo & Michael Kremer & Jonathan Robinson, 2011. "Nudging Farmers to Use Fertilizer: Theory and Experimental Evidence from Kenya," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 101(6), pages 2350-90, October. citation courtesy of

May 2009Marry for What: Caste and Mate Selection in Modern India
with Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, Maitreesh Ghatak, Jeanne Lafortune: w14958

Published: Abhijit Banerjee & Esther Duflo & Maitreesh Ghatak & Jeanne Lafortune, 2013. "Marry for What? Caste and Mate Selection in Modern India," American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, American Economic Association, vol. 5(2), pages 33-72, May. citation courtesy of

November 2008Peer Effects, Teacher Incentives, and the Impact of Tracking: Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation in Kenya
with Esther Duflo, Pascaline Dupas, Michael Kremer: w14475

Published: Esther Duflo & Pascaline Dupas & Michael Kremer, 2011. "Peer Effects, Teacher Incentives, and the Impact of Tracking: Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation in Kenya," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 101(5), pages 1739-74, August. citation courtesy of

The Experimental Approach to Development Economics
with Abhijit V. Banerjee, Esther Duflo: w14467

Published: Abhijit V. Banerjee & Esther Duflo, 2009. "The Experimental Approach to Development Economics," Annual Review of Economics, Annual Reviews, vol. 1(1), pages 151-178, 05. citation courtesy of

September 2008Pitfalls of Participatory Programs: Evidence From a Randomized Evaluation in Education in India
with Abhijit Banerjee, Rukmini Banerji, Esther Duflo, Rachel Glennerster, Stuti Khemani: w14311

Published: Abhijit V. Banerjee & Rukmini Banerji & Esther Duflo & Rachel Glennerster & Stuti Khemani, 2010. "Pitfalls of Participatory Programs: Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation in Education in India," American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, American Economic Association, vol. 2(1), pages 1-30, February. citation courtesy of

July 2008Powerful Women: Does Exposure Reduce Bias?
with Lori A. Beaman, Raghabendra Chattopadhyay, Esther Duflo, Rohini Pande, Petia Topalova: w14198

Published: Lori Beaman & Raghabendra Chattopadhyay & Esther Duflo & Rohini Pande & Petia Topalova, 2009. "Powerful Women: Does Exposure Reduce Bias?," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, vol. 124(4), pages 1497-1540, November. citation courtesy of

December 2007Aging and Death under a Dollar a Day
with Abhijit V. Banerjee, Esther Duflo: w13683

Published: Aging and Death under a Dollar a Day, Abhijit V. Banerjee, Esther Duflo. in Research Findings in the Economics of Aging, Wise. 2010

February 2007Long Run Health Impacts of Income Shocks: Wine and Phylloxera in 19th Century France
with Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, Gilles Postel-Vinay, Timothy M. Watts: w12895
December 2006Using Randomization in Development Economics Research: A Toolkit
with Esther Duflo, Rachel Glennerster, Michael Kremer: t0333
December 2005Remedying Education: Evidence from Two Randomized Experiments in India
with Abhijit Banerjee, Shawn Cole, Esther Duflo, Leigh Linden: w11904

Published: Abhijit V. Banerjee & Shawn Cole & Esther Duflo & Leigh Linden, 2007. "Remedying Education: Evidence from Two Randomized Experiments in India," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, vol. 122(3), pages 1235-1264, 08. citation courtesy of

Monitoring Works: Getting Teachers to Come to School
with Esther Duflo, Rema Hanna: w11880
October 2005Dams
with Esther Duflo, Rohini Pande: w11711

Published: Esther Duflo & Rohini Pande, 2007. "Dams," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, vol. 122(2), pages 601-646, 05. citation courtesy of

Saving Incentives for Low- and Middle-Income Families: Evidence from a Field Experiment with H&R Block
with Esther Duflo, William Gale, Jeffrey Liebman, Peter Orszag, Emmanuel Saez: w11680

Published: Esther Duflo & William Gale & Jeffrey Liebman & Peter Orszag & Emmanuel Saez, 2006. "Saving Incentives for Low- and Middle-Income Families: Evidence from a Field Experiment with H&R Block," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, vol. 121(4), pages 1311-1346, November. citation courtesy of

May 2004The Impact of Education on Fertility and Child Mortality: Do Fathers Really Matter Less Than Mothers?
with Lucia Breierova, Esther Duflo: w10513
Intrahousehold Resource Allocation in Cote d'Ivoire: Social Norms, Separate Accounts and Consumption Choices
with Esther Duflo, Christopher Udry: w10498
April 2002The Role of Information and Social Interactions in Retirement Plan Decisions: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment
with Esther Duflo, Emmanuel Saez: w8885

Published: Duflo, Esther and Emmanuel Saez. "The Role Of Information And Social Interactions In Retirement Plan Decisions: Evidence From A Randomized Experiment," Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2003, v118(3,Aug), 815-842. citation courtesy of

March 2002How Much Should We Trust Differences-in-Differences Estimates?
with Marianne Bertrand, Esther Duflo, Sendhil Mullainathan: w8841

Published: Marianne Bertrand & Esther Duflo & Sendhil Mullainathan, 2004. "How Much Should We Trust Differences-in-Differences Estimates?," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, vol. 119(1), pages 249-275, February. citation courtesy of

January 2002The Medium Run Effects of Educational Expansion: Evidence from a Large School Construction Program in Indonesia
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Published: Duflo, Esther, 2004. "The medium run effects of educational expansion: evidence from a large school construction program in Indonesia," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 74(1), pages 163-197, June. citation courtesy of

December 2001Women as Policy Makers: Evidence from a India-Wide Randomized Policy Experiment
with Raghabendra Chattopadhyay, Esther Duflo: w8615

Published: Chattopadhyay, Raghabendra and Esther Duflo. "Women as Policy Makers: Evidence from a India-Wide Randomized Policy Experiment." Econometrica 72, 5 (2004): 1409- 1444.

December 2000Grandmothers and Granddaughters: Old Age Pension and Intra-household Allocation in South Africa
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August 2000Schooling and Labor Market Consequences of School Construction in Indonesia: Evidence from an Unusual Policy Experiment
w7860

Published: Duflo, Esther. "Schooling And Labor Market Consequences Of School Construction In Indonesia: Evidence From An Unusual Policy Experiment," American Economic Review, 2001, v91(4,Sep), 795-813. citation courtesy of

July 2000Inequality and Growth: What Can the Data Say?
with Abhijit V. Banerjee, Esther Duflo: w7793

Published: Banerjee, Abhijit V. and Esther Duflo. "Inequality And Growth: What Can The Data Say?," Journal of Economic Growth, 2003, v8(3,Sep), 267-299. citation courtesy of

June 2000Participation and Investment Decisions in a Retirement Plan: The Influence of Colleagues' Choices
with Esther Duflo, Emmanuel Saez: w7735

Published: Duflo, Esther and Emmanuel Saez. "Participation And Investment Decisions In A Retirement Plan: The Influence Of Colleagues' Choices," Journal of Public Economics, 2002, v85(1,Jul), 121-148. citation courtesy of

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