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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
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
Turning a Shove into a Nudge? A “Labeled Cash Transfer” for Education
with Najy Benhassine, Florencia Devoto, Esther Duflo, Pascaline Dupas, Victor Pouliquen: w19227
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
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
Can Institutions be Reformed from Within? Evidence from a Randomized Experiment with the Rajasthan Police
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
December 2011Women’s Empowerment and Economic Development
w17702
April 2011Happiness on Tap: Piped Water Adoption in Urban Morocco
with Florencia Devoto, Esther Duflo, Pascaline Dupas, William Pariente, Vincent Pons: w16933
July 2009Nudging Farmers to Use Fertilizer: Theory and Experimental Evidence from Kenya
with Esther Duflo, Michael Kremer, Jonathan Robinson: w15131
May 2009Marry for What: Caste and Mate Selection in Modern India
with Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, Maitreesh Ghatak, Jeanne Lafortune: w14958
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
The Experimental Approach to Development Economics
with Abhijit V. Banerjee, Esther Duflo: w14467
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
July 2008Powerful Women: Does Exposure Reduce Bias?
with Lori A. Beaman, Raghabendra Chattopadhyay, Esther Duflo, Rohini Pande, Petia Topalova: w14198
December 2007Aging and Death under a Dollar a Day
with Abhijit V. Banerjee, Esther Duflo: w13683
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
Monitoring Works: Getting Teachers to Come to School
with Esther Duflo, Rema Hanna: w11880
October 2005Dams
with Esther Duflo, Rohini Pande: w11711
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
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
March 2002How Much Should We Trust Differences-in-Differences Estimates?
with Marianne Bertrand, Esther Duflo, Sendhil Mullainathan: w8841
January 2002The Medium Run Effects of Educational Expansion: Evidence from a Large School Construction Program in Indonesia
w8710
December 2001Women as Policy Makers: Evidence from a India-Wide Randomized Policy Experiment
with Raghabendra Chattopadhyay, Esther Duflo: w8615
December 2000Grandmothers and Granddaughters: Old Age Pension and Intra-household Allocation in South Africa
w8061
August 2000Schooling and Labor Market Consequences of School Construction in Indonesia: Evidence from an Unusual Policy Experiment
w7860
July 2000Inequality and Growth: What Can the Data Say?
with Abhijit V. Banerjee, Esther Duflo: w7793
June 2000Participation and Investment Decisions in a Retirement Plan: The Influence of Colleagues' Choices
with Esther Duflo, Emmanuel Saez: w7735

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