NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
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NBER Papers in Development Economics


2014
w20513 Stelios Michalopoulos
Elias Papaioannou

On the Ethnic Origins of African Development Chiefs and Pre-colonial Political Centralization

w20504 Alberto Alesina
Caterina Gennaioli
Stefania Lovo

Public Goods and Ethnic Diversity: Evidence from Deforestation in Indonesia

w19942 Leslie A. Martin
Shanthi Nataraj
Ann Harrison

In with the Big, Out with the Small: Removing Small-Scale Reservations in India

w20482 Iqbal Dhaliwal
Rema Hanna

Deal with the Devil: The Successes and Limitations of Bureaucratic Reform in India

w20477 Abhijit Banerjee
Esther Duflo
Richard Hornbeck

(Measured) Profit is Not Welfare: Evidence from an Experiment on Bundling Microcredit and Insurance

w20474 Oded Galor
Marc Klemp

The Biocultural Origins of Human Capital Formation

w20467 Richard Hornbeck
Daniel Keniston

Creative Destruction: Barriers to Urban Growth and the Great Boston Fire of 1872

w20465 Michael R. Carter
Rachid Laajaj
Dean Yang

Subsidies and the Persistence of Technology Adoption: Field Experimental Evidence from Mozambique

w20463 Andrés Moya
Michael Carter

Violence and the Formation of Hopelessness and Pessimistic Prospects of Upward Mobility in Colombia

w20458 Erzo F.P. Luttmer
Monica Singhal

Tax Morale

w20455 Brian McCaig
Nina Pavcnik

Export Markets and Labor Allocation in a Low-income Country

w20448 Jenna Nobles
Elizabeth Frankenberg
Duncan Thomas

The Effects of Mortality on Fertility: Population Dynamics after a Natural Disaster

w20438 Oded Galor
Ömer Özak

The Agricultural Origins of Time Preference

w20429 Xiao Yu Wang
Where Do They Come From, Where Do They Go? Endogenous Insurance and Informal Relationships

w20422 Abhijit Banerjee
Arun G. Chandrasekhar
Esther Duflo
Matthew O. Jackson

Gossip: Identifying Central Individuals in a Social Network

w20414 Bryan S. Graham
Methods of Identification in Social Networks

w20412 Nancy Qian
Making Progress on Foreign Aid

w20404 Hugo A. Hopenhayn
On the Measure of Distortions

w20388 Suresh Naidu
Yaw Nyarko
Shing-Yi Wang

Worker Mobility in a Global Labor Market: Evidence from the United Arab Emirates

w20387 Lori Beaman
Dean Karlan
Bram Thuysbaert
Christopher Udry

Self-Selection into Credit Markets: Evidence from Agriculture in Mali

w20383 Rachel Heath
A. Mushfiq Mobarak

Manufacturing Growth and the Lives of Bangladeshi Women

w20380 Seema Jayachandran
The Roots of Gender Inequality in Developing Countries

w20379 John Komlos
Has Creative Destruction Become More Destructive?

w20357 Raluca E. Dragusanu
Daniele Giovannucci
Nathan Nunn

The Economics of Fair Trade

w20352 Solomon M. Hsiang
Amir S. Jina

The Causal Effect of Environmental Catastrophe on Long-Run Economic Growth: Evidence From 6,700 Cyclones

w20344 Sean Lewis-Faupel
Yusuf Neggers
Benjamin A. Olken
Rohini Pande

Can Electronic Procurement Improve Infrastructure Provision? Evidence From Public Works in India and Indonesia

w20341 Bryan S. Graham
An Empirical Model of Network Formation: Detecting Homophily When Agents Are Heterogenous

w20340 Joel M. David
Hugo A. Hopenhayn
Venky Venkateswaran

Information, Misallocation and Aggregate Productivity

w20338 Martin Ravallion
An Exploration of the International Comparison Program’s New Global Economic Landscape

w20327 Kenneth Lee
Eric Brewer
Carson Christiano
Francis Meyo
Edward Miguel
Matthew Podolsky
Javier Rosa
Catherine Wolfram

Barriers to Electrification for “Under Grid” Households in Rural Kenya

w20318 Brigitte C. Madrian
Applying Insights from Behavioral Economics to Policy Design

w20315 Sylvain Chassang
Gerard Padró i Miquel

Corruption, Intimidation, and Whistle-blowing: a Theory of Inference from Unverifiable Reports

w20309 Emily Breza
Arun G. Chandrasekhar
Horacio Larreguy

Social Structure and Institutional Design: Evidence from a Lab Experiment in the Field

w20304 Orazio Attanasio
Britta Augsburg

Holy Cows or Cash Cows?

w20302 David I. Levine
Dean Yang

The Impact of Rainfall on Rice Output in Indonesia

w20299 Karthik Muralidharan
Jishnu Das
Alaka Holla
Aakash Mohpal

The Fiscal Cost of Weak Governance: Evidence from Teacher Absence in India

w20276 Arun G. Chandrasekhar
Matthew O. Jackson

Tractable and Consistent Random Graph Models

w20275 Weerachart T. Kilenthong
Robert M. Townsend

A Market Based Solution to Price Externalities: A Generalized Framework

w20272 Seema Jayachandran
Fertility Decline and Missing Women

w20262 Kate Ambler
Diego Aycinena
Dean Yang

Channeling Remittances to Education: A Field Experiment Among Migrants from El Salvador

w20261 Santosh Anagol
Thomas Fujiwara

The Runner-Up Effect

w20259 Arun G. Chandrasekhar
Cynthia Kinnan
Horacio Larreguy

Social Networks as Contract Enforcement: Evidence from a Lab Experiment in the Field

w20258 Stephen Chaudoin
Zachary Peskowitz
Christopher Stanton

Beyond Zeroes and Ones: The Intensity and Dynamics of Civil Conflict

w20244 Angus Deaton
Bettina Aten

Trying to Understand the PPPs in ICP2011: Why are the Results so Different?

w20239 Felipe Kast
Dina Pomeranz

Saving More to Borrow Less: Experimental Evidence from Access to Formal Savings Accounts in Chile

w20213 Oeindrila Dube
Suresh Naidu

Bases, Bullets and Ballots: the Effect of U.S. Military Aid on Political Conflict in Colombia

w20218 Günther Fink
B. Kelsey Jack
Felix Masiye

Seasonal Credit Constraints and Agricultural Labor Supply: Evidence from Zambia

w20216 Patrick Francois
Ilia Rainer
Francesco Trebbi

The Dictator's Inner Circle

w20214 Matthias Doepke
Fabrizio Zilibotti

Parenting with Style: Altruism and Paternalism in Intergenerational Preference Transmission

w20205 Rafael La Porta
Andrei Shleifer

Informality and Development

w20188 Dani Rodrik
An African Growth Miracle?

w20173 Joshua D. Angrist
Erich Battistin
Daniela Vuri

In a Small Moment: Class Size and Moral Hazard in the Mezzogiorno

w20172 Gharad Bryan
Shyamal Chowdhury
Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak

Under-investment in a Profitable Technology: The Case of Seasonal Migration in Bangladesh

w20170 Greg Fischer
Dean Karlan
Margaret McConnell
Pia Raffler

To Charge or Not to Charge: Evidence from a Health Products Experiment in Uganda

w20153 Leonardo Bursztyn
Michael Callen
Bruno Ferman
Syed Ali Hasanain
Noam Yuchtman

A Revealed Preference Approach to the Elicitation of Political Attitudes: Experimental Evidence on Anti-Americanism in Pakistan

w20144 Bruno Crépon
Florencia Devoto
Esther Duflo
William Pariente

Estimating the Impact of Microcredit on Those Who Take It Up: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Morocco

w20139 Ariel BenYishay
A. Mushfiq Mobarak

Social Learning and Communication

w20135 Julian C. Jamison
Dean Karlan
Jonathan Zinman

Financial Education and Access to Savings Accounts: Complements or Substitutes? Evidence from Ugandan Youth Clubs

w20129 Massimo Morelli
Dominic Rohner

Resource Concentration and Civil Wars

w20121 Murillo Campello
Rafael Perez Ribas
Yan Wang

Is the Stock Market Just a Side Show? Evidence from a Structural Reform

w20107 Peter Temin
Economic History and Economic Development: New Economic History in Retrospect and Prospect

w20112 Davide Cantoni
Yuyu Chen
David Y. Yang
Noam Yuchtman
Y. Jane Zhang

Curriculum and Ideology

w20102 Nicholas Bloom
Renata Lemos
Raffaella Sadun
Daniela Scur
John Van Reenen

The New Empirical Economics of Management

w20092 Daron Acemoglu
Isaías N. Chaves
Philip Osafo-Kwaako
James A. Robinson

Indirect Rule and State Weakness in Africa: Sierra Leone in Comparative Perspective

w20091 Daniel Bennett
Wesley Yin

The Market for High-Quality Medicine

w20090 Raymond Fisman
Yongxiang Wang

Corruption in Chinese Privatizations

w20089 Raymond Fisman
Yasushi Hamao
Yongxiang Wang

Nationalism and Economic Exchange: Evidence from Shocks to Sino-Japanese Relations

w20086 Robert Townsend
Weerachart Kilenthong

Segregated Security Exchanges with Ex Ante Rights to Trade: A Market-Based Solution to Collateral-Constrained Externalities

w20079 Dave Donaldson
Arnaud Costinot
Cory B. Smith

Evolving Comparative Advantage and the Impact of Climate Change in Agricultural Markets: Evidence from 1.7 Million Fields around the World

w20067 Nicolás Ajzenman
Sebastian Galiani
Enrique Seira

On the Distributive Costs of Drug-Related Homicides

w20064 Daron Acemoglu
Simon Johnson

Disease and Development: A Reply to Bloom, Canning, and Fink

w20060 Daron Acemoglu
Localized and Biased Technologies: Atkinson and Stiglitz’s New View, Induced Innovations, and Directed Technological Change

w20057 Mark Rosenzweig
Junsen Zhang

Co-residence, Life-Cycle Savings and Inter-generational Support in Urban China

w20054 Matias Busso
Sebastian Galiani

The Causal Effect of Competition on Prices and Quality: Evidence from a Field Experiment

w20050 Abhijit Banerjee
Xin Meng
Tommaso Porzio
Nancy Qian

Aggregate Fertility and Household Savings: A General Equilibrium Analysis using Micro Data

w20047 Dean Karlan
Daniel H. Wood

The Effect of Effectiveness: Donor Response to Aid Effectiveness in a Direct Mail Fundraising Experiment

w20024 Nava Ashraf
Diego Aycinena
Claudia Martinez
Dean Yang

Savings in Transnational Households: A Field Experiment among Migrants from El Salvador

w20004 Daron Acemoglu
Suresh Naidu
Pascual Restrepo
James A. Robinson

Democracy Does Cause Growth

w19999 Karthik Muralidharan
Paul Niehaus
Sandip Sukhtankar

Payments Infrastructure and the Performance of Public Programs: Evidence from Biometric Smartcards in India

w19995 Sebastian Galiani
Iván Torre
Gustavo Torrens

Fiscal Federalism and Legislative Malapportionment: Causal Evidence from Independent but Related Natural Experiments

w19994 Oleg Itskhoki
Benjamin Moll

Optimal Development Policies with Financial Frictions

w19978 Garance Genicot
Siwan Anderson

Suicide and Property Rights in India

w19977 Hunt Allcott
Allan Collard-Wexler
Stephen D. O'Connell

How Do Electricity Shortages Affect Productivity? Evidence from India

w19976 Garance Genicot
Debraj Ray

Aspirations and Inequality

w19974 Yongheng Deng
Xin Liu
Shang-Jin Wei

One Fundamental and Two Taxes: When Does a Tobin Tax Reduce Financial Price Volatility?

w19966 Chang-Tai Hsieh
Benjamin A. Olken

The Missing "Missing Middle"

w19951 Nicholas Bloom
Paul M. Romer
Stephen J. Terry
John Van Reenen

Trapped Factors and China's Impact on Global Growth

w19950 Timothy N. Bond
Kevin Lang

The Sad Truth About Happiness Scales

w19949 Eli Berman
Michael J. Callen
Clark Gibson
James D. Long

Election Fairness and Government Legitimacy in Afghanistan

w19943 Sebastian Galiani
Gustavo Torrens
Maria Lucia Yanguas

The Political Coase Theorem: Experimental Evidence

w19933 Daron Acemoglu
Francisco Gallego
James A. Robinson

Institutions, Human Capital and Development

w19929 Amar Hamoudi
Duncan Thomas

Endogenous Co-residence and Program Incidence: South Africa’s Old Age Pension

w19924 Alan M. Taylor
The Argentina Paradox: Microexplanations and Macropuzzles

w19901 Serguey Braguinsky
Atsushi Ohyama
Tetsuji Okazaki
Chad Syverson

Acquisitions, Productivity, and Profitability: Evidence from the Japanese Cotton Spinning Industry

w19898 Jun Wang
John Whalley

Are Chinese Markets for Manufactured Products More Competitive than in the US?: A Comparison of China –US Industrial Concentration Ratios

w19893 Emi Nakamura
Jón Steinsson
Miao Liu

Are Chinese Growth and Inflation Too Smooth? Evidence from Engel Curves

w19888 Matthias Doepke
Michèle Tertilt

Does Female Empowerment Promote Economic Development?

w19878 Jeffrey E. Harris
Ana Inés Balsa
Patricia Triunfo

Tobacco Control Campaign in Uruguay: Impact on Smoking Cessation during Pregnancy

w19868 Ejaz Ghani
William R. Kerr
Stephen D. O'Connell

Political Reservations and Women’s Entrepreneurship in India

w19863 Dean Karlan
Leigh L. Linden

Loose Knots: Strong versus Weak Commitments to Save for Education in Uganda

w19862 Philip J. Cook
Kenneth Dodge
George Farkas
Roland G. Fryer
Jr
Jonathan Guryan
Jens Ludwig
Susan Mayer
Harold Pollack
Laurence Steinberg

The (Surprising) Efficacy of Academic and Behavioral Intervention with Disadvantaged Youth: Results from a Randomized Experiment in Chicago

w19855 John F. Helliwell
Shun Wang
Jinwen Xu

How Durable are Social Norms? Immigrant Trust and Generosity in 132 Countries

w19849 Rajshri Jayaraman
Debraj Ray
Francis de Vericourt

Productivity Response to a Contract Change

w19840 Anusha Chari
Peter Blair Henry

Two Tales of Adjustment: East Asian Lessons for European Growth

w19839 Stephanie von Hinke Kessler Scholder
George L. Wehby
Sarah Lewis
Luisa Zuccolo

Alcohol Exposure In Utero and Child Academic Achievement

w19831 Maxim Pinkovskiy
Xavier Sala-i-Martin

Lights, Camera,... Income!: Estimating Poverty Using National Accounts, Survey Means, and Lights

w19827 Manuela Angelucci
Dean Karlan
Jonathan Zinman

Microcredit Impacts: Evidence from a Randomized Microcredit Program Placement Experiment by Compartamos Banco

w19825 Raymond P. Guiteras
B. Kelsey Jack

Incentives, Selection and Productivity in Labor Markets: Evidence from Rural Malawi

w19811 Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak
Mark Rosenzweig

Risk, Insurance and Wages in General Equilibrium

w19808 Mark R. Rosenzweig
Christopher Udry

Rainfall Forecasts, Weather and Wages over the Agricultural Production Cycle

w19805 Ganesh Seshan
Dean Yang

Motivating Migrants: A Field Experiment on Financial Decision-Making in Transnational Households

w19804 Daniel M. Hungerman
Public Goods, Hidden Income, and Tax Evasion: Some Nonstandard Results from the Warm-Glow Model

w19786 Geert Bekaert
Campbell R. Harvey
Christian T. Lundblad
Stephan Siegel

Political Risk Spreads

w19775 Sebastian Galiani
Paul Gertler
Rosangela Bando

Non-Contributory Pensions


2013
w19768 Filipe R. Campante
David H. Yanagizawa-Drott

Does Religion Affect Economic Growth and Happiness? Evidence from Ramadan

w19756 Taryn Dinkelman
Mitigating Long-run Health Effects of Drought: Evidence from South Africa

w19745 Edward L. Glaeser
A World of Cities: The Causes and Consequences of Urbanization in Poorer Countries

w19742 Alberto Abadie
Matthew M. Chingos
Martin R. West

Endogenous Stratification in Randomized Experiments

w19740 Gabriela Calderon
Jesse M. Cunha
Giacomo De Giorgi

Business Literacy and Development: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial in Rural Mexico

w19738 Krislert Samphantharak
Robert Townsend

Risk and Return in Village Economies

w19733 Lakshmi Iyer
Xin Meng
Nancy Qian
Xiaoxue Zhao

Economic Transition and Private-Sector Labor Demand: Evidence from Urban China

w19722 Oriana Bandiera
Andrea Prat
Raffaella Sadun

Managing the Family Firm: Evidence from CEOs at Work

w19702 Sarah A. Janzen
Michael R. Carter

After the Drought: The Impact of Microinsurance on Consumption Smoothing and Asset Protection

w19696 Dean Karlan
Adam Osman
Jonathan Zinman

Follow the Money: Methods for Identifying Consumption and Investment Responses to a Liquidity Shock

w19688 Charles Y. Horioka
Akiko Terada-Hagiwara

Corporate Cash Holding in Asia

w19682 Jonathan Zinman
Consumer Credit: Too Much or Too Little (or Just Right)?

w19663 Verónica Frisancho
Kala Krishna
Sergey Lychagin
Cemile Yavas

Better Luck Next Time: Learning Through Retaking

w19662 David Dollar
Benjamin F. Jones

China: An Institutional View of an Unusual Macroeconomy

w19657 William R. Kerr
Heterogeneous Technology Diffusion and Ricardian Trade Patterns

w19649 Rema Hanna
Shing-Yi Wang

Dishonesty and Selection into Public Service

w19648 Shenggen Fan
Ravi Kanbur
Shang-Jin Wei
Xiaobo Zhang

The Economics of China: Successes and Challenges

w19646 Dean Karlan
Bram Thuysbaert

Targeting ultra-poor households in Honduras and Peru

w19631 Dani Rodrik
When Ideas Trump Interests: Preferences, World Views, and Policy Innovations

w19618 Benjamin Moll
Robert M. Townsend
Victor Zhorin

Financial Obstacles and Inter-Regional Flow of Funds

w19617 Alexander Karaivanov
Robert M. Townsend

Dynamic Financial Constraints: Distinguishing Mechanism Design from Exogenously Incomplete Regimes

w19616 Brian McCaig
Nina Pavcnik

Moving out of Agriculture: Structural Change in Vietnam

w19615 Elaine M. Liu
Juanjuan Meng
Joseph Tao-yi Wang

Confucianism and Preferences: Evidence from Lab Experiments in Taiwan and China

w19614 Andrew Gelman
Guido Imbens

Why ask Why? Forward Causal Inference and Reverse Causal Questions

w19607 David Lam
Cally Ardington
Nicola Branson
Murray Leibbrandt

Credit Constraints and the Racial Gap in Post-Secondary Education in South Africa

w19603 Emilio Depetris-Chauvin
David N. Weil

Malaria and Early African Development: Evidence from the Sickle Cell Trait

w19602 Prashant Bharadwaj
Leah K. Lakdawala
Nicholas Li

Perverse Consequences of Well Intentioned Regulation: Evidence from India's Child Labor Ban

w19599 Martha J. Bailey
Melanie E. Guldi
Brad J. Hershbein

Is There A Case for a "Second Demographic Transition"? Three Distinctive Features of the Post-1960 U.S. Fertility Decline

w19597 Mehmet Alper Dinçer
Neeraj Kaushal
Michael Grossman

Women’s Education: Harbinger of Another Spring? Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Turkey

w19565 Frank Schorfheide
Kenneth I. Wolpin

To Hold Out or Not to Hold Out

w19534 Lisa Cameron
Manisha Shah

Risk-Taking Behavior in the Wake of Natural Disasters

w19512 Gordon C. McCord
Jeffrey D. Sachs

Development, Structure, and Transformation: Some Evidence on Comparative Economic Growth

w19498 John Morrow
Michael Carter

Left, Right, Left: Income, Learning and Political Dynamics

w19494 Gianmarco León
Edward Miguel

Transportation Choices and the Value of Statistical Life

w19440 Karthik Muralidharan
Venkatesh Sundararaman

Contract Teachers: Experimental Evidence from India

w19483 Jie Bai
Seema Jayachandran
Edmund J. Malesky
Benjamin A. Olken

Does Economic Growth Reduce Corruption? Theory and Evidence from Vietnam

w19479 Sarah J. Baird
Ephraim Chirwa
Jacobus de Hoop
Berk Özler

Girl Power: Cash Transfers and Adolescent Welfare. Evidence from a Cluster-Randomized Experiment in Malawi

w19475 Scott R. Baker
Nicholas Bloom

Does Uncertainty Reduce Growth? Using Disasters as Natural Experiments

w19472 Shawn Cole
Martin Kanz
Leora Klapper

Incentivizing Calculated Risk-Taking: Evidence from an Experiment with Commercial Bank Loan Officers

w19435 Hanming Fang
Xun Tang

Inference of Bidders’ Risk Attitudes in Ascending Auctions with Endogenous Entry

w19427 Shing-Yi Wang
Property Rights and Intra-Household Bargaining

w19426 Michael Greenstone
B. Kelsey Jack

Envirodevonomics: A Research Agenda for a Young Field

w19425 Anton Cheremukhin
Mikhail Golosov
Sergei Guriev
Aleh Tsyvinski

Was Stalin Necessary for Russia's Economic Development?

w19441 Karthik Muralidharan
Venkatesh Sundararaman

The Aggregate Effect of School Choice: Evidence from a Two-stage Experiment in India

w19404 Neeraj Kaushal
Felix Muchomba

How Consumer Price Subsidies affect Nutrition

w19402 Lucie Gadenne
Monica Singhal

Decentralization in Developing Economies

w19398 Robin Burgess
Remi Jedwab
Edward Miguel
Ameet Morjaria
Gerard Padró i Miquel

The Value of Democracy: Evidence from Road Building in Kenya

w19385 Todd Kumler
Eric Verhoogen
Judith A. Frías

Enlisting Employees in Improving Payroll-Tax Compliance: Evidence from Mexico

w19372 Francisco J. Buera
Joseph P. Kaboski
Min Qiang Zhao

The Rise of Services: the Role of Skills, Scale, and Female Labor Supply

w19357 Ava Cas
Elizabeth Frankenberg
Wayan Suriastini
Duncan Thomas

The Impact of Parental Death on Child Well-being: Evidence from the Indian Ocean Tsunami

w19348 Hoyt Bleakley
Joseph P. Ferrie

Shocking Behavior : Random Wealth in Antebellum Georgia and Human Capital Across Generations

w19344 Silvia Prina
Heather Royer

The Importance of Parental Knowledge and Social Norms: Evidence from Weight Report Cards in Mexico

w19341 Karthik Muralidharan
Ketki Sheth

Bridging Education Gender Gaps in Developing Countries: The Role of Female Teachers

w19334 Mark Rosenzweig
Christopher R. Udry

Forecasting Profitability

w19322 Sebastian Galiani
Paul Gertler
Ryan Cooper
Sebastian Martinez
Adam Ross
Raimundo Undurraga

Shelter from the Storm: Upgrading Housing Infrastructure in Latin American Slums

w19321 Sebastian Galiani
Gustavo Torrens

Autocracy, Democracy and Trade Policy

w19305 Karthik Muralidharan
Nishith Prakash

Cycling to School: Increasing Secondary School Enrollment for Girls in India

w19312 Jennifer M. Meredith
Jonathan Robinson
Sarah Walker
Bruce Wydick

Keeping the Doctor Away: Experimental Evidence on Investment in Preventative Health Products

w19303 Daniel Paravisini
Antoinette Schoar

The Incentive Effect of IT: Randomized Evidence from Credit Committees

w19293 Patrick M. Kline
Enrico Moretti

Local Economic Development, Agglomeration Economies, and the Big Push: 100 Years of Evidence from the Tennessee Valley Authority

w19288 Ricardo Reis
The Portuguese Slump and Crash and the Euro Crisis

w19279 Eric V. Edmonds
Maheshwor Shrestha

You Get What You Pay For: Schooling Incentives and Child Labor

w19266 Eli Berman
Joseph Felter
Ethan Kapstein
Erin Troland

Predation, Taxation, Investment and Violence: Evidence from the Philippines

w19264 Pascaline Dupas
Jonathan Robinson

Daily Needs, Income Targets and Labor Supply: Evidence from Kenya

w19263 Yin-Chi Wang
Ping Wang

Barriers to Health and the Poverty Trap

w19259 Esther Duflo
Michael Greenstone
Rohini Pande
Nicholas Ryan

Truth-telling by Third-party Auditors and the Response of Polluting Firms: Experimental Evidence from India

w19245 Margaret S. McMillan
William A. Masters
Harounan Kazianga

Disease Control, Demographic Change and Institutional Development in Africa

w19241 Justine S. Hastings
Christopher A. Neilson
Seth D. Zimmerman

Are Some Degrees Worth More than Others? Evidence from college admission cutoffs in Chile

w19233 James Feyrer
Dimitra Politi
David N. Weil

The Cognitive Effects of Micronutrient Deficiency: Evidence from Salt Iodization in the United States

w19227 Najy Benhassine
Florencia Devoto
Esther Duflo
Pascaline Dupas
Victor Pouliquen

Turning a Shove into a Nudge? A “Labeled Cash Transfer” for Education

w19173 Sonia R. Bhalotra
Guilhem Cassan
Irma Clots-Figueras
Lakshmi Iyer

Religion, Politician Identity and Development Outcomes: Evidence from India

w19213 Dave Donaldson
Richard Hornbeck

Railroads and American Economic Growth: A “Market Access” Approach

w19212 Lawrence E. Blume
William A. Brock
Steven N. Durlauf
Rajshri Jayaraman

Linear Social Interactions Models

w19210 Martin Ravallion
The Idea of Antipoverty Policy

w19209 Thomas P. Triebs
Justin Tumlinson

Learning Capitalism the Hard Way—Evidence from Germany's Reunification

w19203 Saumitra Jha
"Unfinished Business": Ethnic Complementarities and the Political Contagion of Peace and Conflict in Gujarat

w19199 Dina Pomeranz
No Taxation without Information: Deterrence and Self-Enforcement in the Value Added Tax

w19197 Kaivan Munshi
Mark Rosenzweig

Networks, Commitment, and Competence: Caste in Indian Local Politics

w19196 David Atkin
The Caloric Costs of Culture: Evidence from Indian Migrants

w19195 Kathy Baylis
Yazhen Gong
Shun Wang

Bridging vs. Bonding Social Capital and the Management of Common Pool Resources

w19185 Paul Gertler
James Heckman
Rodrigo Pinto
Arianna Zanolini
Christel Vermeersch
Susan Walker
Susan M. Chang
Sally Grantham-McGregor

Labor Market Returns to Early Childhood Stimulation: a 20-year Followup to an Experimental Intervention in Jamaica

w19181 Treb Allen
Costas Arkolakis

Trade and the Topography of the Spatial Economy

w19177 Nathaniel Hendren
The Policy Elasticity

w19175 Hoyt Bleakley
Joseph P. Ferrie

Up from Poverty? The 1832 Cherokee Land Lottery and the Long-run Distribution of Wealth

w19162 Hoyt Bleakley
Dora Costa
Adriana Lleras-Muney

Health, Education and Income in the United States, 1820-2000

w19127 Vivi Alatas
Abhijit Banerjee
Rema Hanna
Benjamin A. Olken
Ririn Purnamasari
Matthew Wai-Poi

Ordeal Mechanisms In Targeting: Theory And Evidence From A Field Experiment In Indonesia

w19153 Douglas Almond
Hongbin Li
Shuang Zhang

Land Reform and Sex Selection in China

w19141 Matthias Doepke
Fabrizio Zilibotti

Culture, Entrepreneurship, and Growth

w19140 Manisha Shah
Bryce Millett Steinberg

Drought of Opportunities: Contemporaneous and Long Term Impacts of Rainfall Shocks on Human Capital

w19128 Tom Vogl
Differential Fertility, Human Capital, and Development

w19119 Manuela Angelucci
Dean Karlan
Jonathan Zinman

Win Some Lose Some? Evidence from a Randomized Microcredit Program Placement Experiment by Compartamos Banco

w19092 Paul Gertler
Orie Shelef
Catherine Wolfram
Alan Fuchs

How Pro-Poor Growth Affects the Demand for Energy

w19090 Anirban Mitra
Debraj Ray

Implications of an Economic Theory of Conflict: Hindu-Muslim Violence in India

w19060 Robert W. Fairlie
Jonathan Robinson

Experimental Evidence on the Effects of Home Computers on Academic Achievement among Schoolchildren

w19052 Diego A. Comin
Martí Mestieri

Technology Diffusion: Measurement, Causes and Consequences

w19046 Paul Gertler
Christel Vermeersch

Using Performance Incentives to Improve Medical Care Productivity and Health Outcomes

w18950 Esther Duflo
Abhijit Banerjee
Rachel Glennerster
Cynthia G. Kinnan

The Miracle of Microfinance? Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation

w19014 Sara Heller
Harold A. Pollack
Roseanna Ander
Jens Ludwig

Preventing Youth Violence and Dropout: A Randomized Field Experiment

w18992 Betsey Stevenson
Justin Wolfers

Subjective Well-Being and Income: Is There Any Evidence of Satiation?

w18978 Francesco Caselli
Massimo Morelli
Dominic Rohner

The Geography of Inter-State Resource Wars

w18971 Peter Boone
Ila Fazzio
Kameshwari Jandhyala
Chitra Jayanty
Gangadhar Jayanty
Simon Johnson
Vimala Ramachandrin
Filipa Silva
Zhaoguo Zhan

The Surprisingly Dire Situation of Children's Education in Rural West Africa: Results from the CREO Study in Guinea-Bissau (Comprehensive Review of Education Outcomes)

w18970 Brian Greaney
Joseph P. Kaboski
Eva Van Leemput

Can Self-Help Groups Really Be "Self-Help"?

w18964 Grant Miller
A. Mushfiq Mobarak

Gender Differences in Preferences, Intra-Household Externalities, and Low Demand for Improved Cookstoves

w18962 Danielken Molina
Marc-Andreas Muendler

Preparing to Export

w18953 Jeremy Greenwood
Philipp Kircher
Cezar Santos
Michèle Tertilt

An Equilibrium Model of the African HIV/AIDS Epidemic

w18946 Martin Čihák
Asli Demirgüč-Kunt
Erik Feyen
Ross Levine

Financial Development in 205 Economies, 1960 to 2010

w18934 Christophe Gouel
Food Price Volatility and Domestic Stabilization Policies in Developing Countries

w18932 Grant Miller
Kimberly Singer Babiarz

Pay-for-Performance Incentives in Low- and Middle-Income Country Health Programs

w18915 Tomás Rau
Loreto Reyes
Sergio S. Urzúa

The Long-term Effects of Early Lead Exposure: Evidence from a case of Environmental Negligence

w18911 Qingyuan Du
Shang-Jin Wei

A Theory of the Competitive Saving Motive

w18867 Man Lung Chan
Kalina Manova

Financial Development and the Choice of Trade Partners

w18861 Carlo Cafiero
What do we Really Know about Food Security?

w18859 Gary Solon
Steven J. Haider
Jeffrey Wooldridge

What Are We Weighting For?

w18847 Li Gan
Manuel A. Hernandez
Yanyan Liu

Group Lending with Heterogeneous Types

w18833 Debopam Bhattacharya
Pascaline Dupas
Shin Kanaya

Estimating the Impact of Means-tested Subsidies under Treatment Externalities with Application to Anti-Malarial Bednets

w18798 Vivi Alatas
Abhijit Banerjee
Rema Hanna
Benjamin A. Olken
Ririn Purnamasari
Matthew Wai-Poi

Does Elite Capture Matter? Local Elites and Targeted Welfare Programs in Indonesia

w18742 B. Douglas Bernheim
Debraj Ray
Sevin Yeltekin

Poverty and Self-Control

w18740 Lee J. Alston
Krister Andersson
Steven M. Smith

Payment for Environmental Services: Hypotheses and Evidence

w18738 Quamrul Ashraf
Oded Galor

Genetic Diversity and the Origins of Cultural Fragmentation

w18736 Resul Cesur
Erdal Tekin
Aydogan Ulker

Air Pollution and Infant Mortality: Evidence from the Expansion of Natural Gas Infrastructure

w18733 James R. Barth
Gerard Caprio
Jr.
Ross Levine

Bank Regulation and Supervision in 180 Countries from 1999 to 2011

w18727 Daron Acemoglu
Asuman Ozdaglar
Alireza Tahbaz-Salehi

Systemic Risk and Stability in Financial Networks

w18720 Ajay K. Agrawal
Nicola Lacetera
Elizabeth Lyons

Does Information Help or Hinder Job Applicants from Less Developed Countries in Online Markets?

w18694 Bruce Blonigen
Industrial Policy and Downstream Export Performance

w18691 Daron Acemoglu
Tristan Reed
James A. Robinson

Chiefs: Elite Control of Civil Society and Economic Development in Sierra Leone


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