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NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Edward Miguel

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University of California, Berkeley
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NBER Working Papers and Publications

August 2017Self-Control and Demand for Preventive Health: Evidence from Hypertension in India
with Liang Bai, Benjamin Handel, Gautam Rao: w23727
March 2017Reevaluating Agricultural Productivity Gaps with Longitudinal Microdata
with Joan Hamory Hicks, Marieke Kleemans, Nicholas Y. Li: w23253
December 2016Transparency, Reproducibility, and the Credibility of Economics Research
with Garret S. Christensen: w22989
July 2016Does Mass Deworming Affect Child Nutrition? Meta-analysis, Cost-Effectiveness, and Statistical Power
with Kevin Croke, Joan Hamory Hicks, Eric Hsu, Michael Kremer: w22382
June 2016Can War Foster Cooperation?
with Michal Bauer, Christopher Blattman, Julie Chytilová, Joseph Henrich, Tamar Mitts: w22312

Published: Michal Bauer & Christopher Blattman & Julie Chytilová & Joseph Henrich & Edward Miguel & Tamar Mitts, 2016. "Can War Foster Cooperation?," Journal of Economic Perspectives, vol 30(3), pages 249-274. citation courtesy of

May 2016Experimental Evidence on the Demand for and Costs of Rural Electrification
with Kenneth Lee, Catherine Wolfram: w22292
Impacts and Determinants of Health Levels in Low-Income Countries
with Pascaline Dupas: w22235
January 2016Appliance Ownership and Aspirations among Electric Grid and Home Solar Households in Rural Kenya
with Kenneth Lee, Catherine Wolfram: w21949

Published: Kenneth Lee & Edward Miguel & Catherine Wolfram, 2016. "Appliance Ownership and Aspirations among Electric Grid and Home Solar Households in Rural Kenya," American Economic Review, vol 106(5), pages 89-94. citation courtesy of

November 2015How Strong are Ethnic Preferences?
with Lars Ivar Oppedal Berge, Kjetil Bjorvatn, Simon Galle, Daniel N. Posner, Bertil Tungodden, Kelly Zhang: w21715
July 2015Worms at Work: Long-run Impacts of a Child Health Investment
with Sarah Baird, Joan Hamory Hicks, Michael Kremer: w21428

Published: Sarah Baird & Joan Hamory Hicks & Michael Kremer & Edward Miguel, 2016. "Worms at Work: Long-run Impacts of a Child Health Investment," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, vol 131(4), pages 1637-1680.

May 2015When Should Governments Subsidize Health? The Case of Mass Deworming
with Amrita Ahuja, Sarah Baird, Joan Hamory Hicks, Michael Kremer, Shawn Powers: w21148

Published: Amrita Ahuja & Sarah Baird & Joan Hamory Hicks & Michael Kremer & Edward Miguel & Shawn Powers, 2015. "When Should Governments Subsidize Health? The Case of Mass Deworming," The World Bank Economic Review, vol 29(suppl 1), pages S9-S24. citation courtesy of

October 2014Climate and Conflict
with Marshall Burke, Solomon M. Hsiang: w20598

Published: Marshall Burke & Solomon M. Hsiang & Edward Miguel, 2015. "Climate and Conflict," Annual Review of Economics, vol 7(1), pages 577-617. citation courtesy of

July 2014Barriers to Electrification for "Under Grid" Households in Rural Kenya
with Kenneth Lee, Eric Brewer, Carson Christiano, Francis Meyo, Matthew Podolsky, Javier Rosa, Catherine Wolfram: w20327
May 2014Healing the Wounds: Learning from Sierra Leone's Postwar Institutional Reforms
with Katherine Casey, Rachel Glennerster
in African Successes, Volume I: Government and Institutions, Sebastian Edwards, Simon Johnson, and David N. Weil, editors
October 2013Transportation Choices and the Value of Statistical Life
with Gianmarco León: w19494

Published: Gianmarco León & Edward Miguel, 2017. "Risky Transportation Choices and the Value of a Statistical Life," American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, vol 9(1), pages 202-228.

September 2013The Value of Democracy: Evidence from Road Building in Kenya
with Robin Burgess, Remi Jedwab, Ameet Morjaria, Gerard Padró i Miquel: w19398

Published: Robin Burgess & Remi Jedwab & Edward Miguel & Ameet Morjaria & Gerard Padró i Miquel, 2015. "The Value of Democracy: Evidence from Road Building in Kenya," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 105(6), pages 1817-51, June. citation courtesy of

September 2012Healing the Wounds: Learning from Sierra Leone's Post-war Institutional Reforms
with Katherine Casey, Rachel Glennerster: w18368

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December 2011Do Cash Transfers Improve Birth Outcomes? Evidence from Matched Vital Statistics, Social Security and Program Data
with Verónica Amarante, Marco Manacorda, Andrea Vigorito: w17690

Published: Verónica Amarante & Marco Manacorda & Edward Miguel & Andrea Vigorito, 2016. "Do Cash Transfers Improve Birth Outcomes? Evidence from Matched Vital Statistics, and Program and Social Security Data," American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, vol 8(2), pages 1-43.

September 2011Economic Shocks, Weather, and Civil War
NBER Reporter 2011 number 3
May 2011Incorporating Climate Uncertainty into Estimates of Climate Change Impacts, with Applications to U.S. and African Agriculture
with Marshall Burke, John Dykema, David Lobell, Shanker Satyanath: w17092

Published: “Incorporating climate uncertainty into estimates of climate change impacts” (co-authors Marshall Burke, John Dykema, David Lobell, Shanker Satyanath), Review of Economics and Statistics. May 2015, Vol. 97, No. 2

Reshaping Institutions: Evidence on Aid Impacts Using a Pre-Analysis Plan
with Katherine Casey, Rachel Glennerster: w17012

Published: Katherine Casey & Rachel Glennerster & Edward Miguel, 2012. "Reshaping Institutions: Evidence on Aid Impacts Using a Preanalysis Plan," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 127(4), pages 1755-1812. citation courtesy of

April 2011Education as Liberation?
with Willa Friedman, Michael Kremer, Rebecca Thornton: w16939

Published: Willa Friedman & Michael Kremer & Edward Miguel & Rebecca Thornton, 2016. "Education as Liberation?," Economica, London School of Economics and Political Science, vol. 83(329), pages 1-30, 01. citation courtesy of

October 2010Understanding Transitory Rainfall Shocks, Economic Growth and Civil Conflict
with Shanker Satyanath: w16461
Climate and Civil War: Is the Relationship Robust?
with Marshall Burke, John Dykema, David Lobell, Shanker Satyanath: w16440
You've Earned It: Combining Field and Lab Experiments to Estimate the Impact of Human Capital on Social Preferences
with Pamela Jakiela, Vera L. te Velde: w16449
July 2010Collective Action in Diverse Sierra Leone Communities
with Rachel Glennerster, Alexander Rothenberg: w16196

Published: “Collective Action in Diverse Sierra Leone Communities” (co - authors Rachel Glennerster, Alexander Rothenberg), Economic Journal , 2013, 123(568), 285 - 316. citation courtesy of

August 2009Spring Cleaning: Rural Water Impacts, Valuation and Property Rights Institutions
with Michael Kremer, Jessica Leino, Alix Peterson Zwane: w15280

Published: Michael Kremer & Jessica Leino & Edward Miguel & Alix Peterson Zwane, 2011. "Spring Cleaning: Rural Water Impacts, Valuation, and Property Rights Institutions," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 126(1), pages 145-205. citation courtesy of

April 2009The Price of Political Opposition: Evidence from Venezuela's Maisanta
with Chang-Tai Hsieh, Daniel Ortega, Francisco Rodriguez: w14923

Published: Hsieh, Chang-Tai, Edward Miguel, Daniel Ortega, and Francisco Rodriguez. 2011. "The Price of Political Opposition: Evidence from Venezuela's Maisanta." American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 3(2): 196-214. DOI: 10.1257/app.3.2.196 citation courtesy of

March 2009Civil War
with Christopher Blattman: w14801

Published: Christopher Blattman & Edward Miguel, 2010. "Civil War," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 48(1), pages 3-57, March. citation courtesy of

February 2009Government Transfers and Political Support
with Marco Manacorda, Andrea Vigorito: w14702

Published: Marco Manacorda & Edward Miguel & Andrea Vigorito, 2011. "Government Transfers and Political Support," American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association, vol. 3(3), pages 1-28, July. citation courtesy of

April 2008National Cultures and Soccer Violence
with Sebastián M. Saiegh, Shanker Satyanath: w13968
June 2006Cultures of Corruption: Evidence From Diplomatic Parking Tickets
with Raymond Fisman: w12312

Published: Fisman, Raymond and Edward Miguel. “Corruption, Norms and Legal Enforcement: Evidence from Diplomatic Parking Tickets." Journal of Political Economy 115, 6 (2007): 1020-1048.

January 2006The Long Run Impact of Bombing Vietnam
with Gerard Roland: w11954

Published: Miguel, Edward & Roland, Gérard, 2011. "The long-run impact of bombing Vietnam," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 96(1), pages 1-15, September. citation courtesy of

December 2004Incentives to Learn
with Michael Kremer, Rebecca Thornton: w10971

Published:

  • Kremer, Michael, Edward Miguel and Rebecca Thornton. “Incentives to Learn.” Education Next: a Journal of Opinion and Research 5, 2 (Spring 2005): 57-64.
  • Michael Kremer & Edward Miguel & Rebecca Thornton, 2009. "Incentives to Learn," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 91(3), pages 437-456, August. citation courtesy of

February 2004The Illusion of Sustainability
with Michael Kremer: w10324

Published: Kremer, Michael and Edward Miguel. “The Illusion of Sustainability.” Quarterly Journal of Economics 122, 3 (2007): 1007-1065. [re-printed in Reinventing Foreign Aid, (ed.) William Easterly, MIT Press] citation courtesy of

September 2001Worms: Education and Health Externalities in Kenya
with Michael Kremer: w8481

Published: Miguel, Edward and Michael Kremer. "Worms: Identifying Impacts On Education And Health In The Presence Of Treatment Externalities," Econometrica, 2004, v72(1,Jan), 159-217.

 
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