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Abhijit Banerjee

Department of Economics, E52-540
MIT
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February 2018Unpacking a Multi-Faceted Program to Build Sustainable Income for the Very Poor
with Dean Karlan, Robert Darko Osei, Hannah Trachtman, Christopher Udry: w24271
September 2017A Theory of Experimenters
with Sylvain Chassang, Sergio Montero, Erik Snowberg: w23867
December 2016From Proof of Concept to Scalable Policies: Challenges and Solutions, with an Application
with Rukmini Banerji, James Berry, Esther Duflo, Harini Kannan, Shobhini Mukherji, Marc Shotland, Michael Walton: w22931

Published: Abhijit Banerjee & Rukmini Banerji & James Berry & Esther Duflo & Harini Kannan & Shobhini Mukerji & Marc Shotland & Michael Walton, 2017. "From Proof of Concept to Scalable Policies: Challenges and Solutions, with an Application," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 31(4), pages 73-102, Fall. citation courtesy of

November 2016E-governance, Accountability, and Leakage in Public Programs: Experimental Evidence from a Financial Management Reform in India
with Esther Duflo, Clement Imbert, Santhosh Mathew, Rohini Pande: w22803
October 2016Mainstreaming an Effective Intervention: Evidence from Randomized Evaluations of “Teaching at the Right Level” in India
with Rukmini Banerji, James Berry, Esther Duflo, Harini Kannan, Shobhini Mukherji, Marc Shotland, Michael Walton: w22746
April 2016Decision Theoretic Approaches to Experiment Design and External Validity
with Sylvain Chassang, Erik Snowberg: w22167
March 2016Can Iron-Fortified Salt Control Anemia? Evidence from Two Experiments in Rural Bihar
with Sharon Barnhardt, Esther Duflo: w22121
December 2015Contracting out the Last-Mile of Service Delivery: Subsidized Food Distribution in Indonesia
with Rema Hanna, Jordan C. Kyle, Benjamin A. Olken, Sudarno Sumarto: w21837
October 2015Movies, Margins and Marketing: Encouraging the Adoption of Iron-Fortified Salt
with Sharon Barnhardt, Esther Duflo: w21616
Policies for a Better-fed World
w21623

Published: Abhijit V. Banerjee, 2016. "Policies for a better-fed world," Review of World Economics, vol 152(1), pages 3-17.

June 2015Movies, Margins, and Marketing: Encouraging the Adoption of Iron-Fortified Salt
with Sharon Barnhardt, Esther Duflo
in Insights in the Economics of Aging, David A. Wise, editor
February 2015The Power of Transparency: Information, Identification Cards and Food Subsidy Programs in Indonesia
with Rema Hanna, Jordan C. Kyle, Benjamin A. Olken, Sudarno Sumarto: w20923
September 2014How Much do Existing Borrowers Value Microfinance? Evidence from an Experiment on Bundling Microcredit and Insurance
with Esther Duflo, Richard Hornbeck: w20477
August 2014Gossip: Identifying Central Individuals in a Social Network
with Arun G. Chandrasekhar, Esther Duflo, Matthew O. Jackson: w20422
April 2014Aggregate Fertility and Household Savings: A General Equilibrium Analysis using Micro Data
with Xin Meng, Tommaso Porzio, Nancy Qian: w20050
January 2014Under the Thumb of History? Political Institutions and the Scope for Action
with 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

June 2013Ordeal Mechanisms In Targeting: Theory And Evidence From A Field Experiment In Indonesia
with Vivi Alatas, Rema Hanna, Benjamin A. Olken, Ririn Purnamasari, Matthew Wai-Poi: w19127
Nutrition, Iron Deficiency Anemia, and the Demand for Iron-Fortified Salt: Evidence from an Experiment in Rural Bihar
with 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, Rachel Glennerster, Cynthia G. Kinnan: w18950

Published: Banerjee, Abhijit, Esther Duflo, Rachel Glennerster, and Cynthia Kinnan. 2015. "The Miracle of Microfinance? Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation." American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 7(1): 22-53. citation courtesy of

February 2013Does Elite Capture Matter? Local Elites and Targeted Welfare Programs in Indonesia
with Vivi Alatas, 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, Arun G. Chandrasekhar, Rema Hanna, Benjamin A. Olken: w18351

Published: Vivi Alatas & Abhijit Banerjee & Arun G. Chandrasekhar & Rema Hanna & Benjamin A. Olken, 2016. "Network Structure and the Aggregation of Information: Theory and Evidence from Indonesia," American Economic Review, vol 106(7), pages 1663-1704.

April 2012Corruption
with Sendhil Mullainathan, Rema Hanna: w17968

Published: “Corruption,” (with Rema Hanna and Sendhil Mullainathan), The Handbook of Organizational Economics. Ed. Robert Gibbons and John Roberts. Princeton University Press, 1109-­‐1147, 2012.

March 2012Improving Police Performance in Rajasthan, India: Experimental Evidence on Incentives, Managerial Autonomy and Training
with Raghabendra Chattopadhyay, Esther Duflo, Daniel Keniston, Nina Singh: w17912
On the Road: Access to Transportation Infrastructure and Economic Growth in China
with Esther Duflo, Nancy Qian: w17897
January 2012The Diffusion of Microfinance
with 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.

March 2011Is Decentralized Iron Fortification a Feasible Option to Fight Anemia Among the Poorest?
with Esther Duflo, Rachel Glennerster
in Explorations in the Economics of Aging, David A. Wise, editor
May 2010Targeting the Poor: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Indonesia
with Vivi Alatas, 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

The Shape of Temptation: Implications for the Economic Lives of the Poor
with Sendhil Mullainathan: w15973
February 2010Aging and Death under a Dollar a Day
with Esther Duflo
in Research Findings in the Economics of Aging, David A. Wise, editor
May 2009Marry for What: Caste and Mate Selection in Modern India
with 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 2008The Experimental Approach to Development Economics
with 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 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

December 2007Aging and Death under a Dollar a Day
with Esther Duflo: w13683
June 2007Why Has Unemployment Risen in the New South Africa
with Sebastian Galiani, Jim Levinsohn, Zoë McLaren, Ingrid Woolard: w13167

Published: Abhijit Banerjee & Sebastian Galiani & Jim Levinsohn & Zoë McLaren & Ingrid Woolard, 2008. "Why has unemployment risen in the New South Africa?," The Economics of Transition, The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, vol. 16(4), pages 715-740, October. citation courtesy of

February 2007Public Action for Public Goods
with Lakshmi Iyer, Rohini Somanathan: w12911

Published: Banerjee, Abhijit & Iyer, Lakshmi & Somanathan, Rohini, 2008. "Public Action for Public Goods," Handbook of Development Economics, Elsevier.

Long Run Health Impacts of Income Shocks: Wine and Phylloxera in 19th Century France
with Esther Duflo, Gilles Postel-Vinay, Timothy M. Watts: w12895

Published: Abhijit Banerjee & Esther Duflo & Gilles Postel-Vinay & Tim Watts, 2010. "Long-Run Health Impacts of Income Shocks: Wine and Phylloxera in Nineteenth-Century France," Review of Economics and Statistics, vol 92(4), pages 714-728.

December 2005Remedying Education: Evidence from Two Randomized Experiments in India
with 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

May 2005Volatility and Growth: Credit Constraints and Productivity-Enhancing Investment
with Philippe Aghion, George-Marios Angeletos, Kalina Manova: w11349
January 2004Financial Development and the Instability of Open Economies
with Philippe Aghion, Philippe Bacchetta: w10246

Published: Aghion, Philippe, Philippe Bacchetta and Abhijit Banerjee. "Financial Development And The Instability Of Open Economies," Journal of Monetary Economics, 2004, v51(6,Sep), 1077-1106. citation courtesy of

July 2000Inequality and Growth: What Can the Data Say?
with 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

 
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