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NBER Papers on Research on Africa

Papers with an Africa icon were funded by the African Successes Project.

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2018
w24758 Giorgio Chiovelli
Stelios Michalopoulos
Elias Papaioannou

Landmines and Spatial Development
w24666 Emilio Depetris-Chauvin
Ruben Durante
Filipe R. Campante

Building Nations Through Shared Experiences: Evidence from African Football
w24610 Rebecca Dizon-Ross
Parents' Beliefs About Their Children's Academic Ability: Implications for Educational Investments
w24594 Hilary W. Hoynes
Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach

Safety Net Investments in Children
w24546 Ashantha Ranasinghe
Diego Restuccia

Financial Frictions and the Rule of Law
w24564 Günther Fink
B. Kelsey Jack
Felix Masiye

Seasonal Liquidity, Rural Labor Markets and Agricultural Production
w24562 Gilles Duranton
Anthony J. Venables

Place-Based Policies for Development
w24476 Marshall Burke
Lauren Falcao Bergquist
Edward Miguel

Sell Low and Buy High: Arbitrage and Local Price Effects in Kenyan Markets
w24482 Alexandra C. Hartman
Robert A. Blair
Christopher Blattman

Engineering Informal Institutions: Long-run Impacts of Alternative Dispute Resolution on Violence and Property Rights in Liberia
w24452 Jesse K. Anttila-Hughes
Lia C.H. Fernald
Paul J. Gertler
Patrick Krause
Bruce Wydick

Mortality from Nestlé's Marketing of Infant Formula in Low and Middle-Income Countries
w24461 Girum Abebe
Margaret S. McMillan
Michel Serafinelli

Foreign Direct Investment and Knowledge Diffusion in Poor Locations: Evidence from Ethiopia
w24391 Shilpa Aggarwal
Eilin Francis
Jonathan Robinson

Grain Today, Gain Tomorrow: Evidence from a Storage Experiment with Savings Clubs in Kenya
w24309 Achyuta Adhvaryu
James E. Fenske
Gaurav Khanna
Anant Nyshadham

Resources, Conflict, and Economic Development in Africa
w24271 Abhijit Banerjee
Dean Karlan
Robert Darko Osei
Hannah Trachtman
Christopher Udry

Unpacking a Multi-Faceted Program to Build Sustainable Income for the Very Poor
w24209 Jacob Moscona
Nathan Nunn
James A. Robinson

Social Structure and Conflict: Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa
w24206 Michael Kremer
Christopher M. Snyder

Preventives Versus Treatments Redux: Tighter Bounds on Distortions in Innovation Incentives with an Application to the Global Demand for HIV Pharmaceuticals
w24194 Jessica Leight
Dana Foarta
Rohini Pande
Laura Ralston

Value for Money? Community Targeting in Vote-Buying and Politician Accountability
w24192 Kelsey Jack
Seema Jayachandran
Sarojini Rao

Environmental Externalities and Free-riding in the Household
2017
w24088 Stelios Michalopoulos
Elias Papaioannou

Spatial Patterns of Development: A Meso Approach
w24047 Caitlin S. Brown
Martin Ravallion
Dominique van de Walle

Are Poor Individuals Mainly Found in Poor Households? Evidence using Nutrition Data for Africa
w24034 Chaoran Chen
Diego Restuccia
Raül Santaeulàlia-Llopis

The Effects of Land Markets on Resource Allocation and Agricultural Productivity
w23916 Douglas Gollin
Martina Kirchberger
David Lagakos

In Search of a Spatial Equilibrium in the Developing World
w23807 Nava Ashraf
Edward Glaeser
Abraham Holland
Bryce Millett Steinberg

Water, Health and Wealth
w23800 Ross Levine
Chen Lin
Wensi Xie

The Origins of Financial Development: How the African Slave Trade Continues to Influence Modern Finance
w23749 Felipe A. Dunsch
David K. Evans
Ezinne Eze-Ajoku
Mario Macis

Management, Supervision, and Health Care: A Field Experiment
w23721 Richard Akresh
Sonia Bhalotra
Marinella Leone
Una O. Osili

First and Second Generation Impacts of the Biafran War
w23604 Lucia Corno
Nicole Hildebrandt
Alessandra Voena

Age of Marriage, Weather Shocks, and the Direction of Marriage Payments
w23568 Magne Mogstad
Andres Santos
Alexander Torgovitsky

Using Instrumental Variables for Inference about Policy Relevant Treatment Effects
w23582 Jonas Hjort
Jonas Poulsen

The Arrival of Fast Internet and Employment in Africa
w23594 Sandra García
Juan Saavedra

Educational Impacts and Cost-Effectiveness of Conditional Cash Transfer Programs in Developing Countries: A Meta-Analysis
w23558 Uttara Balakrishnan
Johannes Haushofer
Pamela Jakiela

How Soon Is Now? Evidence of Present Bias from Convex Time Budget Experiments
w23496 Cecilia Bellora
Élodie Blanc
Jean-Marc Bourgeon
Eric Strobl

Estimating the Impact of Crop Diversity on Agricultural Productivity in South Africa
w23403 Adrienne M. Lucas
Nicholas L. Wilson

Can at Scale Drug Provision Improve the Health of the Targeted in Sub-Saharan Africa?
w23378 Margaret McMillan
Dani Rodrik
Claudia Sepulveda

Structural Change, Fundamentals and Growth: A Framework and Case Studies
w23383 Pia M. Basurto
Pascaline Dupas
Jonathan Robinson

Decentralization and Efficiency of Subsidy Targeting: Evidence from Chiefs in Rural Malawi
w23358 Arielle Bernhardt
Erica Field
Rohini Pande
Natalia Rigol

Household Matters: Revisiting the Returns to Capital among Female Micro-entrepreneurs
w23301 Oded Galor
Marc Klemp

Roots of Autocracy
w23279 Edward L. Glaeser
Wentao Xiong

Urban Productivity in the Developing World
w23253 Joan Hamory Hicks
Marieke Kleemans
Nicholas Y. Li
Edward Miguel

Reevaluating Agricultural Productivity Gaps with Longitudinal Microdata
w23207 Nathan Nunn
Raul Sanchez de la Sierra

Why Being Wrong can be Right: Magical Warfare Technologies and the Persistence of False Beliefs
w23196 Jacob Moscona
Nathan Nunn
James A. Robinson

Keeping It in the Family: Lineage Organization and the Scope of Trust in Sub-Saharan Africa
w23123 Elwyn Davies
Marcel Fafchamps

When No Bad Deed Goes Punished: Relational Contracting in Ghana versus the UK
w23128 Diego Restuccia
Raul Santaeulalia-Llopis

Land Misallocation and Productivity
w23132 Xinshen Diao
Margaret McMillan
Dani Rodrik

The Recent Growth Boom in Developing Economies: A Structural Change Perspective
w23035 Christopher Blattman
Mathilde Emeriau
Nathan Fiala

Do Anti-Poverty Programs Sway Voters? Experimental Evidence from Uganda
w23056 Eoin McGuirk
Marshall Burke

The Economic Origins of Conflict in Africa
w23021 Xinshen Diao
Kenneth Harttgen
Margaret McMillan

The Changing Structure of Africa's Economies

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