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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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2017
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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