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NBER Papers on Africa

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

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2017
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
2016
w22919 Caitlin Brown
Martin Ravallion
Dominique van de Walle

A Poor Means Test? Econometric Targeting in Africa
w22895 B. Kelsey Jack
Grant Smith

Charging Ahead: Prepaid Electricity Metering in South Africa
w22889 Xinshen Diao
Josaphat Kweka
Margaret McMillan

Economic Transformation in Africa from the Bottom Up: Evidence from Tanzania
w22869 Diego Daruich
William Easterly
Ariell Reshef

The Surprising Instability of Export Specializations
w22767 Adrienne M. Lucas
Margaret Chidothe
Nicholas L. Wilson

Effects of Adult Health Interventions at Scale on Children's Schooling: Evidence from Antiretroviral Therapy in Zambia
w22686 William Jack
Michael Kremer
Joost de Laat
Tavneet Suri

Borrowing Requirements, Credit Access, and Adverse Selection: Evidence from Kenya
w22683 Christopher Blattman
Stefan Dercon

Occupational Choice in Early Industrializing Societies: Experimental Evidence on the Income and Health Effects of Industrial and Entrepreneurial Work
w22626 Paulo Santos
Christopher B. Barrett

Heterogeneous Wealth Dynamics: On the Roles of Risk and Ability
w22560 David E. Bloom
Michael Kuhn
Klaus Prettner

Africa's Prospects for Enjoying a Demographic Dividend
w22534 Simone Schaner
The Persistent Power of Behavioral Change: Long-Run Impacts of Temporary Savings Subsidies for the Poor
w22463 Pascaline Dupas
Dean Karlan
Jonathan Robinson
Diego Ubfal

Banking the Unbanked? Evidence From Three Countries
w22417 Nava Ashraf
Natalie Bau
Nathan Nunn
Alessandra Voena

Bride Price and Female Education
w22409 Girum Abebe
Stefano Caria
Marcel Fafchamps
Paolo Falco
Simon Franklin
Simon Quinn

Curse of Anonymity or Tyranny of Distance? The Impacts of Job-Search Support in Urban Ethiopia
w22382 Kevin Croke
Joan Hamory Hicks
Eric Hsu
Michael Kremer
Edward Miguel

Does Mass Deworming Affect Child Nutrition? Meta-analysis, Cost-Effectiveness, and Statistical Power
w22378 Seema Jayachandran
Joost de Laat
Eric F. Lambin
Charlotte Y. Stanton

Cash for Carbon: A Randomized Controlled Trial of Payments for Ecosystem Services to Reduce Deforestation
w22326 Julia Garlick
Murray Leibbrandt
James Levinsohn

Individual Migration and Household Incomes
w22312 Michal Bauer
Christopher Blattman
Julie Chytilov√°
Joseph Henrich
Edward Miguel
Tamar Mitts

Can War Foster Cooperation?
w22314 Solomon Hsiang
Nitin Sekar

Does Legalization Reduce Black Market Activity? Evidence from a Global Ivory Experiment and Elephant Poaching Data
w22292 Kenneth Lee
Edward Miguel
Catherine Wolfram

Experimental Evidence on the Demand for and Costs of Rural Electrification
w22282 Marcel Fafchamps
Mans Soderbom
and Monique vanden Boogaart

Adoption with Social Learning and Network Externalities
w22235 Pascaline Dupas
Edward Miguel

Impacts and Determinants of Health Levels in Low-Income Countries
w22049 Taryn Dinkelman
Martine Mariotti

The Long Run Effects of Labor Migration on Human Capital Formation in Communities of Origin
w21949 Kenneth Lee
Edward Miguel
Catherine Wolfram

Appliance Ownership and Aspirations among Electric Grid and Home Solar Households in Rural Kenya
w21907 Stelios Michalopoulos
Louis Putterman
David N. Weil

The Influence of Ancestral Lifeways on Individual Economic Outcomes in Sub-Saharan Africa
w21910 Nava Ashraf
Edward L. Glaeser
Giacomo A.M. Ponzetto

Infrastructure, Incentives and Institutions
w21901 Alberto Alesina
Benedetta Brioschi
Eliana La Ferrara

Violence Against Women: A Cross-cultural Analysis for Africa
w21894 Victor Lavy
Analia Schlosser
Adi Shany

Out of Africa: Human Capital Consequences of In Utero Conditions

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