NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH
NATIONAL BUREAU OF ECONOMIC RESEARCH

Research on Africa Archive


2014
w20784 Esther Duflo
Pascaline Dupas
Michael Kremer

Education, HIV, and Early Fertility: Experimental Evidence from Kenya

w20763 Richard Akresh
German Daniel Caruso
Harsha Thirumurthy

Medium-Term Health Impacts of Shocks Experienced In Utero and After Birth: Evidence from Detailed Geographic Information on War Exposure

w20605 Catia Batista
Dan Silverman
Dean Yang

Directed Giving: Evidence from an Inter-Household Transfer Experiment

w20600 Lori Beaman
Dean Karlan
Bram Thuysbaert

Saving for a (not so) Rainy Day: A Randomized Evaluation of Savings Groups in Mali

w20513 Stelios Michalopoulos
Elias Papaioannou

On the Ethnic Origins of African Development Chiefs and Pre-colonial Political Centralization

w20469 Roger Bate
Ginger Zhe Jin
Aparna Mathur
Amir Attaran

Poor Quality Drugs and Global Trade: A Pilot Study

w20465 Michael R. Carter
Rachid Laajaj
Dean Yang

Subsidies and the Persistence of Technology Adoption: Field Experimental Evidence from Mozambique

w20387 Lori Beaman
Dean Karlan
Bram Thuysbaert
Christopher Udry

Self-Selection into Credit Markets: Evidence from Agriculture in Mali

w20327 Kenneth Lee
Eric Brewer
Carson Christiano
Francis Meyo
Edward Miguel
Matthew Podolsky
Javier Rosa
Catherine Wolfram

Barriers to Electrification for "Under Grid" Households in Rural Kenya

w20218 Günther Fink
B. Kelsey Jack
Felix Masiye

Seasonal Credit Constraints and Agricultural Labor Supply: Evidence from Zambia

w20216 Patrick Francois
Ilia Rainer
Francesco Trebbi

The Dictator's Inner Circle

w20188 Dani Rodrik
An African Growth Miracle?

w20170 Greg Fischer
Dean Karlan
Margaret McConnell
Pia Raffler

To Charge or Not to Charge: Evidence from a Health Products Experiment in Uganda

w20135 Julian C. Jamison
Dean Karlan
Jonathan Zinman

Financial Education and Access to Savings Accounts: Complements or Substitutes? Evidence from Ugandan Youth Clubs

w20092 Daron Acemoglu
Isaías N. Chaves
Philip Osafo-Kwaako
James A. Robinson

Indirect Rule and State Weakness in Africa: Sierra Leone in Comparative Perspective

w20077 Margaret S. McMillan
Kenneth Harttgen

What is driving the 'African Growth Miracle'?

w19929 Amar Hamoudi
Duncan Thomas

Endogenous Co-residence and Program Incidence: South Africa's Old Age Pension

w19863 Dean Karlan
Leigh L. Linden

Loose Knots: Strong versus Weak Commitments to Save for Education in Uganda

w19825 Raymond P. Guiteras
B. Kelsey Jack

Incentives, Selection and Productivity in Labor Markets: Evidence from Rural Malawi


2013
w19756 Taryn Dinkelman
Mitigating Long-run Health Effects of Drought: Evidence from South Africa

w19702 Sarah A. Janzen
Michael R. Carter

After the Drought: The Impact of Microinsurance on Consumption Smoothing and Asset Protection

w19673 Isaías N. Chaves
Stanley L. Engerman
James A. Robinson

Reinventing the Wheel: The Economic Benefits of Wheeled Transportation in Early British Colonial West Africa

w19607 David Lam
Cally Ardington
Nicola Branson
Murray Leibbrandt

Credit Constraints and the Racial Gap in Post-Secondary Education in South Africa

w19603 Emilio Depetris-Chauvin
David N. Weil

Malaria and Early African Development: Evidence from the Sickle Cell Trait

w19494 Gianmarco León
Edward Miguel

Transportation Choices and the Value of Statistical Life

w19479 Sarah J. Baird
Ephraim Chirwa
Jacobus de Hoop
Berk Özler

Girl Power: Cash Transfers and Adolescent Welfare. Evidence from a Cluster-Randomized Experiment in Malawi

w19398 Robin Burgess
Remi Jedwab
Edward Miguel
Ameet Morjaria
Gerard Padró i Miquel

The Value of Democracy: Evidence from Road Building in Kenya

w19312 Jennifer M. Meredith
Jonathan Robinson
Sarah Walker
Bruce Wydick

Keeping the Doctor Away: Experimental Evidence on Investment in Preventative Health Products

w19264 Pascaline Dupas
Jonathan Robinson

Daily Needs, Income Targets and Labor Supply: Evidence from Kenya

w19245 Margaret S. McMillan
William A. Masters
Harounan Kazianga

Disease Control, Demographic Change and Institutional Development in Africa

w19107 Julian C. Jamison
Dean Karlan
Pia Raffler

Mixed Method Evaluation of a Passive mHealth Sexual Information Texting Service in Uganda

w18971 Peter Boone
Ila Fazzio
Kameshwari Jandhyala
Chitra Jayanty
Gangadhar Jayanty
Simon Johnson
Vimala Ramachandrin
Filipa Silva
Zhaoguo Zhan

The Surprisingly Dire Situation of Children's Education in Rural West Africa: Results from the CREO Study in Guinea-Bissau (Comprehensive Review of Education Outcomes)

w18953 Jeremy Greenwood
Philipp Kircher
Cezar Santos
Michèle Tertilt

An Equilibrium Model of the African HIV/AIDS Epidemic

w18833 Debopam Bhattacharya
Pascaline Dupas
Shin Kanaya

Estimating the Impact of Means-tested Subsidies under Treatment Externalities with Application to Anti-Malarial Bednets

w18778 Lori A. Beaman
Dean Karlan
Bram Thuysbaert
Christopher R. Udry

Profitability of Fertilizer: Experimental Evidence from Female Rice Farmers in Mali

w18770 Philip Osafo-Kwaako
James A. Robinson

Political Centralization in Pre-Colonial Africa

w18691 Daron Acemoglu
Tristan Reed
James A. Robinson

Chiefs: Elite Control of Civil Society and Economic Development in Sierra Leone

w18683 Ann E. Harrison
Justin Yifu Lin
L. Colin Xu

Explaining Africa's (Dis)advantage


2012
w18566 Leander Heldring
James A. Robinson

Colonialism and Economic Development in Africa

w18539 Victor A.B. Davies
Sylvain Dessy

The Political Economy of Government Revenues in Post-Conflict Resource-Rich Africa: Liberia and Sierra Leone

w18512 Alberto F. Alesina
Stelios Michalopoulos
Elias Papaioannou

Ethnic Inequality

w18490 Alwyn Young
The African Growth Miracle

w18463 Dean Karlan
Robert Darko Osei
Isaac Osei-Akoto
Christopher Udry

Agricultural Decisions after Relaxing Credit and Risk Constraints

w18425 Patrick Francois
Ilia Rainer
Francesco Trebbi

How Is Power Shared In Africa?

w18424 Ilia Rainer
Francesco Trebbi

New Tools for the Analysis of Political Power in Africa

w18378 James Habyarimana
William Jack

State vs Consumer Regulation: An Evaluation of Two Road Safety Interventions in Kenya

w18368 Katherine Casey
Rachel Glennerster
Edward Miguel

Healing the Wounds: Learning from Sierra Leone's Post-war Institutional Reforms

w18325 Dean Karlan
Ryan Knight
Christopher Udry

Hoping to Win, Expected to Lose: Theory and Lessons on Micro Enterprise Development

w18289 Janvier D. Nkurunziza
Léonce Ndikumana
Prime Nyamoya

The Financial Sector in Burundi

w18275 Stelios Michalopoulos
Elias Papaioannou

National Institutions and Subnational Development in Africa

w18226 Nicholas Wilson
Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV and Reproductive Behavior in Zambia

w18224 Stelios Michalopoulos
Elias Papaioannou

Pre-colonial Ethnic Institutions and Contemporary African Development

w18126 Emilie Caldeira
Martial Foucault
Grégoire Rota-Graziosi

Decentralisation in Africa and the Nature of Local Governments' Competition: Evidence from Benin

w18118 Emilie Caldeira
Martial Foucault
Grégoire Rota-Graziosi

Does Decentralization Facilitate Access to Poverty-Related Services? Evidence from Benin

w18115 Harounan Kazianga
Dan Levy
Leigh L. Linden
Matt Sloan

The Effects of "Girl-Friendly" Schools: Evidence from the BRIGHT School Construction Program in Burkina Faso

w18080 Edward Kutsoati
Randall Morck

Family Ties, Inheritance Rights, and Successful Poverty Alleviation: Evidence from Ghana

w18065 Xavier Giné
Jessica Goldberg
Dan Silverman
Dean Yang

Revising Commitments: Field Evidence on the Adjustment of Prior Choices

w18030 Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan
Bent E. Sorensen

Misallocation, Property Rights, and Access to Finance: Evidence from Within and Across Africa

w18016 Naci H. Mocan
Colin Cannonier

Empowering Women Through Education: Evidence from Sierra Leone

w18013 Franklin Allen
Elena Carletti
Robert Cull
Jun Qian
Lemma Senbet
Patricio Valenzuela

Resolving the African Financial Development Gap: Cross-Country Comparisons and a Within-Country Study of Kenya

w17943 Jessica Cohen
Pascaline Dupas
Simone G. Schaner

Price Subsidies, Diagnostic Tests, and Targeting of Malaria Treatment: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial

w17939 Esther Duflo
Pascaline Dupas
Michael Kremer

School Governance, Teacher Incentives, and Pupil-Teacher Ratios: Experimental Evidence from Kenyan Primary Schools

w17902 Diego A. Comin
An Exploration of Luxury Hotels in Tanzania

w17883 Gharad T. Bryan
Dean Karlan
Jonathan Zinman

Referrals: Peer Screening and Enforcement in a Consumer Credit Field Experiment

w17865 Damien de Walque
William H. Dow
Carol Medlin
Rose Nathan

Stimulating Demand for AIDS Prevention: Lessons from the RESPECT Trial

w17851 Pascaline Dupas
Sarah Green
Anthony Keats
Jonathan Robinson

Challenges in Banking the Rural Poor: Evidence from Kenya's Western Province

w17801 Jeremy D. Foltz
Ursula T. Aldana
Paul Laris

The Sahel's Silent Maize Revolution: Analyzing Maize Productivity in Mali at the Farm-level

w17799 Robert P. Inman
Daniel L. Rubinfeld

Understanding the Democratic Transition in South Africa

w17794 Nathan Nunn
Nancy Qian

Aiding Conflict: The Impact of U.S. Food Aid on Civil War

w17785 Richard Akresh
Damien de Walque
Harounan Kazianga

Alternative Cash Transfer Delivery Mechanisms: Impacts on Routine Preventative Health Clinic Visits in Burkina Faso

w17764 Sebastian Edwards
Is Tanzania a Success Story? A Long Term Analysis


2011
w17718 Margaret S. McMillan
William A. Masters
Harounan Kazianga

Rural Demography, Public Services and Land Rights in Africa: A Village-Level Analysis in Burkina Faso

w17620 Stelios Michalopoulos
Elias Papaioannou

The Long-Run Effects of the Scramble for Africa

w17544 Aaron Weisbrod
John Whalley

The Contribution of Chinese FDI to Africa's Pre Crisis Growth Surge

w17449 Xavier Giné
Jessica Goldberg
Dean Yang

Credit Market Consequences of Improved Personal Identification: Field Experimental Evidence from Malawi

w17377 Quamrul H. Ashraf
David N. Weil
Joshua Wilde

The Effect of Interventions to Reduce Fertility on Economic Growth

w17255 Pascaline Dupas
Jonathan Robinson

Why Don't the Poor Save More? Evidence from Health Savings Experiments

w17249 Tamara Hafner
David Popp

China and India as Suppliers of Affordable Medicines to Developing Countries

w17248 James A. Levinsohn
Todd Pugatch

Prospective Analysis of a Wage Subsidy for Cape Town Youth

w17216 Quamrul Ashraf
Oded Galor

The "Out of Africa" Hypothesis, Human Genetic Diversity, and Comparative Economic Development

w17207 Marcel Fafchamps
David McKenzie
Simon R. Quinn
Christopher Woodruff

When is capital enough to get female microenterprises growing? Evidence from a randomized experiment in Ghana

w17184 Stelios Michalopoulos
Elias Papaioannou

Divide and Rule or the Rule of the Divided? Evidence from Africa

w17165 Richard Akresh
Eric V. Edmonds

Residential Rivalry and Constraints on the Availability of Child Labor

w17143 Margaret S. McMillan
Dani Rodrik

Globalization, Structural Change and Productivity Growth

w17129 Isaac Mbiti
David N. Weil

Mobile Banking: The Impact of M-Pesa in Kenya

w17098 Alberto F. Alesina
Paola Giuliano
Nathan Nunn

On the Origins of Gender Roles: Women and the Plough

w17092 Marshall Burke
John Dykema
David Lobell
Edward Miguel
Shanker Satyanath

Incorporating Climate Uncertainty into Estimates of Climate Change Impacts, with Applications to U.S. and African Agriculture

w17020 Ximena Cadena
Antoinette Schoar

Remembering to Pay? Reminders vs. Financial Incentives for Loan Payments

w17012 Katherine Casey
Rachel Glennerster
Edward Miguel

Reshaping Institutions: Evidence on Aid Impacts Using a Pre-Analysis Plan

w16966 Daron Acemoglu
Simon Johnson
James A. Robinson

Hither Thou Shalt Come, But No Further: Reply to "The Colonial Origins of Comparative Development: An Empirical Investigation: Comment"

w16939 Willa Friedman
Michael Kremer
Edward Miguel
Rebecca Thornton

Education as Liberation?

w16933 Florencia Devoto
Esther Duflo
Pascaline Dupas
William Pariente
Vincent Pons

Happiness on Tap: Piped Water Adoption in Urban Morocco

w16902 Radha Iyengar
Giulia Ferrari

Comparing Economic and Social Interventions to Reduce Intimate Partner Violence: Evidence from Central and Southern Africa

w16901 James A. Levinsohn
Zoë McLaren
Olive Shisana
Khangelani Zuma

HIV Status and Labor Market Participation in South Africa

w16890 Lisa D. Cook
Were the Nigerian Banking Reforms of 2005 A Success ... And for the Poor?

w16830 Jishnu Das
Stefan Dercon
James Habyarimana
Pramila Krishnan
Karthik Muralidharan
Venkatesh Sundararaman

School Inputs, Household Substitution, and Test Scores

w16821 Rafael La Porta
Andrei Shleifer

The Unofficial Economy in Africa

w16813 Yaw Nyarko
The Returns to the Brain Drain and Brain Circulation in Sub-Saharan Africa: Some Computations Using Data from Ghana

w16721 William Jack
Tavneet Suri

Mobile Money: The Economics of M-PESA

w16661 Murray Leibbrandt
James Levinsohn

Fifteen Years On: Household Incomes in South Africa


2010
w16623 Lawrence Edwards
Robert Z. Lawrence

AGOA Rules: The Intended and Unintended Consequences of Special Fabric Provisions

w16616 Dimitrios Batzilis
Taryn Dinkelman
Emily Oster
Rebecca Thornton
Deric Zanera

New cellular networks in Malawi: Correlates of service rollout and network performance

w16610 Nathan Nunn
Nancy Qian

The Determinants of Food Aid Provisions to Africa and the Developing World

w16597 William Easterly
Ariell Reshef

African Export Successes: Surprises, Stylized Facts, and Explanations

w16594 Joshua Graff Zivin
Maria Damon
Harsha Thirumurthy

Health Shocks and Natural Resource Management: Evidence from Western Kenya

w16569 Jeffrey A. Frankel
Mauritius: African Success Story

w16552 Jorge Braga de Macedo
Luís Brites Pereira

Cape Verde and Mozambique as Development Successes in West and Southern Africa

w16481 Steven Block
The Decline and Rise of Agricultural Productivity in Sub-Saharan Africa Since 1961

w16461 Edward Miguel
Shanker Satyanath

Understanding Transitory Rainfall Shocks, Economic Growth and Civil Conflict

w16449 Pamela Jakiela
Edward Miguel
Vera L. te Velde

You've Earned It: Combining Field and Lab Experiments to Estimate the Impact of Human Capital on Social Preferences

w16440 Marshall Burke
John Dykema
David Lobell
Edward Miguel
Shanker Satyanath

Climate and Civil War: Is the Relationship Robust?

w16298 Pascaline Dupas
Short-Run Subsidies and Long-Run Adoption of New Health Products: Evidence from a Field Experiment

w16203 R. Quentin Grafton
Clay Landry
Gary D. Libecap
Sam McGlennon
Robert O'Brien

An Integrated Assessment of Water Markets: Australia, Chile, China, South Africa and the USA

w16196 Rachel Glennerster
Edward Miguel
Alexander Rothenberg

Collective Action in Diverse Sierra Leone Communities

w16171 Marcella M. Alsan
David M. Cutler

Why did HIV decline in Uganda?

w16115 Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan
Belgi Turan

HIV and Fertility Revisited

w16069 Nava Ashraf
Günther Fink
David N. Weil

Evaluating the Effects of Large Scale Health Interventions in Developing Countries: The Zambian Malaria Initiative

w16001 Mary Hallward-Driemeier
Gita Khun-Jush
Lant Pritchett

Deals versus Rules: Policy Implementation Uncertainty and Why Firms Hate It

w15960 Jenny C. Aker
Michael W. Klein
Stephen A. O'Connell
Muzhe Yang

Borders, Ethnicity and Trade

w15893 Jeremy Greenwood
Juan M. Sanchez
Cheng Wang

Quantifying the Impact of Financial Development on Economic Development

w15863 Douglas Gollin
Richard Rogerson

Agriculture, Roads, and Economic Development in Uganda

w15836 Jeffrey A. Frankel
The Natural Resource Curse: A Survey

w15775 Xavier Sala-i-Martin
Maxim Pinkovskiy

African Poverty is Falling...Much Faster than You Think!


2009
w15280 Michael Kremer
Jessica Leino
Edward Miguel
Alix Peterson Zwane

Spring Cleaning: Rural Water Impacts, Valuation and Property Rights Institutions

w15199 J. Vernon Henderson
Adam Storeygard
David N. Weil

Measuring Economic Growth from Outer Space

w15131 Esther Duflo
Michael Kremer
Jonathan Robinson

Nudging Farmers to Use Fertilizer: Theory and Experimental Evidence from Kenya

w15000 Anne Case
Christina Paxson

The Impact of the AIDS Pandemic on Health Services in Africa: Evidence from Demographic and Health Surveys

w14998 Anne Case
Alicia Menendez

Requiescat in Pace? The Consequences of High Priced Funerals in South Africa

w14918 Nathan Nunn
Diego Puga

Ruggedness: The Blessing of Bad Geography in Africa

w14801 Christopher Blattman
Edward Miguel

Civil War

w14783 Nathan Nunn
Leonard Wantchekon

The Slave Trade and the Origins of Mistrust in Africa

w14707 Pascaline Dupas
Do Teenagers Respond to HIV Risk Information? Evidence from a Field Experiment in Kenya

w14693 Pascaline Dupas
Jonathan Robinson

Savings Constraints and Microenterprise Development: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Kenya

w14637 Angus Deaton
Jane Fortson
Robert Tortora

Life (evaluation), HIV/AIDS, and Death in Africa


2008
w14603 James A. Robinson
Ragnar Torvik

Endogenous Presidentialism

w14475 Esther Duflo
Pascaline Dupas
Michael Kremer

Peer Effects, Teacher Incentives, and the Impact of Tracking: Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation in Kenya

w14456 Anne Case
Anu Garrib
Alicia Menendez
Analia Olgiati

Paying the Piper: The High Cost of Funerals in South Africa

w14449 Quamrul H. Ashraf
Ashley Lester
David N. Weil

When Does Improving Health Raise GDP?

w14448 Louis Putterman
David N. Weil

Post-1500 Population Flows and the Long Run Determinants of Economic Growth and Inequality

w14428 Douglas Almond
Bhashkar Mazumder

Health Capital and the Prenatal Environment: The Effect of Maternal Fasting During Pregnancy

w14363 William Easterly
Can the West Save Africa?

w14248 Chinhui Juhn
Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan
Belgi Turan

HIV and Fertility in Africa: First Evidence from Population Based Surveys

w14130 David Y. Albouy
The Colonial Origins of Comparative Development: An Investigation of the Settler Mortality Data

w14024 Hany Besada
Yang Wang
John Whalley

China's Growing Economic Activity in Africa

w13838 Erica M. Field
Omar Robles
Máximo Torero

The Cognitive Link Between Geography and Development: Iodine Deficiency and Schooling Attainment in Tanzania

w13765 Kris James Mitchener
Marc Weidenmier

Trade and Empire

w13733 Robert P. Inman
Daniel L. Rubinfeld

Federal Institutions and the Democratic Transition: Learning from South Africa


2007
w13664 Awash Teklehaimanot
Gordon C. McCord
Jeffrey D. Sachs

Scaling Up Malaria Control in Africa: An Economic and Epidemiological Assessment

w13610 Emily Oster
Routes of Infection: Exports and HIV Incidence in Sub-Saharan Africa

w13541 Anne Case
Alicia Menendez

Sex Differences in Obesity Rates in Poor Countries: Evidence from South Africa

w13442 Cally Ardington
Anne Case
Victoria Hosegood

Labor Supply Responses to Large Social Transfers: Longitudinal Evidence from South Africa

w13396 Till Bärnighausen
David E. Bloom

"Conditional scholarships" for HIV/AIDS Health Workers: Educating and Retaining the Workforce to Provide Antiretroviral Treatment in Sub-Saharan Africa

w13395 Jorge Balat
Irene Brambilla
Guido Porto

Realizing the Gains From Trade: Export Crops, Marketing Costs, and Poverty

w13367 Nathan Nunn
The Long-Term Effects of Africa's Slave Trades

w13332 Margaret S. McMillan
Andrew R. Waxman

Profit Sharing Between Governments and Multinationals in Natural Resource Extraction: Evidence From a Firm-Level Panel

w13306 Johannes Van Biesebroeck
Wage and Productivity Premiums in Sub-Saharan Africa

w13300 Paul Glewwe
Michael Kremer
Sylvie Moulin

Many Children Left Behind? Textbooks and Test Scores in Kenya

w13247 Nava Ashraf
James Berry
Jesse M. Shapiro

Can Higher Prices Stimulate Product Use? Evidence from a Field Experiment in Zambia

w13222 Garth Frazer
Johannes Van Biesebroeck

Trade Growth under the African Growth and Opportunity Act

w13167 Abhijit Banerjee
Sebastian Galiani
Jim Levinsohn
Zoë McLaren
Ingrid Woolard

Why Has Unemployment Risen in the New South Africa

w13120 Simon Johnson
Jonathan D. Ostry
Arvind Subramanian

The Prospects for Sustained Growth in Africa: Benchmarking the Constraints

w13070 Una Okonkwo Osili
Bridget Terry Long

Does Female Schooling Reduce Fertility? Evidence from Nigeria

w13050 Jeffrey Frankel
On the Rand: Determinants of the South African Exchange Rate

w13049 Emily Oster
HIV and Sexual Behavior Change: Why Not Africa?

w13034 Jennifer Hunt
Bribery in Health Care in Peru and Uganda

w12971 Mary Amiti
John Romalis

Will the Doha Round Lead to Preference Erosion?

w12892 Dalton Conley
Gordon C. McCord
Jeffrey D. Sachs

Africa's Lagging Demographic Transition: Evidence from Exogenous Impacts of Malaria Ecology and Agricultural Technology


2006
w12760 Lawrence Edwards
Robert Z. Lawrence

South African Trade Policy Matters: Trade Performance and Trade Policy

w12735 Angus Deaton
Global Patterns of Income and Health: Facts, Interpretations, and Policies

w12610 Robert H. Bates
John H. Coatsworth
Jeffrey G. Williamson

Lost Decades: Lessons from Post-Independence Latin America for Today's Africa

w12565 Dani Rodrik
Understanding South Africa's Economic Puzzles

w12418 James A. Levinsohn
Taryn Dinkelman
Rolang Majelantle

When Knowledge is not Enough: HIV/AIDS Information and Risky Behavior in Botswana

w12181 Sebnem Kalemli-Ozcan
AIDS, "Reversal" of the Demographic Transition and Economic Development: Evidence from Africa

w12108 Daron Acemoglu
James A. Robinson

Persistence of Power, Elites and Institutions


2005
w11871 Harsha Thirumurthy
Joshua Graff-Zivin
Markus Goldstein

The Economic Impact of AIDS Treatment: Labor Supply in Western Kenya

w11804 Irene Brambilla
Guido Porto

Market Structure, Outgrower contracs and Farm Output. Evidence from Cotton Reforms in Zambia

w11384 Murray Leibbrandt
James Levinsohn
Justin McCrary

Incomes in South Africa Since the Fall of Apartheid

w11288 Ernst R. Berndt
Rachel Glennerster
Michael R. Kremer
Jean Lee
Ruth Levine
Georg Weizsacker
Heidi Williams

Advanced Purchase Commitments for a Malaria Vaccine: Estimating Costs and Effectiveness

w11175 Jorge F. Balat
Guido Porto

Globalization and Complementary Policies: Poverty Impacts in Rural Zambia

w11048 James Levinsohn
Margaret McMillan

Does Food Aid Harm the Poor? Household Evidence from Ethiopia


2004
w10991 Alwyn Young
The Gift of the Dying: The Tragedy of AIDS and the Welfare of Future African Generations

w10985 James Levinsohn
Globalization and the Returns to Speaking English in South Africa

w10971 Michael Kremer
Edward Miguel
Rebecca Thornton

Incentives to Learn

w10498 Esther Duflo
Christopher Udry

Intrahousehold Resource Allocation in Cote d'Ivoire: Social Norms, Separate Accounts and Consumption Choices

w10438 Robert J. Barro
Rachel M. McCleary

Which Countries Have State Religions?

w10324 Michael Kremer
Edward Miguel

The Illusion of Sustainability

w10265 Eric V. Edmonds
Does Illiquidity Alter Child Labor and Schooling Decisions? Evidence from Household Responses to Anticipated Cash Transfers in South Africa

w10230 Serkan Arslanalp
Peter Blair Henry

Helping the Poor to Help Themselves: Debt Relief or Aid


2003
w10168 John Whalley
J. Clark Leith

Competitive Liberalization and a US-SACU FTA

w10136 Daron Acemoglu
James A. Robinson
Thierry Verdier

Kleptocracy and Divide-and-Rule: A Model of Personal Rule

w10088 Kathleen Beegle
Rajeev Dehejia
Roberta Gatti

Child Labor, Crop Shocks, and Credit Constraints

w10020 Johannes Van Biesebroeck
Exporting Raises Productivity in Sub-Saharan African Manufacturing Plants

w9865 Elsa V. Artadi
Xavier Sala-i-Martin

The Economic Tragedy of the XXth Century: Growth in Africa

w9804 Xavier Sala-i-Martin
Arvind Subramanian

Addressing the Natural Resource Curse: An Illustration from Nigeria

w9797 Kenneth Leonard
Joshua Graff Zivin

Outcome Versus Service Based Payment in Health Care: Lessons from African Traditional Healers

w9671 Paul Glewwe
Nauman Ilias
Michael Kremer

Teacher Incentives

w9668 Christopher L. Gilbert
Panos Varangis

Globalization and International Commodity Trade with Specific Reference to the West African Cocoa Producers

w9659 Raymond Fisman
Mayank Raturi

Does Competition Encourage Credit Provision? Evidence from African Trade Credit Relationships

w9490 Jeffrey D. Sachs
Institutions Don't Rule: Direct Effects of Geography on Per Capita Income

w9411 Alberto Alesina
Arnaud Devleeschauwer
William Easterly
Sergio Kurlat
Romain Wacziarg

Fractionalization


2002
w9305 Dani Rodrik
Arvind Subramanian
Francesco Trebbi

Institutions Rule: The Primacy of Institutions over Geography and Integration in Economic Development

w9213 Anne Case
Christina Paxson
Joseph Ableidinger

Orphans in Africa

w9124 Daron Acemoglu
Simon Johnson
James Robinson
Yunyong Thaicharoen

Institutional Causes, Macroeconomic Symptoms: Volatility, Crises and Growth

w9117 Margaret McMillan
Dani Rodrik
Karen Horn Welch

When Economic Reform Goes Wrong: Cashews in Mozambique

w9106 William Easterly
Ross Levine

Tropics, Germs, and Crops: How Endowments Influence Economic Development

w8953 Michael Kremer
Seema Jayachandran

Odious Debt

w8933 Xavier Sala-i-Martin
The World Distribution of Income (estimated from Individual Country Distributions)

w8904 Xavier Sala-i-Martin
The Disturbing "Rise" of Global Income Inequality


2001
w8495 Anne Case
Does Money Protect Health Status? Evidence from South African Pensions

w8481 Edward Miguel
Michael Kremer

Worms: Education and Health Externalities in Kenya

w8438 Ann E. Harrison
Margaret S. McMillan

Does Direct Foreign Investment Affect Domestic Firms' Credit Constraints?

w8124 Timothy J. Hatton
Jeffrey G. Williamson

Demographic and Economic Pressure on Emigration Out of Africa

w8119 Jeffrey D. Sachs
Tropical Underdevelopment

w8114 John W. McArthur
Jeffrey D. Sachs

Institutions and Geography: Comment on Acemoglu, Johnson and Robinson (2000)


2000
w8061 Esther Duflo
Grandmothers and Granddaughters: Old Age Pension and Intra-household Allocation in South Africa

w8018 Paul Glewwe
Michael Kremer
Sylvie Moulin
Eric Zitzewitz

Retrospective vs. Prospective Analyses of School Inputs: The Case of Flip Charts in Kenya

w8003 Edward J. Kane
Tara Rice

Bank Runs and Banking Policies: Lessons for African Policymakers

w7896 Mary Kay Gugerty
Michael Kremer

Outside Funding of Community Organizations: Benefiting or Displacing the Poor?

w7771 Daron Acemoglu
Simon Johnson
James A. Robinson

The Colonial Origins of Comparative Development: An Empirical Investigation

w7743 Pierre-Richard Agenor
Joshua Aizenman

Savings and the Terms of Trade Under Borrowing Constraints

w7717 Michael Kremer
Creating Markets for New Vaccines Part II: Design Issues

w7716 Michael Kremer
Creating Markets for New Vaccines Part I: Rationale

w7594 Marianne Bertrand
Douglas Miller
Sendhil Mullainathan

Public Policy and Extended Families: Evidence from South Africa

w7541 Desmond McCarthy
Holger Wolf
Yi Wu

The Growth Costs of Malaria

w7530 Michael Kremer
Daniel Chen

Income-distribution Dynamics with Endogenous Fertility

t0250 Tomas J. Philipson
External Treatment Effects and Program Implementation Bias


1999
w7399 Anne Case
Motohiro Yogo

Does School Quality Matter? Returns to Education and the Characteristics of Schools in South Africa

w6942 Richard B. Freeman
David L. Lindauer

Why Not Africa?


1998
w6849 John Luke Gallup
Jeffrey D. Sachs
Andrew D. Mellinger

Geography and Economic Development

w6562 Dani Rodrik
Trade Policy and Economic Performance in Sub-Saharan Africa


1996
w5674 Michael Kremer
Charles Morcom

Elephants

w5572 Anne Case
Angus Deaton

Large Cash Transfers to the Elderly in South Africa


1995
w5398 Jeffrey D. Sachs
Andrew M. Warner

Natural Resource Abundance and Economic Growth

w5216 William H. Dow
Jessica Holmes
Tomas Philipson
Xavier Sala-i-Martin

Disease Complementarities and the Evaluation of Public Health Interventions


1994
w4805 Atish R. Ghosh
Holger C. Wolf

How Many Monies? A Genetic Approach to Finding Optimum Currency Areas


1993
w4488 Herschel I. Grossman
Murat Iyigun

Population Increase, Extralegal Appropriation, and the End of Colonialism


1992
w3947 Dani Rodrik
The Rush to Free Trade in the Developing World: Why So Late? Why Now? Will it Last?


1991
w3727 Shantayanan Devarajan
Dani Rodrik

Do the Benefits of Fixed Exchange Rates Outweigh Their Costs? The Franc Zone in Africa


1989
w3176 Shantayanan Devarajan
Dani Rodrik

Pro-Competitive Effects of Trade Reform: Results from a CGE Model of Cameroon

w2887 Mark Gertler
Kenneth Rogoff

Developing Country Borrowing and Domestic Wealth


1987
w2335 Jonathan S. Skinner
Taxation and Output Growth: Evidence from African Countries

w2220 William H. Branson
Jorge Braga de Macedo

Smuggler's Blues at the Central Bank: Lessons from Sudan


1985
w1574 Jorge Braga de Macedo
Collective Pegging to a Single Currency: The West African Monetary Union


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