Seasonal Liquidity, Rural Labor Markets and Agricultural Production
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We thank audience members at numerous seminars and conferences for comments and suggestions. We are grateful to the Growth and Labor Markets in Low Income Countries (GLM-LIC), the International Growth Centre, the Agricultural Technology Adoption Initiative (JPAL/CEGA) and an anonymous donor for financial support, and to Innovations for Poverty Action for logistical support. Many thanks to Rachel Levenson for careful oversight of the field work and to Daniel Velez Lopez, Chantelle Boudreaux and Carlos Riumallo Herl for assistance with the data. The project received IRB approval from the Harvard T. H Chan School of Public Health and the University of Zambia, and is registered on the AEA trial registry as AEARCTR-0000130. A pilot to this paper was circulated as NBER Working Paper No 20218. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.