Subsidies and the African Green Revolution: Direct Effects and Social Network Spillovers of Randomized Input Subsidies in Mozambique
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The BASIS Assets and Market Access Innovation Lab the United States Agency for International Development (grant number EDHA-00-06-0003-00) provided financial support for this study. We are also indebted to the International Fertilizer Development Corporation for their close collaboration, and in particular we thank Alexander Fernando, Robert Groot and Marcel Vandenberg. Aniceto Matias and Ines Vilela provided outstanding field management. We thank Luc Behaghel, Doug Gollin, Karen Macours, Craig McIntosh, Karthik Muralidharan and seminar participants at the NBER Transforming Rural Africa Workshop in Cambridge, MA, Barcelona GSE Summer Forum 2014, PACDEV 2014, MIEDC 2014, Paris School of Economics, UC Davis, UC San Diego and UC San Francisco for helpful feedback. We obtained IRB approval from the University of Michigan (HUM00033387). The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.