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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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2018
w25026 Elena Serfilippi
Michael Carter
Catherine Guirkinger

Insurance Contracts when Individuals "Greatly Value" Certainty: Results from a Field Experiment in Burkina Faso
w25022 Katherine Casey
Rachel Glennerster
Edward Miguel
Maarten Voors

Skill versus Voice in Local Development
w25012 Joshua Aizenman
Yothin Jinjarak
Hien Thi Kim Nguyen
Donghyun Park

Fiscal Space and Government-Spending & Tax-Rate Cyclicality Patterns: A Cross-Country Comparison, 1960-2016
w25007 David Yermack
FinTech in Sub-Saharan Africa: What Has Worked Well, and What Hasn't
w24999 Christopher Blattman
Nathan Fiala
Sebastian Martinez

The Long Term Impacts of Grants on Poverty: 9-year Evidence From Uganda's Youth Opportunities Program
w24965 Thibault Fally
James Sayre

Commodity Trade Matters
w24962 Adrienne M. Lucas
Nicholas L. Wilson

Schooling, Wealth, Risky Sexual Behavior, and HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa
w24912 Lori Beaman
Ariel BenYishay
Jeremy Magruder
Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak

Can Network Theory-based Targeting Increase Technology Adoption?
w24911 Daniel O. Gilligan
Naureen Karachiwalla
Ibrahim Kasirye
Adrienne M. Lucas
Derek Neal

Educator Incentives and Educational Triage in Rural Primary Schools
w24908 Cátia Batista
Marcel Fafchamps
Pedro C. Vicente

Keep It Simple: A Field Experiment on Information Sharing in Social Networks
w24876 Isaac Mbiti
Karthik Muralidharan
Mauricio Romero
Youdi Schipper
Constantine Manda
Rakesh Rajani

Inputs, Incentives, and Complementarities in Education: Experimental Evidence from Tanzania
w24870 Michael Geruso
Dean Spears

Heat, Humidity, and Infant Mortality in the Developing World
w24758 Giorgio Chiovelli
Stelios Michalopoulos
Elias Papaioannou

Landmines and Spatial Development
w24666 Emilio Depetris-Chauvin
Ruben Durante
Filipe R. Campante

Building Nations Through Shared Experiences: Evidence from African Football
w24610 Rebecca Dizon-Ross
Parents' Beliefs About Their Children's Academic Ability: Implications for Educational Investments
w24594 Hilary W. Hoynes
Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach

Safety Net Investments in Children
w24564 Günther Fink
B. Kelsey Jack
Felix Masiye

Seasonal Liquidity, Rural Labor Markets and Agricultural Production
w24562 Gilles Duranton
Anthony J. Venables

Place-Based Policies for Development
w24546 Ashantha Ranasinghe
Diego Restuccia

Financial Frictions and the Rule of Law
w24482 Alexandra C. Hartman
Robert A. Blair
Christopher Blattman

Engineering Informal Institutions: Long-run Impacts of Alternative Dispute Resolution on Violence and Property Rights in Liberia
w24476 Marshall Burke
Lauren Falcao Bergquist
Edward Miguel

Sell Low and Buy High: Arbitrage and Local Price Effects in Kenyan Markets
w24461 Girum Abebe
Margaret S. McMillan
Michel Serafinelli

Foreign Direct Investment and Knowledge Diffusion in Poor Locations: Evidence from Ethiopia
w24452 Jesse K. Anttila-Hughes
Lia C.H. Fernald
Paul J. Gertler
Patrick Krause
Bruce Wydick

Mortality from Nestlé's Marketing of Infant Formula in Low and Middle-Income Countries
w24391 Shilpa Aggarwal
Eilin Francis
Jonathan Robinson

Grain Today, Gain Tomorrow: Evidence from a Storage Experiment with Savings Clubs in Kenya
w24309 Achyuta Adhvaryu
James E. Fenske
Gaurav Khanna
Anant Nyshadham

Resources, Conflict, and Economic Development in Africa
w24271 Abhijit Banerjee
Dean Karlan
Robert Darko Osei
Hannah Trachtman
Christopher Udry

Unpacking a Multi-Faceted Program to Build Sustainable Income for the Very Poor
w24209 Jacob Moscona
Nathan Nunn
James A. Robinson

Social Structure and Conflict: Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa
w24206 Michael Kremer
Christopher M. Snyder

Preventives Versus Treatments Redux: Tighter Bounds on Distortions in Innovation Incentives with an Application to the Global Demand for HIV Pharmaceuticals
w24194 Jessica Leight
Dana Foarta
Rohini Pande
Laura Ralston

Value for Money? Community Targeting in Vote-Buying and Politician Accountability
w24192 Kelsey Jack
Seema Jayachandran
Sarojini Rao

Environmental Externalities and Free-riding in the Household

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