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Homepage:http://www.arec.umd.edu/kleonard
Postal address:2200 Symons Hall, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742
Workplace:Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Maryland, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2012

  1. Generosity norms and intrinsic motivation in health care provision: evidence from the laboratory and the field
    Working Papers, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Office of the Chief Economist Downloads
  2. Sex, competitiveness, and investment in offspring: On the origin of preferences
    Artefactual Field Experiments, The Field Experiments Website Downloads

2010

  1. Do health investments improve agricultural productivity?
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (6)

2009

  1. Gender differences in competition: Evidence from a matrilineal and a patriarchal society
    Artefactual Field Experiments, The Field Experiments Website Downloads View citations (99)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2008) Downloads View citations (39)

    See also Journal Article in Econometrica (2009)

2008

  1. Defining Access to Health Care: Evidence on the Importance of Quality and Distance in Rural Tanzania
    Working Papers, University of Maryland, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics Downloads
    See also Journal Article in American Journal of Agricultural Economics (2007)
  2. Idle Chatter or Learning? Evidence from Rural Tanzania of Social Learning about Clinicians and the Health System
    Working Papers, University of Maryland, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics Downloads
  3. Professionalism, Latent Professionalism and Organizational Demands for Health Care Quality in a Developing Country
    Working Papers, University of Maryland, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics Downloads View citations (1)
  4. The quality of medical advice in low-income countries
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (20)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Perspectives (2008)
  5. Using the Hawthorne Effect to Examine the Gap Between a Doctor's Best Possible Practice and Actual Performance
    Working Papers, University of Maryland, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2010)

2007

  1. Moving from the lab to the field: Exploring scrutiny and duration effects in lab experiments
    Natural Field Experiments, The Field Experiments Website Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Economics Letters (2008)

2003

  1. Outcome Versus Service Based Payment in Health Care: Lessons from African Traditional Healers
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Health Economics (2005)

2002

  1. Bypassing health centers in Tanzania: Revealed preferences for observable and unobservable quality
    Discussion Papers, Columbia University, Department of Economics Downloads

2001

  1. African Traditional Healers: The Economics of Healing
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads

2000

  1. African Traditional Healers and Outcome-Contingent Contracts in Health Care
    Discussion Papers, Columbia University, Department of Economics
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2003)
  2. How To Compensate Physicians When Both Patient and Physician Effort Are Unobservable
    Discussion Papers, Columbia University, Department of Economics

1998

  1. Institutional Solutions to the Principal-Agent Problem in African Health Care
    Discussion Papers, Columbia University, Department of Economics

Journal Articles

2010

  1. Professionalism and the know‐do gap: exploring intrinsic motivation among health workers in Tanzania
    Health Economics, 2010, 19, (12), 1461-1477 Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Using the Hawthorne effect to examine the gap between a doctor's best possible practice and actual performance
    Journal of Development Economics, 2010, 93, (2), 226-234 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2008)

2009

  1. Gender Differences in Competition: Evidence From a Matrilineal and a Patriarchal Society
    Econometrica, 2009, 77, (5), 1637-1664 Downloads View citations (166)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  2. Idle chatter or learning? Evidence of social learning about clinicians and the health system from rural Tanzania
    Social Science & Medicine, 2009, 69, (2), 183-190 Downloads View citations (3)
  3. The cost of imperfect agency in health care: Evidence from rural Cameroun
    Journal of Development Economics, 2009, 88, (2), 282-291 Downloads View citations (2)

2008

  1. Is patient satisfaction sensitive to changes in the quality of care? An exploitation of the Hawthorne effect
    Journal of Health Economics, 2008, 27, (2), 444-459 Downloads View citations (8)
  2. Moving from the lab to the field: Exploring scrutiny and duration effects in lab experiments
    Economics Letters, 2008, 100, (2), 284-287 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  3. The Quality of Medical Advice in Low-Income Countries
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2008, 22, (2), 93-114 Downloads View citations (25)
    See also Working Paper (2008)

2007

  1. Defining Access to Health Care: Evidence on the Importance of Quality and Distance in Rural Tanzania
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2007, 91, (2), 347-358 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  2. Getting Doctors to Do Their Best: The Roles of Ability and Motivation in Health Care Quality
    Journal of Human Resources, 2007, 42, (3) Downloads View citations (14)
  3. Learning in Health Care: Evidence of Learning about Clinician Quality in Tanzania
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2007, 55, 531-555 Downloads View citations (7)
    Also in Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2007, 55, (3), 531-55 (2007) View citations (9)

2006

  1. Market Institutions in Sub-Saharan Africa: Theory and Evidence. By MARCEL FAFCHAMPS
    Economica, 2006, 73, (291), 552-553 Downloads
  2. Outpatient process quality evaluation and the Hawthorne Effect
    Social Science & Medicine, 2006, 63, (9), 2330-2340 Downloads View citations (13)

2005

  1. Outcome versus service based payments in health care: lessons from African traditional healers
    Health Economics, 2005, 14, (6), 575-593 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2003)
  2. The use of direct clinician observation and vignettes for health services quality evaluation in developing countries
    Social Science & Medicine, 2005, 61, (9), 1944-1951 Downloads View citations (7)

2004

  1. The Political Economy of Improving Health Care for the Poor in Rural Africa: Institutional Solutions to the Principal-Agent Problem
    Journal of Development Studies, 2004, 40, (4), 50-77 Downloads

2003

  1. African traditional healers and outcome-contingent contracts in health care
    Journal of Development Economics, 2003, 71, (1), 1-22 Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Working Paper (2000)

2002

  1. Bypassing Health Centres in Tanzania: Revealed Preferences for Quality
    Journal of African Economies, 2002, 11, (4), 441-471 View citations (10)
  2. When both states and markets fail: asymmetric information and the role of NGOs in African health care
    International Review of Law and Economics, 2002, 22, (1), 61-80 Downloads View citations (13)
 
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