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2020

  1. Does Poverty Change Labor Supply? Evidence from Multiple Income Effects and 115,579 Bags
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2020) Downloads
  2. In Praise of Moderation: Suggestions for the Scope and Use of Pre-Analysis Plans for RCTs in Economics
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
  3. Long-term Effects of the Targeting the Ultra Poor Program
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  4. Messages on COVID-19 Prevention in India Increased Symptoms Reporting and Adherence to Preventive Behaviors Among 25 Million Recipients with Similar Effects on Non-recipient Members of Their Communities
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)
  5. Public Information is an Incentive for Politicians: Experimental Evidence from Delhi Elections
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
  6. Spatial Mismatches and Imperfect Information in the Job Search
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (2)
  7. The challenges of universal health insurance in developing countries: Evidence from a large-scale randomized experiment in Indonesia
    The Warwick Economics Research Paper Series (TWERPS), University of Warwick, Department of Economics Downloads
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2019) Downloads
    CAGE Online Working Paper Series, Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE) (2020) Downloads

2019

  1. Can Microfinance Unlock a Poverty Trap for Some Entrepreneurs?
    Discussion Papers Series, Department of Economics, Tufts University, Department of Economics, Tufts University Downloads View citations (8)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2019) Downloads View citations (8)
  2. E-governance, Accountability, and Leakage in Public Programs: Experimental Evidence from a Financial Management Reform in India
    The Warwick Economics Research Paper Series (TWERPS), University of Warwick, Department of Economics Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, eSocialSciences (2016) Downloads View citations (12)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2017) Downloads View citations (2)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2016) Downloads View citations (10)
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government (2016) Downloads View citations (10)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Journal: Applied Economics (2020)
  3. Field experiments and the practice of economics
    Nobel Prize in Economics documents, Nobel Prize Committee Downloads
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2020)
  4. Growing Cleavages in India? Evidence from the Changing Structure of Party Electorates, 1962-2014
    Working Papers, HAL Downloads
    Also in PSE Working Papers, HAL (2019) Downloads
    World Inequality Lab Working Papers, HAL (2019) Downloads
  5. Naive Learning with Uninformed Agents
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
  6. The Efficient Deployment of Police Resources: Theory and New Evidence from a Randomized Drunk Driving Crackdown in India
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2019) Downloads
  7. The Entertaining Way to Behavioral Change: Fighting HIV with MTV
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2019) Downloads View citations (13)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2019) Downloads View citations (7)
  8. Universal Basic Income in the Developing World
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)

2018

  1. The (Lack of) Distortionary Effects of Proxy-Means Tests: Results from a Nationwide Experiment in Indonesia
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2018) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Unpacking a Multi-Faceted Program to Build Sustainable Income for the Very Poor
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2018) Downloads View citations (2)
  3. When Less is More: Experimental Evidence on Information Delivery During India's Demonetization
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (12)

2017

  1. A Theory of Experimenters
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Contracting out the Last-Mile of Service Delivery: Subsidized Food Distribution in Indonesia
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2015) Downloads View citations (3)
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government (2016) Downloads
  3. From Proof of Concept to Scalable Policies: Challenges and Solutions, with an Application
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (48)
    Also in Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government (2016) Downloads View citations (7)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2016) Downloads View citations (8)
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences (2016) Downloads View citations (4)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Perspectives (2017)

2016

  1. Can Iron-Fortified Salt Control Anemia? Evidence from Two Experiments in Rural Bihar
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2016) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2018)
  2. Decision Theoretic Approaches to Experiment Design and External Validity
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (12)
  3. Mainstreaming an Effective Intervention: Evidence from Randomized Evaluations of "Teaching at the Right Level" in India
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (14)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2016) Downloads View citations (18)
  4. Mainstreaming an Effective Intervention: Evidence from Randomized Evaluations of “Teaching at the Right Level†in India
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads View citations (13)

2015

  1. Debunking the Stereotype of the Lazy Welfare Recipient
    CID Working Papers, Center for International Development at Harvard University Downloads
  2. Debunking the Stereotype of the Lazy Welfare Recipient: Evidence from Cash Transfer Programs Worldwide
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads View citations (14)
  3. Movies, Margins and Marketing: Encouraging the Adoption of Iron-Fortified Salt
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Chapter (2015)
  4. Policies for a Better-Fed World
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2015) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Review of World Economics (Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv) (2016)
  5. The Power of Transparency: Information, Identification Cards and Food Subsidy Programs in Indonesia
    CID Working Papers, Center for International Development at Harvard University Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government (2015) Downloads View citations (1)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2015) Downloads View citations (1)

2014

  1. (Measured) Profit is Not Welfare: Evidence from an Experiment on Bundling Microcredit and Insurance
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Aggregate Fertility and Household Savings: A General Equilibrium Analysis using Micro Data
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (33)
    Also in Working Papers, eSocialSciences (2014) Downloads View citations (32)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2014) Downloads View citations (32)
  3. Gossip: Identifying Central Individuals in a Social Network
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (27)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2014) Downloads View citations (26)
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences (2014) Downloads View citations (31)
  4. How Much do Existing Borrowers Value Microfinance? Evidence from an Experiment on Bundling Microcredit and Insurance
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Economica (2018)
  5. Under the Thumb of History? Political Institutions and the Scope for Action
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2014) Downloads View citations (4)
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences (2014) Downloads View citations (4)

    See also Journal Article in Annual Review of Economics (2014)

2013

  1. Does Elite Capture Matter? Local Elites and Targeted Welfare Programs in Indonesia
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Downloads View citations (18)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2013) Downloads View citations (17)
    CID Working Papers, Center for International Development at Harvard University (2013) Downloads View citations (10)

    See also Journal Article in AEA Papers and Proceedings (2019)
  2. Ordeal Mechanisms In Targeting: Theory And Evidence From A Field Experiment In Indonesia
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (8)
    Also in CID Working Papers, Center for International Development at Harvard University (2012) Downloads View citations (12)
  3. The Miracle of Microfinance? Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (87)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2013) Downloads View citations (87)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Journal: Applied Economics (2015)

2012

  1. Can Institutions Be Reformed from Within? Evidence from a Randomized Experiment with the Rajasthan Police
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (21)
    Also in Working Papers, eSocialSciences (2012) Downloads View citations (15)
  2. Corruption
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government (2012) Downloads
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences (2012) Downloads View citations (1)
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard Kennedy School of Government (2012) Downloads View citations (4)

    See also Chapter (2012)
  3. Improving Police Performance in Rajasthan, India: Experimental Evidence on Incentives, Managerial Autonomy and Training
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (19)
  4. Marry for What? Caste and Mate Selection in Modern India
    Documentos de Trabajo, Instituto de Economia. Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. Downloads
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2009) Downloads View citations (7)
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences (2009) Downloads View citations (26)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2009) Downloads View citations (15)
    STICERD - Economic Organisation and Public Policy Discussion Papers Series, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE (2009) Downloads View citations (7)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Journal: Microeconomics (2013)
  5. Network Structure and the Aggregation of Information: Theory and Evidence from Indonesia
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard Kennedy School of Government Downloads View citations (17)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2012) Downloads View citations (12)
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences (2012) Downloads View citations (6)
    CID Working Papers, Center for International Development at Harvard University (2012) Downloads View citations (6)
    Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government (2012) Downloads View citations (9)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2016)
  6. On the Road: Access to Transportation Infrastructure and Economic Growth in China
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (190)
    Also in Working Papers, eSocialSciences (2012) Downloads View citations (138)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2012) Downloads View citations (170)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2020)
  7. The Diffusion of Microfinance
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (55)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2012) Downloads View citations (33)

2011

  1. Being Surveyed Can Change Later Behavior and Related Parameter Estimates
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard University Department of Economics Downloads View citations (51)
  2. Computer-assisted learning: Evidence from a randomized experiment
    Framed Field Experiments, The Field Experiments Website Downloads View citations (2)

2010

  1. Giving Credit Where it is Due
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (45)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Perspectives (2010)
  2. History Institutions and Economic Performance: The Legacy of Colonial Land Tenure Systems in India
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2005)
  3. Long run health impacts of income shocks: Wine and phylloxera in 19th century France
    Post-Print, HAL View citations (26)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2007) Downloads View citations (41)
    PSE-Ecole d'économie de Paris (Postprint), HAL (2010) View citations (6)
  4. Targeting the Poor: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Indonesia
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2012)
  5. The Shape of Temptation: Implications for the Economic Lives of the Poor
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (131)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2010) Downloads View citations (126)
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences (2010) Downloads View citations (101)
  6. Volatility and growth: Credit constraints and the composition of investment
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard University Department of Economics Downloads View citations (262)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Monetary Economics (2010)
  7. Word of Mouth Learning
    Levine's Working Paper Archive, David K. Levine Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Games and Economic Behavior (2004)
  8. Word-of-Mouth Communication and Social Learning
    Levine's Working Paper Archive, David K. Levine Downloads View citations (28)

2008

  1. Limited Attention and Income Distribution
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard University Department of Economics Downloads View citations (31)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2008)
  2. Pitfalls of Participatory Programs: Evidence From a Randomized Evaluation in Education in India
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (19)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2008) Downloads View citations (18)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2008) Downloads View citations (20)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Journal: Economic Policy (2010)
  3. The Experimental Approach to Development Economics
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (39)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2008) Downloads View citations (42)

    See also Journal Article in Annual Review of Economics (2009)
  4. What is Middle Class About the Middle Classes Around the World?
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads View citations (142)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2007) Downloads View citations (12)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Perspectives (2008)

2007

  1. Aging and Death under a Dollar a Day
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Chapter (2010)
  2. Educational Policy and the Economics of the Family
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2004)
  3. Long Run Impacts of Income Shocks: Wine and Phylloxera in 19th Century France
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (11)
  4. Parochial Politics: Ethnic Preferences and Politician Corruption
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads View citations (26)
    Also in Working Paper Series, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government (2007) Downloads View citations (37)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2007) Downloads View citations (37)
  5. Public Action for Public Goods
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (25)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2007) Downloads View citations (10)

    See also Chapter (2008)
  6. Why Has Unemployment Risen in the New South Africa
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (49)
    See also Journal Article in The Economics of Transition (2008)

2006

  1. Can information campaigns spark local participation and improve outcomes ? A study of primary education in Uttar Pradesh, India
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Remedying Education: Evidence from Two Randomised Experiments in India
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads
    Also in Framed Field Experiments, The Field Experiments Website (2005) Downloads View citations (28)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2005) Downloads View citations (26)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2006) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (2007)
  3. The Economic Lives of the Poor
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (28)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Perspectives (2007)

2005

  1. New Directions in Development Economics: Theory or Empirics? A Symposium in Economic and Political Weekly
    Boston University - Department of Economics - The Institute for Economic Development Working Papers Series, Boston University - Department of Economics Downloads View citations (8)
    Also in Working Papers, Cornell University, Department of Applied Economics and Management (2005) Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Top Indian incomes, 1922-2000
    Post-Print, HAL View citations (23)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2004) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in World Bank Economic Review (2005)
  3. Volatility and Growth: Credit Constraints and Productivity-Enhancing Investment
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (155)

2004

  1. Do Firms Want to Borrow More? Testing Credit Constraints Using a Directed Lending Program
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (64)
    See also Journal Article in Review of Economic Studies (2014)
  2. Financial Development and the Instability of Open Economies
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard University Department of Economics Downloads View citations (162)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2004) Downloads View citations (162)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Monetary Economics (2004)
  3. Health care delivery in rural rajasthan
    Framed Field Experiments, The Field Experiments Website Downloads View citations (33)
  4. The political economy of public goods: Some evidence from India
    Discussion Papers, Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi Downloads
    Also in Indian Statistical Institute, Planning Unit, New Delhi Discussion Papers, Indian Statistical Institute, New Delhi, India (2004) Downloads View citations (29)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2007)
  5. Wealth, health, and health services in rural rajasthan
    Framed Field Experiments, The Field Experiments Website Downloads View citations (38)
    Also in Working Papers, Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Research Program in Development Studies. (2003) Downloads
    Working Papers, Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Center for Health and Wellbeing. (2003) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2004)

2003

  1. Eviction Threats and Investment Incentives
    STICERD - Development Economics Papers - From 2008 this series has been superseded by Economic Organisation and Public Policy Discussion Papers, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library (2003) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2004)

2002

  1. Strategy for Economic Reform in West Bengal
    Working Papers, Cornell University, Center for Analytic Economics Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Top Indian Incomes, 1956-2000
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (1)

2001

  1. A Corporate Balance Sheet Approach to Currency Crises
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (37)
    Also in Working Papers, Swiss National Bank, Study Center Gerzensee (2001) Downloads View citations (29)
    Cahiers de Recherches Economiques du Département d'économie, Université de Lausanne, Faculté des HEC, Département d’économie (2001) Downloads View citations (29)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Theory (2004)
  2. Currency Crises and Monetary Policy in an Economy with Credit Constraints
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard University Department of Economics Downloads View citations (272)
    Also in Working Papers, Swiss National Bank, Study Center Gerzensee (2000) Downloads View citations (63)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2000) Downloads View citations (49)

    See also Journal Article in European Economic Review (2001)

2000

  1. Capital Markets and the Instability of Open Economies
    Working Papers, Swiss National Bank, Study Center Gerzensee Downloads View citations (39)
    Also in Working Papers, Swiss National Bank, Study Center Gerzensee (1999) Downloads View citations (36)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (1999) Downloads View citations (37)
  2. Inequality and Growth: What Can the Data Say?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (68)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Growth (2003)
  3. Networks, Migration and Investment: Insiders and Outsiders in Tirupur's Production Cluster
    William Davidson Institute Working Papers Series, William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan Downloads View citations (5)

1999

  1. A Simple Model of Monetary Policy and Currency Crises
    Cahiers de Recherches Economiques du Département d'économie, Université de Lausanne, Faculté des HEC, Département d’économie Downloads View citations (22)
    Also in Working Papers, Swiss National Bank, Study Center Gerzensee (1999) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in European Economic Review (2000)
  2. Dualism and Macroeconomic Volatility
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard University Department of Economics Downloads View citations (215)
    Also in CEPREMAP Working Papers (Couverture Orange), CEPREMAP (1997) Downloads View citations (12)

    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (1999)
  3. Land Reforms: Prospects and Strategies
    Working papers, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Economics View citations (11)
  4. Reputation Effects and the Limits of Contracting: A Study of the Indian Software Industry
    Working papers, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Economics View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (2000)

1998

  1. Empowerment and Efficiency: The Economics of Agrarian Reform
    Working papers, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Economics View citations (6)
  2. Financial Liberalization and Volatility in Emerging Market Economies
    Cahiers de Recherches Economiques du Département d'économie, Université de Lausanne, Faculté des HEC, Département d’économie Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in Working Papers, Swiss National Bank, Study Center Gerzensee (1998) Downloads View citations (7)

1997

  1. A Theory of Misgovernance
    Working papers, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Economics View citations (222)
    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (1997)
  2. Inequality, control Rights and Rent Seeking - A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis of Sugar Cooperatives in Maharashtra
    Boston University - Institute for Economic Development, Boston University, Institute for Economic Development View citations (3)

1996

  1. A DUAL-ECONOMY MODEL OF MODERNIZATION AND DEVELOPMENT
    Harvard Institute for International Development (HIID) Papers, Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government Downloads View citations (2)
  2. A Walrasian Theory of Money
    Harvard Institute of Economic Research Working Papers, Harvard - Institute of Economic Research View citations (16)
  3. Neutrally Stable Outcomes in Cheap Talk Games
    Working Paper Series, Research Institute of Industrial Economics Downloads
  4. The Econometric Analysis of Economic Policy
    Economics Working Papers, European University Institute View citations (22)

1993

  1. Evolutionary Selection with Discriminating Players
    Working Paper Series, Research Institute of Industrial Economics Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in Harvard Institute of Economic Research Working Papers, Harvard - Institute of Economic Research (1993) View citations (5)
  2. Thy Neighbor's Keeper: the Design of a Credit Cooperative with Theory and a Test
    Working Papers, Yale - Economic Growth Center View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (1994)

1992

  1. Do Quantity Setting Oligopolists Play the Cournot Equilibrium?
    Harvard Institute of Economic Research Working Papers, Harvard - Institute of Economic Research
  2. Evolution and Rationality: Some Recent Game-Theoretic Results
    Working Paper Series, Research Institute of Industrial Economics Downloads
  3. Thy Neighbor's Keeper: The Disign of Credit Cooperative with Theory and Evidence
    Working Papers, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Development Studies View citations (1)

1990

  1. Occupational Choice and the Process of Development
    Discussion Papers, Northwestern University, Center for Mathematical Studies in Economics and Management Science Downloads View citations (85)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Political Economy (1993)
  2. PEER GROUP EXTERNALITIES AND THE LEARNING INCENTIVES: A THEORY OF NERD BEHAVIOR
    Working Papers, Princeton, Woodrow Wilson School - Discussion Paper View citations (11)

1989

  1. Risk-Bearing and the Theory of Income Distribution
    Discussion Papers, Northwestern University, Center for Mathematical Studies in Economics and Management Science Downloads View citations (24)
    See also Journal Article in Review of Economic Studies (1991)

1988

  1. Imperfect information and the permanent income hypothesis
    Staff Memoranda, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago View citations (1)

Undated

  1. Neutrally Stable Outcomes in Cheap Talk Coordination Games
    ELSE working papers, ESRC Centre on Economics Learning and Social Evolution View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Games and Economic Behavior (2000)

Journal Articles

2020

  1. A Theory of Experimenters: Robustness, Randomization, and Balance
    American Economic Review, 2020, 110, (4), 1206-30 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. E-governance, Accountability, and Leakage in Public Programs: Experimental Evidence from a Financial Management Reform in India
    American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2020, 12, (4), 39-72 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2019)
  3. Field Experiments and the Practice of Economics
    American Economic Review, 2020, 110, (7), 1937-51 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2019)
  4. On the road: Access to transportation infrastructure and economic growth in China
    Journal of Development Economics, 2020, 145, (C) Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper (2012)

2019

  1. Does Elite Capture Matter? Local Elites and Targeted Welfare Programs in Indonesia
    AEA Papers and Proceedings, 2019, 109, 334-39 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  2. Entertainment, Education, and Attitudes Toward Domestic Violence
    AEA Papers and Proceedings, 2019, 109, 133-37 Downloads View citations (8)
  3. Private Outsourcing and Competition: Subsidized Food Distribution in Indonesia
    Journal of Political Economy, 2019, 127, (1), 101 - 137 Downloads View citations (3)
  4. Using Gossips to Spread Information: Theory and Evidence from Two Randomized Controlled Trials
    Review of Economic Studies, 2019, 86, (6), 2453-2490 Downloads View citations (14)

2018

  1. Can iron-fortified salt control anemia? Evidence from two experiments in rural Bihar
    Journal of Development Economics, 2018, 133, (C), 127-146 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2016)
  2. How Much do Existing Borrowers Value Microfinance? Evidence from an Experiment on Bundling Microcredit and Insurance
    Economica, 2018, 85, (340), 671-700 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2014)
  3. Tangible Information and Citizen Empowerment: Identification Cards and Food Subsidy Programs in Indonesia
    Journal of Political Economy, 2018, 126, (2), 451 - 491 Downloads View citations (13)

2017

  1. Debunking the Stereotype of the Lazy Welfare Recipient: Evidence from Cash Transfer Programs
    World Bank Research Observer, 2017, 32, (2), 155-184 Downloads View citations (26)
  2. From Proof of Concept to Scalable Policies: Challenges and Solutions, with an Application
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2017, 31, (4), 73-102 Downloads View citations (47)
    See also Working Paper (2017)
  3. Store within a store: Matched versus mismatched image perceptions
    Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services, 2017, 36, (C), 53-61 Downloads View citations (2)

2016

  1. Network Structure and the Aggregation of Information: Theory and Evidence from Indonesia
    American Economic Review, 2016, 106, (7), 1663-1704 Downloads View citations (22)
    See also Working Paper (2012)
  2. Policies for a better-fed world
    Review of World Economics (Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv), 2016, 152, (1), 3-17 Downloads View citations (7)
    Also in Review of World Economics (Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv), 2016, 152, (1), 3-17 (2016) Downloads View citations (6)

    See also Working Paper (2015)
  3. Self-Targeting: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Indonesia
    Journal of Political Economy, 2016, 124, (2), 371 - 427 Downloads View citations (23)

2015

  1. Six Randomized Evaluations of Microcredit: Introduction and Further Steps
    American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2015, 7, (1), 1-21 Downloads View citations (176)
  2. The Miracle of Microfinance? Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation
    American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2015, 7, (1), 22-53 Downloads View citations (208)
    See also Working Paper (2013)

2014

  1. (Dis)organization and Success in an Economics MOOC
    American Economic Review, 2014, 104, (5), 514-18 Downloads View citations (9)
  2. Bundling Health Insurance and Microfinance in India: There Cannot Be Adverse Selection If There Is No Demand
    American Economic Review, 2014, 104, (5), 291-97 Downloads View citations (20)
  3. Do Firms Want to Borrow More? Testing Credit Constraints Using a Directed Lending Program
    Review of Economic Studies, 2014, 81, (2), 572-607 Downloads View citations (114)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  4. Under the Thumb of History? Political Institutions and the Scope for Action
    Annual Review of Economics, 2014, 6, (1), 951-971 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2014)

2013

  1. Analysis of finite-buffer bulk-arrival bulk-service queue with variable service capacity and batch-size-dependent service: M X /G Y r /1/N
    International Journal of Mathematics in Operational Research, 2013, 5, (3), 358-386 Downloads
  2. Marry for What? Caste and Mate Selection in Modern India
    American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, 2013, 5, (2), 33-72 Downloads View citations (51)
    See also Working Paper (2012)
  3. Microcredit Under the Microscope: What Have We Learned in the Past Two Decades, and What Do We Need to Know?
    Annual Review of Economics, 2013, 5, (1), 487-519 Downloads View citations (83)
  4. Response to 'A Re-Examination of Banerjee and Iyer' by Iversen, Palmer-Jones and Sen
    Journal of Development Studies, 2013, 49, (12), 1647-1650 Downloads View citations (2)

2012

  1. Targeting the Poor: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Indonesia
    American Economic Review, 2012, 102, (4), 1206-40 Downloads View citations (97)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2010

  1. Giving Credit Where It Is Due
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2010, 24, (3), 61-80 Downloads View citations (45)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  2. Long-Run Health Impacts of Income Shocks: Wine and Phylloxera in Nineteenth-Century France
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2010, 92, (4), 714-728 Downloads View citations (72)
  3. Pitfalls of Participatory Programs: Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation in Education in India
    American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 2010, 2, (1), 1-30 Downloads View citations (126)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  4. Volatility and growth: Credit constraints and the composition of investment
    Journal of Monetary Economics, 2010, 57, (3), 246-265 Downloads View citations (266)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  5. Why Does Misallocation Persist?
    American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, 2010, 2, (1), 189-206 Downloads View citations (69)

2009

  1. L'approche expérimentale en économie du développement
    Revue d'économie politique, 2009, 119, (5), 691-726 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Labor market discrimination in Delhi: Evidence from a field experiment
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 2009, 37, (1), 14-27 Downloads View citations (58)
  3. The Experimental Approach to Development Economics
    Annual Review of Economics, 2009, 1, (1), 151-178 Downloads View citations (99)
    See also Working Paper (2008)

2008

  1. Limited Attention and Income Distribution
    American Economic Review, 2008, 98, (2), 489-93 Downloads View citations (30)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  2. Putting a Band-Aid on a Corpse: Incentives for Nurses in the Indian Public Health Care System
    Journal of the European Economic Association, 2008, 6, (2-3), 487-500 Downloads View citations (25)
  3. What Is Middle Class about the Middle Classes around the World?
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2008, 22, (2), 3-28 Downloads View citations (182)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  4. Why has unemployment risen in the New South Africa?1
    The Economics of Transition, 2008, 16, (4), 715-740 Downloads View citations (66)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

2007

  1. Remedying Education: Evidence from Two Randomized Experiments in India
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2007, 122, (3), 1235-1264 Downloads View citations (416)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  2. The Economic Lives of the Poor
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2007, 21, (1), 141-168 Downloads View citations (403)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  3. The political economy of public goods: Some evidence from India
    Journal of Development Economics, 2007, 82, (2), 287-314 Downloads View citations (192)
    See also Working Paper (2004)

2006

  1. A global survey of hydrogen energy research, development and policy
    Energy Policy, 2006, 34, (7), 781-792 Downloads View citations (18)
  2. Addressing Absence
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2006, 20, (1), 117-132 Downloads View citations (61)
  3. Erratum to "A global survey of hydrogen energy research, development and policy": [Energy Policy 34 (2006) 781-792]
    Energy Policy, 2006, 34, (11), 1318-1208 Downloads
  4. The paradox of Indian growth: A comment on Kochhar et al
    Journal of Monetary Economics, 2006, 53, (5), 1021-1026 Downloads View citations (7)

2005

  1. Banking Reform in India
    India Policy Forum, 2005, 1, (1), 277-332 Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in India Policy Forum, 2004, 1, (1), 277-332 (2004) Downloads View citations (25)
  2. History, Institutions, and Economic Performance: The Legacy of Colonial Land Tenure Systems in India
    American Economic Review, 2005, 95, (4), 1190-1213 Downloads View citations (376)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  3. History, Social Divisions, and Public Goods in Rural India
    Journal of the European Economic Association, 2005, 3, (2-3), 639-647 Downloads View citations (118)
  4. Symposium on
    The Economics of Transition, 2005, 13, (3), 421-425 Downloads View citations (6)
  5. Top Indian Incomes, 1922-2000
    World Bank Economic Review, 2005, 19, (1), 1-20 View citations (33)
    See also Working Paper (2005)

2004

  1. A corporate balance-sheet approach to currency crises
    Journal of Economic Theory, 2004, 119, (1), 6-30 Downloads View citations (121)
    See also Working Paper (2001)
  2. Educational policy and the economics of the family
    Journal of Development Economics, 2004, 74, (1), 3-32 Downloads View citations (27)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  3. Eviction threats and investment incentives
    Journal of Development Economics, 2004, 74, (2), 469-488 Downloads View citations (32)
    See also Working Paper (2003)
  4. Financial development and the instability of open economies
    Journal of Monetary Economics, 2004, 51, (6), 1077-1106 Downloads View citations (164)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  5. How Efficiently is Capital Allocated? Evidence from the Knitted Garment Industry in Tirupur
    Review of Economic Studies, 2004, 71, (1), 19-42 Downloads View citations (93)
  6. Wealth, Health, and Health Services in Rural Rajasthan
    American Economic Review, 2004, 94, (2), 326-330 Downloads View citations (47)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  7. Word-of-mouth learning
    Games and Economic Behavior, 2004, 46, (1), 1-22 Downloads View citations (110)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2003

  1. Eco-labeling for energy efficiency and sustainability: a meta-evaluation of US programs
    Energy Policy, 2003, 31, (2), 109-123 Downloads View citations (85)
  2. Inequality and Growth: What Can the Data Say?
    Journal of Economic Growth, 2003, 8, (3), 267-99 Downloads View citations (397)
    See also Working Paper (2000)
  3. The (Mis)Allocation of Capital
    Journal of the European Economic Association, 2003, 1, (2-3), 484-494 Downloads View citations (24)
  4. The World Bank of the Future
    American Economic Review, 2003, 93, (2), 39-44 Downloads View citations (5)

2002

  1. Empowerment and Efficiency: Tenancy Reform in West Bengal
    Journal of Political Economy, 2002, 110, (2), 239-280 Downloads View citations (206)

2001

  1. A Simple Model of Voice
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2001, 116, (1), 189-227 Downloads View citations (52)
  2. Currency crises and monetary policy in an economy with credit constraints
    European Economic Review, 2001, 45, (7), 1121-1150 Downloads View citations (261)
    See also Working Paper (2001)
  3. Inequality, Control Rights, and Rent Seeking: Sugar Cooperatives in Maharashtra
    Journal of Political Economy, 2001, 109, (1), 138-190 Downloads View citations (53)

2000

  1. A simple model of monetary policy and currency crises
    European Economic Review, 2000, 44, (4-6), 728-738 Downloads View citations (152)
    See also Working Paper (1999)
  2. Neutrally Stable Outcomes in Cheap-Talk Coordination Games
    Games and Economic Behavior, 2000, 32, (1), 1-24 Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Working Paper
  3. Reputation Effects and the Limits of Contracting: A Study of the Indian Software Industry
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2000, 115, (3), 989-1017 Downloads View citations (163)
    See also Working Paper (1999)

1999

  1. Dualism and Macroeconomic Volatility
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1999, 114, (4), 1359-1397 Downloads View citations (215)
    See also Working Paper (1999)

1998

  1. Information, the Dual Economy, and Development
    Review of Economic Studies, 1998, 65, (4), 631-653 Downloads View citations (72)

1997

  1. A Theory of Misgovernance
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1997, 112, (4), 1289-1332 Downloads View citations (224)
    See also Working Paper (1997)

1996

  1. A Walrasian Theory of Money and Barter
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1996, 111, (4), 955-1005 Downloads View citations (53)

1994

  1. Poverty, Incentives, and Development
    American Economic Review, 1994, 84, (2), 211-15 Downloads View citations (57)
  2. Thy Neighbor's Keeper: The Design of a Credit Cooperative with Theory and a Test
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1994, 109, (2), 491-515 Downloads View citations (244)
    See also Working Paper (1993)

1993

  1. Occupational Choice and the Process of Development
    Journal of Political Economy, 1993, 101, (2), 274-98 Downloads View citations (1268)
    See also Working Paper (1990)
  2. The Economics of Rumours
    Review of Economic Studies, 1993, 60, (2), 309-327 Downloads View citations (53)

1992

  1. A Simple Model of Herd Behavior
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 1992, 107, (3), 797-817 Downloads View citations (1730)
  2. Shortages amid plenty under Soviet-type planning: A theory of unreliable supplies
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 1992, 16, (2), 302-308 Downloads View citations (4)

1991

  1. Risk-Bearing and the Theory of Income Distribution
    Review of Economic Studies, 1991, 58, (2), 211-235 Downloads View citations (108)
    See also Working Paper (1989)

Books

2009

  1. Investment Efficiency and the Distribution of Wealth
    World Bank Publications, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)

2007

  1. Making Aid Work, vol 1
    MIT Press Books, The MIT Press View citations (32)

2005

  1. Volatility and Growth
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press View citations (79)

Edited books

2006

  1. Understanding Poverty
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press View citations (18)

Chapters

2015

  1. Movies, Margins, and Marketing: Encouraging the Adoption of Iron-Fortified Salt
    A chapter in Insights in the Economics of Aging, 2015, pp 285-306 Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Working Paper (2015)

2014

  1. Nutrition, Iron Deficiency Anemia, and the Demand for Iron-Fortified Salt: Evidence from an Experiment in Rural Bihar
    A chapter in Discoveries in the Economics of Aging, 2014, pp 343-384 Downloads View citations (7)

2012

  1. Corruption
    A chapter in The Handbook of Organizational Economics, 2012
    See also Working Paper (2012)

2011

  1. Is Decentralized Iron Fortification a Feasible Option to Fight Anemia Among the Poorest?
    A chapter in Explorations in the Economics of Aging, 2011, pp 317-344 Downloads View citations (2)

2010

  1. Aging and Death under a Dollar a Day
    A chapter in Research Findings in the Economics of Aging, 2010, pp 169-203 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

2008

  1. Public Action for Public Goods
    Elsevier Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

2005

  1. Growth Theory through the Lens of Development Economics
    Chapter 07 in Handbook of Economic Growth, 2005, vol. 1, Part A, pp 473-552 Downloads View citations (204)
 
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