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Working Papers

2017

  1. Banking on Trust: How Debit Cards Enable the Poor to Save More
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  2. Incentives for Replication in Economics
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  3. Living Up to Expectations: How Job Training Made Women Better Off and Men Worse Off
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  4. Vulnerability and Clientelism
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

2016

  1. Books or Laptops? The Cost-Effectiveness of Shifting from Printed to Digital Delivery of Educational Content
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  2. Nudging Medical Providers to Adopt and Sustain Better Quality Care Practices
    Natural Field Experiments, The Field Experiments Website Downloads
  3. The Effects of Non-Contributory Pensions on Material and Subjective Well Being
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

2015

  1. How Does Health Promotion Work? Evidence From The Dirty Business of Eliminating Open Defecation
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Long Run Effects of Temporary Incentives on Medical Care Productivity
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2015) Downloads View citations (1)
  3. The Half-Life of Happiness: Hedonic Adaptation in the Subjective Well-Being of Poor Slum Dwellers to a Large Improvement in Housing
    CEDLAS, Working Papers, CEDLAS, Universidad Nacional de La Plata Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2015) Downloads View citations (4)

2014

  1. Non-Contributory Pensions
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in Labour Economics (2016)
  2. Rewarding provider performance to enable a healthy start to life: evidence from Argentina's Plan Nacer
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  3. Shelter from the Storm: Upgrading Housing Infrastructure in Latin American Slums
    CEDLAS, Working Papers, CEDLAS, Universidad Nacional de La Plata Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2013) Downloads View citations (2)

2013

  1. A randomized, controlled study of a rural sanitation behavior change program in Madhya Pradesh, India
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  2. How Pro-Poor Growth Affects the Demand for Energy
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)
  3. Labor Market Returns to Early Childhood Stimulation: A 20-year Followup to an Experimental Intervention in Jamaica
    Institute for Research on Labor and Employment, Working Paper Series, Institute of Industrial Relations, UC Berkeley Downloads View citations (10)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2013) Downloads View citations (10)
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2013) Downloads View citations (11)
  4. Moral Hazard and Economies of Scope in Physician Ownership of Complementary Medical Services
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  5. Poverty, Growth and the Demand for Energy-Using Assets
    Discussion Papers, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research Downloads
  6. Using Performance Incentives to Improve Medical Care Productivity and Health Outcomes
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (9)
    Also in Institute for Research on Labor and Employment, Working Paper Series, Institute of Industrial Relations, UC Berkeley (2013) Downloads View citations (9)
  7. Using provider performance incentives to increase HIV testing and counseling services in Rwanda
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Health Economics (2015)

2012

  1. Cash for Coolers
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
  2. How Will Energy Demand Develop in the Developing World?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (47)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Perspectives (2012)
  3. Oh Brother! Testing the Etiology of Sibling Effects Using External Cash Transfers
    Working Papers, Towson University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Promoting handwashing behavior in Peru: the effect of large-scale mass-media and community level interventions
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
  5. Using performance incentives to improve health outcomes
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (7)
  6. Wealthy, healthy, and wise: does money compensate for being born into difficult conditions?
    Working Papers, Towson University, Department of Economics Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Applied Economics Letters (2015)

2008

  1. Empowering parents to improve education: evidence from rural Mexico
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2012)
  2. Housing, Health and Happiness
    CEDLAS, Working Papers, CEDLAS, Universidad Nacional de La Plata Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Journal: Economic Policy (2009)

2006

  1. Investing cash transfers to raise long term living standards
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (45)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Journal: Applied Economics (2012)
  2. The Effect of Pre-Primary Education on Primary School Performance
    William Davidson Institute Working Papers Series, William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan Downloads View citations (12)
    Also in IFS Working Papers, Institute for Fiscal Studies (2006) Downloads View citations (46)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (2009)

2005

  1. Water for Life: The Impact of the Privatization of Water Services on Child Mortality
    Working Papers, Universidad de San Andres, Departamento de Economia View citations (181)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Political Economy (2005)

2004

  1. Did Industrialization Destroy Social Capital in Indonesia?
    Development and Comp Systems, EconWPA Downloads View citations (10)
    Also in Center for International and Development Economics Research, Working Paper Series, Center for International and Development Economics Research, Institute for Business and Economic Research, UC Berkeley (2003) Downloads View citations (4)

2003

  1. Do Microfinance Programs Help Families Insure Consumption Against Illness?
    Center for International and Development Economics Research, Working Paper Series, Center for International and Development Economics Research, Institute for Business and Economic Research, UC Berkeley Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in Development and Comp Systems, EconWPA (2003) Downloads View citations (8)

    See also Journal Article in Health Economics (2009)
  2. Schooling and Parental Death
    HEW, EconWPA Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Center for International and Development Economics Research, Working Paper Series, Center for International and Development Economics Research, Institute for Business and Economic Research, UC Berkeley (2003) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in The Review of Economics and Statistics (2004)
  3. The Costs and Benefits of Privatization in Argentina: A Microeconomic Analysis
    Research Department Publications, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department Downloads View citations (20)

2002

  1. The Benefits and Costs of Privatization in Argentina: A Microeconomics Analysis
    Working Papers, Universidad de San Andres, Departamento de Economia View citations (5)

1999

  1. Economic Analysis of Health Sector Projects -A Review of Issues Methods, and Approaches
    Papers, Asian Development Bank

1998

  1. Empowerment and Efficiency: The Economics of Agrarian Reform
    Working papers, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Economics View citations (5)
  2. Insuring Consumption Against Illness
    JCPR Working Papers, Northwestern University/University of Chicago Joint Center for Poverty Research
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (1997) Downloads View citations (28)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2002)

1996

  1. Moral hazard and Risk Speading in Partnerships
    Working Papers, RAND - Reprint Series View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in RAND Journal of Economics (1995)

1994

  1. Information and the Demand for Supplemental Medicare Insurance
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)

1990

  1. Moral Hazard in Partnerships
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  2. Quality Adjusted Cost Functions
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)

1989

  1. Medicaid and the Cost of Improving Access to Nursing Home Care
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
  2. THE SUBSTITUTABILITY OF PUBLIC AND PRIVATE HEALTH CARE FOR THE TREATMENT OF CHILDREN IN PAKISTAN
    Working Papers, World Bank - Living Standards Measurement View citations (6)
  3. THE WILLINGNESS TO PAY FOR EDUCATION IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
    Working Papers, World Bank - Living Standards Measurement View citations (8)

1988

  1. HEALTH CARE FINANCING AND THE DEMAND FOR MEDICAL CARE
    Working Papers, World Bank - Living Standards Measurement
  2. MEASURING THE WILLINGNESS TO PAY FOR SOCIAL SERVICES IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
    Working Papers, World Bank - Living Standards Measurement View citations (5)

1987

  1. Are User Fees Regressive? The Welfare Implications of Health Care Financing Proposals in Peru
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (74)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Econometrics (1987)
  2. Regulation and the Provision of Quality to Heterogenous Consumers: The Case of Prospective Pricing of Medical Services
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  3. The Effect of Mental Distress on Income: Results from a Community Survey
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)

1985

  1. A Decomposition of the Elasticity of Medicaid Nursing Home Expenditures Into Price, Quality, and Quantity Effects
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
  2. A Latent Variable Model of Quality Determination
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  3. Regulated Price Discrimination and Quality: The Implications of Medicaid Reimbursement Policy for the Nursing Home Industry
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Subsidies, Quality, and Regulation in the Nursing Home Industry
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)

Journal Articles

2016

  1. Non-contributory pensions
    Labour Economics, 2016, 38, (C), 47-58 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2014)
  2. Physician ownership of complementary medical services
    Journal of Public Economics, 2016, 144, (C), 27-39 Downloads
  3. The Demand for Energy-Using Assets among the World's Rising Middle Classes
    American Economic Review, 2016, 106, (6), 1366-1401 Downloads View citations (4)

2015

  1. Using provider performance incentives to increase HIV testing and counseling services in Rwanda
    Journal of Health Economics, 2015, 40, (C), 1-9 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  2. Wealthy, healthy and wise: does money compensate for being born into difficult conditions?
    Applied Economics Letters, 2015, 22, (2), 121-126 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2012)

2014

  1. Cash for Coolers: Evaluating a Large-Scale Appliance Replacement Program in Mexico
    American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 2014, 6, (4), 207-38 Downloads View citations (23)
  2. Financial Crisis and Productivity Evolution: Evidence from Indonesia
    The World Economy, 2014, 37, (5), 705-731 Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Willingness-to-accept reductions in HIV risks: conditional economic incentives in Mexico
    The European Journal of Health Economics, 2014, 15, (1), 41-55 Downloads View citations (3)

2012

  1. Empowering parents to improve education: Evidence from rural Mexico
    Journal of Development Economics, 2012, 99, (1), 68-79 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  2. How Will Energy Demand Develop in the Developing World?
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2012, 26, (1), 119-38 Downloads View citations (49)
    See also Working Paper (2012)
  3. Investing Cash Transfers to Raise Long-Term Living Standards
    American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2012, 4, (1), 164-92 Downloads View citations (64)
    See also Working Paper (2006)

2011

  1. Sex Work and Infection: What's Law Enforcement Got to Do with It?
    Journal of Law and Economics, 2011, 54, (4), 811 - 840 Downloads View citations (7)

2010

  1. Empowering women: how Mexico's conditional cash transfer programme raised prenatal care quality and birth weight
    Journal of Development Effectiveness, 2010, 2, (1), 51-73 Downloads View citations (11)

2009

  1. Do microfinance programs help families insure consumption against illness?
    Health Economics, 2009, 18, (3), 257-273 Downloads View citations (36)
    See also Working Paper (2003)
  2. Does It Matter Who Your Buyer Is? The Role of Nonprofit Mission in the Market for Corporate Control of Hospitals
    Journal of Law and Economics, 2009, 52, (2), 295-306 Downloads View citations (4)
  3. Housing, Health, and Happiness
    American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 2009, 1, (1), 75-105 Downloads View citations (35)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  4. The effect of pre-primary education on primary school performance
    Journal of Public Economics, 2009, 93, (1-2), 219-234 Downloads View citations (89)
    See also Working Paper (2006)

2008

  1. School decentralization: Helping the good get better, but leaving the poor behind
    Journal of Public Economics, 2008, 92, (10-11), 2106-2120 Downloads View citations (89)

2006

  1. Does Industrialization Build or Destroy Social Networks?
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2006, 54, (2), 287-317 Downloads View citations (20)
  2. Is Social Capital the Capital of the Poor? The Role of Family and Community in Helping Insure Living Standards against Health Shocks
    CESifo Economic Studies, 2006, 52, (3), 455-499 Downloads View citations (5)

2005

  1. Does Social Capital Promote Industrialization? Evidence from a Rapid Industrializer
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2005, 87, (4), 754-762 Downloads View citations (27)
  2. Risky Business: The Market for Unprotected Commercial Sex
    Journal of Political Economy, 2005, 113, (3), 518-550 Downloads View citations (60)
  3. Water for Life: The Impact of the Privatization of Water Services on Child Mortality
    Journal of Political Economy, 2005, 113, (1), 83-120 Downloads View citations (196)
    See also Working Paper (2005)

2004

  1. Do Conditional Cash Transfers Improve Child Health? Evidence from PROGRESA's Control Randomized Experiment
    American Economic Review, 2004, 94, (2), 336-341 Downloads View citations (89)
  2. Regulation, Local Monopolies and Spatial Competition
    Journal of Regulatory Economics, 2004, 25, (2), 115-141 Downloads View citations (8)
  3. Schooling and Parental Death
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2004, 86, (1), 211-225 Downloads View citations (56)
    See also Working Paper (2003)

2002

  1. Empowerment and Efficiency: Tenancy Reform in West Bengal
    Journal of Political Economy, 2002, 110, (2), 239-280 Downloads View citations (154)
  2. Insuring Consumption Against Illness
    American Economic Review, 2002, 92, (1), 51-70 Downloads View citations (194)
    See also Working Paper (1998)

1997

  1. Private health insurance and public expenditures in Jamaica
    Journal of Econometrics, 1997, 77, (1), 237-257 Downloads View citations (11)

1995

  1. Moral Hazard and Risk Spreading in Partnerships
    RAND Journal of Economics, 1995, 26, (4), 591-613 Downloads View citations (74)
    See also Working Paper (1996)

1994

  1. Erratum to: How Economic Development and Family Planning Programs Combined to Reduce Indonesian Fertility
    Demography, 1994, 31, (2), nil1-nil1 Downloads View citations (17)
  2. Family Productivity, Labor Supply, and Welfare in a Low Income Country
    Journal of Human Resources, 1994, 29, (4) Downloads View citations (20)
  3. How economic development and family planning programs combined to reduce indonesian fertility
    Demography, 1994, 31, (1), 33-63 Downloads View citations (33)
  4. Using Randomized Control Designs in Evaluating Social Sector Programs in Developing Countries
    World Bank Research Observer, 1994, 9, (2), 181-201 View citations (21)

1993

  1. Determinants of pregnancy outcomes and targeting of maternal health services in Jamaica
    Social Science & Medicine, 1993, 37, (2), 199-211 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Gender and Life-Cycle Differentials in the Patterns and Determinants of Adult Health
    Journal of Human Resources, 1993, 28, (4), 791-837 Downloads View citations (44)

1992

  1. Consumer information and biased selection in the demand for coverage supplementing medicare
    Social Science & Medicine, 1992, 34, (9), 1023-1034 Downloads View citations (7)
  2. The Willingness to Pay for Education for Daughters in Contrast to Sons: Evidence from Rural Peru
    World Bank Economic Review, 1992, 6, (1), 171-88 View citations (18)

1991

  1. An Assessment of Measurement Error Bias for Estimating the Effect of Mental Distress on Income
    Journal of Human Resources, 1991, 26, (1), 154-164 Downloads View citations (17)

1990

  1. The willingness to pay for education in developing countries: Evidence from rural Peru
    Journal of Public Economics, 1990, 42, (3), 251-275 Downloads View citations (54)

1987

  1. Are user fees regressive?: The welfare implications of health care financing proposals in Peru
    Journal of Econometrics, 1987, 36, (1-2), 67-88 Downloads View citations (103)
    See also Working Paper (1987)
  2. Non-price rationing and the choice of medical care providers in rural Cote d'Ivoire
    Journal of Health Economics, 1987, 6, (4), 291-304 Downloads View citations (21)

Books

2016

  1. Impact Evaluation in Practice, Second Edition
    World Bank Publications, The World Bank Downloads View citations (3)

2011

  1. Impact Evaluation in Practice, First Edition
    (La evaluación de impacto en la práctica)
    World Bank Publications, The World Bank Downloads View citations (69)
 
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