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Working Papers

2023

  1. Sex, Power, and Adolescence: Intimate Partner Violence and Sexual Behaviors
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  2. Supporting Women’s Livelihoods at Scale: Evidence from a Nationwide Multi-Faceted Program
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

2022

  1. Women's Empowerment and the Intrinsic Demand for Agency: Experimental Evidence from Nigeria
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

2021

  1. Business Training and Mentoring: Experimental Evidence from Women-Owned Microenterprises in Ethiopia
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  2. He Said, She Said: The Impact of Gender and Marriage Perceptions on Self and Proxy Reporting of Labor
    2021 Conference, August 17-31, 2021, Virtual, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads
  3. Pathways out of Extreme Poverty: Tackling Psychosocial and Capital Constraints with a Multi-faceted Social Protection Program in Niger
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (3)
  4. Sharing Responsibility through Joint Decision Making and Implications for Intimate-Partner Violence: Evidence from 12 Sub-Saharan African Countries
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (3)

2020

  1. Can Public Works Enhance Welfare in Fragile Economies? The Londo Program in the Central African Republic
    World Bank Publications - Reports, The World Bank Group Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Short-Run Welfare Impacts of Factory Jobs: Experimental Evidence from Ethiopia
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (3)
  3. The Effects of Land Title Registration on Tenure Security, Investment and the Allocation of Productive Resources: Evidence from Ghana
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (3)
  4. Up before Dawn: Experimental Evidence from a Cross-Border Trader Training at the Democratic Republic of Congo?Rwanda Border
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  5. Women’s empowerment in action: evidence from a randomized control trial in Africa
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library Downloads View citations (18)
    Also in STICERD - Economic Organisation and Public Policy Discussion Papers Series, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE (2014) Downloads View citations (20)
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford (2014) Downloads View citations (44)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2018) Downloads View citations (42)
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library (2014) Downloads

    See also Journal Article Women's Empowerment in Action: Evidence from a Randomized Control Trial in Africa, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association (2020) Downloads View citations (44) (2020)

2019

  1. Africa Gender Innovation Lab Ethiopia Gender Diagnostic
    World Bank Publications - Reports, The World Bank Group Downloads
  2. Assortative Matching in Africa: Evidence from Rural Mozambique, Cote d'Ivoire, and Malawi
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article Assortative matching in Africa: Evidence from rural Mozambique, Côte d’Ivoire, and Malawi, Economics Letters, Elsevier (2020) Downloads View citations (5) (2020)
  3. Empowering Adolescent Girls in a Crisis Context
    World Bank Publications - Reports, The World Bank Group Downloads View citations (2)
  4. Empowering Women Through Equal Land Rights
    World Bank Publications - Reports, The World Bank Group Downloads View citations (3)
  5. Full Esteem Ahead ? Mindset-Oriented Business Training in Ethiopia
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (5)
  6. Gender Bias in SME Lending: Experimental Evidence from Turkey
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (4)
  7. Making It Easier for Women in Malawi to Formalize Their Firms and Access Financial Services
    World Bank Publications - Reports, The World Bank Group Downloads
    Also in World Bank Publications - Reports, The World Bank Group (2015) Downloads
  8. Taking Power: Women's Empowerment and Household Well-Being in Sub-Saharan Africa
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article Taking power: Women’s empowerment and household Well-being in Sub-Saharan Africa, World Development, Elsevier (2021) Downloads View citations (4) (2021)
  9. The Economic Lives of Young Women in the Time of Ebola: Lessons from an Empowerment Program
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (35)

2018

  1. Are Mobile Savings the Silver Bullet to Help Women Grow Their Businesses?
    World Bank Publications - Reports, The World Bank Group Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Can Job Training Decrease Women's Self-Defeating Biases? Experimental Evidence from Nigeria
    World Bank Publications - Reports, The World Bank Group Downloads
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2017) Downloads
  3. Designing Targeted Business Trainings for Impact
    World Bank Publications - Reports, The World Bank Group Downloads
  4. Helping Firms Realize the Benefits of (Partial) Formalization
    World Bank Publications - Reports, The World Bank Group Downloads
  5. How Should the Government Bring Small Firms into the Formal System ? Experimental Evidence from Malawi
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (12)
  6. Personal Initiative Training Leads to Remarkable Growth of Women-Owned Small Businesses in Togo
    World Bank Publications - Reports, The World Bank Group Downloads
  7. The Impact of Strengthening Agricultural Extension Services
    World Bank Publications - Reports, The World Bank Group Downloads
  8. The Limits of Commitment: Who Benefits from Illiquid Savings Products?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
  9. hort-Term Impacts of Improved Access to Mobile Savings, with and without Business Training: Experimental Evidence from Tanzania
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads View citations (8)

2017

  1. Are Cash Transfers Better Chunky or Smooth?
    World Bank Publications - Reports, The World Bank Group Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Breaking the metal ceiling: Female entrepreneurs who succeed in male-dominated sectors
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2015) Downloads View citations (9)
  3. Evaluation of an adolescent development program for girls in Tanzania
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (8)
  4. Measuring women's agency
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Journal Article Measuring Women’s Agency, Feminist Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals (2020) Downloads View citations (6) (2020)
  5. Soft Skills for Hard Constraints
    World Bank Publications - Reports, The World Bank Group Downloads View citations (4)
  6. Soft skills for hard constraints: evidence from high-achieving female farmers
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (4)
  7. The impact of strengthening agricultural extension services: evidence from Ethiopia
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (4)
  8. The profits of wisdom: the impacts of a business support program in Tanzania
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads

2016

  1. Empowering Girls Triggers Their Brothers to Compete
    World Bank Publications - Reports, The World Bank Group Downloads
  2. Formalizing rural land rights in West Africa: early evidence from a randomized impact evaluation in Benin
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (16)
  3. Securing Property Rights for Women and Men in Rural Benin
    (Mieux établir les droits fonciers des femmes et des hommes dans les zones rurales au Bénin)
    World Bank Publications - Reports, The World Bank Group Downloads
  4. Women's empowerment, sibling rivalry, and competitiveness: evidence from a lab experiment and a randomized control trial in Uganda
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (4)

2015

  1. Costing the Gender Gap
    World Bank Publications - Reports, The World Bank Group Downloads
  2. Determinants of Participation and Transaction Costs in Rwanda’s Land Markets
    World Bank Publications - Reports, The World Bank Group Downloads View citations (4)
  3. Short-term impacts of formalization assistance and a bank information session on business registration and access to finance in Malawi
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (20)
  4. The next wave of deaths from Ebola ? the impact of health care worker mortality
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  5. Women’s economic empowerment in action: evidence from a randomized control trial in Africa
    ILO Working Papers, International Labour Organization Downloads View citations (12)

2014

  1. Breaking the Metal Ceiling
    World Bank Publications - Reports, The World Bank Group Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Decomposition of gender differentials in agricultural productivity in Ethiopia
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (23)
    See also Journal Article Decomposition of gender differentials in agricultural productivity in Ethiopia, Agricultural Economics, International Association of Agricultural Economists (2015) Downloads View citations (56) (2015)
  3. Explaining gender differentials in agricultural production in Nigeria
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (15)
    Also in World Bank Publications - Reports, The World Bank Group (2013) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article Explaining gender differentials in agricultural production in Nigeria, Agricultural Economics, International Association of Agricultural Economists (2015) Downloads View citations (55) (2015)

2013

  1. Caught in a Productivity Trap
    World Bank Publications - Reports, The World Bank Group Downloads View citations (28)
  2. Caught in a productivity trap: a distributional perspective on gender differences in Malawian agriculture
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (28)
    See also Journal Article Caught in a Productivity Trap: A Distributional Perspective on Gender Differences in Malawian Agriculture, World Development, Elsevier (2015) Downloads View citations (76) (2015)
  3. Empowering Adolescent Girls in Uganda
    World Bank Publications - Reports, The World Bank Group Downloads View citations (26)
  4. Gender Dimensions in Nigerian Agriculture
    World Bank Publications - Reports, The World Bank Group Downloads View citations (2)
  5. Gender and agriculture: inefficiencies, segregation, and low productivity traps
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (56)
    See also Journal Article Gender and Agriculture: Inefficiencies, Segregation, and Low Productivity Traps*, The World Bank Research Observer, World Bank (2013) Downloads View citations (61) (2013)
  6. Lessons for Matching Grant Programs from Failed Attempts to Evaluate Them
    World Bank Publications - Reports, The World Bank Group Downloads

2012

  1. Learning from the experiments that never happened: lessons from trying to conduct randomized evaluations of matching grant programs in Africa
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Chapter Learning from the Experiments That Never Happened: Lessons from Trying to Conduct Randomized Evaluations of Matching Grant Programs in Africa, NBER Chapters, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2013) View citations (1) (2013)
    Journal Article Learning from the experiments that never happened: Lessons from trying to conduct randomized evaluations of matching grant programs in Africa, Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, Elsevier (2014) Downloads View citations (3) (2014)

2011

  1. Environmental and Gender Impacts of Land Tenure Regularization in Africa
    World Bank Publications - Reports, The World Bank Group Downloads View citations (39)
  2. Environmental and Gender Impacts of Land Tenure Regularization in Africa: Pilot Evidence from Rwanda
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads View citations (43)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2011) Downloads View citations (43)

    See also Journal Article Environmental and gender impacts of land tenure regularization in Africa: Pilot evidence from Rwanda, Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier (2014) Downloads View citations (136) (2014)

2008

  1. Assessing Our Work on Impact Evaluation
    World Bank Publications - Reports, The World Bank Group Downloads View citations (1)

2007

  1. AIDS Treatment and Intrahousehold Resource Allocations: Children's Nutrition and Schooling in Kenya
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2006) Downloads View citations (8)

    See also Journal Article AIDS treatment and intrahousehold resource allocation: Children's nutrition and schooling in Kenya, Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier (2009) Downloads View citations (25) (2009)

2006

  1. The Economic Impact of AIDS Treatment: Labor Supply in Western Kenya
    Center Discussion Papers, Yale University, Economic Growth Center Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2005) Downloads View citations (11)
    Working Papers, Economic Growth Center, Yale University (2006) Downloads View citations (13)
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences (2005) Downloads View citations (13)

    See also Journal Article The Economic Impact of AIDS Treatment: Labor Supply in Western Kenya, Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press (2008) Downloads View citations (76) (2008)

2005

  1. The Profits of Power: Land Rights and Agricultural Investment in Ghana
    Center Discussion Papers, Yale University, Economic Growth Center Downloads View citations (30)
    Also in Working Papers, Economic Growth Center, Yale University (2005) Downloads View citations (67)

    See also Journal Article The Profits of Power: Land Rights and Agricultural Investment in Ghana, Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press (2008) Downloads View citations (555) (2008)

2003

  1. Is a Friend in Need a Friend Indeed? Inclusion and Exclusion in Mutual Insurance Networks in Southern Ghana
    CUDARE Working Papers, University of California, Berkeley, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics Downloads
    Also in WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) (2002) Downloads View citations (7)
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library (2002) Downloads View citations (5)
    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 (2002) Downloads View citations (6)
    Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics, UC Berkeley, Working Paper Series, Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics, UC Berkeley (2003) Downloads
  2. The Surprise Party: An Analysis of US ODA Flows to Africa
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads View citations (1)

Journal Articles

2021

  1. Taking power: Women’s empowerment and household Well-being in Sub-Saharan Africa
    World Development, 2021, 140, (C) Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper Taking Power: Women's Empowerment and Household Well-Being in Sub-Saharan Africa, Policy Research Working Paper Series (2019) Downloads View citations (5) (2019)

2020

  1. Assortative matching in Africa: Evidence from rural Mozambique, Côte d’Ivoire, and Malawi
    Economics Letters, 2020, 187, (C) Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper Assortative Matching in Africa: Evidence from Rural Mozambique, Cote d'Ivoire, and Malawi, Policy Research Working Paper Series (2019) Downloads View citations (1) (2019)
  2. Just a bit of cushion: The role of a simple savings device in meeting planned and unplanned expenses in rural Niger
    World Development, 2020, 128, (C) Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Measuring Women’s Agency
    Feminist Economics, 2020, 26, (3), 200-226 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper Measuring women's agency, Policy Research Working Paper Series (2017) Downloads View citations (7) (2017)
  4. Women's Empowerment in Action: Evidence from a Randomized Control Trial in Africa
    American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2020, 12, (1), 210-59 Downloads View citations (44)
    See also Working Paper Women’s empowerment in action: evidence from a randomized control trial in Africa, LSE Research Online Documents on Economics (2020) Downloads View citations (18) (2020)

2019

  1. Governance and Women's Economic and Political Participation: Power Inequalities, Formal Constraints and Norms
    The World Bank Research Observer, 2019, 34, (1), 34-64 Downloads View citations (10)
  2. The impact of strengthening agricultural extension services on women farmers: Evidence from Ethiopia
    Agricultural Economics, 2019, 50, (4), 407-419 Downloads View citations (9)

2018

  1. Formalization without certification? Experimental evidence on property rights and investment
    Journal of Development Economics, 2018, 132, (C), 57-74 Downloads View citations (39)
  2. Is Personal Initiative Training a Substitute or Complement to the Existing Human Capital of Women? Results from a Randomized Trial in Togo
    AEA Papers and Proceedings, 2018, 108, 256-61 Downloads View citations (7)
  3. Salary Delays and Overdrafts in Rural Ghana
    AEA Papers and Proceedings, 2018, 108, 449-52 Downloads

2015

  1. Caught in a Productivity Trap: A Distributional Perspective on Gender Differences in Malawian Agriculture
    World Development, 2015, 70, (C), 416-463 Downloads View citations (76)
    See also Working Paper Caught in a productivity trap: a distributional perspective on gender differences in Malawian agriculture, Policy Research Working Paper Series (2013) Downloads View citations (28) (2013)
  2. Decomposition of gender differentials in agricultural productivity in Ethiopia
    Agricultural Economics, 2015, 46, (3), 311-334 Downloads View citations (56)
    See also Working Paper Decomposition of gender differentials in agricultural productivity in Ethiopia, Policy Research Working Paper Series (2014) Downloads View citations (23) (2014)
  3. Explaining gender differentials in agricultural production in Nigeria
    Agricultural Economics, 2015, 46, (3), 285-310 Downloads View citations (55)
    See also Working Paper Explaining gender differentials in agricultural production in Nigeria, Policy Research Working Paper Series (2014) Downloads View citations (15) (2014)

2014

  1. Environmental and gender impacts of land tenure regularization in Africa: Pilot evidence from Rwanda
    Journal of Development Economics, 2014, 110, (C), 262-275 Downloads View citations (136)
    See also Working Paper Environmental and Gender Impacts of Land Tenure Regularization in Africa: Pilot Evidence from Rwanda, WIDER Working Paper Series (2011) Downloads View citations (43) (2011)
  2. Learning from the experiments that never happened: Lessons from trying to conduct randomized evaluations of matching grant programs in Africa
    Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, 2014, 33, (C), 4-24 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Chapter Learning from the Experiments That Never Happened: Lessons from Trying to Conduct Randomized Evaluations of Matching Grant Programs in Africa, NBER Chapters, 2013 (2013) View citations (1) (2013)
    Working Paper Learning from the experiments that never happened: lessons from trying to conduct randomized evaluations of matching grant programs in Africa, Policy Research Working Paper Series (2012) Downloads View citations (7) (2012)

2013

  1. Gender and Agriculture: Inefficiencies, Segregation, and Low Productivity Traps*
    The World Bank Research Observer, 2013, 28, (1), 79-109 Downloads View citations (61)
    See also Working Paper Gender and agriculture: inefficiencies, segregation, and low productivity traps, Policy Research Working Paper Series (2013) Downloads View citations (56) (2013)
  2. The Effect of Absenteeism and Clinic Protocol on Health Outcomes: The Case of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV in Kenya
    American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2013, 5, (2), 58-85 Downloads View citations (20)

2012

  1. Behavioral Responses of Patients in AIDS Treatment Programs: Sexual Behavior in Kenya
    Forum for Health Economics & Policy, 2012, 15, (2), 1-31 Downloads View citations (4)

2010

  1. Intentions to Participate in Adolescent Training Programs: Evidence from Uganda
    Journal of the European Economic Association, 2010, 8, (2-3), 548-560 Downloads View citations (6)

2009

  1. AIDS treatment and intrahousehold resource allocation: Children's nutrition and schooling in Kenya
    Journal of Public Economics, 2009, 93, (7-8), 1008-1015 Downloads View citations (25)
    See also Working Paper AIDS Treatment and Intrahousehold Resource Allocations: Children's Nutrition and Schooling in Kenya, Working Papers (2007) Downloads View citations (2) (2007)
  2. ARV Treatment and Time Allocation to Household Tasks: Evidence from Kenya
    African Development Review, 2009, 21, (1), 180-208 View citations (20)

2008

  1. The Economic Impact of AIDS Treatment: Labor Supply in Western Kenya
    Journal of Human Resources, 2008, 43, (3), 511-552 Downloads View citations (76)
    See also Working Paper The Economic Impact of AIDS Treatment: Labor Supply in Western Kenya, Center Discussion Papers (2006) Downloads View citations (4) (2006)
  2. The Profits of Power: Land Rights and Agricultural Investment in Ghana
    Journal of Political Economy, 2008, 116, (6), 981-1022 Downloads View citations (555)
    See also Working Paper The Profits of Power: Land Rights and Agricultural Investment in Ghana, Center Discussion Papers (2005) Downloads View citations (30) (2005)

2005

  1. Compassionate conservatives or conservative compassionates? US political parties and bilateral foreign assistance to Africa
    Journal of Development Studies, 2005, 41, (7), 1288-1302 Downloads View citations (13)

Books

2008

  1. Are You Being Served? New Tools for Measuring Services Delivery
    World Bank Publications - Books, The World Bank Group Downloads View citations (21)
  2. Data Against Natural Disasters: Establishing Effective Systems for Relief, Recovery, and Reconstruction
    World Bank Publications - Books, The World Bank Group Downloads View citations (15)

2006

  1. Beyond the Numbers: Understanding the Institutions for Monitoring Poverty Reduction Strategies
    World Bank Publications - Books, The World Bank Group Downloads View citations (3)

Chapters

2013

  1. Learning from the Experiments That Never Happened: Lessons from Trying to Conduct Randomized Evaluations of Matching Grant Programs in Africa
    A chapter in Experiments for Development: Achievements and New Directions, 2013 View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper Learning from the experiments that never happened: lessons from trying to conduct randomized evaluations of matching grant programs in Africa, The World Bank (2012) Downloads View citations (7) (2012)
    Journal Article Learning from the experiments that never happened: Lessons from trying to conduct randomized evaluations of matching grant programs in Africa, Elsevier (2014) Downloads View citations (3) (2014)
 
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