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Postal address:Development Research Group, The World Bank, MSN MC3-307 Washington, DC 20433
Workplace:Economics Research, World Bank Group, (more information at EDIRC)
Bureau for Research in Economic Analysis of Development (BREAD), Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, (more information at EDIRC)
Pacific Island New Zealand Migration Study, Waikato Management School, University of Waikato, (more information at EDIRC)

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2017

  1. Business Training for Female Microenterprise Owners in Kenya Grew Their Firms without Harming Their Competitors
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads
  2. Can Enhancing the Benefits of Formalization Induce Informal Firms to Become Formal? Experimental Evidence from Benin
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2016) Downloads
  3. Can grants to consortia spur innovation and science-industry collaboration? Regression-discontinuity evidence from Poland
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2017) Downloads
  4. Growing Markets through Business Training for Female Entrepreneurs: A Market-Level Randomized Experiment in Kenya
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2017) Downloads
  5. How Effective Are Active Labor Market Policies in Developing Countries? A Critical Review of Recent Evidence
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2017) Downloads View citations (2)
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2017) Downloads View citations (2)

2016

  1. Business Practices in Small Firms in Developing Countries
    The Warwick Economics Research Paper Series (TWERPS), University of Warwick, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2015) Downloads View citations (8)
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2015) Downloads View citations (8)
    CAGE Online Working Paper Series, Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE) (2016) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Can Business Owners Form Accurate Counterfactuals? Eliciting Treatment and Control Beliefs about Their Outcomes in the Alternative Treatment Status
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2016) Downloads
  3. Evidence on Policies to Increase the Development Impacts of International Migration
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads
    Also in CReAM Discussion Paper Series, Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM), Department of Economics, University College London (2014) Downloads View citations (2)
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2014) Downloads View citations (2)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2014) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in World Bank Research Observer (2015)
  4. Labor Drops: Experimental Evidence on the Return to Additional Labor in Microenterprises
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2016) Downloads
  5. The Additionality Impact of a Matching Grant Program for Small Firms
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads
  6. The Demand for, and Impact of, Youth Internships
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads
  7. The Long-Term Impact of International Migration on Economic Decision-Making: Evidence from a Migration Lottery and Lab-in-the-Field Experiments
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads
    Also in CReAM Discussion Paper Series, Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM), Department of Economics, University College London (2016) Downloads
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2016) Downloads

2015

  1. Development economics as taught in developing countries
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  2. Directing Remittances to Education with Soft and Hard Commitments: Evidence from a Lab-in-the-field Experiment and New Product Take-up Among Filipino Migrants in Rome
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2014) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization (2015)
  3. Finding a path to formalization in Benin: early results after the introduction of the entreprenant legal status
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  4. Identifying and spurring high-growth entrepreneurship: experimental evidence from a business plan competition
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2017)
  5. Making it Easier for Women in Malawi to Formalize Their Firms and Access Financial Services
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads
  6. 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 (4)
  7. Spurring Innovation with Matching Grants
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads
  8. The Demand for, and Impact of, Youth Internships: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Yemen
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2015) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in IZA Journal of Labor & Development (2016)
  9. The Long-Term Impacts of International Migration: Evidence from a Lottery
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2015) Downloads View citations (2)
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2015) Downloads View citations (2)
  10. Women business training programme in Kenya: impact of incentives
    ILO Working Papers, International Labour Organization Downloads

2014

  1. Development Impacts of Seasonal and Temporary Migration: A Review of Evidence from the Pacific and Southeast Asia
    Asia and the Pacific Policy Studies, Crawford School of Public Policy, The Australian National University Downloads
    Also in CReAM Discussion Paper Series, Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM), Department of Economics, University College London (2013) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Asia and the Pacific Policy Studies (2014)
  2. Development through Seasonal Worker Programs: The Case of New Zealand's RSE Program
    CReAM Discussion Paper Series, Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM), Department of Economics, University College London Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2014) Downloads View citations (4)

    See also Chapter (2014)
  3. Do poverty traps exist ?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (22)
  4. Macroinsurance for Microenterprises: A Randomized Experiment in Post-Revolution Egypt
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2014) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2016)
  5. Piloting Macroinsurance for Microenterprises in Post-Revolution Egypt
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads
  6. Radio Frequency (Un)Identification: Results from a Proof-of-Concept Trial of the use of RFID Technology to Measure Microenterprise Turnover in Sri Lanka
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2014) Downloads
  7. Testing Job Matching Services for Unemployed Educated Youth in Jordan
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads
  8. Testing the Importance of Search Frictions, Matching, and Reservation Prestige Through Randomized Experiments in Jordan
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2014) Downloads View citations (1)
  9. The Impact of Vocational Training for the Unemployed: Experimental Evidence from Turkey
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2014) Downloads View citations (17)
  10. Unilateral Facilitation Does Not Raise International Labor Migration from the Philippines
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in CReAM Discussion Paper Series, Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM), Department of Economics, University College London (2013) Downloads View citations (16)
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences (2013) Downloads View citations (7)
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2013) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in Economic Development and Cultural Change (2016)
  11. What Generates Growth in Microenterprises? Experimental Evidence on Capital, Labor and Training
    CAGE Online Working Paper Series, Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE) Downloads
  12. Why Don't Remittances Appear to Affect Growth? - Working Paper 366
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads View citations (5)
  13. Why don't remittances appear to affect growth ?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (5)

2013

  1. A Helping Hand or the Long Arm of the Law?
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads
  2. A Helping Hand or the Long Arm of the Law? Experimental Evidence on What Governments Can Do to Formalize Firms
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (8)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2013) Downloads View citations (8)

    See also Journal Article in World Bank Economic Review (2016)
  3. Eliciting Illegal Migration Rates through List Randomization
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2013) Downloads
    MERIT Working Papers, United Nations University - Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT) (2013) Downloads
    CReAM Discussion Paper Series, Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM), Department of Economics, University College London (2013) Downloads View citations (2)
  4. Entry regulation and formalization of microenterprises in developing countries
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (4)
  5. Lessons for Matching Grant Programs from Failed Attempts to Evaluate Them
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads
  6. Scientific Mobility and Knowledge Networks in High Emigration Countries: Evidence from the Pacific
    Working Papers in Economics, University of Waikato Downloads
    Also in CReAM Discussion Paper Series, Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM), Department of Economics, University College London (2013) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Research Policy (2014)
  7. The Impact of Expanding Simplified Start-up Procedures to More Remote Areas: The Minas Facil Expresso Program
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads
  8. Using administrative data to evaluate municipal reforms: an evaluation of the impact of Minas Facil Expresso
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Effectiveness (2013)
  9. What are we learning from business training and entrepreneurship evaluations around the developing world?
    CAGE Online Working Paper Series, Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE) Downloads View citations (10)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2012) Downloads View citations (24)
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2012) Downloads View citations (27)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2013) Downloads View citations (10)

    See also Journal Article in World Bank Research Observer (2014)
  10. Why is voluntary financial education so unpopular ? Experimental evidence from Mexico
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (6)

2012

  1. Business Training and Female Enterprise Start-Up, Growth, and Dynamics: Experimental Evidence from Sri Lanka
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (9)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2012) Downloads View citations (10)
    CAGE Online Working Paper Series, Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE) (2012) Downloads View citations (13)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2014)
  2. Business Training for New and Existing Female-Owned Firms in Sri Lanka
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads
  3. Distortions in the International Migrant Labor Market: Evidence from Filipino Migration and Wage Responses to Destination Country Economic Shocks
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2012) Downloads View citations (5)
    CReAM Discussion Paper Series, Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM), Department of Economics, University College London (2012) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Journal: Applied Economics (2014)
  4. Do Informal Firms Want to Formalize and Does It Help Them If They Do?
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads
  5. Learning about migration through experiments
    CReAM Discussion Paper Series, Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM), Department of Economics, University College London Downloads View citations (4)
  6. 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 (3)
    See also Chapter (2013)
  7. Long Term Impacts of One Off Grants to Microenterprises
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads
  8. Miserable Migrants? Natural Experiment Evidence on International Migration and Objective and Subjective Well-Being
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (8)
    Also in CReAM Discussion Paper Series, Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM), Department of Economics, University College London (2012) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in World Development (2015)
  9. Soft skills or hard cash ? the impact of training and wage subsidy programs on female youth employment in Jordan
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (5)
  10. The Demand for, and Consequences of, Formalization among Informal Firms in Sri Lanka
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (11)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2012) Downloads View citations (12)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2012) Downloads View citations (13)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Journal: Applied Economics (2013)
  11. The Impact of Financial Literacy Training for Migrants
    CReAM Discussion Paper Series, Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM), Department of Economics, University College London Downloads View citations (9)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2012) Downloads View citations (5)

    See also Journal Article in World Bank Economic Review (2014)
  12. The Impact of Financial Literacy Training for Migrants and their Families
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
  13. The Impact of Financial Literacy Training for Migrants at Destination
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
  14. Who you train matters: identifying complementary effects of financial education on migrant households
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (7)

2011

  1. Australia's Pacific Seasonal Worker Pilot Scheme (PSWPS): Development Impacts in the First Two Years
    Working Papers in Economics, University of Waikato Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Beyond baseline and follow-up: the case for more t in experiments
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (18)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2012)
  3. Capital, Gender, and Microenterprise Growth in Ghana
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads
  4. Does Management Matter? Evidence from India
    CEP Discussion Papers, Centre for Economic Performance, LSE Downloads View citations (34)
    Also in Research Papers, Stanford University, Graduate School of Business (2010) Downloads View citations (37)
    Discussion Papers, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (2010) Downloads View citations (8)
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2011) Downloads View citations (32)
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library (2010) Downloads View citations (6)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2011) Downloads View citations (40)

    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (2013)
  5. Eight Questions about Brain Drain
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (51)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2011) Downloads View citations (60)
    CReAM Discussion Paper Series, Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM), Department of Economics, University College London (2011) Downloads View citations (56)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Economic Perspectives (2011)
  6. How can we learn whether firm policies are working in africa ? challenges (and solutions?) for experiments and structural models
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (6)
  7. The Impact of Economics Blogs
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2011) Downloads
  8. Using repeated cross-sections to explore movements in and out of poverty
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2014)
  9. When is capital enough to get female enterprises growing ? evidence from a randomized experiment in Ghana
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (20)
  10. When is capital enough to get female microenterprises growing? Evidence from a randomized experiment in Ghana
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (30)
    Also in CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford (2011) Downloads View citations (29)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2011) Downloads View citations (69)
    CAGE Online Working Paper Series, Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE) (2011) Downloads View citations (38)

2010

  1. Accounting for selectivity and duration-dependent heterogeneity when estimating the impact of emigration on incomes and poverty in sending areas
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Journal Article in Economic Development and Cultural Change (2013)
  2. Eliciting probabilistic expectations with visual aids in developing countries: how sensitive are answers to variations in elicitation design ?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Applied Econometrics (2011)
  3. Enterprise recovery following natural disasters
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Economic Journal (2012)
  4. Experimental Approaches in Migration Studies
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in CReAM Discussion Paper Series, Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM), Department of Economics, University College London (2010) Downloads View citations (3)
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2010) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Chapter (2012)
  5. Improving management in India
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads
  6. Jobs and the Crisis
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads
  7. Natural Experiment Evidence on the Effect of Migration on Blood Pressure and Hypertension
    CReAM Discussion Paper Series, Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM), Department of Economics, University College London Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2010) Downloads View citations (5)

    See also Journal Article in Health Economics (2013)
  8. Spurring Development through a Seasonal Migration Program
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
  9. The Development Impact of a Best Practice Seasonal Worker Policy
    CReAM Discussion Paper Series, Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM), Department of Economics, University College London Downloads View citations (10)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2010) Downloads View citations (8)

    See also Journal Article in The Review of Economics and Statistics (2014)
  10. The Development Impact of a Best Practice Seasonal Worker Policy: New Zealand’s Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) Scheme
    Working Papers in Economics, University of Waikato Downloads
  11. The Economic Consequences of "Brain Drain" of the Best and Brightest: Microeconomic Evidence from Five Countries
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2010) Downloads View citations (3)
    Working Papers in Economics, University of Waikato (2010) Downloads View citations (4)
    CReAM Discussion Paper Series, Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM), Department of Economics, University College London (2010) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in Economic Journal (2012)
  12. The remitting patterns of African migrants in the OECD
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (18)
    Also in CReAM Discussion Paper Series, Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM), Department of Economics, University College London (2009) Downloads View citations (12)
  13. Using PDA consistency checks to increase the precision of profits and sales measurement in panels
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2012)

2009

  1. Do Marginal Firms in Bolivia Benefit from Formalizing?
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads
  2. Gender, Entry Regulations, and Small Firm Informality: What Do the Micro Data Tell Us?
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads
  3. Impact assessments in finance and private sector development: what have we learned and what should we learn ?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Journal Article in World Bank Research Observer (2010)
  4. Innovative Firms or Innovative Owners? Determinants of Innovation in Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (11)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2009) Downloads View citations (7)
  5. Measuring Subjective Expectations in Developing Countries: A Critical Review and New Evidence
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (22)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2011)
  6. Preliminary Impacts of a New Seasonal Work Program on Rural Household Incomes in the Pacific
    2009 Conference, August 16-22, 2009, Beijing, China, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Working Papers in Economics, University of Waikato (2008) Downloads View citations (2)
  7. Remittances and the Brain Drain Revisited: The Microdata Show That More Educated Migrants Remit More
    Working Papers, Bar-Ilan University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (32)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2009) Downloads View citations (17)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2009) Downloads View citations (34)
    CID Working Papers, Center for International Development at Harvard University (2009) Downloads View citations (3)
    CReAM Discussion Paper Series, Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM), Department of Economics, University College London (2009) Downloads View citations (5)

    See also Journal Article in World Bank Economic Review (2011)
  8. The Impacts of International Migration on Remaining Household Members: Omnibus Results from a Migration Lottery Program
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in CReAM Discussion Paper Series, Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM), Department of Economics, University College London (2009) Downloads View citations (25)
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2009) Downloads View citations (11)

    See also Journal Article in The Review of Economics and Statistics (2011)
  9. The Microeconomic Determinants of Emigration and Return Migration of the Best and Brightest: Evidence from the Pacific
    CReAM Discussion Paper Series, Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM), Department of Economics, University College London Downloads View citations (22)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2009) Downloads View citations (42)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2009) Downloads View citations (18)
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development (2009) Downloads View citations (30)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2011)
  10. The Results of a Pilot Financial Literacy and Business Planning Training Program for Women in Uganda
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)
  11. Which Microenterprises have High Returns to Capital?
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads
  12. Why is More Capital not Enough to Grow Female Businesses?
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)

2008

  1. Are Women More Credit Constrained? Experimental Evidence on Gender and Microenterprise Returns
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2008) Downloads View citations (8)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Journal: Applied Economics (2009)
  2. How Pro-Poor is the Selection of Seasonal Migrant Workers from Tonga Under New Zealand's Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) Program?
    CReAM Discussion Paper Series, Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM), Department of Economics, University College London Downloads View citations (8)
    Also in Working Papers in Economics, University of Waikato (2008) Downloads View citations (8)
  3. How pro-poor is the selection of seasonal migrant workers from Tonga under New Zealand's recognized seasonal employer program ?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (3)
  4. In pursuit of balance: randomization in practice in development field experiments
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Journal: Applied Economics (2009)
  5. Mental health patterns and consequences: results from survey data in five developing countries
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (19)
    See also Journal Article in World Bank Economic Review (2008)
  6. Who Are the Microenterprise Owners? Evidence from Sri Lanka on Tokman v. de Soto
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (17)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2008) Downloads View citations (10)
  7. Who is Coming from Vanuatu to New Zealand under the New Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) Program?
    Working Papers in Economics, University of Waikato Downloads View citations (11)
    Also in CReAM Discussion Paper Series, Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM), Department of Economics, University College London (2008) Downloads View citations (11)
  8. Who is coming from Vanuatu to New Zealand under the new recognized Seasonal employer program ?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)

2007

  1. A Land of Milk and Honey with Streets Paved with Gold: Do Emigrants Have Over-Optimistic Expectations about Incomes Abroad?
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (21)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2007) Downloads View citations (23)
    CReAM Discussion Paper Series, Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM), Department of Economics, University College London (2007) Downloads View citations (25)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2013)
  2. A Profile of the World's Young Developing Country Migrants
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2006) Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Does It Pay Firms to Register for Taxes? The Impact of Formality on Firm Profitability
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (9)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2007) Downloads View citations (4)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2010)
  4. Measuring microenterprise profits: don't ask how the sausage is made
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (19)
  5. Migration and mental health: evidence from a natural experiment
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Working Papers in Economics, University of Waikato (2006) Downloads View citations (5)
    Natural Field Experiments, The Field Experiments Website (2006) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Health Economics (2009)
  6. Migration, remittances, poverty, and human capital: conceptual and empirical challenges
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (17)
  7. Moving to Opportunity, Leaving Behind What? Evaluating the Initial Effects of a Migration Policy on Incomes and Poverty in Source Areas
    Working Papers in Economics, University of Waikato Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article in New Zealand Economic Papers (2007)
  8. Returns to Capital in Microenterprises: Evidence from a Field Experiment
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (11)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2007) Downloads View citations (34)

    See also Journal Article in The Quarterly Journal of Economics (2009)
  9. Self-selection patterns in Mexico-U.S. migration: The role of migration networks
    CReAM Discussion Paper Series, Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM), Department of Economics, University College London Downloads View citations (63)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2007) Downloads View citations (85)

    See also Journal Article in The Review of Economics and Statistics (2010)
  10. Surveying Migrant Households: A Comparison of Census-Based, Snowball, and Intercept Point Surveys
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (8)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2007) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series A (2009)
  11. Using the Global Positioning System (GPS) in Household Surveys For Better Economics and Better Policy
    Working Papers in Economics, University of Waikato Downloads View citations (16)
  12. Using the global positioning system in household surveys for better economics and better policy
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (5)

2006

  1. Can Migration Reduce Educational Attainments? Depressing Evidence from Mexico
    CReAM Discussion Paper Series, Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM), Department of Economics, University College London Downloads View citations (18)
  2. Can migration reduce educational attainment ? Evidence from Mexico
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (60)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Population Economics (2011)
  3. How Cost Elastic are Remittances? Estimates from Tongan Migrants in New Zealand
    Working Papers in Economics, University of Waikato Downloads View citations (30)
  4. How Important Is Selection? Experimental vs. Non-Experimental Measures of the Income Gains from Migration
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Downloads View citations (56)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of the European Economic Association (2010)
  5. How Important is Selection? Experimental vs Non-experimental Measures of Income Gains from Migration
    Working Papers in Economics, University of Waikato Downloads View citations (17)
  6. How Important is Selection? Experimental vs Non-experimental Measures of the Income Gains of Migration
    Working Papers, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Downloads View citations (13)
  7. How important is selection ? Experimental versus non-experimental measures of the income gains from migration
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (33)
  8. Migration and Education Inequality in Rural Mexico
    IDB Publications (Working Papers), Inter-American Development Bank Downloads
    Also in INTAL Working Papers, Inter-American Development Bank, INTAL (2006) Downloads View citations (24)
  9. Natural Experiment Evidence on Whether Selection Bias Overstates the Gains from Migration
    2006 Annual Meeting, August 12-18, 2006, Queensland, Australia, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads

2005

  1. Bolivian capitalization and privatization: Approximation to an evaluation
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Buying Less, But Shopping More: Changes In Consumption Patterns During A Crisis
    Business School Working Papers, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella Downloads View citations (7)
  3. Earnings mobility and measurement error: a pseudo-panel approach
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (23)
    See also Journal Article in Economic Development and Cultural Change (2007)
  4. Paper walls are easier to tear down: passport costs and legal barriers to emigration
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Journal Article in World Development (2007)
  5. Poverty traps and nonlinear income dynamics with measurement error and individual heterogeneity
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Studies (2007)
  6. The effects of migration on child health in Mexico
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (94)
    See also Journal Article in ECONOMIA JOURNAL OF THE LATIN AMERICAN AND CARIBBEAN ECONOMIC ASSOCIATION (2005)

2004

  1. Network Effects and the Dynamics of Migration and Inequality: Theory and Evidence from Mexico
    Working Papers, Bar-Ilan University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (100)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2007)

2002

  1. An econometric analysis of IBRD creditworthiness
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
    See also Journal Article in International Economic Journal (2001)
  2. Distangling Age, Cohort and Time Effects in the Additive Model
    Working Papers, Stanford University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics (2006)
  3. The Distributive Impact of Privatization in Latin America: Evidence from Four Countries
    Boston University - Department of Economics - The Institute for Economic Development Working Papers Series, Boston University - Department of Economics Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Journal Article in ECONOMIA JOURNAL OF THE LATIN AMERICAN AND CARIBBEAN ECONOMIC ASSOCIATION (2003)

2001

  1. Consumption Growth in a Booming Economy: Taiwan 1976-96
    Working Papers, Economic Growth Center, Yale University Downloads View citations (4)
  2. The Household Response to the Mexican Peso Crisis
    Working Papers, Stanford University, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (6)

Journal Articles

2017

  1. Identifying and Spurring High-Growth Entrepreneurship: Experimental Evidence from a Business Plan Competition
    American Economic Review, 2017, 107, (8), 2278-2307 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2015)

2016

  1. A Helping Hand or the Long Arm of the Law? Experimental Evidence on What Governments Can Do to Formalize Firms
    World Bank Economic Review, 2016, 30, (1), 24-54 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  2. Do Wage Subsidies Provide a Stepping-Stone to Employment for Recent College Graduates? Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Jordan
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2016, 98, (3), 488-502 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Macroinsurance for microenterprises: A randomized experiment in post-revolution Egypt
    Journal of Development Economics, 2016, 118, (C), 13-25 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2014)
  4. The demand for, and impact of, youth internships: evidence from a randomized experiment in Yemen
    IZA Journal of Labor & Development, 2016, 5, (1), 1-15 Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in IZA Journal of Labor & Development, 2016, 5, (1), 1-15 (2016) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Working Paper (2015)
  5. The impact of soft skills training on female youth employment: evidence from a randomized experiment in Jordan
    IZA Journal of Labor & Development, 2016, 5, (1), 1-23 Downloads View citations (2)
  6. Unilateral Facilitation Does Not Raise International Labor Migration from the Philippines
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2016, 64, (2), 323 - 368 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2014)

2015

  1. Directing remittances to education with soft and hard commitments: Evidence from a lab-in-the-field experiment and new product take-up among Filipino migrants in Rome
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2015, 111, (C), 197-208 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper (2015)
  2. Evidence on Policies to Increase the Development Impacts of International Migration
    World Bank Research Observer, 2015, 30, (2), 155-192 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper (2016)
  3. Miserable Migrants? Natural Experiment Evidence on International Migration and Objective and Subjective Well-Being
    World Development, 2015, 65, (C), 79-93 Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Working Paper (2012)
  4. Reducing Information Asymmetries in the Youth Labor Market of Jordan with Psychometrics and Skill Based Tests
    World Bank Economic Review, 2015, 29, (suppl_1), S106-S117 Downloads View citations (1)
  5. Testing the importance of search frictions and matching through a randomized experiment in Jordan
    IZA Journal of Labor Economics, 2015, 4, (1), 1-20 Downloads View citations (8)

2014

  1. Business training and female enterprise start-up, growth, and dynamics: Experimental evidence from Sri Lanka
    Journal of Development Economics, 2014, 106, (C), 199-210 Downloads View citations (22)
    See also Working Paper (2012)
  2. Development Impacts of Seasonal and Temporary Migration: A Review of Evidence from the Pacific and Southeast Asia
    Asia and the Pacific Policy Studies, 2014, 1, (1), 18-32 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2014)
  3. Distortions in the International Migrant Labor Market: Evidence from Filipino Migration and Wage Responses to Destination Country Economic Shocks
    American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2014, 6, (2), 49-75 Downloads View citations (35)
    See also Working Paper (2012)
  4. Do Poverty Traps Exist? Assessing the Evidence
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2014, 28, (3), 127-48 Downloads View citations (22)
  5. Entry Regulation and the Formalization of Microenterprises in Developing Countries
    World Bank Research Observer, 2014, 29, (2), 186-201 Downloads View citations (8)
  6. Microenterprise growth and the flypaper effect: Evidence from a randomized experiment in Ghana
    Journal of Development Economics, 2014, 106, (C), 211-226 Downloads View citations (45)
  7. Quantifying Some of the Impacts of Economics Blogs
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2014, 62, (3), 567 - 597 Downloads View citations (2)
  8. Scientific mobility and knowledge networks in high emigration countries: Evidence from the Pacific
    Research Policy, 2014, 43, (9), 1486-1495 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  9. The Development Impact of a Best Practice Seasonal Worker Policy
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2014, 96, (2), 229-243 Downloads View citations (23)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  10. The Impact of Financial Literacy Training for Migrants
    World Bank Economic Review, 2014, 28, (1), 130-161 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper (2012)
  11. The minimal impact of a large-scale financial education program in Mexico City
    Journal of Development Economics, 2014, 108, (C), 184-189 Downloads View citations (6)
  12. The tyranny of experts: economists, dictators, and the forgotten rights of the poor, by William Easterly
    Journal of Development Effectiveness, 2014, 6, (2), 211-214 Downloads
  13. Using repeated cross-sections to explore movements into and out of poverty
    Journal of Development Economics, 2014, 107, (C), 112-128 Downloads View citations (16)
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  14. What Are We Learning from Business Training and Entrepreneurship Evaluations around the Developing World?
    World Bank Research Observer, 2014, 29, (1), 48-82 Downloads View citations (37)
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  15. Who you train matters: Identifying combined effects of financial education on migrant households
    Journal of Development Economics, 2014, 109, (C), 39-55 Downloads View citations (5)

2013

  1. A land of milk and honey with streets paved with gold: Do emigrants have over-optimistic expectations about incomes abroad?
    Journal of Development Economics, 2013, 102, (C), 116-127 Downloads View citations (27)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  2. Accounting for Selectivity and Duration-Dependent Heterogeneity When Estimating the Impact of Emigration on Incomes and Poverty in Sending Areas
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2013, 61, (2), 247 - 280 Downloads View citations (23)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  3. Does Management Matter? Evidence from India
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2013, 128, (1), 1-51 Downloads View citations (123)
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  4. NATURAL EXPERIMENT EVIDENCE ON THE EFFECT OF MIGRATION ON BLOOD PRESSURE AND HYPERTENSION
    Health Economics, 2013, 22, (6), 655-672 View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  5. The Demand for, and Consequences of, Formalization among Informal Firms in Sri Lanka
    American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2013, 5, (2), 122-50 Downloads View citations (23)
    See also Working Paper (2012)
  6. Using administrative data to evaluate municipal reforms: an evaluation of the impact of Minas Fácil Expresso
    Journal of Development Effectiveness, 2013, 5, (3), 319-338 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2013)

2012

  1. Beyond baseline and follow-up: The case for more T in experiments
    Journal of Development Economics, 2012, 99, (2), 210-221 Downloads View citations (91)
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  2. Enterprise Recovery Following Natural Disasters
    Economic Journal, 2012, 122, (559), 64-91 Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  3. THE IMPACT OF IMMIGRATION ON CHILD HEALTH: EXPERIMENTAL EVIDENCE FROM A MIGRATION LOTTERY PROGRAM
    Economic Inquiry, 2012, 50, (1), 62-81 Downloads View citations (14)
  4. The Economic Consequences of ‘Brain Drain’ of the Best and Brightest: Microeconomic Evidence from Five Countries
    Economic Journal, 2012, 122, (560), 339-375 Downloads View citations (49)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  5. Using PDA consistency checks to increase the precision of profits and sales measurement in panels
    Journal of Development Economics, 2012, 98, (1), 51-57 Downloads View citations (19)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2011

  1. Buying Less but Shopping More: The Use of Nonmarket Labor during a Crisis
    ECONOMIA JOURNAL OF THE LATIN AMERICAN AND CARIBBEAN ECONOMIC ASSOCIATION, 2011, Volume 11 Number 2, (Spring 2011), 1-43 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Can migration reduce educational attainment? Evidence from Mexico
    Journal of Population Economics, 2011, 24, (4), 1331-1358 Downloads View citations (109)
    See also Working Paper (2006)
  3. Eight Questions about Brain Drain
    Journal of Economic Perspectives, 2011, 25, (3), 107-28 Downloads View citations (51)
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  4. Eliciting probabilistic expectations with visual aids in developing countries: how sensitive are answers to variations in elicitation design?
    Journal of Applied Econometrics, 2011, 26, (3), 479-497 View citations (14)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  5. How Can We Learn Whether Firm Policies Are Working in Africa? Challenges (and Solutions?) For Experiments and Structural Models -super-†
    Journal of African Economies, 2011, 20, (4), 600-625 Downloads View citations (4)
  6. Measuring subjective expectations in developing countries: A critical review and new evidence
    Journal of Development Economics, 2011, 94, (2), 151-163 Downloads View citations (74)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  7. Remittances and the Brain Drain Revisited: The Microdata Show That More Educated Migrants Remit More
    World Bank Economic Review, 2011, 25, (1), 132-156 Downloads View citations (38)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  8. The Impacts of International Migration on Remaining Household Members: Omnibus Results from a Migration Lottery Program
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2011, 93, (4), 1297-1318 Downloads View citations (38)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  9. The microeconomic determinants of emigration and return migration of the best and brightest: Evidence from the Pacific
    Journal of Development Economics, 2011, 95, (1), 18-29 Downloads View citations (83)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  10. What happens to diet and child health when migration splits households? Evidence from a migration lottery program
    Food Policy, 2011, 36, (1), 7-15 Downloads View citations (16)

2010

  1. Does it pay firms to register for taxes? The impact of formality on firm profitability
    Journal of Development Economics, 2010, 91, (1), 15-24 Downloads View citations (45)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  2. How Does High-Skilled Emigration Affect Small Countries: Microeconomic Evidence from Tonga
    Annals of Economics and Statistics, 2010, (97-98), 167-185 Downloads
  3. How Important Is Selection? Experimental vs. Non-Experimental Measures of the Income Gains from Migration
    Journal of the European Economic Association, 2010, 8, (4), 913-945 Downloads View citations (108)
    Also in Journal of the European Economic Association, 2010, 8, (4), 913-945 (2010) Downloads View citations (35)

    See also Working Paper (2006)
  4. Impact Assessments in Finance and Private Sector Development: What Have We Learned and What Should We Learn?
    World Bank Research Observer, 2010, 25, (2), 209-233 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  5. Self-Selection Patterns in Mexico-U.S. Migration: The Role of Migration Networks
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2010, 92, (4), 811-821 Downloads View citations (135)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  6. The Remitting Patterns of African Migrants in the OECD-super- †
    Journal of African Economies, 2010, 19, (5), 605-634 Downloads View citations (3)
  7. Wage Subsidies for Microenterprises
    American Economic Review, 2010, 100, (2), 614-18 Downloads View citations (5)
  8. Why Do Firms in Developing Countries Have Low Productivity?
    American Economic Review, 2010, 100, (2), 619-23 Downloads View citations (49)

2009

  1. Are Women More Credit Constrained? Experimental Evidence on Gender and Microenterprise Returns
    American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2009, 1, (3), 1-32 Downloads View citations (62)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  2. In Pursuit of Balance: Randomization in Practice in Development Field Experiments
    American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2009, 1, (4), 200-232 Downloads View citations (113)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  3. Measuring microenterprise profits: Must we ask how the sausage is made?
    Journal of Development Economics, 2009, 88, (1), 19-31 Downloads View citations (110)
  4. Migration and mental health: Evidence from a natural experiment
    Journal of Health Economics, 2009, 28, (3), 677-687 Downloads View citations (30)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  5. Returns to Capital in Microenterprises: Evidence from a Field Experiment
    The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2009, 124, (1), 423 Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2008, 123, (4), 1329-1372 (2008) Downloads View citations (277)

    See also Working Paper (2007)
  6. Surveying migrant households: a comparison of census-based, snowball and intercept point surveys
    Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series A, 2009, 172, (2), 339-360 Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

2008

  1. A Profile of the World's Young Developing Country International Migrants
    Population and Development Review, 2008, 34, (1), 115-135 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Experimental Evidence on Returns to Capital and Access to Finance in Mexico
    World Bank Economic Review, 2008, 22, (3), 457-482 Downloads View citations (83)
  3. Mental Health Patterns and Consequences: Results from Survey Data in Five Developing Countries
    World Bank Economic Review, 2008, 23, (1), 31-55 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  4. Mental health recovery and economic recovery after the tsunami: High-frequency longitudinal evidence from Sri Lankan small business owners
    Social Science & Medicine, 2008, 66, (3), 582-595 Downloads View citations (7)
  5. Revisiting the relationship between mental health and poverty in developing countries: a response to Corrigall
    Social Science & Medicine, 2008, 66, (9), 2064-2066 Downloads

2007

  1. Book Review
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2007, 55, 845-848 Downloads
  2. Earnings Mobility and Measurement Error: A Pseudo-Panel Approach
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2007, 56, 125-161 Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  3. Efficient remittance services for development in the Pacific
    Asia-Pacific Development Journal, 2007, 14, (2), 55-74 Downloads View citations (9)
  4. Mental health and poverty in developing countries: Revisiting the relationship
    Social Science & Medicine, 2007, 65, (3), 467-480 Downloads View citations (16)
  5. Moving to opportunity, leaving behind what? Evaluating the initial effects of a migration policy on incomes and poverty in source areas
    New Zealand Economic Papers, 2007, 41, (2), 197-223 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  6. Network effects and the dynamics of migration and inequality: Theory and evidence from Mexico
    Journal of Development Economics, 2007, 84, (1), 1-24 Downloads View citations (217)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  7. Paper Walls Are Easier to Tear Down: Passport Costs and Legal Barriers to Emigration
    World Development, 2007, 35, (11), 2026-2039 Downloads View citations (22)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  8. Poverty traps and nonlinear income dynamics with measurement error and individual heterogeneity
    Journal of Development Studies, 2007, 43, (6), 1057-1083 Downloads View citations (24)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  9. Using Global Positioning Systems in Household Surveys for Better Economics and Better Policy
    World Bank Research Observer, 2007, 22, (2), 217-241 Downloads View citations (10)

2006

  1. Disentangling Age, Cohort and Time Effects in the Additive Model
    Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 2006, 68, (4), 473-495 Downloads View citations (18)
    See also Working Paper (2002)
  2. Do Entry Costs Provide an Empirical Basis for Poverty Traps? Evidence from Mexican Microenterprises
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2006, 55, 3-42 Downloads View citations (51)
    Also in Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2006, 55, (1), 3-42 (2006) Downloads View citations (58)
  3. Precautionary saving and consumption growth in Taiwan
    China Economic Review, 2006, 17, (1), 84-101 Downloads View citations (7)
  4. The Consumer Response to the Mexican Peso Crisis
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2006, 55, (1), 139-72 Downloads View citations (12)
    Also in Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2006, 55, 139-172 (2006) Downloads View citations (12)

2005

  1. Measuring inequality with asset indicators
    Journal of Population Economics, 2005, 18, (2), 229-260 Downloads View citations (94)
  2. The Effects of Migration on Child Health in Mexico
    ECONOMIA JOURNAL OF THE LATIN AMERICAN AND CARIBBEAN ECONOMIC ASSOCIATION, 2005, Volume 6 Number 1, (Fall 2005), 257-289 Downloads View citations (72)
    See also Working Paper (2005)

2004

  1. Aggregate Shocks and Urban Labor Market Responses: Evidence from Argentina's Financial Crisis
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2004, 52, (4), 719-58 Downloads View citations (43)
  2. Asymptotic theory for heterogeneous dynamic pseudo-panels
    Journal of Econometrics, 2004, 120, (2), 235-262 Downloads View citations (32)

2003

  1. How do Households Cope with Aggregate Shocks? Evidence from the Mexican Peso Crisis
    World Development, 2003, 31, (7), 1179-1199 Downloads View citations (53)
  2. The Distributive Impact of Privatization in Latin America: Evidence from Four Countries
    ECONOMIA JOURNAL OF THE LATIN AMERICAN AND CARIBBEAN ECONOMIC ASSOCIATION, 2003, Volume 3 Number 2, (Spring 2003), 161-234 Downloads View citations (42)
    See also Working Paper (2002)

2002

  1. Are tortillas a Giffen Good in Mexico?
    Economics Bulletin, 2002, 15, (1), 1-7 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. The Prudence of Mexican Consumers
    Economía Mexicana NUEVA ÉPOCA, 2002, XI, (2), 393-407 Downloads

2001

  1. An Econometric analysis of IBRD creditworthiness
    International Economic Journal, 2001, 18, (4), 427-448 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2002)
  2. Estimation of AR(1) models with unequally spaced pseudo-panels
    Econometrics Journal, 2001, 4, (1), 40 View citations (7)
  3. The Impact of Capital Controls on Growth Convergence
    Journal of Economic Development, 2001, 26, (1), 1-25 Downloads View citations (7)

1997

  1. Econometric Cost Structure Estimates for Cellular Telephony in the United States
    Journal of Regulatory Economics, 1997, 12, (2), 147-57 Downloads View citations (20)

Chapters

2014

  1. Development through seasonal worker programs: the case of New Zealand’s RSE program
    Chapter 7 in International Handbook on Migration and Economic Development, 2014, pp 186-210 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2014)

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 (2012)

2012

  1. Experimental Approaches in Migration Studies
    Chapter 12 in Handbook of Research Methods in Migration, 2012 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2010

  1. Who are the Microenterprise Owners? Evidence from Sri Lanka on Tokman versus De Soto
    A chapter in International Differences in Entrepreneurship, 2010, pp 63-87 Downloads View citations (9)
 
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