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Homepage:http://people.ucsc.edu/~jmrtwo
Workplace:Economics Department, University of California-Santa Cruz (UCSC), (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2024

  1. Shortening the Path to Productive Investment: Evidence from Input Fairs and Cash Transfers in Malawi
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  2. The Dynamic Effects of Cash Transfers to Agricultural Households
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

2023

  1. Going the Extra Mile: Farm Subsidies and Spatial Convergence in Agricultural Input Adoption
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads

2022

  1. Blue Spoons: Sparking Communication About Appropriate Technology Use
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Exhaustive or Exhausting? Evidence on Respondent Fatigue in Long Surveys
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article Exhaustive or exhausting? Evidence on respondent fatigue in long surveys, Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier (2023) Downloads (2023)
  3. Private but Misunderstood ? Evidence on Measuring Intimate Partner Violence via Self-Interviewing in Rural Liberia and Malawi
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2021) Downloads View citations (3)

2021

  1. Is Digital Credit Filling a Hole or Digging a Hole? Evidence from Malawi
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2021) Downloads

    See also Journal Article Is Digital Credit Filling a Hole or Digging a Hole? Evidence from Malawi, The Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society (2024) Downloads (2024)

2020

  1. Did COVID-19 Market Disruptions Disrupt Food Security? Evidence from Households in Rural Liberia and Malawi
    Santa Cruz Department of Economics, Working Paper Series, Department of Economics, UC Santa Cruz Downloads View citations (20)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2020) Downloads View citations (12)
  2. Saving for Multiple Financial Needs: Evidence from Lockboxes and Mobile Money in Malawi
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article Saving for Multiple Financial Needs: Evidence from Lockboxes and Mobile Money in Malawi, The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press (2023) Downloads (2023)

2018

  1. Grain Today, Gain Tomorrow: Evidence from a Storage Experiment with Savings Clubs in Kenya
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (42)
    See also Journal Article Grain today, gain tomorrow: Evidence from a storage experiment with savings clubs in Kenya, Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier (2018) Downloads View citations (43) (2018)
  2. Market Access, Trade Costs, and Technology Adoption: Evidence from Northern Tanzania
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (19)

2017

  1. Decentralization and Efficiency of Subsidy Targeting: Evidence from Chiefs in Rural Malawi
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (14)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2017) Downloads View citations (14)

    See also Journal Article Decentralization and efficiency of subsidy targeting: Evidence from chiefs in rural Malawi, Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier (2020) Downloads View citations (41) (2020)
  2. Governance and the effectiveness of public health subsidies: Evidence from Ghana, Kenya and Uganda
    Santa Cruz Department of Economics, Working Paper Series, Department of Economics, UC Santa Cruz Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article Governance and the effectiveness of public health subsidies: Evidence from Ghana, Kenya and Uganda, Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier (2017) Downloads View citations (10) (2017)

2016

  1. Banking the Unbanked: Evidence from Three Countries - Working Paper 440
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads View citations (21)
  2. Banking the Unbanked? Evidence From Three Countries
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (25)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2016) Downloads View citations (28)
    Working Papers, Economic Growth Center, Yale University (2016) Downloads View citations (38)
    Center Discussion Papers, Yale University, Economic Growth Center (2016) Downloads View citations (25)

    See also Journal Article Banking the Unbanked? Evidence from Three Countries, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association (2018) Downloads View citations (89) (2018)
  3. The Effect of Savings Accounts on Interpersonal Financial Relationships: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Rural Kenya
    Santa Cruz Department of Economics, Working Paper Series, Department of Economics, UC Santa Cruz Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2015) Downloads View citations (14)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2015) Downloads View citations (14)

    See also Journal Article The Effect of Savings Accounts on Interpersonal Financial Relationships: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Rural Kenya, The Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society (2019) Downloads View citations (6) (2019)

2015

  1. Governance and the Effectiveness of Public Health Subsidies
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2015) Downloads View citations (4)

2013

  1. Daily Needs, Income Targets and Labor Supply: Evidence from Kenya
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Experimental Evidence on the Effects of Home Computers on Academic Achievement among Schoolchildren
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (97)
    Also in CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo (2013) Downloads View citations (97)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2013) Downloads View citations (96)
    Santa Cruz Department of Economics, Working Paper Series, Department of Economics, UC Santa Cruz (2013) Downloads View citations (96)

    See also Journal Article Experimental Evidence on the Effects of Home Computers on Academic Achievement among Schoolchildren, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association (2013) Downloads View citations (97) (2013)
  3. Keeping the Doctor Away: Experimental Evidence on Investment in Preventative Health Products
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (59)
    Also in Santa Cruz Department of Economics, Working Paper Series, Department of Economics, UC Santa Cruz (2012) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article Keeping the doctor away: Experimental evidence on investment in preventative health products, Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier (2013) Downloads View citations (54) (2013)

2012

  1. Challenges in Banking the Rural Poor: Evidence from Kenya's Western Province
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (31)
    See also Chapter Challenges in Banking the Rural Poor: Evidence from Kenya's Western Province, NBER Chapters, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2014) Downloads View citations (8) (2014)
  2. Savings Constraints and Microenterprise Development: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Kenya
    Santa Cruz Department of Economics, Working Paper Series, Department of Economics, UC Santa Cruz Downloads View citations (7)
    Also in Santa Cruz Department of Economics, Working Paper Series, Department of Economics, UC Santa Cruz (2008) Downloads View citations (5)
    Santa Cruz Department of Economics, Working Paper Series, Department of Economics, UC Santa Cruz (2009) Downloads View citations (94)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2009) Downloads View citations (99)

    See also Journal Article Savings Constraints and Microenterprise Development: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Kenya, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association (2013) Downloads View citations (330) (2013)
  3. Why Don't the Poor Save More? Evidence from Health Savings Experiments
    Santa Cruz Department of Economics, Working Paper Series, Department of Economics, UC Santa Cruz Downloads View citations (11)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2011) Downloads View citations (32)

    See also Journal Article Why Don't the Poor Save More? Evidence from Health Savings Experiments, American Economic Review, American Economic Association (2013) Downloads View citations (254) (2013)

2011

  1. Limited insurance within the household: evidence from a field experiment in Kenya
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany (2008) Downloads View citations (13)
    Santa Cruz Department of Economics, Working Paper Series, Department of Economics, UC Santa Cruz (2008) Downloads View citations (11)

    See also Journal Article Limited Insurance within the Household: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Kenya, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association (2012) Downloads View citations (81) (2012)
  2. Risk-coping through sexual networks: evidence from client transfers in Kenya
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article Risk-Coping through Sexual Networks: Evidence from Client Transfers in Kenya, Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press (2012) Downloads View citations (19) (2012)
  3. The Effects of Home Computers on Educational Outcomes. Evidence from a Field Experiment with Schoolchildren
    Working Papers, NET Institute Downloads View citations (3)

2009

  1. Nudging Farmers to Use Fertilizer: Theory and Experimental Evidence from Kenya
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (80)
    See also Journal Article Nudging Farmers to Use Fertilizer: Theory and Experimental Evidence from Kenya, American Economic Review, American Economic Association (2011) Downloads View citations (648) (2011)
  2. Nudging Farmers to Utilize Fertilizer: Theory and Experimental Evidence from Kenya
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (53)
  3. Transactional sex as a response to risk in western Kenya
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany (2008) Downloads View citations (4)

    See also Journal Article Transactional Sex as a Response to Risk in Western Kenya, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association (2011) Downloads View citations (74) (2011)

Journal Articles

2024

  1. Is Digital Credit Filling a Hole or Digging a Hole? Evidence from Malawi
    The Economic Journal, 2024, 134, (658), 457-484 Downloads
    See also Working Paper Is Digital Credit Filling a Hole or Digging a Hole? Evidence from Malawi, NBER Working Papers (2021) Downloads View citations (4) (2021)

2023

  1. Exhaustive or exhausting? Evidence on respondent fatigue in long surveys
    Journal of Development Economics, 2023, 161, (C) Downloads
    See also Working Paper Exhaustive or Exhausting? Evidence on Respondent Fatigue in Long Surveys, NBER Working Papers (2022) Downloads View citations (1) (2022)
  2. Saving for Multiple Financial Needs: Evidence from Lockboxes and Mobile Money in Malawi
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2023, 105, (4), 833-851 Downloads
    See also Working Paper Saving for Multiple Financial Needs: Evidence from Lockboxes and Mobile Money in Malawi, NBER Working Papers (2020) Downloads View citations (5) (2020)

2020

  1. Cashing In (and Out): Experimental Evidence on the Effects of Mobile Money in Malawi
    AEA Papers and Proceedings, 2020, 110, 599-604 Downloads View citations (11)
  2. Decentralization and efficiency of subsidy targeting: Evidence from chiefs in rural Malawi
    Journal of Public Economics, 2020, 185, (C) Downloads View citations (41)
    See also Working Paper Decentralization and Efficiency of Subsidy Targeting: Evidence from Chiefs in Rural Malawi, CEPR Discussion Papers (2017) Downloads View citations (14) (2017)
  3. The daily grind: Cash needs and labor supply
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2020, 177, (C), 399-414 Downloads View citations (6)

2019

  1. The Effect of Savings Accounts on Interpersonal Financial Relationships: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Rural Kenya
    The Economic Journal, 2019, 129, (617), 273-310 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper The Effect of Savings Accounts on Interpersonal Financial Relationships: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Rural Kenya, Santa Cruz Department of Economics, Working Paper Series (2016) Downloads View citations (3) (2016)

2018

  1. Banking the Unbanked? Evidence from Three Countries
    American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2018, 10, (2), 257-97 Downloads View citations (89)
    See also Working Paper Banking the Unbanked? Evidence From Three Countries, NBER Working Papers (2016) Downloads View citations (25) (2016)
  2. Grain today, gain tomorrow: Evidence from a storage experiment with savings clubs in Kenya
    Journal of Development Economics, 2018, 134, (C), 1-15 Downloads View citations (43)
    See also Working Paper Grain Today, Gain Tomorrow: Evidence from a Storage Experiment with Savings Clubs in Kenya, NBER Working Papers (2018) Downloads View citations (42) (2018)

2017

  1. Governance and the effectiveness of public health subsidies: Evidence from Ghana, Kenya and Uganda
    Journal of Public Economics, 2017, 156, (C), 150-169 Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper Governance and the effectiveness of public health subsidies: Evidence from Ghana, Kenya and Uganda, Santa Cruz Department of Economics, Working Paper Series (2017) Downloads View citations (3) (2017)

2014

  1. Minding small change among small firms in Kenya
    Journal of Development Economics, 2014, 108, (C), 69-86 Downloads View citations (24)

2013

  1. Behavioral Biases and Firm Behavior: Evidence from Kenyan Retail Shops
    American Economic Review, 2013, 103, (3), 362-68 Downloads View citations (30)
  2. Experimental Evidence on the Effects of Home Computers on Academic Achievement among Schoolchildren
    American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2013, 5, (3), 211-40 Downloads View citations (97)
    See also Working Paper Experimental Evidence on the Effects of Home Computers on Academic Achievement among Schoolchildren, NBER Working Papers (2013) Downloads View citations (97) (2013)
  3. Keeping the doctor away: Experimental evidence on investment in preventative health products
    Journal of Development Economics, 2013, 105, (C), 196-210 Downloads View citations (54)
    See also Working Paper Keeping the Doctor Away: Experimental Evidence on Investment in Preventative Health Products, NBER Working Papers (2013) Downloads View citations (59) (2013)
  4. Savings Constraints and Microenterprise Development: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Kenya
    American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2013, 5, (1), 163-92 Downloads View citations (330)
    See also Working Paper Savings Constraints and Microenterprise Development: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Kenya, Santa Cruz Department of Economics, Working Paper Series (2012) Downloads View citations (7) (2012)
  5. Why Don't the Poor Save More? Evidence from Health Savings Experiments
    American Economic Review, 2013, 103, (4), 1138-71 Downloads View citations (254)
    See also Working Paper Why Don't the Poor Save More? Evidence from Health Savings Experiments, Santa Cruz Department of Economics, Working Paper Series (2012) Downloads View citations (11) (2012)

2012

  1. Limited Insurance within the Household: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Kenya
    American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2012, 4, (4), 140-64 Downloads View citations (81)
    See also Working Paper Limited insurance within the household: evidence from a field experiment in Kenya, MPRA Paper (2011) Downloads View citations (4) (2011)
  2. Risk-Coping through Sexual Networks: Evidence from Client Transfers in Kenya
    Journal of Human Resources, 2012, 47, (1), 107-145 Downloads View citations (19)
    See also Working Paper Risk-coping through sexual networks: evidence from client transfers in Kenya, Policy Research Working Paper Series (2011) Downloads View citations (1) (2011)
  3. The (hidden) costs of political instability: Evidence from Kenya's 2007 election crisis
    Journal of Development Economics, 2012, 99, (2), 314-329 Downloads View citations (40)

2011

  1. Nudging Farmers to Use Fertilizer: Theory and Experimental Evidence from Kenya
    American Economic Review, 2011, 101, (6), 2350-90 Downloads View citations (648)
    See also Working Paper Nudging Farmers to Use Fertilizer: Theory and Experimental Evidence from Kenya, NBER Working Papers (2009) Downloads View citations (80) (2009)
  2. Transactional Sex as a Response to Risk in Western Kenya
    American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2011, 3, (1), 35-64 Downloads View citations (74)
    See also Working Paper Transactional sex as a response to risk in western Kenya, Policy Research Working Paper Series (2009) Downloads View citations (4) (2009)

2010

  1. Coping with Political Instability: Micro Evidence from Kenya's 2007 Election Crisis
    American Economic Review, 2010, 100, (2), 120-24 Downloads View citations (12)

2009

  1. Sex Markets: A Denied Industry
    Feminist Economics, 2009, 15, (4), 158-161 Downloads

2008

  1. How High Are Rates of Return to Fertilizer? Evidence from Field Experiments in Kenya
    American Economic Review, 2008, 98, (2), 482-88 Downloads View citations (285)

Chapters

2014

  1. Challenges in Banking the Rural Poor: Evidence from Kenya's Western Province
    A chapter in African Successes, Volume III: Modernization and Development, 2014, pp 63-101 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper Challenges in Banking the Rural Poor: Evidence from Kenya's Western Province, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2012) Downloads View citations (31) (2012)
  2. Success in Entrepreneurship: Doing the Math
    A chapter in African Successes, Volume II: Human Capital, 2014, pp 281-303 Downloads
 
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