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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

2017

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

2016

  1. Banking the Unbanked: Evidence from Three Countries - Working Paper 440
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Banking the Unbanked? Evidence From Three Countries
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in Working Papers, Economic Growth Center, Yale University (2016) Downloads View citations (7)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2016) Downloads View citations (4)
    Working Papers, IGIER (Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research), Bocconi University (2016) Downloads View citations (4)

2015

  1. Governance and the Effectiveness of Public Health Subsidies
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2015) Downloads View citations (3)
  2. The Effect of Savings Accounts on Interpersonal Financial Relationships: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Rural Kenya
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2015) Downloads View citations (6)

2013

  1. Daily Needs, Income Targets and Labor Supply: Evidence from Kenya
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads
  2. Experimental Evidence on the Effects of Home Computers on Academic Achievement among Schoolchildren
    Santa Cruz Department of Economics, Working Paper Series, Department of Economics, UC Santa Cruz Downloads View citations (34)
    Also in CESifo Working Paper Series, CESifo Group Munich (2013) Downloads View citations (34)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2013) Downloads View citations (34)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) (2013) Downloads View citations (34)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Journal: Applied Economics (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 (24)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (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 (9)
    See also Chapter (2014)

2011

  1. Limited insurance within the household: evidence from a field experiment in Kenya
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Santa Cruz Department of Economics, Working Paper Series, Department of Economics, UC Santa Cruz (2008) Downloads View citations (6)
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany (2008) Downloads View citations (10)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Journal: Applied Economics (2012)
  2. Risk-coping through sexual networks: evidence from client transfers in Kenya
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Human Resources (2012)
  3. The Effects of Home Computers on Educational Outcomes. Evidence from a Field Experiment with Schoolchildren
    Working Papers, NET Institute Downloads View citations (2)
  4. Why Don't the Poor Save More? Evidence from Health Savings Experiments
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (19)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2013)

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 (28)
    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (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 (10)
  3. Savings Constraints and Microenterprise Development: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Kenya
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (52)
    Also in Santa Cruz Department of Economics, Working Paper Series, Department of Economics, UC Santa Cruz (2009) Downloads View citations (40)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Journal: Applied Economics (2013)
  4. Transactional sex as a response to risk in western Kenya
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany (2008) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Journal: Applied Economics (2011)

Journal Articles

2014

  1. Minding small change among small firms in Kenya
    Journal of Development Economics, 2014, 108, (C), 69-86 Downloads View citations (7)

2013

  1. Behavioral Biases and Firm Behavior: Evidence from Kenyan Retail Shops
    American Economic Review, 2013, 103, (3), 362-68 Downloads View citations (7)
  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 (34)
    See also Working Paper (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 (15)
    See also Working Paper (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 (87)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  5. Why Don't the Poor Save More? Evidence from Health Savings Experiments
    American Economic Review, 2013, 103, (4), 1138-71 Downloads View citations (58)
    See also Working Paper (2011)

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 (27)
    See also Working Paper (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 (12)
    See also Working Paper (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 (11)

2011

  1. Nudging Farmers to Use Fertilizer: Theory and Experimental Evidence from Kenya
    American Economic Review, 2011, 101, (6), 2350-90 Downloads View citations (216)
    See also Working Paper (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 (34)
    See also Working Paper (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 (4)

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 (99)

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 (1)
    See also Working Paper (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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