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Workplace:Department of Economics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2019

  1. Effects of a Multi-Faceted Education Program on Enrollment, Equity, Learning, and School Management: Evidence from India
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads

2017

  1. Making marriages last: Trust is good, but credible information is better
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads
  2. Participation, learning, and equity in education: Can we have it all?
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (1)
  3. The effects of health insurance within families: experimental evidence from Nicaragua
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
    See also Journal Article in World Bank Economic Review (2019)

2013

  1. What do people actually learn from public health education campaigns? Incorrect inferences about male circumcision and female HIV infection risk in a cluster randomized trial in Malawi
    SALDRU Working Papers, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town Downloads

2011

  1. Are rural road investments alone sufficient to generate transport flows ? lessons from a randomized experiment in rural Malawi and policy implications
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Education as Liberation?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (47)
    See also Journal Article in Economica (2016)
  3. Risk across Borders: A Study of the Potential of Microinsurance Products to Help Migrants Cope with Cross Border Risks
    IDB Publications (Working Papers), Inter-American Development Bank Downloads View citations (1)

2010

  1. New cellular networks in Malawi: Correlates of service rollout and network performance
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Chapter (2014)

2009

  1. Determinants of Technology Adoption: Private Value and Peer Effects in Menstrual Cup Take-Up
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (29)
  2. Evaluating the Impact of Health Programmes
    SALDRU Working Papers, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Incentives to Learn
    Scholarly Articles, Harvard University Department of Economics Downloads View citations (99)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2005) Downloads View citations (5)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2004) Downloads View citations (58)
    Natural Field Experiments, The Field Experiments Website (2004) Downloads View citations (17)

    See also Journal Article in The Review of Economics and Statistics (2009)
  4. Menstruation and Education in Nepal
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)

2004

  1. Merit Scholarships, Randomized Evaluation, Human Capital Spillovers, Africa
    CID Working Papers, Center for International Development at Harvard University Downloads

Journal Articles

2019

  1. The Effects of Health Insurance within Families: Experimental Evidence from Nicaragua
    World Bank Economic Review, 2019, 33, (3), 736-749 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2017)

2016

  1. Education as Liberation?
    Economica, 2016, 83, (329), 1-30 Downloads View citations (17)
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  2. Responding to Risk: Circumcision, Information, and HIV Prevention
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2016, 98, (2), 333-349 Downloads View citations (9)

2014

  1. The Demand for Medical Male Circumcision
    American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2014, 6, (2), 152-77 Downloads View citations (13)

2013

  1. Learning from Others' HIV Testing: Updating Beliefs and Responding to Risk
    American Economic Review, 2013, 103, (3), 439-44 Downloads View citations (21)

2012

  1. Conditional Cash Transfers and HIV/AIDS Prevention: Unconditionally Promising?
    World Bank Economic Review, 2012, 26, (2), 165-190 Downloads View citations (17)
  2. DETERMINANTS OF TECHNOLOGY ADOPTION: PEER EFFECTS IN MENSTRUAL CUP TAKE-UP
    Journal of the European Economic Association, 2012, 10, (6), 1263-1293 Downloads View citations (51)
  3. Evaluating the Impact of Health Programmes on Productivity
    African Development Review, 2012, 24, (4), 302-315 View citations (1)
    Also in African Development Review, 2012, 24, (4), 302-315 (2012) Downloads View citations (1)
  4. HIV testing, subjective beliefs and economic behavior
    Journal of Development Economics, 2012, 99, (2), 300-313 Downloads View citations (9)
  5. Peer effects in learning HIV results
    Journal of Development Economics, 2012, 97, (1), 118-129 Downloads View citations (39)

2011

  1. Menstruation, Sanitary Products, and School Attendance: Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation
    American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2011, 3, (1), 91-100 Downloads View citations (20)

2010

  1. Social security health insurance for the informal sector in Nicaragua: a randomized evaluation
    Health Economics, 2010, 19, (S1), 181-206 Downloads View citations (61)

2009

  1. Incentives to Learn
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2009, 91, (3), 437-456 Downloads View citations (137)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  2. Increasing the acceptability of HIV counseling and testing with three C's: Convenience, confidentiality and credibility
    Social Science & Medicine, 2009, 68, (12), 2263-2270 Downloads View citations (16)

2008

  1. The Demand for, and Impact of, Learning HIV Status
    American Economic Review, 2008, 98, (5), 1829-63 Downloads View citations (152)

Chapters

2014

  1. New Cellular Networks in Malawi: Correlates of Service Rollout and Network Performance
    A chapter in African Successes, Volume III: Modernization and Development, 2014, pp 215-245 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2010)
 
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