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Homepage:https://sites.google.com/a/usfca.edu/wydick/
Phone:415-422-5863
Postal address:Dept. of Economics, University of San Francisco 2130 Fulton Street SF, CA 94117
Workplace:Economics, Westmont College, (more information at EDIRC)
Economics Department, University of San Francisco, (more information at EDIRC)
Kellogg Institute for International Studies, University of Notre Dame, (more information at EDIRC)
Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA), University of California-Berkeley, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2018

  1. Mortality from Nestlé’s Marketing of Infant Formula in Low and Middle-Income Countries
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)

2016

  1. Does child sponsorship pay off in adulthood ? an international study of impacts on income and wealth
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
    See also Journal Article in World Bank Economic Review (2017)
  2. Hope as Aspirations, Agency, and Pathways: Poverty Dynamics and Microfinance in Oaxaca, Mexico
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Chapter (2017)
  3. Shoeing the Children: the impact of the TOMS Shoe donation program in rural El Salvador
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in World Bank Economic Review (2018)

2013

  1. Keeping the Doctor Away: Experimental Evidence on Investment in Preventative Health Products
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (35)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2013)

2005

  1. The effect of social capital on group loan repayment: Evidence from artefactual field experiments
    Artefactual Field Experiments, The Field Experiments Website Downloads View citations (2)

Journal Articles

2019

  1. Raising achievement among microentrepreneurs: An experimental test of goals, incentives, and support groups in Medellin, Colombia
    Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2019, 161, (C), 79-97 Downloads

2018

  1. Developing Hope among Impoverished Children: Using Child Self-Portraits to Measure Poverty Program Impacts
    Journal of Human Resources, 2018, 53, (2), 330-355 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Poverty, Aspirations, and the Economics of Hope
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2018, 66, (4), 709 - 753 Downloads View citations (4)
  3. Shoeing the Children: The Impact of the TOMS Shoe Donation Program in Rural El Salvador
    World Bank Economic Review, 2018, 32, (3), 727-751 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2016)

2017

  1. Does Child Sponsorship Pay off in Adulthood? An International Study of Impacts on Income and Wealth
    World Bank Economic Review, 2017, 31, (2), 434-458 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2016)

2016

  1. Microfinance on the margin: why recent impact studies may understate average treatment effects
    Journal of Development Effectiveness, 2016, 8, (2), 257-265 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Wheels of fortune: the economic impacts of wheelchair provision in Ethiopia
    Journal of Development Effectiveness, 2016, 8, (1), 44-66 Downloads View citations (1)

2015

  1. Measuring Microfinance: Assessing the Conflict between Practitioners and Researchers with Evidence from Nepal
    World Development, 2015, 68, (C), 30-47 Downloads View citations (1)

2014

  1. Do Risky Microfinance Borrowers Really Invest in Risky Projects? Experimental Evidence from Bolivia
    Journal of Development Studies, 2014, 50, (2), 276-287 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Do in-kind transfers damage local markets? The case of TOMS shoe donations in El Salvador
    Journal of Development Effectiveness, 2014, 6, (3), 249-267 Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Does New Information Technology Lower Media Quality? The Paradox of Commercial Public Goods
    Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade, 2014, 14, (2), 145-157 Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Got milk? The impact of Heifer International’s livestock donation programs in Rwanda on nutritional outcomes
    Food Policy, 2014, 44, (C), 202-213 Downloads View citations (39)

2013

  1. Adverse Selection and Moral Hazard in Joint Liability Loan Contracts: Evidence from an Artefactual Field Experiment
    Journal of Economics and Management, 2013, 9, (2), 153-184 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Does International Child Sponsorship Work? A Six-Country Study of Impacts on Adult Life Outcomes
    Journal of Political Economy, 2013, 121, (2), 393 - 436 Downloads View citations (15)
  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 (25)
    See also Working Paper (2013)

2011

  1. Environmental and health impacts from the introduction of improved wood stoves: evidence from a field experiment in Guatemala
    Environment, Development and Sustainability: A Multidisciplinary Approach to the Theory and Practice of Sustainable Development, 2011, 13, (4), 657-676 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Microfinance and Home Improvement: Using Retrospective Panel Data to Measure Program Effects on Fundamental Events
    World Development, 2011, 39, (6), 922-937 Downloads View citations (26)
  3. Social Networks, Neighborhood Effects, and Credit Access: Evidence from Rural Guatemala
    World Development, 2011, 39, (6), 974-982 Downloads View citations (16)
  4. The Economics of Parenting, Self‐esteem and Academic Performance: Theory and a Test
    Economica, 2011, 78, (310), 215-239 View citations (5)

2010

  1. Does social capital matter? Evidence from a five-country group lending experiment
    Oxford Economic Papers, 2010, 62, (4), 715-739 Downloads View citations (25)

2008

  1. Do race-based preferences perpetuate discrimination against marginalized ethnic groups?
    Journal of Developing Areas, 2008, 42, (1), 165-181 Downloads

2007

  1. Credit Information Systems in Less Developed Countries: A Test with Microfinance in Guatemala
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2007, 55, (2), 313-334 Downloads View citations (17)
  2. Grandma was Right: Why Cohabitation Undermines Relational Satisfaction, But Is Increasing Anyway
    Kyklos, 2007, 60, (4), 617-645 Downloads View citations (3)
  3. The effect of social capital on group loan repayment: evidence from field experiments
    Economic Journal, 2007, 117, (517), F85-F106 Downloads View citations (79)

2005

  1. Competition and microfinance
    Journal of Development Economics, 2005, 78, (2), 271-298 Downloads View citations (115)

2002

  1. AFFIRMATIVE ACTION IN COLLEGE ADMISSIONS: EXAMINING LABOR MARKET EFFECTS OF FOUR ALTERNATIVE POLICIES
    Contemporary Economic Policy, 2002, 20, (1), 12-24 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. How Efficient are Africa's Emerging Stock Markets?
    Journal of Development Studies, 2002, 38, (4), 141-156 Downloads View citations (44)
  3. Microfinance among the Maya: Tracking the Progress of Borrowers
    Development and Change, 2002, 33, (3), 489-509 Downloads View citations (1)

2001

  1. Group Lending under Dynamic Incentives as a Borrower Discipline Device
    Review of Development Economics, 2001, 5, (3), 406-20 Downloads View citations (20)
  2. Microenterprise Lending to Female Entrepreneurs: Sacrificing Economic Growth for Poverty Alleviation?
    World Development, 2001, 29, (7), 1225-1236 Downloads View citations (73)
  3. Social Norms and the Time Allocation of Women's Labor in Burkina Faso
    Review of Development Economics, 2001, 5, (1), 119-29 Downloads View citations (20)

1999

  1. Can Social Cohesion Be Harnessed to Repair Market Failures? Evidence from Group Lending in Guatemala
    Economic Journal, 1999, 109, (457), 463-75 Downloads View citations (143)
  2. Credit access, human capital and class structure mobility
    Journal of Development Studies, 1999, 35, (6), 131-152 Downloads View citations (10)
  3. The Effect of Microenterprise Lending on Child Schooling in Guatemala
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 1999, 47, (4), 853-69 Downloads View citations (30)

Books

2008

  1. Games in Economic Development
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press View citations (12)
    Also in Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press (2008) View citations (12)

Chapters

2017

  1. Hope as Aspirations, Agency, and Pathways: Poverty Dynamics and Microfinance in Oaxaca, Mexico
    A chapter in The Economics of Poverty Traps, 2017, pp 153-177 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2016)
 
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