Esther Duflo

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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The Economic Lives of the Poor

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 06-29
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 03 Nov 2006
Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Poverty, Development, Consumption Choices

The Economic Lives of the Poor

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 05 Jan 2007
Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Consumption choices, development, poverty

The Miracle of Microfinance? Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 13-09
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 14 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2013
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Department of Economics and Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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The Miracle of Microfinance? Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 11 May 2013 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2021
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Up in Smoke: The Influence of Household Behavior on the Long-Run Impact of Improved Cooking Stoves

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 12-10
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 16 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 01 May 2012
Rema Hanna, Esther Duflo and Michael Greenstone
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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indoor air pollution, human health, climate change, technology adoption

Up in Smoke: the Influence of Household Behavior on the Long-Run Impact of Improved Cooking Stoves

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 04 May 2012 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2021
Rema Hanna, Esther Duflo and Michael Greenstone
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Education and Hiv/Aids Prevention: Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation in Western Kenya

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4024
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Dartmouth College - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology
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Tertiary Education, Primary Education, Education For All, Population Policies, Teaching and Learning

Using Gossips to Spread Information: Theory and Evidence from Two Randomized Controlled Trials

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 14-15
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 10 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2018
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Stanford University - Department of Economics
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Centrality, Gossip, Networks, Diffusion, Influence, Social Learning

Gossip: Identifying Central Individuals in a Social Network

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 03 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2021
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Stanford University - Department of Economics
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Gossip: Identifying Central Individuals in a Social Network

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 30 Sep 2014
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Stanford University - Department of Economics
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centrality, diffusion, gossip, influence, networks, social learning

Using Randomization in Development Economics Research: A Toolkit

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 06-36
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 15 Dec 2006
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Randomized evaluations, Experiments, Development, Program Evaluation

Using Randomization in Development Economics Research: A Toolkit

Number of pages: 89 Posted: 24 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2021
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Using Randomization in Development Economics Research: A Toolkit

Number of pages: 92 Posted: 28 Jun 2007
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Experiments, development, program evaluation

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Growth Theory Through the Lens of Development Economics

Number of pages: 90 Posted: 05 Feb 2005
Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Non-aggregative growth theory, aggregate production function, factor

How Much Should We Trust Differences-in-Differences Estimates?

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 30 Oct 2001
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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serial correlation; estimated standard errors; placebo laws, state-level female wages, randomization inference testing.

How Much Should We Trust Differences-in-Differences Estimates?

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 23 Mar 2002 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2021
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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What is Middle Class About the Middle Classes Around the World?

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 07-29
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 12 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 09 Sep 2008
Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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investment, consumption, middle class, development

What is Middle Class About the Middle Classes Around the World?

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 09 Jun 2008
Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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consumption, development, investment, middle class

Do Firms Want to Borrow More? Testing Credit Constraints Using a Directed Lending Program

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 02-25
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 28 Jun 2002 Last Revised: 18 Feb 2009
Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Banking, Credit Constraints, India

Do Firms Want to Borrow More? Testing Credit Constraints Using a Directed Lending Program

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 16 Dec 2004
Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Banking, credit constraints, India

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Inequality and Growth: What Can the Data Say?

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 21 Aug 2000
Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Inequality and Growth: What Can the Data Say?

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 19 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2021
Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Changes in Social Network Structure in Response to Exposure to Formal Credit Markets

Number of pages: 95 Posted: 24 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 28 Dec 2020
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Stanford University - Department of Economics and Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Social Networks, Network Change, Network Formation, Network Evolution, Microfinance, Market Exposure, Favor Exchange, Social Capital

Changes in Social Network Structure in Response to Exposure to Formal Credit Markets

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 27 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2021
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Stanford University - Department of Economics and Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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A Research Agenda for Development Economics

American Economic Association, Ten Years and Beyond: Economists Answer NSF's Call for Long-Term Research Agendas
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 12 Aug 2011
Esther Duflo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Do Credit Constraints Limit Entrepreneurship? Heterogeneity in the Returns to Microfinance

Global Poverty Research Lab Working Paper No. 17-104
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 19 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2020
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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microfinance, entrepreneurship, social networks

Truth-Telling by Third-Party Auditors and the Response of Polluting Firms: Experimental Evidence from India

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 13-17
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 17 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2013
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Yale University - Economic Growth Center and Harvard University
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Third-party auditing, environment and development, environmental regulation, information intermediaries, industrial pollution

Truth-Telling by Third-Party Auditors and the Response of Polluting Firms: Experimental Evidence from India

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 27 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2021
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Yale University - Economic Growth Center and Harvard University
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Intrahousehold Resource Allocation in Cote D'Ivoire: Social Norms, Separate Accounts and Consumption Choices

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 857
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 22 Jul 2003
Esther Duflo and Christopher Udry
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Northwestern University
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Intra-household Allocation, Insurance, Social Norms, Mental Accounts

Intrahousehold Resource Allocation in Cote D&Apos;Ivoire: Social Norms, Separate Accounts and Consumption Choices

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 28 May 2004 Last Revised: 09 Sep 2021
Esther Duflo and Christopher Udry
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Northwestern University
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Reputation Effects and the Limits of Contracting: A Study of the Indian Software Industry

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 27 Apr 2000
Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Schooling and Labor Market Consequences of School Construction in Indonesia: Evidence from an Unusual Policy Experiment

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 21 Jul 2000
Esther Duflo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Schooling and Labor Market Consequences of School Construction in Indonesia: Evidence from an Unusual Policy Experiment

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 25 Aug 2000 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2010
Esther Duflo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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The Economist as Plumber

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 17-03
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 06 Mar 2017
Esther Duflo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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The Economist as Plumber

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 19 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2021
Esther Duflo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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The Economist as Plumber

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 16 Mar 2017
Esther Duflo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Women as Policy Makers: Evidence from a India-Wide Randomized Policy Experiment

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 30 Oct 2001
Raghabendra Chattopadhyay and Esther Duflo
Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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gender, decentralization, affirmative action, political economy

Women as Policy Makers: Evidence from a India-Wide Randomized Policy Experiment

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 29 Nov 2001 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2010
Raghabendra Chattopadhyay and Esther Duflo
Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Can Information Campaigns Spark Local Participation and Improve Outcomes? A Study of Primary Education in Uttar Pradesh, India

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3967
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and World Bank
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Primary Education, Education For All, Teaching and Learning, Tertiary Education, Access & Equity in Basic Education

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Dams

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 923
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 02 Sep 2005
Esther Duflo and Rohini Pande
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
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Dams, Development Planning, Program Evaluation, India

Dams

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 15 Jan 2006 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2010
Esther Duflo and Rohini Pande
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
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Dams

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 04 Jan 2006
Esther Duflo and Rohini Pande
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
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Dams, development planning, program evaluation

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Giving Credit Where Credit is Due

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 10-3
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 23 Mar 2010
Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Credit Markets, Field Experiments

On the Road: Access to Transportation Infrastructure and Economic Growth in China

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 12-06
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 09 Mar 2012
Abhijit V. Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Nancy Qian
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Yale University - Department of Economics
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infrastructure, growth, inequality, firms

On the Road: Access to Transportation Infrastructure and Economic Growth in China

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 02 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2021
Abhijit V. Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Nancy Qian
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Yale University - Department of Economics
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On the Road: Access to Transportation Infrastructure and Economic Growth in China

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 04 Apr 2012
Abhijit V. Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Nancy Qian
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Yale University - Department of Economics
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firms, growth, inequality, infrastructure

Improving Police Performance in Rajasthan, India: Experimental Evidence on Incentives, Managerial Autonomy and Training

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 12-04
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 29 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2014
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Yale University - Department of Economics and Inspector General of Police - Rajasthan
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Police, police reform, institutional reform, randomized trial, crime, community participation, India

Improving Police Performance in Rajasthan, India: Experimental Evidence on Incentives, Managerial Autonomy and Training

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 17 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2021
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Yale University - Department of Economics and Inspector General of Police - Rajasthan
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Can Institutions Be Reformed from within? Evidence from a Randomized Experiment with the Rajasthan Police

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 04 Apr 2012
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Yale University - Department of Economics and Inspector General of Police - Rajasthan
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community participation, crime, India, institutional reform, police, police reform, randomized trial

Participation and Investment Decisions in a Retirement Plan: The Influence of Colleagues' Choices

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 21 Jul 2000
Esther Duflo and Emmanuel Saez
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Participation and Investment Decisions in a Retirement Plan: The Influence of Colleagues&Apos; Choices

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 12 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2021
Esther Duflo and Emmanuel Saez
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Women&Apos;S Empowerment and Economic Development

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 31 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 16 May 2021
Esther Duflo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Women Empowerment and Economic Development

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Jan 2012
Esther Duflo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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gender equality, women's empowerment

Pitfalls of Participatory Programs: Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation in Education in India

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4584
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and World Bank
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Primary Education, Education For All, Teaching and Learning, Health Monitoring & Evaluation, Tertiary Education, Economics of Education

Pitfalls of Participatory Programs: Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation in Education in India

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 08-18
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 09 Sep 2008
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and World Bank
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community participation, development economics, educational economics

Pitfalls of Participatory Programs: Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation in Education in India

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 08 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2021
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and World Bank
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Pitfalls of Participatory Programs: Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation in Education in India

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 12 Jun 2008
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and World Bank
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community participation, development economics, educational economics

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Powerful Women: Does Exposure Reduce Bias?

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 08-14, HKS Working Paper No. RWP08-37
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 21 Jul 2008
Northwestern University - Department of Economics, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Yale University - Economic Growth Center and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Economics of gender, Non-labor Discrimination, Political Economy, Development Planning and Policy

Powerful Women: Does Exposure Reduce Bias?

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 04 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2021
Northwestern University - Department of Economics, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Yale University - Economic Growth Center and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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Powerful Women: Does Exposure Reduce Bias?

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 02 Dec 2008
Northwestern University - Department of Economics, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Yale University - Economic Growth Center and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
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development planning and policy, economics of gender, non-labour descrimination, political economy

The Role of Information and Social Interactions in Retirement Plan Decisions: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 12 Jun 2002
Esther Duflo and Emmanuel Saez
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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The Role of Information and Social Interactions in Retirement Plan Decisions: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 11 Apr 2002 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2021
Esther Duflo and Emmanuel Saez
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Marry for What? Caste and Mate Selection in Modern India

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 09-14
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 09 May 2009 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2010
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Economics and University of Maryland - College Park
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Caste, marriage markets, Gale-Shapley Algorithm

Marry for What? Caste and Mate Selection in Modern India

LSE STICERD Research Paper No. EOPP009
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 03 Feb 2010
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Economics and University of Maryland - College Park
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Marry for What? Caste and Mate Selection in Modern India

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 15 Jul 2009
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Economics and University of Maryland - College Park
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caste, Gale-Shapley Algorithm, marriage markets

Under the Thumb of History? Political Institutions and the Scope for Action

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 14-02
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 22 Jan 2014
Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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political economy, determinism

Under the Thumb of History? Political Institutions and the Scope for Action

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 25 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2021
Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Grandmothers and Graddaughters: Old Age Pension and Intra-Household Allocation in South Africa

MIT Dept. of Economics Working Paper No. 00-05
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 28 Jul 2000
Esther Duflo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Social security, transfer program, child health,

The Value of Regulatory Discretion: Estimates from Environmental Inspections in India

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2014-07
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 11 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2018
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Yale University - Economic Growth Center and Harvard University
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environmental policy, India, pollution

The Value of Regulatory Discretion: Estimates from Environmental Inspections in India

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 22 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2021
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Yale University - Economic Growth Center and Harvard Weatherhead Center
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Toilets Can Work: Short and Medium Run Health Impacts of Addressing Complementarities and Externalities in Water and Sanitation

Becker Friedman Institute for Research in Economics Working Paper No. 2654864
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Maryland - Department of Economics and Emory University - Rollins School of Public Health
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water quality, mortality, India

Toilets Can Work: Short and Medium Run Health Impacts of Addressing Complementarities and Externalities in Water and Sanitation

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 08 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2021
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, University of Maryland - Department of Economics and Emory University - Rollins School of Public Health
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Nudging Farmers to Use Fertilizer: Theory and Experimental Evidence from Kenya

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 09-19
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 03 Jul 2009
Esther Duflo, Michael Kremer and Jonathan Robinson
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of California, Santa Cruz
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technology adoption, hyperbolic discounting

Nudging Farmers to Use Fertilizer: Theory and Experimental Evidence from Kenya

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 21 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2021
Esther Duflo, Michael Kremer and Jonathan Robinson
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of California, Santa Cruz
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The Medium Run Effects of Education Expansion: Evidence from A Large School Construction Program in Indonesia

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 17 Dec 2001
Esther Duflo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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General equilibrium, Program evaluation, Adjustment costs

From Proof of Concept to Scalable Policies: Challenges and Solutions, with an Application

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 16-11
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 21 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 24 Dec 2016
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cornell University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), Institute for Financial Management and Research (IFMR), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Education, India

From Proof of Concept to Scalable Policies: Challenges and Solutions, with an Application

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 12 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2021
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Pratham Education Foundation, Cornell University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), Institute for Financial Management and Research (IFMR), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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From Proof of Concept to Scalable Policies: Challenges and Solutions, with an Application

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 17 Jan 2017
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Pratham Education Foundation, Cornell University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), Institute for Financial Management and Research (IFMR), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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education, India

Estimating the Impact of Microcredit on Those Who Take It Up: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Morocco

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 14-14
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 18 May 2014 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2015
National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) - National School for Statistical and Economic Administration (ENSAE), Paris School of Economics (PSE), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)
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Microfinance, microcredit

Estimating the Impact of Microcredit on Those Who Take it Up: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Morocco

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 11 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2021
National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) - National School for Statistical and Economic Administration (ENSAE), Paris School of Economics (PSE), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)
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The Experimental Approach to Development Economics

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 11 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2021
Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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The Experimental Approach to Development Economics

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 18 Dec 2008
Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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development economics, randomized experiment

The Experimental Approach to Development Economics

Posted: 04 Jun 2010
Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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The Experimental Approach to Development Economics

Posted: 31 Aug 2011
Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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School Governance, Teacher Incentives, and Pupil-Teacher Ratios: Experimental Evidence from Kenyan Primary Schools

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 12-07
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 13 Mar 2012
Esther Duflo, Pascaline Dupas and Michael Kremer
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Stanford University and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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contract teachers, PTA, School-Based Management, teacher effort, test score gain, nepotism

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Monitoring Works: Getting Teachers to Come to School

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 04 Apr 2006 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2021
Esther Duflo and Rema Hanna
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Monitoring Works: Getting Teachers to Come to School

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 11 Jun 2008
Esther Duflo, Rema Hanna and Stephen P Ryan
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and MIT
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Education, financial incentives, India

Remedying Education: Evidence from Two Randomized Experiments in India

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 06 Feb 2006 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2021
Harvard Business School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and The University of Texas at Austin
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Remedying Education: Evidence from Two Randomized Experiments in India

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 20 Apr 2006
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard Business School and The University of Texas at Austin
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Computer aided education, India, program evaluation, remedial education

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The Impact of Education on Fertility and Child Mortality: Do Fathers Really Matter Less than Mothers?

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 03 Jun 2004 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2021
Lucia Breierova and Esther Duflo
Analysis Group, Inc. and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Do Labor Market Policies Have Displacement Effects? Evidence from a Clustered Randomized Experiment

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 12-26
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 02 Dec 2012
National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) - National School for Statistical and Economic Administration (ENSAE), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), University of Warwick - Department of Economics and National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) - National School for Statistical and Economic Administration (ENSAE)
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job placement, counseling, displacement effects, randomized experiment

Do Labor Market Policies Have Displacement Effects? Evidence from a Clustered Randomized Experiment

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 07 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2021
National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) - National School for Statistical and Economic Administration (ENSAE), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), University of Warwick - Department of Economics and National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) - National School for Statistical and Economic Administration (ENSAE)
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Do Labor Market Policies Have Displacement Effects? Evidence from a Clustered Randomized Experiment

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 01 Feb 2013
National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) - National School for Statistical and Economic Administration (ENSAE), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), University of Warwick - Department of Economics and National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE) - National School for Statistical and Economic Administration (ENSAE)
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Counseling, Displacement effects, Job Placement, Randomized experiment

Long Run Health Impacts of Income Shocks: Wine and Phylloxera in 19th Century France

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 07-03
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 01 Feb 2007
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Ecole Normale Superieure (INRA-ENS) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Military data, Height; fetal origin

Long Run Health Impacts of Income Shocks: Wine and Phylloxera in 19th Century France

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 17 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2021
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Ecole Normale Superieure (INRA-ENS) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Happiness on Tap: Piped Water Adoption in Urban Morocco

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 11-05
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 06 Apr 2011
Paris School of Economics (PSE), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)
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Happiness on Tap: Piped Water Adoption in Urban Morocco

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 11 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2021
Paris School of Economics (PSE), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics, Catholic University of Louvain (UCL) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Happiness on Tap: Piped Water Adoption in Urban Morocco

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 18 Apr 2011
Paris School of Economics (PSE), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Credit, Water Access, Well-Being

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The Diffusion of Microfinance

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 14 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2021
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Stanford University - Department of Economics
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The Diffusion of Microfinance

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 20 Jan 2012
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Stanford University - Department of Economics
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diffusion, microfinance, peer effects, social networks

Saving Incentives for Low- and Middle-Income Families: Evidence from a Field Experiment with H&R Block

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 13 Dec 2005 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2021
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Brookings Institution, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Lazard Asset Management and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Saving Incentives for Low- and Middle-Income Families: Evidence from a Field Experiment with H&R Block

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 05 Jan 2006
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Brookings Institution, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Lazard Asset Management and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Retirement savings, field experiment

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Mainstreaming an Effective Intervention: Evidence from Randomized Evaluations of 'Teaching at the Right Level' in India

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 16-08
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 03 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2016
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cornell University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), Institute for Financial Management and Research (IFMR), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Education, India

E-Governance, Accountability, and Leakage in Public Programs: Experimental Evidence from a Financial Management Reform in India

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 16-09
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 11 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2017
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Warwick, Ministry of Rural Development and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
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Transparency, Financial Reform, Leakage, Audits, Workfare

E-Governance, Accountability, and Leakage in Public Programs: Experimental Evidence from a Financial Management Reform in India

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 07 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2021
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Warwick, Ministry of Rural Development and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
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E-Governance, Accountability, and Leakage in Public Programs: Experimental Evidence from a Financial Management Reform in India

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 17 Jan 2017
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Warwick, Ministry of Rural Development and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
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audits, financial reform, leakage, transparency, workfare

Can Iron-Fortified Salt Control Anemia? Evidence from Two Experiments in Rural Bihar

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 16-01
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 07 Apr 2016
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, CESS Nuffield - FLAME University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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anemia, iron supplementation,

Can Iron-Fortified Salt Control Anemia? Evidence from Two Experiments in Rural Bihar

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 28 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2021
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, CESS Nuffield - FLAME University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Can Iron-Fortified Salt Control Anemia? Evidence from Two Experiments in Rural Bihar

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 18 Apr 2016
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, CESS Nuffield - FLAME University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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anemia, iron supplementation

Peer Effects, Teacher Incentives, and the Impact of Tracking: Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation in Kenya

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 17 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2021
Esther Duflo, Pascaline Dupas and Michael Kremer
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Peer Effects, Teacher Incentives, and the Impact of Tracking: Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation in Kenya

American Economic Review, Vol. 101, No. 5, 2011
Posted: 24 Aug 2011
Esther Duflo, Pascaline Dupas and Michael Kremer
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics

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Double/Debiased Machine Learning for Treatment and Structural Parameters

Number of pages: 73 Posted: 10 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 21 Nov 2021
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business - Econometrics and Statistics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Harvard University - T.H. Chan School of Public Health
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Grandmothers and Granddaughters: Old Age Pension and Intra-Household Allocation in South Africa

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 15 Dec 2000 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2021
Esther Duflo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Doctors&Apos; and Nurses&Apos; Social Media Ads Reduced Holiday Travel and Covid-19 Infections: A Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 19 Jul 2021 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2021
Harvard University, Harvard University - Harvard Medical School, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Online Care Group, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU), Bozeman Health Deaconess Hospital, Yale School of Management, Lynn Community Health Center, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), St. Anthony North Family Medicine, Paris School of Economics (PSE), Harvard University - Massachusetts General Hospital, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Harvard University - Massachusetts General Hospital, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Field Experiments on Discrimination

Number of pages: 111 Posted: 01 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2021
Marianne Bertrand and Esther Duflo
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Field Experiments on Discrimination

Number of pages: 112 Posted: 18 Apr 2016
Marianne Bertrand and Esther Duflo
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Saving Incentives for Low- and Middle-Income Families: Why is the Saver's Credit Not More Effective?

Journal of the European Economic Association, Vol. 5, Nos. 2-3, pp. 647-661, April-May 2007
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 04 Feb 2011
Brookings Institution, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Lazard Asset Management, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Saver's Credit

How Much Do Existing Borrowers Value Microfinance? Evidence from an Experiment on Bundling Microcredit and Insurance

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 15 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2021
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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How Much Do Existing Borrowers Value Microfinance? Evidence from an Experiment on Bundling Microcredit and Insurance

Economica, Vol. 85, Issue 340, pp. 671-700, 2018
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 17 Sep 2018
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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(Measured) Profit is Not Welfare: Evidence from an Experiment on Bundling Microcredit and Insurance

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 25 Sep 2014
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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development, health insurance, microcredit, microenterprises, microfinance, revealed preference, welfare

The Impact of Free Secondary Education: Experimental Evidence from Ghana

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2021-73
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 30 Jun 2021
Esther Duflo, Pascaline Dupas and Michael Kremer
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Stanford University and University of Chicago
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The Impact of Free Secondary Education: Experimental Evidence from Ghana

Number of pages: 76 Posted: 21 Jun 2021 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2021
Esther Duflo, Pascaline Dupas and Michael Kremer
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Stanford University and University of Chicago
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Aging and Death Under a Dollar a Day

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 21 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 23 May 2021
Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Marry for What: Caste and Mate Selection in Modern India

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 19 May 2009 Last Revised: 15 Nov 2021
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Economics and University of Maryland - College Park
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Generic Machine Learning Inference on Heterogeneous Treatment Effects in Randomized Experiments, with an Application to Immunization in India

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 13 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2021
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Boston University - Department of Economics
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Education, HIV, and Early Fertility: Experimental Evidence from Kenya

Number of pages: 72 Posted: 29 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2021
Esther Duflo, Pascaline Dupas and Michael Kremer
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Stanford University and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Education, HIV, and Early Fertility: Experimental Evidence from Kenya

Number of pages: 73 Posted: 23 Jan 2015
Esther Duflo, Pascaline Dupas and Michael Kremer
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Stanford University and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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education, fertility, HIV, Kenya, pregnancy

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The Medium Run Effects of Educational Expansion: Evidence from a Large School Construction Program in Indonesia

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 10 Jan 2002 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2021
Esther Duflo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Selecting the Most Effective Nudge: Evidence from a Large-Scale Experiment on Immunization

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 03 May 2021 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2021
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Stanford University - Department of Economics, State Health Systems Resource Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), Stanford University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), Independent, Stanford University, Paris School of Economics (PSE) and World Bank
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Selecting the Most Effective Nudge: Evidence from a Large-Scale Experiment on Immunization

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 14 May 2021
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Stanford University - Department of Economics, State Health Systems Resource Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), Stanford University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), Independent, Stanford University, Paris School of Economics (PSE) and World Bank
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Messages on Covid-19 Prevention in India Increased Symptoms Reporting and Adherence to Preventive Behaviors Among 25 Million Recipients with Similar Effects on Non-Recipient Members of Their Communities

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 14 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2021
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research - School of Digestive and Liver Diseases, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Yale School of Management and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Movies, Margins and Marketing: Encouraging the Adoption of Iron-Fortified Salt

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 Oct 2015
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, CESS Nuffield - FLAME University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Giving Credit Where it is Due

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 29 Mar 2010
Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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credit markets, field experiments

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Turning a Shove into a Nudge? A "Labeled Cash Transfer" for Education

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 19 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2013
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Economics, Finance, Accounting (EFA), Paris School of Economics (PSE), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Stanford University and Jameel Poverty Action Lab (JPAL)
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Mainstreaming an Effective Intervention: Evidence from Randomized Evaluations of “Teaching at the Right Level” in India

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 24 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2021
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Pratham Education Foundation, Cornell University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), Institute for Financial Management and Research (IFMR), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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School Governance, Teacher Incentives, and Pupil-Teacher Ratios: Experimental Evidence from Kenyan Primary Schools

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 31 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2021
Esther Duflo, Pascaline Dupas and Michael Kremer
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Stanford University and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Can Microfinance Unlock a Poverty Trap for Some Entrepreneurs?

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 07 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2021
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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In Praise of Moderation: Suggestions for the Scope and Use of Pre-Analysis Plans for Rcts in Economics

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 20 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2021
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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Nudging Farmers to Utilize Fertilizer: Theory and Experimental Evidence from Kenya

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 08 Sep 2009
Esther Duflo, Michael Kremer and Jonathan Robinson
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of California, Santa Cruz
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hyperbolic discounting, technology adoption

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Long-Term Effects of the Targeting the Ultra Poor Program

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 16 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2021
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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The Efficient Deployment of Police Resources: Theory and New Evidence from a Randomized Drunk Driving Crackdown in India

Number of pages: 86 Posted: 09 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2021
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Yale University and Indian Police Service (IPS)
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The Efficient Deployment of Police Resources: Theory and New Evidence from a Randomized Drunk Driving Crackdown in India

Number of pages: 88 Posted: 07 Oct 2019
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Yale University
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Choice Modeling, Crime Prevention, Illegal behavior, Information Acquisition, law enforcement, Learning Models

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Peer Effects and the Impact of Tracking: Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation in Kenya

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 18 Dec 2008
Esther Duflo, Pascaline Dupas and Michael Kremer
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Dartmouth College - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Development Economics, Education Economics, Primary School Tracking

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Long Run Impacts of Income Shocks: Wine and Phylloxera in 19th Century France

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 19 May 2008
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Ecole Normale Superieure (INRA-ENS) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Fetal origin, height, military data

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Mainstreaming an Effective Intervention: Evidence from Randomized Eavluations of 'Teaching at the Right Level' in India

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 26 Sep 2016
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Cornell University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) and Institute for Financial Management and Research (IFMR)
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education, India

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Under the Thumb of History? Political Institutions and the Scope for Action

Posted: 08 Aug 2014
Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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Implications of Information and Social Interactions for Retirement Saving Decisions

PRC Working Paper No. 2003-13
Posted: 07 Dec 2003
Esther Duflo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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