Catia Batista

Nova School of Business and Economics

Associate Professor of Economics

Universidade Nova de Lisboa

Rua da Holanda, 1

Carcavelos, 2775-405

Portugal

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Drayton House

30 Gordon Street

London, WC1H 0AX

United Kingdom

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

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NOVAFRICA

NOVAFRICA

Nova School of Business and Economics

Rua da Holanda, 1

Carcavelos, 2775-405

Portugal

http://www.novafrica.org

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (24)

1.

Introducing Mobile Money in Rural Mozambique: Evidence from a Field Experiment

NOVAFRICA Working Paper Series No. 1301
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 26 Jan 2014
Catia Batista and Pedro C. Vicente
Nova School of Business and Economics and Nova School of Business and Economics
Downloads 471 (84,046)
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Mobile money, remittances, savings, Mozambique

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Brain Drain or Brain Gain? Micro Evidence from an African Success Story

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3035
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 27 Sep 2007
Catia Batista, Aitor Lacuesta and Pedro C. Vicente
Nova School of Business and Economics, Banco de España and Nova School of Business and Economics
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brain drain, brain gain, brain circulation, international migration, human capital, effects of emigration in origin countries, household survey, Cape Verde, sub-Saharan Africa

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Return Migration, Self-Selection and Entrepreneurship in Mozambique

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8195
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 24 May 2014
Nova School of Business and Economics, Central Bank of Ireland and Nova School of Business and Economics
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international migration, return migration, entrepreneurship, self-selection, business ownership, migration effects in origin countries, household survey, Mozambique, sub-Saharan Africa

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Testing the 'Brain Gain' Hypothesis: Micro Evidence from Cape Verde

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5048
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 12 Jul 2010
Catia Batista, Aitor Lacuesta and Pedro C. Vicente
Nova School of Business and Economics, Banco de España and Nova School of Business and Economics
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brain drain, brain gain, international migration, human capital, effects of emigration in origin countries, household survey, Cape Verde, sub-Saharan Africa

Migrant Remittances and Information Flows: Evidence from a Field Experiment

NOVAFRICA Working Paper No. 1306
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 25 Jan 2014
Catia Batista and Gaia Narciso
Nova School of Business and Economics and Trinity College Dublin
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information flows, international migration, migrant networks, remittances, randomized control trial

Migrant Remittances and Information Flows: Evidence from a Field Experiment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7839
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 28 Dec 2013
Catia Batista and Gaia Narciso
Nova School of Business and Economics and Trinity College Dublin
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information flows, international migration, migrant networks, remittances, randomized control trial

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Stages of Diversification and Capital Accumulation in an Heckscher-Ohlin World, 1975-1995

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 Sep 2006
Catia Batista and Jacques Potin
Nova School of Business and Economics and ESSEC Business School
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Can the Imf's Medium-Term Growth Projections Be Improved?

IMF Working Paper No. 04/203
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 09 Feb 2006
Catia Batista and Juan Zalduendo
Nova School of Business and Economics and World Bank
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Model estimation, forecasting, growth

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Do Migrants Send Remittances as a Way of Self-Insurance? Evidence from a Representative Immigrant Survey

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7984
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 01 Mar 2014
Catia Batista and Janis Umblijs
Nova School of Business and Economics and University of Oslo - Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research
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migration, risk aversion, remittances, insurance

Do Migrants Improve Governance at Home? Evidence from a Voting Experiment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4688
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 01 Feb 2010
Catia Batista and Pedro C. Vicente
Nova School of Business and Economics and Nova School of Business and Economics
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international migration, governance, political accountability, institutions, effects of emigration in origin countries, household survey, Cape Verde, Sub-Saharan Africa

Do Migrants Improve Governance at Home? Evidence from a Voting Experiment

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8202
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 31 Jan 2011
Catia Batista and Pedro C. Vicente
Nova School of Business and Economics and Nova School of Business and Economics
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Cape Verde, effects of emigration on origin countries, governance, household survey, institutions, international migration, political accountability, sub-Saharan Africa

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Migration, Political Institutions, and Social Networks

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11777
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 17 Sep 2018
Catia Batista, Julia Seither and Pedro C. Vicente
Nova School of Business and Economics, New University of Lisbon and Nova School of Business and Economics
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international migration, social networks, political participation, information, diffusion of political norms, governance

Directed Giving: Evidence from an Inter-Household Transfer Experiment

NOVAFRICA Working Paper No. 1302
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 25 Jan 2014
Catia Batista, Dan Silverman, Dean Yang and Dean Yang
Nova School of Business and Economics, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Economics Department and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
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sharing, altruism, giving, dictator game, inter-household transfers, Mozambique

Directed Giving: Evidence from an Inter-Household Transfer Experiment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7629
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 05 Oct 2013
Catia Batista, Dan Silverman, Dean Yang and Dean Yang
Nova School of Business and Economics, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Economics Department and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
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sharing, altruism, giving, dictator game, inter-household transfers, Mozambique

Directed Giving: Evidence from an Inter-Household Transfer Experiment

NBER Working Paper No. w20605
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 22 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 21 Apr 2022
Catia Batista, Dan Silverman, Dean Yang and Dean Yang
Nova School of Business and Economics, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Economics Department and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
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Closing the Gender Profit Gap

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 22 Mar 2021
Sandra Sequeira, Catia Batista and Pedro C. Vicente
London School of Economics, Nova School of Business and Economics and Nova School of Business and Economics
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Micro-enterprises, Savings, Mobile Money, Gender

Closing the Gender Profit Gap

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP15916
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 15 Mar 2021
Catia Batista, Sandra Sequeira and Pedro C. Vicente
Nova School of Business and Economics, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and Nova School of Business and Economics
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How Has Covid-19 Affected the Intention to Migrate Via the Backway to Europe and to a Neighboring African Country? Survey Evidence and a Salience Experiment in the Gambia

IZA Discussion Paper No. 14337
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 May 2021
University of Navarra, Nova School of Business and Economics, Université Paris Dauphine and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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International Specialization and the Return to Capital

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4683
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 01 Feb 2010
Catia Batista and Jacques Potin
Nova School of Business and Economics and ESSEC Business School
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economic growth and international trade, Heckscher-Ohlin, multiple cones of diversification, marginal product of capital, return to capital, Lucas paradox, specialization

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Adopting Mobile Money: Evidence from an Experiment in Rural Africa

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12934
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 10 Feb 2020
Catia Batista and Pedro C. Vicente
Nova School of Business and Economics and Nova School of Business and Economics
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fintech, mobile money, technology adoption, self-selection, financial inclusion, financial deepening, Mozambique, Africa

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Migration, Risk Attitudes, and Entrepreneurship: Evidence from a Representative Immigrant Survey

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7781
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 15 Dec 2013
Catia Batista and Janis Umblijs
Nova School of Business and Economics and University of Oslo - Ragnar Frisch Centre for Economic Research
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migration, risk aversion, entrepreneurship

Testing Classic Theories of Migration in the Lab

IZA Discussion Paper No. 14717
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 11 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 19 May 2022
Catia Batista and David J. McKenzie
Nova School of Business and Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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migrant selection, destination choice, lab experiment, IIA

Testing Classic Theories of Migration in the Lab

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP16469
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 22 Sep 2021
Catia Batista and David J. McKenzie
Nova School of Business and Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Destination Choice, IIA property, Lab Experiment, migrant selection

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Improving Access to Savings Through Mobile Money: Experimental Evidence from African Smallholder Farmers

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12813
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 16 Dec 2019
Catia Batista and Pedro C. Vicente
Nova School of Business and Economics and Nova School of Business and Economics
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mobile money, social networks, savings and agricultural investment, randomized field experiment, Mozambique, Africa

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Stages of Diversification in a Neoclassical World

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7765
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 04 Dec 2013
Catia Batista and Jacques Potin
Nova School of Business and Economics and ESSEC Business School
Downloads 18 (700,527)
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economic growth and international trade, Heckscher-Ohlin, diversification, specialization, industrial concentration, structural change

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Keep it Simple: A Field Experiment on Information Sharing in Social Networks

NBER Working Paper No. w24908
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 22 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2022
Catia Batista, Marcel Fafchamps and Pedro C. Vicente
Nova School of Business and Economics, Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and Nova School of Business and Economics
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Why Do People Migrate Irregularly to Europe?

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 12 May 2022
Tijan Bah and Catia Batista
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Nova School of Business and Economics
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international migration, Information, Beliefs, Irregular migration, Willingness to migrate, lab-in-the-field experiment

22.

Closing the Gender Profit Gap?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 14781
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 19 May 2022
Catia Batista, Sandra Sequeira and Pedro C. Vicente
Nova School of Business and Economics, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and Nova School of Business and Economics
Downloads 1 (876,428)

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microenterprise development, management, gender, mobile money, financial literacy, economic development

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Keep it Simple: A Field Experiment on Information Sharing Among Strangers

IZA Discussion Paper No. 14780
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 19 May 2022
Catia Batista, Marcel Fafchamps and Pedro C. Vicente
Nova School of Business and Economics, Stanford University and Nova School of Business and Economics
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SMS information campaign, nudging, mobile money, anonymity, empathy, shared identity

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Return Migration, Self‐Selection and Entrepreneurship

Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 79, Issue 5, pp. 797-821, 2017
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 06 Sep 2017
Nova School of Business and Economics, Central Bank of Ireland and Nova School of Business and Economics
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