Dean S. Karlan

Yale University

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Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management

2001 Sheridan Road

Evanston, IL 60208

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Innovations for Poverty Action

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National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

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Does the Media Matter? A Field Experiment Measuring the Effect of Newspapers on Voting Behavior and Political Opinions

Yale Economic Applications and Policy Discussion Paper No. 12
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 24 May 2006
Alan Gerber, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Daniel Bergan
Yale University - Department of Political Science, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Yale University
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media, newspapers, voting, information, public opinion, field experiment

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Microfinance Games

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 936
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 28 Jun 2006
Xavier Giné, Pamela Jakiela, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Morduch
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of Maryland, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
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microfinance, group lending, information asymmetries, contract theory, experimental economics

Microfinance Games

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3959
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Xavier Giné, Pamela Jakiela, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Morduch
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of Maryland, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
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Banks&Banking Reform, Insurance&Risk Mitigation, Financial Intermediation, Social Accountability, Civic Participation and Corporate Governance

Microfinance Games

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3959
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Xavier Giné, Pamela Jakiela, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Morduch
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of Maryland, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
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Banks & Banking Reform, Insurance & Risk Mitigation, Financial Intermediation, Social Accountability, Civic Participation and Corporate Governance

Microfinance Games

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3959
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Xavier Giné, Pamela Jakiela, Dean S. Karlan and Dean S. Karlan
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of Maryland and Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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Banks&Banking Reform, Insurance&Risk Mitigation, Financial Intermediation, Social Accountability, Civic Participation and Corporate Governance

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Teaching Entrepreneurship: Impact of Business Training on Microfinance Clients and Institutions

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 941, Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 108
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 25 Jul 2006
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Martin Valdivia
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Grupo de Analisis para el Desarrollo (GRADE)
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entrepreneurship, microfinance, business training, business skills, adult education

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What's Advertising Content Worth? Evidence from a Consumer Credit Marketing Field Experiment

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 968, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 58
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 24 Jan 2009
Marianne Bertrand, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan, Sendhil Mullainathan, Eldar Shafir and Jonathan Zinman
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Princeton University and Dartmouth College
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economics of advertising, economics & psychology, behavioral economics, cues, microfinance

What's Psychology Worth? A Field Experiment in the Consumer Credit Market

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 918
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 28 Jul 2005
Marianne Bertrand, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan, Sendhil Mullainathan, Eldar Shafir and Jonathan Zinman
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Princeton University and Dartmouth College
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Behavioral economics, psychology, microfinance, marketing, field experiment, credit markets

What&Apos;S Psychology Worth? A Field Experiment in the Consumer Credit Market

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 18 Jan 2006 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2021
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Princeton University and Dartmouth College
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The Impact of Consulting Services on Small and Medium Enterprises: Evidence from a Randomized Trial in Mexico

Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 100, Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1010
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 25 Feb 2012
Miriam Bruhn, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Antoinette Schoar
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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enterprise growth, entrepreneurship, managerial capital

The Impact of Consulting Services on Small and Medium Enterprises: Evidence from a Randomized Trial in Mexico

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6508
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Miriam Bruhn, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Antoinette Schoar
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Access to Finance, E-Business, Microfinance, Economic Theory & Research, Business in Development

The Impact of Consulting Services on Small and Medium Enterprises: Evidence from a Randomized Trial in Mexico

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 04 Apr 2012
Miriam Bruhn, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Antoinette Schoar
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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enterprise growth, entrepreneurship, managerial capital

The Effect of Effectiveness: Donor Response to Aid Effectiveness in a Direct Mail Fundraising Experiment

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1038, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 130
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2015
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Daniel H. Wood
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Federal Trade Commission
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aid effectiveness, charitable fundraising, warm glow, pure altruism

The Effect of Effectiveness: Donor Response to Aid Effectiveness in a Direct Mail Fundraising Experiment

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 14 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 11 Oct 2021
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Daniel H. Wood
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Federal Trade Commission
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The Effect of Effectiveness: Donor Response to Aid Effectiveness in a Direct Mail Fundraising Experiment

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 02 Jun 2014
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Daniel H. Wood
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Federal Trade Commission
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aid effectiveness, charitable fundraising, pure altruism, warm glow

Continued Existence of Cows Disproves Central Tenets of Capitalism?

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 24 Aug 2013
Santosh Anagol, Alvin Etang, Dean S. Karlan and Dean S. Karlan
University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School of Business - Business Economics and Public Policy Department, Yale University - Economic Growth Center and Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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Savings, Investment, Profits, Livestock, Labor Markets

Continued Existence of Cows Disproves Central Tenets of Capitalism?

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1031, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 122
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 05 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2014
Santosh Anagol, Alvin Etang, Dean S. Karlan and Dean S. Karlan
University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School of Business - Business Economics and Public Policy Department, Yale University - Economic Growth Center and Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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savings, investment, profits, livestock, labor markets

Continued Existence of Cows Disproves Central Tenets of Capitalism?

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 12 Aug 2021
Santosh Anagol, Alvin Etang, Dean S. Karlan and Dean S. Karlan
University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School of Business - Business Economics and Public Policy Department, Yale University - Economic Growth Center and Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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Continued Existence of Cows Disproves Central Tenets of Capitalism?

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 09 Sep 2013
Santosh Anagol, Alvin Etang, Dean S. Karlan and Dean S. Karlan
University of Pennsylvania - Wharton School of Business - Business Economics and Public Policy Department, Yale University - Economic Growth Center and Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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Investment, Labor markets, Livestock, Profits, Savings

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Elasticities of Demand for Consumer Credit

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 926
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 08 Nov 2005
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Dartmouth College
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credit markets, microfinance, demand elasticity, development finance, maturity

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Group Versus Individual Liability: Long Term Evidence from Philippine Microcredit Lending Groups

Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 61, Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 970
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 21 May 2009 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2014
Xavier Giné, Dean S. Karlan and Dean S. Karlan
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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microfinance, group lending, group liability, joint liability, social capital, microenterprises, informal economies, access to finance

Group Versus Individual Liability: A Field Experiment in the Philippines

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 111
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 26 Apr 2007
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Xavier Giné
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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microfinance, group lending, group liability, joint liability, social capital, microenterprises

Group Versus Individual Liability: A Field Experiment in the Philippines

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4008
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Xavier Giné, Dean S. Karlan and Dean S. Karlan
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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Banks & Banking Reform, Knowledge Economy, Banking Law, Education for the Knowledge Economy, Contract Law

Group Versus Individual Liability: A Field Experiment in the Philippines

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 May 2008
Xavier Giné, Dean S. Karlan and Dean S. Karlan
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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Group liability, informal economies, joint liability, micro-enterprises, microfinance, social capital

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Using Experimental Economics to Measure Social Capital and Predict Financial Decisions

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 18 Apr 2005
Dean S. Karlan and Dean S. Karlan
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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trust game, experimental economics, microfinance

Does Price Matter in Charitable Giving? Evidence from a Large-Scale Natural Field Experiment

Yale Economic Applications and Policy Discussion Paper No. 13
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 23 May 2006
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and John A. List
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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charitable giving, fundraising, matching grants, altruism, contingent valuation method

Does Price Matter in Charitable Giving? Evidence from a Large-Scale Natural Field Experiment

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 14 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2021
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and John A. List
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Household Decision Making and Savings Impacts: Further Evidence from a Commitment Savings Product in the Philippines

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 939
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 30 Jun 2006
Nava Ashraf, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Wesley Yin
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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Savings, microfinance, female empowerment, household decision making, commitment

Observing Unobservables: Identifying Information Asymmetries with a Consumer Credit Field Experiment

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 911, Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 109
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 18 May 2005
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Dartmouth College
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Information asymmetries, field experiment, adverse selection, moral hazard, development finance, credit markets, microfinance

Observing Unobservables: Identifying Information Asymmetries with a Consumer Credit Field Experiment

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 20 May 2008
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Dartmouth College
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Adverse selection, credit markets, development finance, field experiment, Information asymmetries, microfinance, moral hazard

Female Empowerment: Impact of a Commitment Savings Product in the Philippines

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 949, Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 106
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 21 Dec 2006
Nava Ashraf, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Wesley Yin
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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Savings, microfinance, female empowerment, household decision making, commitment

Female Empowerment: Impact of a Commitment Savings Product in the Philippines

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 May 2008
Nava Ashraf, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Wesley Yin
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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Commitment, female empowerment, household decision making, microfinance, savings

Business Training for Microfinance Clients: How it Matters and for Whom?

Poverty and Economic Policy Research Network Working Paper No. PMMA-2008-11
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 23 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2014
Martin Valdivia, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Verónica Frisancho
Grupo de Analisis para el Desarrollo (GRADE), Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
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microfinance, business training, adult education

Business Training for Microfinance Clients: How It Matters and for Whom?

PEP Working Paper Series 2008-11
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 14 May 2018 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2018
Verónica Frisancho, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Martin Valdivia
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Grupo de Analisis para el Desarrollo (GRADE)
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microfinance, business training, adult education

Savings By and For the Poor: A Research Review and Agenda

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1027, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 118
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2014
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan, Aishwarya Lakshmi Ratan and Jonathan Zinman
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Yale University and Dartmouth College
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Savings, Randomized Evaluation, Poverty

Savings by and for the Poor: A Research Review and Agenda

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 346
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 13 Dec 2013
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan, Aishwarya Ratan and Jonathan Zinman
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Yale University and Dartmouth College
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Savings, Randomized Evaluation, Poverty

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Tying Odysseus to the Mast: Evidence from a Commitment Savings Product in the Philippines

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 917
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 28 Jul 2005
Nava Ashraf, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Wesley Yin
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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Savings, commitment, hyperbolic preferences, microfinance, development economics, program evaluation, field experiment, self-control

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Cairo Evaluation Clinic: Thoughts on Randomized Trials for Evaluation of Development

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 973, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 65
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 01 Jul 2009
Dean S. Karlan and Dean S. Karlan
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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program evaluation, randomized control trial

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Getting to the Top of Mind: How Reminders Increase Saving

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 988, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 82
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 12 Jul 2010
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan, Margaret McConnell, Sendhil Mullainathan and Jonathan Zinman
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Harvard University, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College
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Intertemporal Consumer Choice, Savings, Attention

Getting to the Top of Mind: How Reminders Increase Saving

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 04/2010-022
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 03 Aug 2010
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan, Margaret McConnell, Sendhil Mullainathan and Jonathan Zinman
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Harvard University, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College
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Intertemporal Consumer Choice, Savings, Attention

Getting to the Top of Mind: How Reminders Increase Saving

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 27 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2010
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan, Margaret McConnell, Sendhil Mullainathan and Jonathan Zinman
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Harvard University, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College
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Getting to the Top of Mind: How Reminders Increase Saving

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 26 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2021
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan, Margaret McConnell, Sendhil Mullainathan and Jonathan Zinman
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Harvard University, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College
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Getting to the Top of Mind: How Reminders Increase Saving

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 19 Jul 2010
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan, Margaret McConnell, Sendhil Mullainathan and Jonathan Zinman
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Harvard University, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College
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attention, Intertemporal Consumer Choice, savings

Win Some Lose Some? Evidence From a Randomized Microcredit Program Placement Experiment by Compartamos Banco

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1026, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 117
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 07 Jun 2013
Manuela Angelucci, Manuela Angelucci, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
University of Arizona - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Michigan - Department of Economics, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Dartmouth College
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microcredit, microcredit impact, microentrepreneurship, Compartamos Banco

Win Some Lose Some? Evidence from a Randomized Microcredit Program Placement Experiment by Compartamos Banco

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 330
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 08 Dec 2013
Manuela Angelucci, Manuela Angelucci, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
University of Arizona - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Michigan - Department of Economics, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Dartmouth College
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microcredit; microcredit impact; microentrepreneurship; Compartamos Banco

Win Some Lose Some? Evidence from a Randomized Microcredit Program Placement Experiment by Compartamos Banco

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 22 Jun 2013
Manuela Angelucci, Manuela Angelucci, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
University of Arizona - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Michigan - Department of Economics, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Dartmouth College
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microcredit, microcredit impact, microentrepreneurship, Compartamos Banco

Win Some Lose Some? Evidence from a Randomized Microcredit Program Placement Experiment by Compartamos Banco

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 18 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2021
Manuela Angelucci, Manuela Angelucci, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
University of Arizona - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Michigan - Department of Economics, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Dartmouth College
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Win Some Lose Some? Evidence from a Randomized Microcredit Program Placement Experiment by Compartamos Banco

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 21 Jun 2013
Manuela Angelucci, Manuela Angelucci, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
University of Arizona - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Michigan - Department of Economics, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Dartmouth College
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Compartamos Banco, microcredit, microcredit impact, microentrepreneurship

Agricultural Decisions after Relaxing Credit and Risk Constraints

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1019, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 110
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 02 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2013
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan, Robert Darko Osei, Isaac Osei-Akoto and Christopher Udry
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, University of Ghana - Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), University of Ghana - Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER) and Northwestern University
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agriculture, insurance markets, credit markets, risk, underinvestment, misallocation

Agricultural Decisions after Relaxing Credit and Risk Constraints

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 310
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 01 Mar 2013
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan, Robert Darko Osei, Isaac Osei-Akoto and Christopher Udry
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, University of Ghana - Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), University of Ghana - Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER) and Northwestern University
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agriculture, insurance markets, credit markets, risk, underinvestment, misallocation

Agricultural Decisions after Relaxing Credit and Risk Constraints

Number of pages: 65 Posted: 20 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2021
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan, Robert Darko Osei, Isaac Osei-Akoto and Christopher Udry
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, University of Ghana - Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), University of Ghana - Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER) and Northwestern University
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Social Connections and Group Banking

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 07 Jun 2005
Dean S. Karlan and Dean S. Karlan
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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Microfinance, group lending, informal savings, social capital

Social Connections and Group Banking

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 May 2008
Dean S. Karlan and Dean S. Karlan
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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Group lending, informal savings, microfinance, social capital

Expanding Microenterprise Credit Access: Using Randomized Supply Decisions to Estimate the Impacts in Manila

Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 68, Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 976
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 09 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2010
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Dartmouth College
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microfinance, microcredit, microentreprenuership, risk sharing, formal and informal

Expanding Microenterprise Credit Access: Using Randomized Supply Decisions to Estimate the Impacts in Manila

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 08 Sep 2009
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Dartmouth College
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formal finance, informal finance, microcredit, microentreprenuership, microfinance, risk sharing

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Commitment Contracts

Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 73, Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 980
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 26 Oct 2009
Gharad Bryan, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Scott Nelson
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Consumer/household economics, institutional and behavioral economics

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Deposit Collectors

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 930
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Dec 2005
Nava Ashraf, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Wesley Yin
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Chicago - Harris School of Public Policy
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Savings behavior, microfinance, field experiment, savings mobilization, deposit collector

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Credit Elasticities in Less-Developed Economies: Implications for Microcredit

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 110
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 26 Apr 2007
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Dartmouth College
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Group Versus Individual Liability: A Field Experiment from the Philippines

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 940
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 14 Jul 2006
Xavier Giné, Dean S. Karlan and Dean S. Karlan
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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microfinance, group liability, joint liability, social capital, micro-enterprises, informal economies

Mixed Method Evaluation of a Passive mHealth Sexual Information Texting Service in Uganda

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1025, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 116
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 01 Jun 2013
Julian C. Jamison, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Pia Raffler
University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Yale University - Department of Political Science
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information technology for development, mhealth, ICT4D, sexual health

Mixed Method Evaluation of a Passive Mhealth Sexual Information Texting Service in Uganda

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 08 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2021
Julian C. Jamison, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Pia Raffler
University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Yale University - Department of Political Science
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Finding Missing Markets (and a Disturbing Epilogue): Evidence from an Export Crop Adoption and Marketing Intervention in Kenya

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4477
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Nava Ashraf, Xavier Giné, Dean S. Karlan and Dean S. Karlan
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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Crops & Crop Management Systems, Access to Finance, Economic Theory & Research, Banks & Banking Reform

Finding Missing Markets (and a Disturbing Epilogue): Evidence from an Export Crop Adoption and Marketing Intervention in Kenya

Harvard Business School NOM Working Paper No. 08-065, Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 967, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 56
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 12 Feb 2008
Nava Ashraf, Xavier Giné, Dean S. Karlan and Dean S. Karlan
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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Field Experiment, Export Crop, Food Safety Standards

Finding Missing Markets (and a Disturbing Epilogue): Evidence from an Export Crop Adoption and Marketing Intervention in Kenya

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 18 Feb 2009
Nava Ashraf, Xavier Giné, Dean S. Karlan and Dean S. Karlan
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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Export Crop, Field Experiment, Food safety standards

Finding Missing Markets (and a Disturbing Epilogue): Evidence from an Export Crop Adoption and Marketing Intervention in Kenya

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 91, Issue 4, pp. 973-990, November 2009
Posted: 08 Oct 2009
Nava Ashraf, Xavier Giné, Dean S. Karlan and Dean S. Karlan
Harvard University - Business School (HBS), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management

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Research and Impacts of Digital Financial Services

HKS Working Paper No. RWP16-037
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 30 Sep 2016
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan, Jake Kendall, Rebecca Mann, Rohini Pande, Tavneet Suri and Jonathan Zinman
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, University of Washington, CSE, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Yale University - Economic Growth Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Dartmouth College
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Research and Impacts of Digital Financial Services

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 20 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2021
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan, Jake Kendall, Rebecca Mann, Rohini Pande, Tavneet Suri and Jonathan Zinman
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, University of Washington, CSE, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Yale University - Economic Growth Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Dartmouth College
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Borrow Less Tomorrow: Behavioral Approaches to Debt Reduction

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 15 May 2012
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Dartmouth College
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Expanding Credit Access: Using Randomized Supply Decisions to Estimate the Impacts

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 108, Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 956
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 30 Apr 2007
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Dartmouth College
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access to credit, microfinance, consumer loans

Expanding Credit Access: Using Randomized Supply Decisions to Estimate the Impacts

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 May 2008
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Dartmouth College
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Consumer credit, credit impact and microfinance

Expanding Credit Access: Using Randomized Supply Decisions to Estimate the Impacts

Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 23, No. 1, pp. 433-464, 2009
Posted: 25 Jan 2010
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Dartmouth College

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D12, D14, G21, I32

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To Deceive or Not to Deceive: The Effect of Deception on Behavior in Future Laboratory Experiments

Yale Economic Applications and Policy Discussion Paper No. 18
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 30 Jun 2006
Julian C. Jamison, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Laura Schechter
University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Wisconsin at Madison - Agricultural and Applied Economics
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laboratory experimental methods, experimental economics, deception, psychology and economics, laboratory selection effects

Behind the GATE Experiment: Evidence on Effects of and Rationales for Subsidized Entrepreneurship Training

Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 95
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 21 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2012
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan, Robert W. Fairlie and Jonathan Zinman
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, University of California, Santa Cruz - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College
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Healthcare, Entrepreneurship, Program evaluation, Unemployment insurance, Small and medium enterprise, Job training, Entrepreneurship training, Labor supply

Behind the Gate Experiment: Evidence on Effects of and Rationales for Subsidized Entrepreneurship Training

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 30 Sep 2014
Robert W. Fairlie, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
University of California, Santa Cruz - Department of Economics, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Dartmouth College
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entrepreneurship, training, random experiment, evaluation, self-employment

Behind the Gate Experiment: Evidence on Effects of and Rationales for Subsidized Entrepreneurship Training

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 16 Aug 2014
Robert W. Fairlie, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
University of California, Santa Cruz - Department of Economics, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Dartmouth College
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entrepreneurship, training, random experiment, evaluation, self-employment

Behind the Gate Experiment: Evidence on Effects of and Rationales for Subsidized Entrepreneurship Training

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 03 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2021
Robert W. Fairlie, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
University of California, Santa Cruz - Department of Economics, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Dartmouth College
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Behind the GATE Experiment: Evidence on Effects of and Rationales for Subsidized Entrepreneurship Training

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 03 Sep 2015
Robert W. Fairlie, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
University of California, Santa Cruz - Department of Economics, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Dartmouth College
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entrepreneurship, training, random experiment, self-employment

Behind the Gate Experiment: Evidence on Effects of and Rationales for Subsidized Entrepreneurship Training

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 01 Mar 2012
Robert W. Fairlie, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
University of California, Santa Cruz - Department of Economics, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Dartmouth College
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climate coalitions, climate policy, free riding, game theory

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Put Your Money Where Your Butt is: A Commitment Contract for Smoking Cessation

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4985
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Xavier Giné, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Dartmouth College
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Tobacco Use and Control, Health Monitoring & Evaluation, Disease Control & Prevention, Alcohol and Substance Abuse, Adolescent Health

38.

Adaptive Experimental Design Using the Propensity Score

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 969, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 59
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 30 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2009
Jinyong Hahn, Keisuke Hirano, Dean S. Karlan and Dean S. Karlan
University of California, Los Angeles, Pennsylvania State University, College of the Liberal Arts - Department of Economic and Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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experimental design, propensity score, efficiency bound

Long-Run Price Elasticities of Demand for Credit: Evidence from a Countrywide Field Experiment in Mexico

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1024, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 115
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 01 Jul 2013
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Dartmouth College
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microcredi, interest rates, interest rate policy, interest rate elasticities

Long-Run Price Elasticities of Demand for Credit: Evidence from a Countrywide Field Experiment in Mexico

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 331
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 08 Dec 2013
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Dartmouth College
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credit, microcredit

Long-Run Price Elasticities of Demand for Credit: Evidence from a Countrywide Field Experiment in Mexico

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 08 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2021
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Dartmouth College
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Long-Run Price Elasticities of Demand for Credit: Evidence from a Countrywide Field Experiment in Mexico

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 12 Jun 2013
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Dartmouth College
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interest rate elasticities, interest rate policy, interest rates, microcredit

Financial Education and Access to Savings Accounts: Complements or Substitutes? Evidence from Ugandan Youth Clubs

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1040, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 132
Number of pages: 127 Posted: 11 May 2014
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan, Julian C. Jamison and Jonathan Zinman
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College
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financial education, financial literacy, financial access, savings, youth savings, microsaving

Financial Education and Access to Savings Accounts: Complements or Substitutes? Evidence from Ugandan Youth Clubs

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 May 2014 Last Revised: 09 Jul 2021
Julian C. Jamison, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Dartmouth College
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Consumer Protection for Financial Inclusion in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: Bridging Regulator and Academic Perspectives

Annual Review of Financial Economics, Vol. 13, pp. 219-246, 2021
Posted: 09 Nov 2021
Seth Garz, Xavier Giné, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan, Rafe Mazer, Caitlin Sanford and Jonathan Zinman
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Innovations for Poverty Action, Innovations for Poverty Action and Dartmouth College

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Consumer Protection for Financial Inclusion in Low and Middle Income Countries: Bridging Regulator and Academic Perspectives

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 14 May 2021
Seth Garz, Xavier Giné, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan, Rafe Mazer, Caitlin Sanford and Jonathan Zinman
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Innovations for Poverty Action, Innovations for Poverty Action and Dartmouth College
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Looking Beyond the Incumbent: The Effects of Exposing Corruption on Electoral Outcomes

Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 94, Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1005
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 23 Feb 2012
Alberto Chong, Ana L. De La O, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Leonard Wantchekon
University of Ottawa, Yale University, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Princeton University
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Corruption, Accountability, Elections, Voting, Information

Looking Beyond the Incumbent: The Effects of Exposing Corruption on Electoral Outcomes

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 25 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2021
Alberto Chong, Ana L. De La O, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Leonard Wantchekon
University of Ottawa, Yale University, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Princeton University
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Looking Beyond the Incumbent: The Effects of Exposing Corruption on Electoral Outcomes

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 31 Jan 2012
Alberto Chong, Ana L. De La O, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Leonard Wantchekon
University of Ottawa, Yale University, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Princeton University
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Accountability, Corruption, Elections, Information, Voting

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Banking the Unbanked? Evidence from Three Countries

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 29 Jul 2016
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan, Pascaline Dupas, Jonathan Robinson and Diego Ubfal
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Stanford University, University of California, Santa Cruz and Bocconi University
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financial access, savings, banking, micro-finance, field experiment, multicountry, Uganda, Malawi, Chile

Banking the Unbanked? Evidence from Three Countries

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 01 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2021
Pascaline Dupas, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan, Jonathan Robinson and Diego Ubfal
Stanford University, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, University of California, Santa Cruz and Africa Gender Innovation Lab, World Bank
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Banking the Unbanked? Evidence from Three Countries

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 01 Aug 2016
Pascaline Dupas, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan, Jonathan Robinson and Diego Ubfal
Stanford University, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, University of California, Santa Cruz and Africa Gender Innovation Lab, World Bank
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financial access; savings; banking; micro-finance; field experiment; multicountry; Uganda; Malawi; Chile

Follow the Money: Methods for Identifying Consumption and Investment Responses to a Liquidity Shock

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1034, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 126
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 19 Nov 2013
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan, Adam Osman and Jonathan Zinman
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Dartmouth College
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loan use, consumption, investment, liquidity constraint, liquidity shock, fungibility, microcredit

Follow the Money: Methods for Identifying Consumption and Investment Responses to a Liquidity Shock

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 10 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2021
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan, Adam Osman and Jonathan Zinman
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Dartmouth College
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Follow the Money: Methods for Identifying Consumption and Investment Responses to a Liquidity Shock

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 10 Dec 2013
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan, Adam Osman and Jonathan Zinman
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Dartmouth College
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consumption, fungibility, investment, liquidity constraint, liquidity shock, loan use, microcredit, microenterprise

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The Impact of Financial Education for Youth in Ghana

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1048, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 141
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 03 Apr 2015
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan, James Berry and Menno Prasad Pradhan
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Cornell University - Department of Economics and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics
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financial literacy; youth finance; savings

The Impact of Financial Education for Youth in Ghana

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 15-043/V
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 01 Apr 2015
James Berry, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Menno Prasad Pradhan
Cornell University - Department of Economics, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics
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financial literacy, youth finance, savings

The Impact of Financial Education for Youth in Ghana

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 06 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2021
James Berry, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Menno Prasad Pradhan
Cornell University - Department of Economics, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics
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The Impact of Financial Education for Youth in Ghana

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 09 Apr 2015
James Berry, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Menno Prasad Pradhan
Cornell University - Department of Economics, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics
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financial literacy, savings, youth finance

Unpacking a Multi-Faceted Program to Build Sustainable Income for the Very Poor

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 29 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 06 May 2020
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, University of Ghana - Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), Harvard College and Northwestern University
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Development, poverty trap, social protection

Randomizing Religion: The Impact of Protestant Evangelism on Economic Outcomes

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 26 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 18 May 2020
Gharad Bryan, James J. Choi, Dean S. Karlan and Dean S. Karlan
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, Yale School of Management and Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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economics, poverty, religion

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Targeting Ultra-Poor Households in Honduras and Peru

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1033, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 125
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 09 Nov 2013
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Bram Thuysbaert
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Ghent
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poverty targeting, participatory wealth rankings, proxy means tests

Targeting Ultra-Poor Households in Honduras and Peru

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 16 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2021
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Bram Thuysbaert
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Ghent
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Targeting Ultra-Poor Households in Honduras and Peru

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 19 Nov 2013
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Bram Thuysbaert
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Ghent
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participatory wealth rankings, poverty targeting, proxy means tests

Machine Learning and Mobile Phone Data Can Improve the Targeting of Humanitarian Assistance

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 22 Sep 2021
Emily Aiken, Suzanne Bellue, Joshua Evan Blumenstock, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Christopher Udry
University of California, Berkeley, University of Mannheim, University of California, Berkeley, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Northwestern University
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Machine Learning, mobile phone data, poverty, targeting

To Charge or Not to Charge: Evidence from a Health Products Experiment in Uganda

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1041, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 133
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 23 May 2014 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2014
Greg Fischer, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan, Margaret McConnell and Pia Raffler
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Harvard University and Yale University - Department of Political Science
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subsidies, health, pricing, learning

To Charge or Not to Charge: Evidence from a Health Products Experiment in Uganda

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 387
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 26 Jun 2015
Greg Fischer, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan, Margaret McConnell and Pia Raffler
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Harvard University and Yale University - Department of Political Science
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subsidies; health; pricing; learning

To Charge or Not to Charge: Evidence from a Health Products Experiment in Uganda

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 02 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2021
Greg Fischer, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan, Margaret McConnell and Pia Raffler
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Harvard University and Yale University - Department of Political Science
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Hey Look at Me: The Effect of Giving Circles on Giving

Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 96, Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1006
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 26 Feb 2012
Dean S. Karlan and Dean S. Karlan
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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prosocial behavior, experiments, voluntary contributions, social image

Hey Look at Me: The Effect of Giving Circles on Giving

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 08 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 20 Jun 2021
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Margaret McConnell
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Harvard University
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Hey Look at Me: The Effect of Giving Circles on Giving

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 31 Jan 2012
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Margaret McConnell
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Harvard University
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experiments, prosocial behavior, social image, voluntary contributions

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When Curiosity Kills the Profits: An Experimental Examination

UC Berkeley XLab Working Paper No. XL05-004
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 12 May 2005
Julian C. Jamison, Dean S. Karlan and Dean S. Karlan
University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics and Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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First-price auctions, experiments, value of information, common knowledge, ambiguity

How Can Bill and Melinda Gates Increase Other People’s Donations to Fund Public Goods?

Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 101
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 28 Mar 2012
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and John A. List
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Public goods, Charitable fundraising, Asymmetric information, Matching grant

How Can Bill and Melinda Gates Increase Other People’s Donations to Fund Public Goods?

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 292
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 09 Jul 2012
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and John A. List
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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public goods, charitable fundraising, asymmetric information, matching grant

How Can Bill and Melinda Gates Increase Other People&Apos;S Donations to Fund Public Goods?

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 31 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2021
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and John A. List
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Profitability of Fertilizer: Experimental Evidence from Female Rice Farmers in Mali

Papers and Proceedings, May 2013, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 111, Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1020
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 31 Jan 2013
Lori A. Beaman, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan, Bram Thuysbaert and Christopher Udry
Northwestern University - Department of Economics, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, University of Ghent and Northwestern University
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returns to fertilizer, agricultural economics

Hoping to Win, Expected to Lose: Theory and Lessons on Micro Enterprise Development

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1014, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 105
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 11 Sep 2012
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan, Ryan Knight and Christopher Udry
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Yale University and Northwestern University
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entrepreneurship, credit constraints, business training, consulting, managerial capital

Hoping to Win, Expected to Lose: Theory and Lessons on Micro Enterprise Development

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 18 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2021
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan, Ryan Knight, Ryan Knight and Christopher Udry
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Yale University and Northwestern University
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Hoping to Win, Expected to Lose: Theory and Lessons on Micro Enterprise Development

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 28 Sep 2012
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan, Ryan Knight and Christopher Udry
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Yale University and Northwestern University
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business training;, consulting, credit constraints, entrepreneurship, managerial capital

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Self‐Selection into Credit Markets: Evidence from Agriculture in Mali

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1042, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 135
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 05 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2015
Lori A. Beaman, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan, Bram Thuysbaert and Christopher Udry
Northwestern University - Department of Economics, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, University of Ghent and Northwestern University
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credit markets, agriculture, returns to capital

Loose Knots: Strong versus Weak Commitments to Save for Education in Uganda

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1037, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 12
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 16 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 26 May 2016
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Leigh L. Linden
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and The University of Texas at Austin
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Commitment Savings, Micro-Savings, Educational Resources, School Participation

Loose Knots: Strong Versus Weak Commitments to Save for Education in Uganda

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 25 Jan 2014
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Leigh L. Linden
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and The University of Texas at Austin
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commitment savings, micro-savings, educational resources, school participation

Loose Knots: Strong Versus Weak Commitments to Save for Education in Uganda

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 31 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2021
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Leigh L. Linden
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and The University of Texas at Austin
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Loose Knots: Strong Versus Weak Commitments to Save for Education in Uganda

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 02 Jun 2014
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Leigh L. Linden
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and The University of Texas at Austin
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Commitment Savings, Educational Resources, Micro-Savings, School Participation

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Ambiguous Solicitation: Ambiguous Prescription

Williams College Economics Department Working Paper No. 2009-02
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 01 Apr 2009
Robert S. Gazzale, Julian C. Jamison, Alexander Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Dean S. Karlan
University of Toronto - Department of Economics, University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics, Williams College - Department of Economics and Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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Laboratory experimental methods, Experimental economics, Laboratory selection effects

Ambiguous Solicitation: Ambiguous Prescription

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 51, Issue 1, pp. 1002-1011, 2013
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 30 Nov 2012
Robert S. Gazzale, Julian C. Jamison, Alexander Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Dean S. Karlan
University of Toronto - Department of Economics, University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics, Williams College - Department of Economics and Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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(Ineffective) Messages to Encourage Recycling: Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation in Peru

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6548
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Alberto Chong, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan, Jeremy Shapiro and Jonathan Zinman
University of Ottawa, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Busara Center for Behavioral Economics and Dartmouth College
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Water and Industry, Environmental Economics & Policies, Housing & Human Habitats, Knowledge for Development, E-Business

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A Personal Touch: Text Messaging for Loan Repayment

Yale University Dept. of Economics Working Paper No. 102
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 27 Mar 2012
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan, Melanie Morten and Jonathan Zinman
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Yale University and Dartmouth College
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microcredit, microfinance, randomized evaluation, development finance

A Personal Touch: Text Messaging for Loan Repayment

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 31 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2021
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan, Melanie Morten, Melanie Morten and Jonathan Zinman
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Yale University and Dartmouth College
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Saving for a (Not So) Rainy Day: A Randomized Evaluation of Savings Groups in Mali

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1043, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 136
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 12 Oct 2014
Lori A. Beaman, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Bram Thuysbaert
Northwestern University - Department of Economics, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Ghent
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Micro‐savings, Savings groups impact

Saving for a (Not so) Rainy Day: A Randomized Evaluation of Savings Groups in Mali

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 22 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2021
Lori A. Beaman, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Bram Thuysbaert
Northwestern University - Department of Economics, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Ghent
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Saving for a (Not so) Rainy Day: A Randomized Evaluation of Savings Groups in Mali

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 21 Oct 2014
Lori A. Beaman, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Bram Thuysbaert
Northwestern University - Department of Economics, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Ghent
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micro-savings, savings groups impact

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You Can Pick Your Friends, But You Need to Watch Them: Loan Screening And Enforcement in a Referrals Field Experiment

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 27 Mar 2012
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan, Jonathan Zinman and Gharad Bryan
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Dartmouth College and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics
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Information asymmetries, credit market failures, peer networks, social capital, social networks

How Political Insiders Lose Out When International Aid Underperforms: Evidence from a Participatory Development Experiment in Ghana

Number of pages: 83 Posted: 08 May 2020
Ernest Appiah, Kate Baldwin, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Christopher Udry
Pentecost University College, Accra, Yale University, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Northwestern University
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distributive politics, international aid, participatory development, political economy

Does Poverty Change Labor Supply? Evidence from Multiple Income Effects and 115,579 Bags

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 28 May 2020 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2021
Abhijit V. Banerjee, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan, Hannah Trachtman and Christopher Udry
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Yale University and Northwestern University
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income elasticity, Labor Supply, poverty

Unshrouding Effects on Demand for a Costly Add-On: Evidence from Bank Overdrafts in Turkey

Economics Department Working Paper No. 138, Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1044
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 22 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2016
Sule Alan, Mehmet Cemalcılar, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
University of Essex - Department of Economics, Yapi Kredi Bank A.S., Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Dartmouth College
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contingent charges, deceptive advertising, transaction-linked credit, small-dollar loans, consumer banking, retail banking, deposit accounts

Unshrouding Effects on Demand for a Costly Add-On: Evidence from Bank Overdrafts in Turkey

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 16 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2021
Sule Alan, Sule Alan, Mehmet Cemalcılar, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
European University Institute, University of Essex - Department of Economics, Yapi Kredi Bank A.S., Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Dartmouth College
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Unshrouding Effects on Demand for a Costly Add-On: Evidence from Bank Overdrafts in Turkey

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 17 Feb 2015
Sule Alan, Mehmet Cemalcılar, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
University of Essex - Department of Economics, Yapi Kredi Bank A.S., Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Dartmouth College
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advertising, consumer banking, contingent charges, deposit accounts, habit formation, limited attention, retail banking, salience

The Catch-22 of External Validity in the Context of Constraints to Firm Growth

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1045
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 15 Feb 2015
Greg Fischer, Dean S. Karlan and Dean S. Karlan
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics and Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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validity, entrepreneurship, entrepreneurship training

The Catch-22 of External Validity in the Context of Constraints to Firm Growth

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 02 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2021
Greg Fischer, Dean S. Karlan and Dean S. Karlan
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics and Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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The Catch-22 of External Validity in the Context of Constraints to Firm Growth

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 24 Feb 2015
Greg Fischer, Dean S. Karlan and Dean S. Karlan
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics and Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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entrepreneurship, entrepreneurship training, external validity

Intuitive Donating: Testing One-Line Solicitations for $1 Donations in a Large Online Experiment

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 20 Feb 2018
Samantha Horn, Dean S. Karlan and Dean S. Karlan
Northwestern University and Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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Charitable Giving

Social Protection Amidst Social Upheaval: Examining the Impact of a Multi-Faceted Program for Ultra-Poor Households in Yemen

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 18 Aug 2020 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2021
Lasse Brune, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan, Sikandra Kurdi and Christopher Udry
Northwestern University - Buffett Institute for Global Studies, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Northwestern University
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conflict, poverty, social protection, transfer programs

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Increasing Financial Inclusion in the Muslim World: Evidence from an Islamic Finance Marketing Experiment

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9200
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 03 Apr 2020
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan, Adam Osman and Nour Musallam Shammout
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL)
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Self‐Selection into Credit Markets: Evidence from Agriculture in Mali

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 377
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 26 Jun 2015
Lori A. Beaman, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan, Bram Thuysbaert and Christopher Udry
Northwestern University - Department of Economics, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, University of Ghent and Northwestern University
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credit markets; agriculture; returns to capital

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Hoping to Win, Expected to Lose: Theory and Lessons on Microenterprise Development

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 312
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 02 Mar 2013
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan, Ryan Knight and Christopher Udry
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Yale University and Northwestern University
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entrepreneurship, credit constraints, business training, consulting, managerial capital

A Call for Structured Ethics Appendices in Social Science Papers

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 11 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2021
Edward Asiedu, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan, Monica Lambon-Quayefio and Christopher Udry
University of Ghana - Department of Finance, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, University of Ghana and Northwestern University
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Do Information Technologies Improve Teenagers’ Sexual Education? Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation in Colombia

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 22 Oct 2021
University of Ottawa, Associate professoraffiliation not provided to SSRN, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Grupo de Analisis para el Desarrollo (GRADE)
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Microcredit Impacts: Evidence from a Randomized Microcredit Program Placement Experiment by Compartamos Banco

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 25 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2021
Manuela Angelucci, Manuela Angelucci, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
University of Arizona - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Michigan - Department of Economics, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Dartmouth College
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Microcredit Impacts: Evidence from a Randomized Microcredit Program Placement Experiment by Compartamos Banco

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 02 Jun 2014
Manuela Angelucci, Manuela Angelucci, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
University of Arizona - Department of EconomicsUniversity of Michigan - Department of Economics, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Dartmouth College
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Compartamos Banco, microcredit, microcredit impact, microentrepreneruship

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Selection into Credit Markets: Evidence from Agriculture in Mali

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 25 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2021
Lori A. Beaman, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan, Bram Thuysbaert and Christopher Udry
Northwestern University - Department of Economics, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, University of Ghent and Northwestern University
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Referrals: Peer Screening and Enforcement in a Consumer Credit Field Experiment

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 02 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2021
Gharad Bryan, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Dartmouth College
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You Can Pick Your Friends, But You Need to Watch Them: Loan Screening and Enforcement in a Referrals Field Experiment

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 01 Mar 2012
Gharad Bryan, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Dartmouth College
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credit market failures, Information asymmetries, peer networks, social capital, social networks

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Cooperation in the Commons: Community-based Rangeland Management in Namibia

Buffett Institute Global Poverty Research Lab Working Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 03 Nov 2021
affiliation not provided to SSRN, Utah State University - College of Natural Resources, Innovations for Poverty (IPA), Utah State University - Ecology Center, Columbia University - Department of Political Science, University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Utah State University - Department of Wildland Resources and Utah State University - Department of Wildland Resources
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collective action, informal institutions, irrigation, cattle, rangeland management, climate change, Namibia

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Mixed Method Evaluation of a Passive Health Sexual Information Texting Service in Uganda

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 332
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 08 Dec 2013
Julian C. Jamison, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Pia Raffler
University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Yale University - Department of Political Science
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Health, SMS, text message, health care

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List Randomization for Sensitive Behavior: An Application for Measuring Use of Loan Proceeds

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 08 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2021
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Dartmouth College
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Do Information Technologies Improve Teenagers'Sexual Education? Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation in Colombia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8821
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 18 Apr 2019
Alberto Chong, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan, Marco Gonzalez-Navarro and Martin Valdivia
Andrew Young School of Policy Studies, Department of Economics, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, UC Berkeley and Grupo de Analisis para el Desarrollo (GRADE)
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Profitability of Fertilizer: Experimental Evidence from Female Rice Farmers in Mali

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 09 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2021
Lori A. Beaman, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan, Bram Thuysbaert and Christopher Udry
Northwestern University - Department of Economics, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, University of Ghent and Northwestern University
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Profitability of Fertilizer: Experimental Evidence from Female Rice Farmers in Mali

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 12 Feb 2013
Lori A. Beaman, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan, Bram Thuysbaert and Christopher Udry
Northwestern University - Department of Economics, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, University of Ghent and Northwestern University
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agricultural economics, returns to fertilizer

Credit Building or Credit Crumbling? A Credit Builder Loan's Effects on Consumer Behavior, Credit Scores and Their Predictive Power

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 02 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2020
Jeremy Burke, Julian C. Jamison, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan, Kata Mihaly and Jonathan Zinman
Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR), University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, RAND Corporation and Dartmouth College
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consumer finance, credit invisibles, credit scoring, household finance, screening, subprime, thin file

Does Lasting Behavior Change Require Knowledge Change? Evidence from Savings Interventions for Young Adults

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 03 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2021
Samantha Horn, Julian C. Jamison, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
Carnegie Mellon University, University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Dartmouth College
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financial access, Financial Education, financial literacy, Savings

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Credit Elasticities in Less-Developed Economies: Implications for Microfinance

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 29 Jun 2007
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Dartmouth College
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Microfinance

Mental Health Therapy as a Core Strategy for Increasing Human Capital: Evidence from Ghana

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 15 Nov 2021
Nathan Barker, Gharad Bryan, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan, Angela Ofori-Atta and Christopher Udry
Yale University, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, University of Ghana Medical School and Northwestern University
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Big Loans to Small Businesses: Predicting Winners and Losers in an Entrepreneurial Lending Experiment

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 22 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2021
Gharad Bryan, Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and Adam Osman
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Enterprise credit, entrepreneurship, Heterogeneous Treatment Effects, Psychometric data, Small and medium enterprises

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Blue Porches: Finding the Limits of External Validity of the Endowment Effect

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 28 May 2020
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, Stanford University, Carnegie Mellon University - Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Princeton University - International Economics SectionStanford University - Department of Economics and Northwestern University
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endowment effect, External Validity, Halloween

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Dangers of a Double-Bottom Line: A Poverty Targeting Experiment Misses Both Targets

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 12 Apr 2018
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan, Adam Osman and Jonathan Zinman
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Dartmouth College
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Corporate social responsibility, discrimination, double-bottom line, microcredit, Microfinance, Multi-tasking, poverty targeting, social business

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Survivor: Three Principles of Economics Lessons as Taught by a Reality Television Show

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 08 May 2017
Dean S. Karlan and Dean S. Karlan
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management
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Behavioral economics, Game theory, preferences, Survivor

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Savings by and for the Poor: A Research Review and Agenda

Review of Income and Wealth, Vol. 60, Issue 1, pp. 36-78, 2014
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 06 Feb 2014
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan, Aishwarya Lakshmi Ratan and Jonathan Zinman
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Yale University and Dartmouth College
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poverty, randomized evaluation, savings

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How Can Bill and Melinda Gates Increase Other People's Donations to Fund Public Goods?

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 04 Apr 2012
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and John A. List
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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asymmetric information, charitable fundraising, matching grant, public goods

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Crop Price Indemnified Loans for Farmers: A Pilot Experiment in Rural Ghana

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 78, No. 1, pp. 37-55, 2011
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 16 Mar 2011
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan, Edward Kutsoati, Margaret McMillan and Christopher Udry
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Tufts University - Department of Economics, Tufts University - Department of Economics and Northwestern University
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How Can Bill and Melinda Gates Increase Other People's Donations to Fund Public Goods?

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 12 Sep 2020
Dean S. Karlan, Dean S. Karlan and John A. List
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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