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1.

Generating Skilled Self-Employment in Developing Countries: Experimental Evidence from Uganda

Quarterly Journal of Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 23 May 2013 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy, University of Connecticut - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Office of Strategic Planning and Development Effectiveness

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2.

Measuring the Performance of Microfinance Institutions

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 27 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Geneva and University of Neuchatel - Institute for Research in Economics (IRENE)
Downloads 4,836
3.

Generating Employment in Poor and Fragile States: Evidence from Labor Market and Entrepreneurship Programs

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 27 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy and World Bank
Downloads 4,717
4.

The Evolution of the Bitcoin Economy: Extracting and Analyzing the Network of Payment Relationships

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 13 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2016
Working Paper Series
UCL Centre for Blockchain Technologies, University of Padova - Department of Statistical Sciences and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Sociology
Downloads 3,525
5.

Reducing Crime and Violence: Experimental Evidence from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in Liberia

Number of pages: 119 Posted: 18 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2016
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University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy, University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics and Harvard Medical School/Boston Children's Hospital

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6.

Risk-Based Student Loans

Washington and Lee Law Review, Vol. 70, No. 1, p. 527, 2013
Number of pages: 122 Posted: 08 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 05 May 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Southern California Gould School of Law

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7.

Enterprise Restructuring in Transition: A Quantitative Survey

Number of pages: 104 Posted: 10 Nov 2000
Working Paper Series
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and University of Maryland - Department of Economics

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8.

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

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 12-10
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 16 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 01 May 2012
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Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics

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9.

Contracting Constraints, Credit Markets and Economic Development

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 25 Apr 2002
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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10.

Can Employment Reduce Lawlessness and Rebellion? A Field Experiment with High-Risk Men in a Fragile State

Number of pages: 85 Posted: 02 May 2014 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy and International Rescue Committee

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11.

The Role of Theory in an Age of Design and Big Data

The Future of Economic Design, edited by Jean-Franois Laslier, Her've Moulin, Remzi Sanver, and William S. Zwicker, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 07 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2019
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Department of Economics
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12.

Punctuality: A Cultural Trait as Equilibrium

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 28 Jun 2002
Working Paper Series
Cornell University - Department of Economics and Stockholm School of Economics - Department of Economics
Downloads 2,320
13.

Destruction, Disinvestment, and Death: Economic and Human Losses Following Environmental Disaster

Number of pages: 86 Posted: 19 Feb 2013
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University of San Francisco and University of California, Berkeley
Downloads 2,305
14.

Centrality Measures in Networks

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 19 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2021
Working Paper Series
University of Angers - Research Group in Quantitative Saving (GREQAM)National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), Stanford University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
Downloads 2,296
15.

Microfinance and Missing Markets

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 21 Jul 2007
Working Paper Series
George Washington University - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
Downloads 2,185
16.

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

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

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17.

Predicting Local Violence

Number of pages: 81 Posted: 29 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2017
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Brown University, University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy and University College of London
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18.

Regulation and Growth

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 29 Mar 2006
Working Paper Series
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), World Bank - International Finance Corporation (IFC) and World Bank Group - Private Sector Advisory Services Department
Downloads 1,850
19.

The Impact of Business Regulatory Reforms on Economic Growth

Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, Vol. 26 (3), pp. 285-307
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 26 May 2012 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard University
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20.

‘Mobile’izing Agricultural Advice: Technology Adoption, Diffusion, and Sustainability

Harvard Business School Finance Working Paper No. 13-047
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 23 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2020
Working Paper Series
Harvard Business School and University of Notre Dame - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,726
21.

Intellectual Capital Evaluation: Relationship between Knowledge Management Implementation and Company’s Performance

12th European Conference on Knowledge Management, September 2011
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 07 Feb 2020
Accepted Paper Series
National Research University Higher School of Economics and National Research University Higher School of Economics
Downloads 1,716
22.

Growth Theory Through the Lens of Development Economics

Number of pages: 90 Posted: 05 Feb 2005
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,640
23.

Institutions and Development: A View from Below

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 928
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 06 Dec 2005
Working Paper Series
Yale University - Economic Growth Center and Northwestern University
Downloads 1,603
24.

Social Capital and Social Quilts: Network Patterns of Favor Exchange

American Economic Review, 2012, 102(5): 1857-97.
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 11 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 03 Jan 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Universidad de los Andes and University of Washington - Economics
Downloads 1,566
25.

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
Working Paper Series
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Grupo de Analisis para el Desarrollo (GRADE)
Downloads 1,541
26.

The Returns to Microenterprise Support Among the Ultra-Poor: A Field Experiment in Post-War Uganda

Number of pages: 81 Posted: 23 May 2014 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy, Duke Global Health Institute, University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics, University of Brasília and International Rescue Committee

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27.

Compulsory Licensing: Evidence from the Trading with the Enemy Act

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 25 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2010
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NYU Stern Department of Economics and University of Chicago

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28.

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
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Princeton University and Dartmouth College
Downloads 1,479
29.

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Policy

Jena Economic Research Paper No. 2008 - 006
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 01 Apr 2008
Working Paper Series
Utrecht University - School of Economics
Downloads 1,449
30.

Firm Dynamics and Productivity Growth: A Review of Micro Evidence from OECD Countries

OECD Economics Department Working Papers No. 297
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 28 Jul 2001
Working Paper Series
Hitotsubashi University - Faculty of Economics
Downloads 1,298
31.

Rural Financial Markets in Developing Countries

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 914
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 18 Jul 2005
Working Paper Series
City University of New York, CUNY Hunter College - Department of Economics and Northwestern University
Downloads 1,291
32.

The Long Term Impacts of Grants on Poverty: 9-Year Evidence from Uganda's Youth Opportunities Program

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 07 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2019
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy, University of Connecticut - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Office of Strategic Planning and Development Effectiveness

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33.

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

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 07-29
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 12 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 09 Sep 2008
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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34.

Information Technology and Rural Development in India

UC Santa Cruz Economics Working Paper No. 563
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 Apr 2004
Working Paper Series
University of California, Santa Cruz
Downloads 1,196
35.

How Important are Financing Constraints? The Role of Finance in the Business Environment

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3820
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 14 Nov 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, World Bank and George Washington University - School of BusinessUniversity of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business

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36.

Inequality's Economic and Social Roots: The Role of Social Networks and Homophily

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 22 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2021
Working Paper Series
Stanford University - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,109
37.

Nutrition in India: Facts and Interpretations

Number of pages: 80 Posted: 20 May 2008
Working Paper Series
Princeton University and Ranchi University
Downloads 1,081
38.

The Role of Policy and Institutions for Productivity and Firm Dynamics: Evidence from Micro and Industry Data

OECD Economics Department Working Paper No. 329
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 06 May 2002
Working Paper Series
OECD, Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs, Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Economics Department (ECO), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Fiscal Affairs Department
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39.

The Problem of ‘Freezing’ an Economy in a Pandemic

Cryoeconomics: How to Unfreeze an Economy (2020)
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 20 Apr 2020
Working Paper Series
RMIT University, RMIT University, RMIT University, RMIT University and RMIT University
Downloads 1,074
40.

Microfinance Games

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 936
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 28 Jun 2006
Working Paper Series
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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41.

Corruption

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 12-08, HKS Working Paper No. 12-023
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 14 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2012
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

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42.

Bonding, Law Enforcement and Corporate Governance in China

Stanford Journal of Law, Business, and Finance, Vol. 13, p. 82, Fall 2007
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 17 May 2007 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom
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43.

The Externalities of Corruption: Evidence from Entrepreneurial Firms in China

Review of Finance, forthcoming , Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 17-6, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 536/2017, Swedish House of Finance Research Paper No. 17-6
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 13 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2020
Accepted Paper Series
Stockholm School of Economics, Renmin University of China - School of Business, Xiamen University and Indiana University Kelley School of Business

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International Migration, Human Capital, and Entrepreneurship: Evidence from Philippine Migrants' Exchange Rate Shocks

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper Series No. 3578, University of Michigan, Ford School of Public Policy Working Paper No. 02-011
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 28 Jul 2005
Working Paper Series
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
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Family Planning as an Investment in Development: Evaluation of a Program's Consequences in Matlab, Bangladesh

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 951, IZA Discussion Paper No. 2639, iHEA 2007 6th World Congress: Explorations in Health Economics Paper
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 13 Feb 2007
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
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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
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Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Federal Trade Commission

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47.

The Friendship Paradox and Systematic Biases in Perceptions and Social Norms

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 17 May 2016 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2017
Working Paper Series
Stanford University - Department of Economics
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48.

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
Working Paper Series
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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Banking the Unbanked: What Do 255 Million New Bank Accounts Reveal about Financial Access?

Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 17-12, Georgetown McDonough School of Business Research Paper No. 2906523, HKUST Finance Symposium 2017, Indian School of Business WP 2906523
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 30 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2017
Working Paper Series
National University of Singapore, Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad, Indian Institute of Management (IIMB), Bangalore, State Bank of India, Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics and Stanford University
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Information Technology and India's Economic Development

UC Santa Cruz Economics Working Paper No. 523
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Feb 2003
Working Paper Series
University of California, Santa Cruz
Downloads 945