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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.

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 5,085
3.

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 4,942
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 3,656
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.

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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8.

Enterprise Restructuring in Transition: A Quantitative Survey

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

Centrality Measures in Networks

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 19 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2021
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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 2,623
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
Downloads 2,615
12.

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
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University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy and International Rescue Committee

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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 2,580
14.

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 2,363
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 University - Columbia Business School, Finance
Downloads 2,223
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 1,906
19.

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

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 22 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2022
Working Paper Series
Stanford University - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,892
20.

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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21.

‘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 1,780
22.

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 1,755
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
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24.

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 1,706
25.

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 1,615
26.

Compulsory Licensing: Evidence from the Trading with the Enemy Act

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

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27.

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
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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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28.

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 1,553
29.

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
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University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, University of Chicago, Princeton University and Dartmouth College
Downloads 1,549
30.

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 1,500
31.

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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32.

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 1,342
33.

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 1,319
34.

Planning to Fail: An Analysis on Economic Planning Failure in Developing Countries

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 17 Nov 2014
Working Paper Series
Great Zimbabwe University
Downloads 1,230
35.

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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36.

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 1,213
37.

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 University - Columbia Business School, Finance and Stanford University
Downloads 1,152
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.

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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40.

Nutrition in India: Facts and Interpretations

Number of pages: 80 Posted: 20 May 2008
Working Paper Series
Princeton University and Ranchi University
Downloads 1,119
41.

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 1,107
42.

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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43.

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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44.

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
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Chicago and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

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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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46.

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
Downloads 1,043
47.

Role of Microfinance Institutions in Social Development

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 14 May 2016 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2019
Working Paper Series
Apeejay School of Management
Downloads 1,030
48.

Just a Few Seeds More: Value of Network Information for Diffusion

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 01 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2020
Working Paper Series
Stanford University, Cornell University, Department of Economics and Stanford University - Department of Management Science & Engineering
Downloads 1,022
49.

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
Downloads 1,006
50.

Community Based (and Driven) Development: A Critical Review

Number of pages: 77 Posted: 17 Feb 2004
Working Paper Series
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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