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

Global Poverty Research Lab Working Paper No. 21-109
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 22 Jul 2021
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University of California, Berkeley, University of Mannheim, Northwestern University, Northwestern University and University of California, Berkeley

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Using machine learning and qualitative interviews to design a five-question women's agency index

Global Poverty Research Lab Working Paper No. 21-104
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 26 Mar 2021
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Northwestern University - Department of Economics, QualAnalytics and Harvard University T.H. Chan School of Public Health
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A Call for Structured Ethics Appendices in Social Science Papers

Global Poverty Research Lab Working Paper No. 21-101
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 27 Jan 2021 Last Revised: 25 May 2021
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University of Ghana - Department of Finance, Northwestern University, University of Ghana and Northwestern University

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

Global Poverty Research Lab Working Paper No. 20-110, When citing this paper, please use the following: Annual Review Financial Economics. 3, 2020: Submitted. DOI: 10.1146/annurev-financial-071020-012008
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 16 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2021
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Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Northwestern University, Innovations for Poverty Action, Innovations for Poverty Action and Dartmouth College

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

Global Poverty Research Lab Working Paper No. 20-109
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 15 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2021
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Northwestern University, University of Exeter, Northwestern University and Dartmouth College
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The Effects of Land Title Registration on Tenure Security, Investment and the Allocation of Productive Resources

Global Poverty Research Lab Working Paper No. 20-107
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 18 Sep 2020
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World Bank, World Bank, World Bank, 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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Peers and Motivation at Work: Evidence from a Firm Experiment in Malawi

Global Poverty Research Lab Working Paper No. 20-106
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 21 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2020
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Northwestern University - Buffett Institute for Global Studies, University of Virginia - Department of Economics and University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - Department of Applied Economics

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

Global Poverty Research Lab Working Paper No. 20-105
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 21 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2021
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Northwestern University - Buffett Institute for Global Studies, Northwestern University, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Northwestern University

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

Global Poverty Research Lab Working Paper No. 20-104
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 15 May 2020
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Northwestern University, Yale University and Northwestern University

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

Global Poverty Research Lab Working Paper No. 20-103
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 30 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2020
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Yale University, Northwestern University, Northwestern University and Pentecost University College

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Microentrepreneurship in Developing Countries

Global Poverty Research Lab Working Paper No. 20-102
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 03 Feb 2020
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Northwestern University - Department of Economics

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Reconsidering the Market Size Effect in Innovation and Growth

Global Poverty Research Lab Working Paper No. 19-106
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 03 Jan 2020
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Saint-Louis University, Brussels, Northwestern University - Department of Economics and Catholic University of Louvain (UCL)
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Credit Building or Credit Crumbling? A Credit Builder Loan’s Effects on Consumer Behavior, Credit Scores and Their Predictive Power

Global Poverty Research Lab Working Paper No. 19-104
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 21 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2020
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Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR), University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics, Northwestern University, RAND Corporation and Dartmouth College
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Assessing the Benefits of Long‐Run Weather Forecasting for the Rural Poor: Farmer Investments and Worker Migration in a Dynamic Equilibrium Model

Global Poverty Research Lab Working Paper No. 19-102
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 23 May 2019
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Yale University - Economic Growth Center and Northwestern University

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External Validity in a Stochastic World: Evidence from Low-Income Countries

Global Poverty Research Lab Working Paper No. 19-101
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 23 May 2019
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Yale University - Economic Growth Center and Northwestern University
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Heterogeneity, Measurement Error, and Misallocation: Evidence from African Agriculture

Global Poverty Research Lab Working Paper No. 18-108
Number of pages: 101 Posted: 03 Jan 2019
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Oxford Department of International Development and Northwestern University

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Reshaping Adolescents’ Gender Attitudes: Evidence from a School-Based Experiment in India

Global Poverty Research Lab Working Paper No. 18-07
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 14 Dec 2018
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University of Oxford, Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad and Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Industrialization without Innovation

Global Poverty Research Lab Working Paper No. 18-106
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 25 May 2018 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2020
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CREI; Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Princeton University, Universitat Pompeu Fabra - Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management

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

Global Poverty Research Lab Working Paper No. 19-103
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 07 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2020
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Northwestern University and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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Dangers of a Double-Bottom Line: A Poverty Targeting Experiment Misses Both Targets

Global Poverty Research Lab Working Paper No. 18-105
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 07 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2019
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Northwestern University, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Dartmouth College

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Randomizing Religion: The Impact of Protestant Evangelism on Economic Outcomes

Global Poverty Research Lab Working Paper No. 18-104, Yale ICF Working Paper No. 2018-06
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 26 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2020
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London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, Yale School of Management and Northwestern University

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Environmental Externalities and Free-Riding in the Household

Global Poverty Research Lab Working Paper No. 17-116
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 21 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2020
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Tufts University - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago

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The Rise and Fall of Local Elections in China: Theory and Empirical Evidence on the Autocrat's Trade-Off

Global Poverty Research Lab Working Paper No. 17-115
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 21 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2020
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Centre for Monetary and Financial Studies (CEMFI), London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Yale University - Department of Economics and Peking University

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The Long-Run Effects of Agricultural Productivity on Conflict, 1400-1900

Global Poverty Research Lab Working Paper No. 17-114
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 21 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2020
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University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Yale University - Department of Economics

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Life-Cycle Human Capital Accumulation Across Countries: Lessons from U.S. Immigrants

Global Poverty Research Lab Working Paper No. 17-113
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 21 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2020
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University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics, Princeton University - Department of Economics, Yale University, Yale University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

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Does Female Empowerment Promote Economic Development?

Global Poverty Research Lab Working Paper No. 17-112
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 21 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2020
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Northwestern University - Department of Economics and University of Mannheim - Department of Economics

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Geographical Advantage: Home Market Effect in a Multi-Region World

Global Poverty Research Lab Working Paper No. 17-111
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 21 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2020
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Northwestern University - Department of Economics

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

Global Poverty Research Lab Working Paper No. 18-103
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 21 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2020
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Northwestern University and Northwestern University

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

Global Poverty Research Lab Working Paper No. 18-102
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 21 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2020
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Northwestern University, University of Ghana - Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), Harvard College and Northwestern University

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Engel's Law in the Global Economy: Demand-Induced Patterns of Structural Change, Innovation and Trade

Global Poverty Research Lab Working Paper No. 17-110
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 21 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2020
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Northwestern University - Department of Economics

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Beyond CES: Three Alternative Classes of Flexible Homothetic Demand Systems

Global Poverty Research Lab Working Paper No. 17-109
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 21 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2020
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Northwestern University - Department of Economics and HSE University
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Financial Incentives as Signals: Experimental Evidence from the Recruitment of Village Promoters in Uganda

Global Poverty Research Lab Working Paper No. 17-105
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 21 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2020
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Leader Selection and Service Delivery in Community Groups: Experimental Evidence from Uganda

Global Poverty Research Lab Working Paper No. 17-106
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 21 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2020
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Competition and Relational Contracts in the Rwanda Coffee Chain

Global Poverty Research Lab Working Paper No. 17-103
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 19 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 09 Sep 2020
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University of Oxford - Nuffield Department of Medicine and Northwestern University - Department of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences (MEDS)
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Guns and Roses: Flower Exports and Electoral Violence in Kenya

Global Poverty Research Lab Working Paper No. 17-102
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 19 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2021
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University of Oxford, University of Oxford - Nuffield Department of Medicine and Northwestern University - Department of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences (MEDS)
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Credit Allocation Under Economic Stimulus: Evidence from China

Global Poverty Research Lab Working Paper No. 17-108
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 19 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2020
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Cornell University - Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management, Renmin University of China, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) - Academy of Mathematics and Systems Science

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Capital Accumulation and Structural Transformation

Global Poverty Research Lab Working Paper No. 17-107
Number of pages: 95 Posted: 19 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2020
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CREI; Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Government of the Federative Republic of Brazil - Central Bank of Brazil and Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management

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Is Democracy Detrimental for the Environment in Developing Countries? Evidence from Kenya

Global Poverty Research Lab Working Paper No. 17-101
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 19 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2020
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Do Credit Constraints Limit Entrepreneurship? Heterogeneity in the Returns to Microfinance

Global Poverty Research Lab Working Paper No. 17-104
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 19 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2020
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Debt Traps? Market Vendors and Moneylender Debt in India and the Philippines

Global Poverty Research Lab Working Paper No. 18-101
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 19 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2020
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Northwestern University, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Business School (HBS)

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