Matias Busso

Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

Research Economist

1300 New York Avenue NW

Washington, DC 20577

United States

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The Causal Effect of Competition on Prices and Quality: Evidence from a Field Experiment

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 06 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2018
Matias Busso and Sebastian Galiani
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and University of Maryland - Department of Economics
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Competition, prices, quality, experimental evidence, design of social policies

The Causal Effect of Competition on Prices and Quality: Evidence from a Field Experiment

NBER Working Paper No. w20054
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 21 Apr 2014
Matias Busso and Sebastian Galiani
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and University of Maryland - Department of Economics
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New Evidence on the Finite Sample Properties of Propensity Score Matching and Reweighting Estimators

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3998
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 02 Mar 2009
Matias Busso, John E. DiNardo and Justin McCrary
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and Columbia University - Law School
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treatment effects, propensity score, semiparametric efficiency

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(In)Formal and (Un)Productive: The Productivity Costs of Excessive Informality in Mexico

IDB Working Paper No. IDB-WP-341
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 26 Jan 2013
Matias Busso, Maria Fazio and Santiago Algazi
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Is the Glass Half Empty or Half Full? School Enrollment, Graduation, and Dropout Rates in Latin America

IDB Working Paper No. IDB-WP-462
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 15 Dec 2013
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
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Challenges in Educational Reform: An Experiment on Active Learning in Mathematics

IDB Working Paper No. IDB-WP-561
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Mar 2015
Samuel Berlinski and Matias Busso
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
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Education, Active learning, Curricular reform, Technology, Field experiments

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Assessing the Incidence and Efficiency of a Prominent Place Based Policy

US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP- 11-07
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 25 Feb 2011
Matias Busso, Jesse Gregory and Patrick Kline
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), University of Wisconsin - Madison and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics
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Adapting to Climate Change: Long-Term Effects of Drought on Local Labor Markets

IDB Working Paper No. IDB-WP-466
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 07 Jan 2014
Paulo Bastos, Matias Busso and Sebastian Miller
World Bank - Research Department, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
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The Effects of Financial Aid and Returns Information in Selective and Less Selective Schools: Experimental Evidence from Chile

IDB Working Paper No. IDB-WP-743
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 25 Apr 2017
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Dartmouth College - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
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Information experiment, Higher education, Financial aid, Returns to education, Chile

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How Much are We Willing to Contribute for Better Educational Outcomes? Evidence from a Survey Experiment

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 54, Issue 1, pp. 63-75, 2016
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 27 Nov 2015
Samuel Berlinski and Matias Busso
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
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Productivity and Resource Misallocation in Latin America

IDB Working Paper No. IDB-WP-306
Posted: 09 Jun 2012
Matias Busso, Lucia Madrigal and Carmen Pages
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)

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