Julian C. Jamison

University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics

Streatham Court

Exeter, EX4 4RJ

United Kingdom

World Bank eMBeD (Mind, Behavior, and Development)

Senior Behavioral Economist

1818 H Street, N.W.

Washington, DC 20433

United States

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL)

30 Wadsworth Street, E53-320

77 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02142

United States

Innovations for Poverty Action

Research Affiliate

1731 Connecticut Ave, 4th floor

New Haven, CT 20009

United States

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25

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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
Christopher Blattman, Julian C. Jamison and Margaret Sheridan
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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noncognitive skills, crime, violence, poverty, cash transfers, field experiment, Liberia, rehabilitation, self control, social identity

Reducing Crime and Violence: Experimental Evidence on Adult Noncognitive Investments in Liberia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7648
Number of pages: 108 Posted: 22 Apr 2016
Christopher Blattman, Julian C. Jamison and Margaret Sheridan
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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Inequality, Disability, Economic Assistance, Governance Diagnostic Capacity Building, Macroeconomic Management, Services & Transfers to Poor, Access of Poor to Social Services, Economic Forecasting

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

NBER Working Paper No. w21204
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 26 May 2015
Christopher Blattman, Julian C. Jamison and Margaret Sheridan
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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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
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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Poverty, cash transfers, credit constraints, microenterprises, employment, Africa, active labor market intervention, field experiment

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

NBER Working Paper No. w21310
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 29 Jun 2015
University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy, Duke University, University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics, University of Brasília and International Rescue Committee
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Measuring the Measurement Error: A Method to Qualitatively Validate Survey Data

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 13 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2015
University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy, University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics, The World Bank, Columbia University SIPA and Harvard Medical School/Boston Children's Hospital
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survey methodology, field experiments, measurement error, crime, drug use, Liberia

Measuring the Measurement Error: A Method to Qualitatively Validate Survey Data

NBER Working Paper No. w21447
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 18 Aug 2015
University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy, University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics, The World Bank, Columbia University SIPA and Harvard Medical School/Boston Children's Hospital
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The Entry of Randomized Assignment into the Social Sciences

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 28 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2017
Julian C. Jamison
University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics
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randomization, RCT, field experiment, lab experiment, selection bias, causality, history of economic thought, psychology and economics

The Entry of Randomized Assignment into the Social Sciences

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8062
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 18 May 2017
Julian C. Jamison
University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics
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Educational Populations, Education for Development (superceded), Education For All

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 and Pia Raffler
University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics, Yale University 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

NBER Working Paper No. w19107
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 08 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2014
Julian C. Jamison, Dean S. Karlan and Pia Raffler
University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics, Yale University and Yale University - Department of Political Science
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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 and Laura Schechter
University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics, Yale University 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

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Risk Preferences in Future Military Leaders

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 19 Oct 2017
United States Military Academy, West Point - Department of Social Sciences, U.S. Department of the Treasury, Texas Tech University, University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics and Mason School of Business, College of William & Mary
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risk preferences, risk aversion, uncertainty, occupational risk, leadership

Choice Architecture to Improve Financial Decision Making

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Office of Research Working Paper No. 2017-04
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 27 Feb 2018
Middlebury College - Department of Economics, UCLA, Middlebury College - Department of Economics, Middlebury College - Department of Economics, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics
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consumer finance; prepaid card; choice architecture; attribute overload; experiment; structural estimation; time preference; risk preference; convex time budget; welfare

Choice Architecture to Improve Financial Decision Making

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 30 Nov 2017
Middlebury College - Department of Economics, UCLA, Middlebury College - Department of Economics, Middlebury College - Department of Economics, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics
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consumer finance, prepaid card, choice architecture, attribute overload, experiment, structural estimation, time preference, risk preference, convex time budget, welfare

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, Julian C. Jamison and Jonathan Zinman
Yale University, 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

NBER Working Paper No. w20135
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 May 2014 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2014
Julian C. Jamison, Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics, Yale University and Dartmouth College
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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 and Dean S. Karlan
University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics and Yale University
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First-price auctions, experiments, value of information, common knowledge, ambiguity

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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
University of Toronto - Department of Economics, University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics, Williams College - Department of Economics and Yale University
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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
University of Toronto - Department of Economics, University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics, Williams College - Department of Economics and Yale University
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Multiple Selves in Intertemporal Choice

FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 09-17
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 03 Mar 2010
Julian C. Jamison and Jon Wegener
University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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intertemporal choice, theory of mind, mentalizing, intrapersonal games, neuroeconomics

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Private and Social Learning with Endogenous Timing: An Experimental Analysis

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2015
Julian C. Jamison, David M. Owens and Glenn Woroch
University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics, Haverford College and University of California, Berkeley
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social learning, herding, information cascades, technology adoption

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Social Learning About Environmental Innovations: Experimental Analysis of Adoption Timing

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7955
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 26 Jan 2017
Julian C. Jamison, David M. Owens and Glenn Woroch
University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics, Haverford College and University of California, Berkeley
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Science Education, Global Environment, Science Mathematics and Technology, Scientific Information & Communications Technologies, Innovation, Science Policies, Biotechnology, General Technology

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Strategic Choice of Preferences: The Persona Model

FRB of Boston Working Paper No. 10-10
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 16 Oct 2010
David Wolpert, Julian C. Jamison, David Newth and Michael Harre
Santa Fe Institute, University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics, Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Nonrationality, Single-Shot Games, Prisoner’s Dilemma, Traveler’s Dilemma, Schelling, Emotions

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

Buffett Institute Global Poverty Research Lab Working Paper
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 21 Jul 2019
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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subprime, thin file, credit scoring, screening, credit invisibles, household finance, consumer finance

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Motivating Bureaucrats Through Social Recognition: Evidence from Simultaneous Field Experiments

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8473
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 28 Aug 2018
World Bank, University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics, Boston University - Questrom School of Business, World Bank, World Bank - Social Development and World Bank
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Health Care Services Industry, Labor Markets, Educational Sciences, Gender and Development, Hydrology

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Ellsberg's Hidden Paradox

Baruch College Zicklin School of Business Research Paper No. 2019-07-04
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 21 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2019
Sean Crockett, Yehuda (Yud) Izhakian and Julian C. Jamison
City University of New York, Baruch College - Zicklin School of Business - Department of Economics and Finance, City University of New York, Baruch College - Zicklin School of Business - Department of Economics and Finance and University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics
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Perceived probabilities, ambiguity, Knightian uncertainty, experiment, framing, judgment and decision making

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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 and Pia Raffler
University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics, Yale University and Yale University - Department of Political Science
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Health, SMS, text message, health care

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Group-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Training Improves Mental Health of SME Entrepreneurs: Experimental Evidence from Conflict-Affected Areas of Pakistan

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8872
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 05 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2019
Priyam Saraf, Tasmia Rahman and Julian C. Jamison
World Bank, World Bank and University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics
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Mental Health, Health Care Services Industry, Educational Sciences, Marketing, Private Sector Economics, Private Sector Development Law

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Improving Mental Well-Being and Productivity of Small-Medium Entrepreneurs in Fragile, Conflict and Violence Affected Areas: Can Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Trainings Help?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8489
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 28 Aug 2018
World Bank, World Bank, World Bank, University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics and World Bank
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The Relationship between Conflicts, Economic Shocks, and Death with Depression, Economic Activities, and Human Capital Investment in Nigeria

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8685
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2018
University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics, World Bank, World Bank, World Bank, National University of Singapore (NUS), The World Bank and World Bank Group, Kenya
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Mental Health, Inequality, Educational Sciences, Disability, Access of Poor to Social Services, Economic Assistance, Services & Transfers to Poor

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

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13884
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 02 Aug 2019
Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR), University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics, Yale University, RAND Corporation and Dartmouth College
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consumer finance, credit invisibles, credit scoring, household finance, screening, subprime, thin file

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Motivating Bureaucrats Through Social Recognition: External Validity — A Tale of Two States

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12251
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 21 May 2019
Varun Gauri, Julian C. Jamison, Nina Mazar and Owen W. Ozier
World Bank, University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics, Boston University - Questrom School of Business and World Bank - Development Economics Group (DEC)
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RCT, external validity, bureaucracy, behavioral insights, nudges, healthcare

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Candy Elasticity: Halloween Experiments on Public Political Statements

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 54, Issue 1, pp. 543-547, 2016
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 27 Nov 2015
Julian C. Jamison and Dean S. Karlan
University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics and Yale University
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