Andrew D. Foster

Brown University - Department of Economics

64 Waterman Street

Providence, RI 02912

United States

Brown University - Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

111 Thayer Street

Box 1970

Providence, RI 02912-1970

United States

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Scholarly Papers (19)

1.

Democratization, Decentralization and the Distribution of Local Public Goods in a Poor Rural Economy

PIER Working Paper No. 01-056
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 13 Feb 2002
Andrew D. Foster and Mark R. Rosenzweig
Brown University - Department of Economics and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
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Is There Surplus Labor in Rural India?

Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 85, Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 991, Population and Economic Development Working Paper No. 10-03
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 23 Oct 2010
Andrew D. Foster and Mark R. Rosenzweig
Brown University - Department of Economics and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
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Agriculture, India, Scale, Profits, Labor, Tractors

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Economic Growth and the Rise of Forests

PIER Working Paper No. 02-028
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 09 Oct 2002
Andrew D. Foster and Mark R. Rosenzweig
Brown University - Department of Economics and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
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Environmental Interventions and Air Pollution (Re)distribution in Delhi, India

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 04 Jul 2014
University of Miami, University of Iowa, Government of the United States of America - National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur, Brown University - Department of Economics and University of Iowa
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Environmental Intervention, Air Pollution, Environmental Justice, Land use and land cover changes, Delhi

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Technological Changes and the Distribution of Schooling: Evidence from Green-Revolution in India

PIER Working Paper No. 01-39
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 01 Nov 2001
Andrew D. Foster and Mark R. Rosenzweig
Brown University - Department of Economics and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
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Are There Too Many Farms in the World? Labor-Market Transaction Costs, Machine Capacities and Optimal Farm Size

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1059
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 18 Sep 2017
Andrew D. Foster and Mark R. Rosenzweig
Brown University - Department of Economics and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
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agriculture, scale-economies, mechanization, transaction costs

Are There Too Many Farms in the World? Labor-Market Transaction Costs, Machine Capacities and Optimal Farm Size

NBER Working Paper No. w23909
Number of pages: 96 Posted: 09 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 01 May 2022
Andrew D. Foster and Mark R. Rosenzweig
Brown University - Department of Economics and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
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Creating Good Employment Opportunities for the Rural Sector

Asian Development Review, Volume 29, No. 1, 2012
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 Jul 2012
Andrew D. Foster
Brown University - Department of Economics
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productivity growth, nonfarm employment, agriculture, wages, value-added production, quality employment

Creating Good Employment Opportunities for the Rural Sector

Asian Development Bank Economics Working Paper Series No. 271
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 08 Oct 2011
Andrew D. Foster
Brown University - Department of Economics
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productivity growth, nonfarm employment, agriculture, wages, value-added production, quality employment

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Household Division and Rural Economic Growth

PIER Working Paper No. 01-049
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 09 Jan 2002
Andrew D. Foster and Mark R. Rosenzweig
Brown University - Department of Economics and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
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Research Opportunities in Emerging Markets: An Inter-Disciplinary Perspective from Marketing, Economics, and Psychology

Cust. Need. and Solut. (2015) 2:264-276
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 23 Mar 2016
California Institute of Technology, Yale School of Management, University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business, Yale University, Brown University - Department of Economics, University of Maryland - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Marketing Group, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Yale School of Management, University of Southern California, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and Yale School of Management
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Start What You Finish! Ex Ante Risk and Schooling Investments in the Presence of Dynamic Complementarities

Number of pages: 95 Posted: 16 Sep 2020
Andrew D. Foster and Esther Gehrke
Brown University - Department of Economics and Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) - German Development Institute (DIE)
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Risk, Human capital, Dynamic complementarity, India

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Institutions and Behavior: Experimental Evidence on the Effects of Democracy

NBER Working Paper No. w13999
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 22 May 2008 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2022
Pedro Dal Bo, Andrew D. Foster and Louis Putterman
Brown University - Department of Economics, Brown University - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Income Segregation: Up or Down, and for Whom?

NBER Working Paper No. w27045
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 28 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 26 May 2022
John Logan, Andrew D. Foster, Wenquan Zhang and Hongwei Xu
Brown University - Department of Sociology, Brown University - Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin Whitewater and CUNY Queens College
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Democratization, Elite Capture and Economic Development

NBER Working Paper No. w29797
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 28 Feb 2022 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2022
Andrew D. Foster and Mark R. Rosenzweig
Brown University - Department of Economics and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
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The Democracy Effect: A Weights-Based Identification Strategy

NBER Working Paper No. w25724
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 08 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2022
Pedro Dal Bo, Andrew D. Foster and Kenju Kamei
Brown University - Department of Economics, Brown University - Department of Economics and Keio University - Faculty of Economics
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Start What You Finish! Ex Ante Risk and Schooling Investments in the Presence of Dynamic Complementarities

NBER Working Paper No. w24041
Number of pages: 111 Posted: 20 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2022
Andrew D. Foster and Esther Gehrke
Brown University - Department of Economics and Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) - German Development Institute (DIE)
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The Uptick in Income Segregation: Real Trend or Random Sampling Variance

NBER Working Paper No. w23656
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 11 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2022
John Logan, Andrew D. Foster, Jun Ke and Fan Li
Brown University - Department of Sociology, Brown University - Department of Economics, Brown University and Duke University - Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics
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The Social Dimensions of Microeconomic Behavior in Low-Income Communities: Introduction to a Symposium

Journal of Development Economics, Vol. 83, No. 2, 2007
Posted: 24 May 2011
Christopher B. Barrett and Andrew D. Foster
Cornell University - Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics & Management and Brown University - Department of Economics

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Groups, Identity, Networks, Poverty

Microeconomics of Technology Adoption

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 984, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 78
Posted: 21 Jan 2010
Mark R. Rosenzweig and Andrew D. Foster
Yale University - Economic Growth Center and Brown University - Department of Economics

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technology adoption review

Microeconomics of Technology Adoption

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 2, pp. 395-424, 2010
Posted: 18 Oct 2010
Andrew D. Foster and Mark R. Rosenzweig
Brown University - Department of Economics and Yale University - Economic Growth Center

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Women's Schooling, Home Teaching, and Economic Growth

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 107, Issue 4, August 1999
Posted: 28 Sep 1999
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Economics, Brown University - Department of Economics, Yale University - Economic Growth Center and University of Delhi

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