Asad Islam

Monash University - Department of Economics

Dr.

Department of Economics

Monash University

Caulfield East, Victoria

Australia

http://users.monash.edu/~asaduli/

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Admission is Free Only If Your Dad is Rich! Distributional Effects of Corruption in Schools in Developing Countries

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 10 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2013
M. Shahe Emran, Asad Islam and Forhad Shilpi
George Washington University - Department of Economics, Monash University - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Corruption, Bribes, Education, Schools, Inequality, Income Effect, Bargaining Power, Regressive Effects.

Admission is Free Only If Your Dad is Rich! Distributional Effects of Corruption in Schools in Developing Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6671
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
M. Shahe Emran, Asad Islam and Forhad Shilpi
George Washington University - Department of Economics, Monash University - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Rural Poverty Reduction, Public Sector Corruption & Anticorruption Measures, Labor Policies, Inequality, Economic Theory & Research

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The Long-Term Effects of Civil Conflicts on Education, Earnings and Fertility: Evidence from Cambodia

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 29 Jul 2014
Monash University - Department of Economics, Monash University - Department of Economics, Monash University - Department of Economics and Monash University - Department of Economics
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Civil conflict, genocide, fertility, returns to schooling

The Value of Information in Technology Adoption: Theory and Evidence from Bangladesh

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 09 Jan 2019
Monash University - Department of Economics, HSE University, Stockholm UniversityMonash University - Department of Economics and Monash University - Department of Economics
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Bayesian model, information, technology adoption, risk attitude, RCT, Bangladesh

The Value of Information in Technology Adoption: Theory and Evidence from Bangladesh

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13419
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 07 Jan 2019
Monash University - Department of Economics, HSE University, Stockholm UniversityMonash University - Department of Economics and Monash University - Department of Economics
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randomized controlled trial (RCT), risk attitude, Technology adoption

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Do Friendship Networks Improve Female Education?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10674
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 10 Apr 2017
Yonsei University, Monash University - Department of Economics, Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF) and Stockholm UniversityMonash University - Department of Economics
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social interactions, education, gender, learning, friendship

Friendship and Female Education: Evidence From a Field Experiment in Bangladeshi Primary Schools

Economic Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 28 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2019
Yonsei University, Monash University - Department of Economics, Cornell University and Stockholm UniversityMonash University - Department of Economics
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Social Interactions, Education, Gender, Learning, Friendship

Friendship and Female Education: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Bangladeshi Primary Schools

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13221
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 08 Oct 2018
Yonsei University, Monash University - Department of Economics, Cornell University and Stockholm UniversityMonash University - Department of Economics
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education, Gender, learning, Social interactions

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Sex Ratio and the Intergenerational Impact of Conflict on Human Development: Evidence from Cambodia's Genocide

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 08 Jul 2015
Monash University - Department of Economics, Monash University - Department of Economics, Monash University - Department of Economics and Monash University - Department of Economics
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Civil conflict, sex ratio, marriage, education, health, intergenerational effects

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Network Structure and Education Outcomes: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Bangladesh

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8872
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 07 Mar 2015
Yonsei University, Monash University - Department of Economics, Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF) and Stockholm UniversityMonash University - Department of Economics
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social networks, centrality measures, leaders, soft skills

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Explaining and Forecasting Investment Expenditure in Canada: Combined Structural and Time Series Approaches, 1961-2000

Applied Econometrics and International Development, Vol. 7, No. 1, 2007
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 24 Aug 2008
Asad Islam
Monash University - Department of Economics
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Investment, Accelerator Model, AR, MA, ARIMA, Canada

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Can Immigrants Insure Against Shocks as Well as the Native-Born?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10063
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 08 Aug 2016
Monash University - Department of Economics, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano and Carleton University - Department of Economics
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job loss, income, consumption, labour supply, disability

Child Labor and Schooling Responses to Access to Microcredit in Rural Bangladesh

Economic Inquiry, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 17 Jan 2012
Asad Islam and Chongwoo Choe
Monash University - Department of Economics and Monash University - Department of Economics
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Child Labor and Schooling Responses to Access to Microcredit in Rural Bangladesh

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 51, Issue 1, pp. 46-61, 2013
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 30 Nov 2012
Asad Islam and Chongwoo Choe
Monash University - Department of Economics and Monash University - Department of Economics
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Financial Diaries and Women's Money Management Behavior: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 19 Jan 2022
Monash University - Department of Economics, RMIT University, Monash University - Department of Economics and Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS)
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financial literacy, financial diary, randomized controlled trials, Household finance

Determining the Extent of Statistical Discrimination: Evidence from a Field Experiment in India

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 13 Jun 2018
Monash University - Department of Economics, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur, Monash University and Stockholm UniversityMonash University - Department of Economics
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caste, discrimination, field experiment, health

Determining the Extent of Statistical Discrimination: Evidence from a Field Experiment in India

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12955
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 05 Jun 2018
Monash University - Department of Economics, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur, Monash University and Stockholm UniversityMonash University - Department of Economics
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caste, discrimination, field experiment, health

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Centrality-Based Spillover Effects

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP16321
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 14 Jul 2021
Monash University - Department of Economics, University of Southampton, Stockholm UniversityMonash University - Department of Economics and Monash University - Department of Economics
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The Effects of Chess Instruction on Academic and Non-Cognitive Outcomes: Field Experimental Evidence from a Developing Country

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12550
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 04 Sep 2019
Asad Islam, Wang-Sheng Lee and Aaron Nicholas
Monash University - Department of Economics, Deakin University and Deakin University
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chess training, math, non-cognitive outcomes, risk, randomized experiment

Distributional Effects of Corruption When Enforcement is Biased: Theory and Evidence from Bribery in Schools in Bangladesh

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 02 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2019
M. Shahe Emran, Asad Islam and Forhad Shilpi
George Washington University - Department of Economics, Monash University - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Corruption, Bribes, Schools, Refusal to pay model, deterrence to bribe demand model, Inequality, Income Effect, Bargaining Power, Regressive Effects, Educational Mobility

Distributional Effects of Corruption When Enforcement is Biased: Theory and Evidence from Bribery in Schools in Bangladesh

Economica, Vol. 87, Issue 348, pp. 985-1015, 2020
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 06 Oct 2020
M. Shahe Emran, Asad Islam and Forhad Shilpi
George Washington University - Department of Economics, Monash University - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Gender Inequality and Caste: Field Experimental Evidence from India

IZA Discussion Paper No. 14713
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 11 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 19 May 2022
Monash University - Department of Economics, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Monash University and Stockholm UniversityMonash University - Department of Economics
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caste discrimination, statistical discrimination, gender discrimination, intersectionality, affirmative action

Gender Inequality and Caste: Field Experimental Evidence from India

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP16736
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 04 Feb 2022
Monash University - Department of Economics, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Monash University and Stockholm UniversityMonash University - Department of Economics
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caste discrimination, Gender Discrimination, statistical discrimination

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Stigma and Misconceptions in the Time of the Covid-19 Pandemic: A Field Experiment in India

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13995
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 04 Jan 2021
Monash University - Department of Economics, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur, University of Southampton and Monash University
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The Value of Information in Technology Adoption

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12672
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 14 Oct 2019
Monash University - Department of Economics, HSE University, Stockholm UniversityMonash University - Department of Economics and Monash University - Department of Economics
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Bayesian model, technology adoption, peers, risk attitude, RCT, Bangladesh

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When Goal-Setting Forges Ahead But Stops Short

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13188
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 04 May 2020
Monash University - Department of Economics, University of Connecticut, World Bank, University of Connecticut, World Bank and University of Connecticut - Department of Economics
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goal-setting, recognition rewards, student performance, Zanzibar

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Immigration Unemployment Relationship: The Evidence from Canada

Australian Economic Papers, Vol. 46, No. 1, pp. 52-66, March 2007
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 08 Mar 2007
Asad Islam
Monash University - Department of Economics
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Occupational Health and Safety: The Role of Information and Financial Linkage

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 04 Apr 2022
Monash University - Department of Economics, Deakin University, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and Yale-NUS College
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Occupational Health and Safety, Informal Economy, Information, Credit Access

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Myopic Loss Aversion and Investment Decisions: From the Laboratory to the Field

NBER Working Paper No. w28730
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 03 May 2021 Last Revised: 03 Jul 2022
Kazi Iqbal, Asad Islam, John A. List and Vy Nguyen
Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies (BIDS), Monash University - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics and RMIT University
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Occupational Health and Safety: The Role of Information and Financial Linkage∗

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 10 May 2022
Monash University - Department of Economics, Monash University, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and Yale-NUS College
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Occupational Health and Safety, Informal Economy, information, Credit Access JEL: M53, I10, D80

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Skilled Immigration, Innovation, and the Wages of Native‐Born Americans

Industrial Relations: A Journal of Economy and Society, Vol. 56, Issue 3, pp. 459-488, 2017
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 09 Jun 2017
Asad Islam, Faridul Islam and Chau Nguyen
Monash University - Department of Economics, Morgan State University and Monash University
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Voting or Abstaining in 'Managed' Elections? A Field Experiment in Bangladesh

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP14608
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 08 May 2020
Firoz Ahmed, Roland Hodler and Asad Islam
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of St. Gallen and Monash University - Department of Economics
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Bangladesh, Electoral authoritarianism, field experiment, managed/authoritarian elections, voting behavior

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Medium‐ and Long‐Term Participation in Microcredit: An Evaluation Using a New Panel Dataset from Bangladesh

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 93, Issue 3, pp. 847-866, 2011
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 08 Apr 2020
Asad Islam
Monash University - Department of Economics
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microcredit, Bangladesh, difference-in-difference-in-difference, propensity score matching, medium-term

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Teams, Organization and Education Outcomes: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Bangladesh

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10631
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 01 Jun 2015
Yonsei University, Monash University - Department of Economics, Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF) and Stockholm UniversityMonash University - Department of Economics
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leaders, Network centrality, soft skills, team work

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Do Immigrants Save Less than Natives? Immigrant and Native Saving Behaviour in Australia

Economic Record, Vol. 89, Issue 284, pp. 52-71, 2013
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 26 Feb 2013
Monash University - Department of Economics, Monash University - Department of Economics and Monash University - Department of Economics
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Can Referral Improve Targeting? Evidence from a Vocational Training Experiment

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12070
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 05 Jun 2017
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Monash University - Department of Economics, BRAC University and IIT Kanpur
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agricultural innovation, extension, Social Networks, targeting

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Do Friends Improve Female Education? The Case of Bangladesh

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11615
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 14 Nov 2016
Yonsei University, Monash University - Department of Econometrics and Business Statistics, Monash University - Department of Economics, Einaudi Institute for Economics and Finance (EIEF) and Stockholm UniversityMonash University - Department of Economics
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ability, education, Gender, learning, Social interactions