Diego Ubfal

Africa Gender Innovation Lab, World Bank

1818 H Street, NW

Washington, DC 20433

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IZA Institute of Labor Economics

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Scholarly Papers (11)

Does Information Change Attitudes Towards Immigrants? Representative Evidence from Survey Experiments

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 25 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2018
University of Oxford, University of Warwick, Faculty of Social Studies, Department of Economics, Students and Africa Gender Innovation Lab, World Bank
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Biased Beliefs, Survey Experiment, Immigration, Policy Preferences, Persistence

Does Information Change Attitudes Towards Immigrants? Representative Evidence from Survey Experiments

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10419
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 27 Dec 2016
University of Oxford, University of Warwick, Faculty of Social Studies, Department of Economics, Students and Africa Gender Innovation Lab, World Bank
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attitudes towards immigrants, biased beliefs, survey experiment, immigration, policy preferences, persistence

The Impact of Soft-Skills Training for Entrepreneurs in Jamaica

Number of pages: 72 Posted: 17 May 2019 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2021
Africa Gender Innovation Lab, World Bank, InterAmerican Development Bank, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), National University of Singapore (NUS), Inter-American Development Bank and Leuphana University of Lueneburg
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Business Training, entrepreneurship, soft skills

The Impact of Soft-Skills Training for Entrepreneurs in Jamaica

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12325
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 21 May 2019 Last Revised: 19 May 2022
Africa Gender Innovation Lab, World Bank, InterAmerican Development Bank, University of Maryland - College Park, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Leuphana University of Lueneburg
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entrepreneurship, business training, soft skills

The Effects of Working While in School: Evidence from Uruguayan Lotteries

Number of pages: 82 Posted: 15 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2020
Bocconi University, Africa Gender Innovation Lab, World Bank and Uruguayan Ministry of Labor and Social Security
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student employment, randomized lottery, program at scale, human capital accumulation

The Effects of Working While in School: Evidence from Employment Lotteries

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13826
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 30 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2022
Uruguayan Ministry of Labor and Social Security, Bocconi University and Africa Gender Innovation Lab, World Bank
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randomized lottery, student employment

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Banking the Unbanked? Evidence from Three Countries

NBER Working Paper No. w22463
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 01 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 19 May 2022
Stanford University, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, University of California, Santa Cruz and Africa Gender Innovation Lab, World Bank
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Banking the Unbanked? Evidence from Three Countries

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11420
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 01 Aug 2016
Stanford University, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, University of California, Santa Cruz and Africa Gender Innovation Lab, World Bank
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financial access; savings; banking; micro-finance; field experiment; multicountry; Uganda; Malawi; Chile

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Peer Networks and Entrepreneurship: A Pan-African RCT

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12848
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 06 Jan 2020
Bocconi UniversityUniversidad de Alicante - Department of Economic AnalysisEuropean University Institute, Bocconi University - Department of Decision Sciences, Africa Gender Innovation Lab, World Bank, European University Institute, Columbia University, Bocconi University, Bocconi University and Bocconi University
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social networks, peer effects, entrepreneurship, innovation, semantic analysis

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The Effects of Working while in School: Evidence from Employment Lotteries

Number of pages: 77 Posted: 20 Dec 2021
Bocconi university, Africa Gender Innovation Lab, World Bank and Uruguayan Ministry of Labor and Social Security
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student employment, randomized lottery

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How General are Time Preferences? Eliciting Good-Specific Discount Rates

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6774
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 06 Oct 2012
Diego Ubfal
Africa Gender Innovation Lab, World Bank
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time preferences, self-control problems, good-specific discounting, savings, poverty traps

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The Effects of Working While in School: Evidence from Uruguayan Lotteries

IZA Discussion Paper No. 13929
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 14 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 19 May 2022
Bocconi university, Africa Gender Innovation Lab, World Bank and Uruguayan Ministry of Labor and Social Security
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randomized lottery, student employment

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Can Interactive Online Training Make High School Students More Entrepreneurial? Experimental Evidence from Rwanda

IZA Discussion Paper No. 15064
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 May 2022
Pontifical Catholic University of Chile - Institute of Economics, Oregon State University, Business School, Pontificia Universidad Católica and Africa Gender Innovation Lab, World Bank
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randomized control trials, online education, entrepreneurship education, COVID-19, Rwanda

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Can Youth Empowerment Programs Reduce Violence Against Girls During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP15808
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 01 Mar 2021
Bocconi University - Department of Economics, Bocconi University and Africa Gender Innovation Lab, World Bank
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Banking the Unbanked: Evidence from Three Countries

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 440
Posted: 10 Dec 2016
Stanford University, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, University of California, Santa Cruz and Africa Gender Innovation Lab, World Bank

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financial access, savings, banking, microfinance, field experiment, multi-country, Uganda, Malawi; Chile