Jonathan Morduch

New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service

Professor of Public Policy and Economics

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New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics

Professor of Public Policy and Economics

269 Mercer Street, 7th Floor

New York, NY 10011

United States

http://www.nyu.edu/projects/morduch

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Scholarly Papers (26)

The Impact of Microcredit on the Poor in Bangladesh: Revisiting the Evidence

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 174
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 12 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 08 Jan 2014
David Roodman and Jonathan Morduch
Center for Global Development and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
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microcredit, microfinance, Bangladesh, household consumption, women, non-experimental methods

The Impact of Microcredit on the Poor in Bangladesh: Revisiting the Evidence

NYU Wagner Research Paper No. 2011-04
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 27 Jun 2011
Jonathan Morduch and David Roodman
New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and Center for Global Development
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Microfinance, Microcredit, Credit, Savings, Insurance, comic growth, impact

The Impact of Microcredit on the Poor in Bangladesh: Revisiting the Evidence

NYU Wagner Research Paper No. 2231535
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 06 Sep 2013
David Roodman and Jonathan Morduch
Center for Global Development and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
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Microfinance Games

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 936
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 28 Jun 2006
Xavier Giné, Pamela Jakiela, Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Morduch
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of Maryland, Yale University and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
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microfinance, group lending, information asymmetries, contract theory, experimental economics

Microfinance Games

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3959
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Xavier Giné, Pamela Jakiela, Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Morduch
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of Maryland, Yale University and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
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Banks&Banking Reform, Insurance&Risk Mitigation, Financial Intermediation, Social Accountability, Civic Participation and Corporate Governance

Microfinance Games

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3959
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Xavier Giné, Pamela Jakiela, Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Morduch
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of Maryland, Yale University and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
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Banks & Banking Reform, Insurance & Risk Mitigation, Financial Intermediation, Social Accountability, Civic Participation and Corporate Governance

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Microfinance Meets the Market

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4630
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Robert Cull, Asli Demirgüç-Kunt and Jonathan Morduch
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
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Access to Finance, Debt Markets, Banks & Banking Reform, Emerging Markets

Microfinance Meets the Market

NYU Wagner Research Paper No. 2011-05
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 27 Jun 2011
Robert Cull, Asli Demirgüç-Kunt and Jonathan Morduch
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
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microfinance, microcredit

Financial Performance and Outreach: A Global Analysis of Leading Microbanks

Economic Journal, Vol. 117, No. 517, pp. F107-F133, February 2007
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 03 Apr 2007
Robert Cull, Asli Demirgüç-Kunt and Jonathan Morduch
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
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Microfinance Tradeoffs: Regulation, Competition, and Financing

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5086
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Robert Cull, Asli Demirgüç-Kunt and Jonathan Morduch
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
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Access to Finance, Debt Markets, Banks & Banking Reform, Emerging Markets, Rural Finance

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Behavioral Foundations of Microcredit: Experimental and Survey Evidence from Rural India

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4901
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 03 May 2010
Michal Bauer, Julie Chytilová and Jonathan Morduch
Charles University in Prague - Institute of Economic Studies, Charles University in Prague - Department of Economics and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
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time preference, hyperbolic discounting, self-control, loan contracts, microfinance

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Microfinance and Economic Development

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8252
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 27 Nov 2017
Robert Cull and Jonathan Morduch
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
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Inequality, Rural Microfinance and SMEs

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Is Micro Too Small? Microcredit vs. SME Finance

NYU Wagner Research Paper No. 2011-15
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 12 Dec 2011
Jonathan Bauchet and Jonathan Morduch
New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
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Does Regulatory Supervision Curtail Microfinance Profitability and Outreach?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4948
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Robert Cull, Asli Demirgüç-Kunt and Jonathan Morduch
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
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Access to Finance, Debt Markets, Banks & Banking Reform, Economic Theory & Research

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Banks and Microbanks

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5078
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Robert Cull, Asli Demirgüç-Kunt and Jonathan Morduch
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
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Access to Finance, Debt Markets, Banks & Banking Reform, Microfinance, Economic Theory & Research

Banks and Microbanks

NYU Wagner Research Paper No. 2232170
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 06 Sep 2013
Robert Cull, Asli Demirgüç-Kunt and Jonathan Morduch
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
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Income Gains and Month-to-Month Income Volatility: Household Evidence from the US Financial Diaries

NYU Wagner Research Paper No. 2659883, US Financial Diaries Working Paper, 2015
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 13 Sep 2015
Anthony Hannagan and Jonathan Morduch
Independent and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
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Does Microfinance Regulation Curtail Profitability and Outreach?

NYU Wagner Research Paper No. 2011-06
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 27 Jun 2011
Robert Cull, Asli Demirgüç-Kunt and Jonathan Morduch
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
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microfinance, regulation, profitability

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The Microfinance Business Model: Enduring Subsidy and Modest Profit

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7786
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 09 Sep 2016
Robert Cull, Asli Demirgüç-Kunt and Jonathan Morduch
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
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Rural Microfinance and SMEs, Microfinance

Substitution Bias and External Validity: Why an Innovative Anti-Poverty Program Showed No Net Impact

NYU Wagner Research Paper No. 2317322
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 06 Sep 2013
Jonathan Morduch, Shamika Ravi and Jonathan Bauchet
New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, Brookings Institution and Purdue University - Department of Consumer Sciences and Retailing
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Substitution Bias and External Validity: Why an Innovative Anti-Poverty Program Showed No Net Impact

NYU Wagner Research Paper No. 2134779
Posted: 23 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2014
Jonathan Morduch, Shamika Ravi and Jonathan Bauchet
New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, Brookings Institution and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service

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Do Interest Rates Matter? Credit Demand in the Dhaka Slums

ADB Institute Research Paper No. 69
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 28 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2013
Rajeev H. Dehejia, Jonathan Morduch and Heather Montgomery
New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and International Christian University (ICU)
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microfinance, credit, demand

Do Interest Rates Matter? Credit Demand in the Dhaka Slums

Journal of Development Economics, Vol. 97, No. 2, 2012
Posted: 05 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 12 Feb 2017
Rajeev H. Dehejia, Heather Montgomery and Jonathan Morduch
New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, International Christian University (ICU) and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service

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Microcredit, Interest rates, Loan demand, Credit constraints

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Credit is Not a Right

in Microfinance, Rights, and Global Justice, edited by Tom Sorell and Luis Cabrera, Cambridge University Press, Forthcoming, NYU Wagner Research Paper No. 2660296
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 14 Sep 2015
John Gershman and Jonathan Morduch
New York University (NYU) and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
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Earning to Give: Occupational Choice for Effective Altruists

CEB Working Paper N° 18/017
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 17 May 2018
Jonathan Morduch and Ariane Szafarz
New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and Université Libre de Bruxelles, Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, Centre Emile Bernheim (CEB) & CERMi
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Altruism, Occupational Choice, Nonprofit, Warm Glow, Social Performance, Donation

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Rethinking Inequality Decomposition, with Evidence from Rural China

The Economic Journal, Vol. 112, pp. 93-106, 2002
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 13 Nov 2002
Jonathan Morduch and Terry Sicular
New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics
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Strengthening Public Safety Nets from the Bottom Up

Development Policy Review, Vol. 20, pp. 569-588, 2002
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 12 Feb 2003
Jonathan Morduch and Manohar Sharma
New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Access to Finance

NYU Wagner Research Paper No. 2011-03
Posted: 27 Jun 2011
Jonathan Morduch and Dean S. Karlan
New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and Yale University

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Microfinance, Microcredit, Microinsurance, Credit, Savings, Insurance, Behavioral economics, financial intermediation, economic growth, randomized controlled trials

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Microfinance and Social Investment

NYU Wagner Research Paper No. 2011-02
Posted: 26 Jun 2011
Jonathan Morduch and Jonathan H. Conning
New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and City University of New York, CUNY Hunter College - Department of Economics

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financial intermediation, market development, pro-social behavior, corporate governance, social entrepreneurship, microcredit, leverage

Microfinance and Social Investment

Annual Review of Financial Economics, Vol. 3, pp. 407-434, 2011
Posted: 10 Jan 2012
Jonathan H. Conning and Jonathan Morduch
City University of New York, CUNY Hunter College - Department of Economics and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service

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The Unbanked: Evidence from Indonesia

The World Bank Economic Review, Vol. 22, No. 3, pp. 517-537, 2008
Posted: 31 Dec 2008
Don Johnston and Jonathan Morduch
affiliation not provided to SSRN and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service

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G21, O16

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The Microfinance Schism

World Development, Vol. 28, No. 4, April 2000
Posted: 20 Aug 2001
Jonathan Morduch
New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service

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poverty, credit, microenterprise, Bangladesh, Indonesia

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Microfinance Beyond Group Lending

Economics of Transition, Vol. 8, No. 2, July 2000
Posted: 07 Jul 2002
Beatriz Armendariz and Jonathan Morduch
University College London - Department of Economics and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service

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Microfinance Beyond Group Lending

Economics of Transition, Vol. 8, No. 2, July 2000
Posted: 04 May 2001
Beatriz Armendariz and Jonathan Morduch
University College London - Department of Economics and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service

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Microfinance, transition, poverty relief, joint liability, repayment incentives

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Politics, Growth, and Inequality in Rural China: Does it Pay to Join the Party?

Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 77, No. 3, September 2000
Posted: 28 Mar 2001
Jonathan Morduch and Terry Sicular
New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service and University of Western Ontario - Department of Economics

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Economic transition; China; Political economy; Inequality; Rural reform

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Sibling Rivalry and the Gender Gap: Evidence from Child Health Outcomes in Ghana

Journal of Population Economics, Vol. 11, Iss. 4, 1998
Posted: 25 Feb 1999
Ashish Garg and Jonathan Morduch
The Boston Consulting Group and New York University (NYU) - Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service

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