Abhijit V. Banerjee

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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The Economic Lives of the Poor

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 06-29
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 03 Nov 2006
Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Poverty, Development, Consumption Choices

The Economic Lives of the Poor

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5968
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 05 Jan 2007
Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Consumption choices, development, poverty

The Miracle of Microfinance? Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 13-09
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 14 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 18 Apr 2013
Abhijit V. Banerjee, Esther Duflo, Rachel Glennerster and Cynthia Kinnan
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology - Department of Economics and Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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The Miracle of Microfinance? Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation

NBER Working Paper No. w18950
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 11 May 2013 Last Revised: 21 May 2013
Esther Duflo, Abhijit V. Banerjee, Rachel Glennerster and Cynthia Kinnan
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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History, Institutions and Economic Performance: The Legacy of Colonial Land Tenure Systems in India

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 13 Aug 2002
Abhijit V. Banerjee and Lakshmi Iyer
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Notre Dame
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History, land tenure, development

History, Institutions, and Economic Performance: The Legacy of Colonial Land Tenure Systems in India

American Economic Review, Vol. 95, No. 4, pp. 1190-1213, September 2005
Posted: 07 Apr 2006
Abhijit V. Banerjee and Lakshmi Iyer
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit

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History, land tenure, development

Contracting Constraints, Credit Markets and Economic Development

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 25 Apr 2002
Abhijit V. Banerjee
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Credit Markets; Distribution; Growth

Contracting Constraints, Credit Markets and Economic Development

Advances in Economics and Econometrics, Vol. 3, Forthcoming 2002
Posted: 26 Apr 2002
Abhijit V. Banerjee
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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Credit Markets; Distribution; Growth

Using Gossips to Spread Information: Theory and Evidence from Two Randomized Controlled Trials

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 14-15
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 10 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2018
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Stanford University - Department of Economics
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Centrality, Gossip, Networks, Diffusion, Influence, Social Learning

Gossip: Identifying Central Individuals in a Social Network

NBER Working Paper No. w20422
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 03 Sep 2014
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Stanford University - Department of Economics
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Gossip: Identifying Central Individuals in a Social Network

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10120
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 30 Sep 2014
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Stanford University - Department of Economics
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centrality, diffusion, gossip, influence, networks, social learning

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Growth Theory Through the Lens of Development Economics

Number of pages: 90 Posted: 05 Feb 2005
Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Non-aggregative growth theory, aggregate production function, factor

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The Two Poverties

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 31 May 2001
Abhijit V. Banerjee
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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The Two Poverties

Posted: 07 Jun 2001
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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Land Reforms: Prospects and Strategies

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 01 Oct 1999
Abhijit V. Banerjee
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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What is Middle Class About the Middle Classes Around the World?

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 07-29
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 12 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 09 Sep 2008
Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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investment, consumption, middle class, development

What is Middle Class About the Middle Classes Around the World?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6613
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 09 Jun 2008
Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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consumption, development, investment, middle class

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Corruption

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 12-08, HKS Working Paper No. 12-023
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 14 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2012
Abhijit V. Banerjee, Sendhil Mullainathan and Rema Hanna
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Corruption, Institutions, Development

Corruption

NBER Working Paper No. w17968
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 06 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2012
Abhijit V. Banerjee, Sendhil Mullainathan and Rema Hanna
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Do Firms Want to Borrow More? Testing Credit Constraints Using a Directed Lending Program

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 02-25
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 28 Jun 2002 Last Revised: 18 Feb 2009
Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Banking, Credit Constraints, India

Do Firms Want to Borrow More? Testing Credit Constraints Using a Directed Lending Program

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 16 Dec 2004
Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Banking, credit constraints, India

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Debunking the Stereotype of the Lazy Welfare Recipient: Evidence from Cash Transfer Programs Worldwide

HKS Working Paper No. 076
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 15 Dec 2015
Abhijit V. Banerjee, Rema Hanna, Gabriel Kreindler and Benjamin A. Olken
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Department of Economics, Students and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Microfinance, Cash Transfers, Welfare, Poverty, Inequality, Development, Developing World

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Inequality and Growth: What Can the Data Say?

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 21 Aug 2000
Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Inequality and Growth: What Can the Data Say?

NBER Working Paper No. w7793
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 19 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2001
Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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The World Bank of the Future

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 03 Feb 2003
Abhijit V. Banerjee and Ruimin He
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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World Bank, Aid Effectiveness, Multi-lateral Lending

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The Uses of Economic Theory: Against a Purely Positive Interpretation of Theoretical Results

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 28 Jun 2002
Abhijit V. Banerjee
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Positivist Methodology, Mechanism Design, Micro-credit

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Reputation Effects and the Limits of Contracting: A Study of the Indian Software Industry

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 27 Apr 2000
Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Volatility and Growth: Credit Constraints and Productivity-Enhancing Investment

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 06 May 2005
College de France and London School of Economics and Political Science, Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University College London - Department of Economics
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Growth, fluctuations, business cycle, credit constraints, amplification, R&D

Volatility and Growth: Credit Constraints and Productivity-Enhancing Investment

NBER Working Paper No. w11349
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Jun 2005 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2015
College de France and London School of Economics and Political Science, Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University College London - Department of Economics
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Currency Crises and Monetary Policy in an Economy with Credit Constraints

Studienzentrum Gerzensee Working Paper No. 00.07
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Sep 2000
Philippe Aghion, Abhijit V. Banerjee and Philippe Bacchetta
College de France and London School of Economics and Political Science, Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Lausanne
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currency crisis, foreign currency debt, credit constraint

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Changes in Social Network Structure in Response to Exposure to Formal Credit Markets

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 24 Sep 2018
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Stanford University - Department of Economics
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Social Networks, Network Change, Network Formation, Network Evolution, Microfinance, Market Exposure, Favor Exchange, Social Capital

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Do Credit Constraints Limit Entrepreneurship? Heterogeneity in the Returns to Microfinance

Global Poverty Research Lab Working Paper No. 17-104
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 19 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2020
Abhijit V. Banerjee, Emily Breza, Esther Duflo and Cynthia Kinnan
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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microfinance, entrepreneurship, social networks

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Can Information Campaigns Spark Local Participation and Improve Outcomes? A Study of Primary Education in Uttar Pradesh, India

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3967
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and World Bank
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Primary Education, Education For All, Teaching and Learning, Tertiary Education, Access & Equity in Basic Education

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Top Indian Incomes, 1956-2000

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 16 Sep 2003
Abhijit V. Banerjee and Thomas Piketty
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) - Centre d'Etudes Prospectives d'Economie Mathematique Appliquees a la Planification (CEPREMAP)
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Top Incomes, Inequality, Liberalization

Top Indian Incomes, 1956-2000

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 18 Dec 2003
Abhijit V. Banerjee and Thomas Piketty
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) - Centre d'Etudes Prospectives d'Economie Mathematique Appliquees a la Planification (CEPREMAP)
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Giving Credit Where Credit is Due

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 10-3
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 23 Mar 2010
Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Credit Markets, Field Experiments

The Shape of Temptation: Implications for the Economic Lives of the Poor

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 10-9
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 04 May 2010 Last Revised: 15 May 2010
Abhijit V. Banerjee and Sendhil Mullainathan
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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Self-Control Problems, Asset Markets, The Poor

The Shape of Temptation: Implications for the Economic Lives of the Poor

NBER Working Paper No. w15973
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 10 May 2010 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2010
Abhijit V. Banerjee and Sendhil Mullainathan
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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The Shape of Temptation: Implications for the Economic Lives of the Poor

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7828
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 19 May 2010
Abhijit V. Banerjee and Sendhil Mullainathan
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Department of Economics
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asset markets, self-control problems, the poor

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Networks, Migration and Investment: Insiders and Outsiders in Tirupur's Production Cluster

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 11 Aug 2000
Abhijit V. Banerjee and Kaivan D. Munshi
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Brown University - Department of Economics
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On the Road: Access to Transportation Infrastructure and Economic Growth in China

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 12-06
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 09 Mar 2012
Abhijit V. Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Nancy Qian
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Yale University - Department of Economics
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infrastructure, growth, inequality, firms

On the Road: Access to Transportation Infrastructure and Economic Growth in China

NBER Working Paper No. w17897
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 02 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2014
Abhijit V. Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Nancy Qian
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Yale University - Department of Economics
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On the Road: Access to Transportation Infrastructure and Economic Growth in China

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8874
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 04 Apr 2012
Abhijit V. Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Nancy Qian
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Yale University - Department of Economics
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firms, growth, inequality, infrastructure

When Less is More: Experimental Evidence on Information Delivery During India's Demonetization

Number of pages: 94 Posted: 21 May 2018 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2019
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University, Stanford University - Department of Economics and Harvard University
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When Less is More: Experimental Evidence on Information Delivery During India's Demonetization

NBER Working Paper No. w24679
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 13 Jun 2018
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University, Stanford University - Department of Economics and Harvard University
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Improving Police Performance in Rajasthan, India: Experimental Evidence on Incentives, Managerial Autonomy and Training

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 12-04
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 29 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2014
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Yale University - Department of Economics and Inspector General of Police - Rajasthan
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Police, police reform, institutional reform, randomized trial, crime, community participation, India

Improving Police Performance in Rajasthan, India: Experimental Evidence on Incentives, Managerial Autonomy and Training

NBER Working Paper No. w17912
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 17 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2012
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Yale University - Department of Economics and Inspector General of Police - Rajasthan
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Can Institutions Be Reformed from within? Evidence from a Randomized Experiment with the Rajasthan Police

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8869
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 04 Apr 2012
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Yale University - Department of Economics and Inspector General of Police - Rajasthan
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community participation, crime, India, institutional reform, police, police reform, randomized trial

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Educational Policy and the Economics of the Family

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 17 Feb 2003
Abhijit V. Banerjee
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Family, Intergenerational Transactions, Education

Parochial Politics: Ethnic Preferences and Politician Corruption

KSG Working Paper No. RWP07-031
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 Aug 2007
Abhijit V. Banerjee and Rohini Pande
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
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Economics - Microeconomics, Electoral Politics

Parochial Politics: Ethnic Preferences and Politician Corruption

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6381
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 23 May 2008
Abhijit V. Banerjee and Rohini Pande
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
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Corruption, Ethnic Voting, India

Pitfalls of Participatory Programs: Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation in Education in India

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4584
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and World Bank
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Primary Education, Education For All, Teaching and Learning, Health Monitoring & Evaluation, Tertiary Education, Economics of Education

Pitfalls of Participatory Programs: Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation in Education in India

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 08-18
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 09 Sep 2008
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and World Bank
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community participation, development economics, educational economics

Pitfalls of Participatory Programs: Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation in Education in India

NBER Working Paper No. w14311
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 08 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2010
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and World Bank
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Pitfalls of Participatory Programs: Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation in Education in India

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6781
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 12 Jun 2008
Abhijit V. Banerjee, Rukmini Banerji, Esther Duflo and Stuti Khemani
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and World Bank
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community participation, development economics, educational economics

Marry for What? Caste and Mate Selection in Modern India

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 09-14
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 09 May 2009 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2010
Abhijit V. Banerjee, Esther Duflo, Maitreesh Ghatak and Jeanne Lafortune
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Economics and University of Maryland - College Park
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Caste, marriage markets, Gale-Shapley Algorithm

Marry for What? Caste and Mate Selection in Modern India

LSE STICERD Research Paper No. EOPP009
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 03 Feb 2010
Abhijit V. Banerjee, Esther Duflo, Maitreesh Ghatak and Jeanne Lafortune
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Economics and University of Maryland - College Park
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Marry for What? Caste and Mate Selection in Modern India

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7300
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 15 Jul 2009
Abhijit V. Banerjee, Esther Duflo, Maitreesh Ghatak and Jeanne Lafortune
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Economics and University of Maryland - College Park
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caste, Gale-Shapley Algorithm, marriage markets

Under the Thumb of History? Political Institutions and the Scope for Action

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 14-02
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 22 Jan 2014
Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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political economy, determinism

Under the Thumb of History? Political Institutions and the Scope for Action

NBER Working Paper No. w19848
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 25 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2014
Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Public Action for Public Goods

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 07-05
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 07 Feb 2007
Abhijit V. Banerjee, Lakshmi Iyer and Rohini Somanathan
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit and University of Delhi - Department of Economics
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Public goods, collective action

Public Action for Public Goods

NBER Working Paper No. w12911
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 17 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2007
Abhijit V. Banerjee, Lakshmi Iyer and Rohini Somanathan
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit and University of Delhi - Department of Economics
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Public Action for Public Goods

CEPR Discussion Paper No.DP6154
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 19 May 2008
Abhijit V. Banerjee, Lakshmi Iyer and Rohini Somanathan
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard Business School - Business, Government and the International Economy Unit and University of Delhi - Department of Economics
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Collective action, public goods

Decision Theoretic Approaches to Experiment Design and External Validity

NBER Working Paper No. w22167
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 18 Apr 2016
Abhijit V. Banerjee, Sylvain Chassang and Erik Snowberg
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences
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Decision Theoretic Approaches to Experiment Design and External Validity

Princeton University William S. Dietrich II Economic Theory Center Research Paper No. 080_2016
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 27 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 19 May 2018
Abhijit V. Banerjee, Sylvain Chassang and Erik Snowberg
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics and California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences
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Policies for a Better-Fed World

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 15-09
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 11 Oct 2015
Abhijit V. Banerjee
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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nutrition, cash transfers, randomized experiment

Policies for a Better-Fed World

NBER Working Paper No. w21623
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 12 Oct 2015
Abhijit V. Banerjee
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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From Proof of Concept to Scalable Policies: Challenges and Solutions, with an Application

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 16-11
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 21 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 24 Dec 2016
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cornell University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), Institute for Financial Management and Research (IFMR), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Education, India

From Proof of Concept to Scalable Policies: Challenges and Solutions, with an Application

NBER Working Paper No. w22931
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 12 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2016
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Pratham Education Foundation, Cornell University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), Institute for Financial Management and Research (IFMR), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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From Proof of Concept to Scalable Policies: Challenges and Solutions, with an Application

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11762
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 17 Jan 2017
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Pratham Education Foundation, Cornell University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), Institute for Financial Management and Research (IFMR), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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education, India

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The Experimental Approach to Development Economics

NBER Working Paper No. w14467
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 11 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2010
Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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The Experimental Approach to Development Economics

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7037
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 18 Dec 2008
Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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development economics, randomized experiment

The Experimental Approach to Development Economics

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 1, pp. 151-178, 2009
Posted: 04 Jun 2010
Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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The Experimental Approach to Development Economics

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 1, pp. 151-178, 2009
Posted: 31 Aug 2011
Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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Remedying Education: Evidence from Two Randomized Experiments in India

NBER Working Paper No. w11904
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 06 Feb 2006 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2010
Shawn Allen Cole, Abhijit V. Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Leigh L. Linden
Harvard Business School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and The University of Texas at Austin
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Remedying Education: Evidence from Two Randomized Experiments in India

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5446
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 20 Apr 2006
Abhijit V. Banerjee, Esther Duflo, Shawn Allen Cole and Leigh L. Linden
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard Business School and The University of Texas at Austin
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Computer aided education, India, program evaluation, remedial education

Long Run Health Impacts of Income Shocks: Wine and Phylloxera in 19th Century France

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 07-03
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 01 Feb 2007
Abhijit V. Banerjee, Esther Duflo, Gilles Postel-Vinay and Timothy Watts
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Ecole Normale Superieure (INRA-ENS) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Military data, Height; fetal origin

Long Run Health Impacts of Income Shocks: Wine and Phylloxera in 19th Century France

NBER Working Paper No. w12895
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 17 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2010
Abhijit V. Banerjee, Esther Duflo, Gilles Postel-Vinay and Timothy Watts
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Ecole Normale Superieure (INRA-ENS) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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An Evaluation of World Bank Research, 1998 - 2005

Number of pages: 165 Posted: 12 Apr 2017
Abhijit V. Banerjee, Angus Deaton, Nora Lustig, Kenneth Rogoff and Edward Hsu
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Princeton University, Tulane University, Harvard University - Department of Economics and World Bank - International Finance Corporation (IFC)
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Unpacking a Multi-Faceted Program to Build Sustainable Income for the Very Poor

Global Poverty Research Lab Working Paper No. 18-102
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 21 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2020
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Northwestern University, University of Ghana - Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), Harvard College and Northwestern University
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development; poverty trap; social protection

Unpacking a Multi-Faceted Program to Build Sustainable Income for the Very Poor

NBER Working Paper No. w24271
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 05 Feb 2018
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Northwestern University, University of Ghana - Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), Harvard College and Northwestern University
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Unpacking a Multi-Faceted Program to Build Sustainable Income for the Very Poor

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12653
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 29 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 06 May 2020
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, University of Ghana - Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), Harvard College and Northwestern University
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Development, poverty trap, social protection

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The Diffusion of Microfinance

NBER Working Paper No. w17743
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 14 Jan 2012
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Stanford University - Department of Economics
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The Diffusion of Microfinance

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8770
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 20 Jan 2012
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Stanford University - Department of Economics
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diffusion, microfinance, peer effects, social networks

Does Elite Capture Matter? Local Elites and Targeted Welfare Programs in Indonesia

HKS Working Paper No. RWP13-008
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 16 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2013
World Bank - Jakarta, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, World Bank and World Bank
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Does Elite Capture Matter? Local Elites and Targeted Welfare Programs in Indonesia

NBER Working Paper No. w18798
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 16 Feb 2013
World Bank - Jakarta, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, World Bank and World Bank
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Contracting Out the Last-Mile of Service Delivery: Subsidized Food Distribution in Indonesia

HKS Working Paper No. RWP16-001
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 05 Jan 2016
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Columbia University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and SMERU Research Institute
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Food Subsidy, Indonesia, Social Policy, Outsourcing, Food Programs

Contracting Out the Last-Mile of Service Delivery: Subsidized Food Distribution in Indonesia

NBER Working Paper No. w21837
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 04 Jan 2016
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Tony Blair Institute for Global Change, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and SMERU Research Institute
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A Theory of Experimenters

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 6678
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 25 Oct 2017
Abhijit V. Banerjee, Sylvain Chassang, Sergio Montero and Erik Snowberg
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, California Institute of Technology and California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences
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experiment design, robustness, ambiguity aversion, randomization, rerandomization

A Theory of Experimenters

NBER Working Paper No. w23867
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 02 Oct 2017
Abhijit V. Banerjee, Sylvain Chassang, Sergio Montero and Erik Snowberg
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics, California Institute of Technology and California Institute of Technology - Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences
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Mainstreaming an Effective Intervention: Evidence from Randomized Evaluations of 'Teaching at the Right Level' in India

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 16-08
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 03 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2016
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cornell University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), Institute for Financial Management and Research (IFMR), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Education, India

E-Governance, Accountability, and Leakage in Public Programs: Experimental Evidence from a Financial Management Reform in India

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 16-09
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 11 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2017
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Warwick, Ministry of Rural Development and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
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Transparency, Financial Reform, Leakage, Audits, Workfare

E-Governance, Accountability, and Leakage in Public Programs: Experimental Evidence from a Financial Management Reform in India

NBER Working Paper No. w22803
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 07 Nov 2016
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Warwick, Ministry of Rural Development and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
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E-Governance, Accountability, and Leakage in Public Programs: Experimental Evidence from a Financial Management Reform in India

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11761
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 17 Jan 2017
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Warwick, Ministry of Rural Development and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
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audits, financial reform, leakage, transparency, workfare

Can Iron-Fortified Salt Control Anemia? Evidence from Two Experiments in Rural Bihar

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 16-01
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 07 Apr 2016
Abhijit V. Banerjee, Sharon Barnhardt and Esther Duflo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, CESS Nuffield - FLAME University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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anemia, iron supplementation,

Can Iron-Fortified Salt Control Anemia? Evidence from Two Experiments in Rural Bihar

NBER Working Paper No. w22121
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 28 Mar 2016
Abhijit V. Banerjee, Sharon Barnhardt and Esther Duflo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, CESS Nuffield - FLAME University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Can Iron-Fortified Salt Control Anemia? Evidence from Two Experiments in Rural Bihar

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11193
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 18 Apr 2016
Abhijit V. Banerjee, Sharon Barnhardt and Esther Duflo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, CESS Nuffield - FLAME University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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anemia, iron supplementation

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Why Has Unemployment Risen in the New South Africa

NBER Working Paper No. w13167
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 27 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2010
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Maryland - Department of Economics, University of Michigan, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - School of Public Health and University of Cape Town - Faculty of Commerce - School of Economics
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Why Has Unemployment Risen in the New South Africa?

Economics of Transition, Vol. 16, Issue 4, pp. 715-740, October 2008
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 17 Sep 2008
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Maryland - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and University of Cape Town - Faculty of Commerce - School of Economics
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Financial Development and the Instability of Open Economies

NBER Working Paper No. w10246
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 31 Jan 2004 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2010
Philippe Aghion, Abhijit V. Banerjee and Philippe Bacchetta
College de France and London School of Economics and Political Science, Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Lausanne
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Targeting the Poor: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Indonesia

NBER Working Paper No. w15980
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 17 May 2010 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2010
World Bank - Jakarta, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Stanford University
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How Much Do Existing Borrowers Value Microfinance? Evidence from an Experiment on Bundling Microcredit and Insurance

NBER Working Paper No. w20477
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 15 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2015
Abhijit V. Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Richard Hornbeck
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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How Much Do Existing Borrowers Value Microfinance? Evidence from an Experiment on Bundling Microcredit and Insurance

Economica, Vol. 85, Issue 340, pp. 671-700, 2018
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 17 Sep 2018
Abhijit V. Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Richard Hornbeck
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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(Measured) Profit is Not Welfare: Evidence from an Experiment on Bundling Microcredit and Insurance

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10146
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 25 Sep 2014
Abhijit V. Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Richard Hornbeck
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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development, health insurance, microcredit, microenterprises, microfinance, revealed preference, welfare

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Aging and Death Under a Dollar a Day

NBER Working Paper No. w13683
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 21 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2010
Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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A Corporate Balance Sheet Approach to Currency Crises

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Dec 2001
Philippe Aghion, Abhijit V. Banerjee and Philippe Bacchetta
College de France and London School of Economics and Political Science, Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Lausanne
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Financial crisis, foreign currency debt, monetary policy

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Eviction Threats and Investment Incentives

LSE STICERD Research Paper No. DEDPS39
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 30 Apr 2008
Abhijit V. Banerjee and Maitreesh Ghatak
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Economics
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Marry for What: Caste and Mate Selection in Modern India

NBER Working Paper No. w14958
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 19 May 2009
Abhijit V. Banerjee, Esther Duflo, Maitreesh Ghatak and Jeanne Lafortune
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Economics and University of Maryland - College Park
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Network Structure and the Aggregation of Information: Theory and Evidence from Indonesia

NBER Working Paper No. w18351
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 01 Sep 2012
World Bank - Jakarta, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Does Poverty Change Labor Supply? Evidence from Multiple Income Effects and 115,579 Bags

Global Poverty Research Lab Working Paper No. 20-104
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 15 May 2020
Abhijit V. Banerjee, Dean Karlan, Hannah Trachtman and Christopher Udry
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Northwestern University, Yale University and Northwestern University
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poverty, labor supply, income elasticity

Does Poverty Change Labor Supply? Evidence from Multiple Income Effects and 115,579 Bags

NBER Working Paper No. w27314
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 09 Jun 2020
Abhijit V. Banerjee, Dean Karlan, Hannah Trachtman and Christopher Udry
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Northwestern University, Yale University and Northwestern University
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Does Poverty Change Labor Supply? Evidence from Multiple Income Effects and 115,579 Bags

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP14812
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 28 May 2020
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Yale University and Northwestern University
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income elasticity, Labor Supply, poverty

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Giving Credit Where it is Due

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7754
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 29 Mar 2010
Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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credit markets, field experiments

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Top Indian Incomes, 1922-2000

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 17 Nov 2004
Abhijit V. Banerjee and Thomas Piketty
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) - Centre d'Etudes Prospectives d'Economie Mathematique Appliquees a la Planification (CEPREMAP)
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Income distribution

Universal Basic Income in the Developing World

NBER Working Paper No. w25598
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 04 Mar 2019
Abhijit V. Banerjee, Paul Niehaus and Tavneet Suri
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management
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Universal Basic Income in the Developing World

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 11, pp. 959-983, 2019
Posted: 04 Sep 2019
Abhijit V. Banerjee, Paul Niehaus and Tavneet Suri
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management

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Movies, Margins and Marketing: Encouraging the Adoption of Iron-Fortified Salt

NBER Working Paper No. w21616
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 12 Oct 2015
Abhijit V. Banerjee, Sharon Barnhardt and Esther Duflo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, CESS Nuffield - FLAME University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Ordeal Mechanisms in Targeting: Theory and Evidence from a Field Experiment in Indonesia

NBER Working Paper No. w19127
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 29 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2015
World Bank - Jakarta, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, World Bank and World Bank
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Aggregate Fertility and Household Savings: A General Equilibrium Analysis Using Micro Data

NBER Working Paper No. w20050
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 26 May 2014
Abhijit V. Banerjee, Xin Meng, Tommaso Porzio and Nancy Qian
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Australian National University, Yale University and Yale University - Department of Economics
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Aggregate Fertility and Household Savings: A General Equilibrium Analysis Using Micro Data

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9935
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 02 Jun 2014
Abhijit V. Banerjee, Xin Meng, Tommaso Porzio and Nancy Qian
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Australian National University, Yale University and Yale University - Department of Economics
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Demographic Structure, fertility, Savings

The Entertaining Way to Behavioral Change: Fighting HIV with Mtv

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8998
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 12 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2019
Abhijit V. Banerjee, Eliana La Ferrara and Victor Orozco-Olvera
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Bocconi University - Department of Economics and World Bank
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Educational Sciences, HIV AIDS, Communicable Diseases, Cholera, Leprosy, Health Care Services Industry, Transport Services, Services & Transfers to Poor, Economic Assistance, Disability, Access of Poor to Social Services

The Entertaining Way to Behavioral Change: Fighting HIV with Mtv

NBER Working Paper No. w26096
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 23 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2019
Abhijit V. Banerjee, Eliana La Ferrara and Victor Orozco-Olvera
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Bocconi University - Department of Economics and World Bank
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The Entertaining Way to Behavioral Change: Fighting HIV with MTV

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13892
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 02 Aug 2019
Abhijit V. Banerjee, Eliana La Ferrara and Victor Orozco-Olvera
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Bocconi University - Department of Economics and World Bank
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Mainstreaming an Effective Intervention: Evidence from Randomized Evaluations of “Teaching at the Right Level” in India

NBER Working Paper No. w22746
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 24 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2016
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Pratham Education Foundation, Cornell University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), Institute for Financial Management and Research (IFMR), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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Messages on Covid-19 Prevention in India Increased Symptoms Reporting and Adherence to Preventive Behaviors Among 25 Million Recipients with Similar Effects on Non-Recipient Members of Their Communities

NBER Working Paper No. w27496
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 14 Jul 2020
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research - School of Digestive and Liver Diseases, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Yale School of Management and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Can Microfinance Unlock a Poverty Trap for Some Entrepreneurs?

NBER Working Paper No. w26346
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 07 Oct 2019
Abhijit V. Banerjee, Emily Breza, Esther Duflo and Cynthia Kinnan
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Northwestern University - Department of Economics
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Symposium on Institutions and Economic Performance

Economics of Transition, Vol. 13, No. 3, pp. 421-425, July 2005
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 24 Aug 2005
Abhijit V. Banerjee and Maitreesh Ghatak
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Economics
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The (Lack of) Distortionary Effects of Proxy-Means Tests: Results from a Nationwide Experiment in Indonesia

HKS Working Paper No. RWP18-041
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 19 Dec 2018
Abhijit V. Banerjee, Rema Hanna, Benjamin A. Olken and Sudarno Sumarto
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and SMERU Research Institute
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The (Lack of) Distortionary Effects of Proxy-Means Tests: Results from a Nationwide Experiment in Indonesia

NBER Working Paper No. w25362
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 17 Dec 2018
Abhijit V. Banerjee, Rema Hanna, Benjamin A. Olken and Sudarno Sumarto
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and SMERU Research Institute
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In Praise of Moderation: Suggestions for the Scope and Use of Pre-Analysis Plans for Rcts in Economics

NBER Working Paper No. w26993
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 20 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2020
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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The Power of Transparency: Information, Identification Cards and Food Subsidy Programs in Indonesia

NBER Working Paper No. w20923
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 09 Feb 2015
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Columbia University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and SMERU Research Institute
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Naive Learning with Uninformed Agents

NBER Working Paper No. w25497
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 04 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 05 Feb 2019
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University, Stanford University - Department of Economics and Microsoft Corporation - Microsoft Research New England
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The Challenges of Universal Health Insurance in Developing Countries: Evidence from a Large-Scale Randomized Experiment in Indonesia

NBER Working Paper No. w26204
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 03 Sep 2019
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Warwick and SMERU Research Institute
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Public Information is an Incentive for Politicians: Experimental Evidence from Delhi Elections

NBER Working Paper No. w26925
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 06 Apr 2020
Abhijit V. Banerjee, Nils Enevoldsen, Rohini Pande and Michael Walton
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Independent, Yale University - Economic Growth Center and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
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The Efficient Deployment of Police Resources: Theory and New Evidence from a Randomized Drunk Driving Crackdown in India

NBER Working Paper No. w26224
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 09 Sep 2019
Abhijit V. Banerjee, Esther Duflo, Daniel Keniston and Nina Singh
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Yale University and Indian Police Service (IPS)
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The Efficient Deployment of Police Resources: Theory and New Evidence from a Randomized Drunk Driving Crackdown in India

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13981
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 07 Oct 2019
Abhijit V. Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Daniel Keniston
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Yale University
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Choice Modeling, Crime Prevention, Illegal behavior, Information Acquisition, law enforcement, Learning Models

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Long Run Impacts of Income Shocks: Wine and Phylloxera in 19th Century France

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6140
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 19 May 2008
Abhijit V. Banerjee, Esther Duflo, Gilles Postel-Vinay and Timothy Watts
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Ecole Normale Superieure (INRA-ENS) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Fetal origin, height, military data

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Spatial Mismatches and Imperfect Information in the Job Search

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP14414
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 03 Mar 2020
Abhijit V. Banerjee and Sandra Sequeira
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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Biased Beliefs, job search, unemployment

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Mainstreaming an Effective Intervention: Evidence from Randomized Eavluations of 'Teaching at the Right Level' in India

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11530
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 26 Sep 2016
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Cornell University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) and Institute for Financial Management and Research (IFMR)
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education, India

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Under the Thumb of History? Political Institutions and the Scope for Action

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 6, pp. 951-971, 2014
Posted: 08 Aug 2014
Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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Microcredit Under the Microscope: What Have We Learned in the Past Two Decades, and What Do We Need to Know?

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 5, pp. 487-519, 2013
Posted: 07 Aug 2013
Abhijit V. Banerjee
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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83.

Top Indian Incomes, 1922&Ndash;2000

The World Bank Economic Review, Vol. 19, Issue 1, pp. 1-20, 2005
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Abhijit V. Banerjee
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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Empowerment and Efficiency: Tenancy Reform in West Bengal

Posted: 25 Aug 2002
Abhijit V. Banerjee, Paul J. Gertler and Maitreesh Ghatak
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Economics

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Inequality, Control Rights, and Rent Seeking: Sugar Cooperatives in Maharashtra

Posted: 27 Feb 2001
Abhijit V. Banerjee, Kaivan D. Munshi, Dilip Mookherjee and Debraj Ray
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Brown University - Department of Economics, Boston University - Department of Economics and New York University (NYU) - Department of Economics

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Capital Markets and the Instability of Open Economies

CEPR Working Paper No. 2083
Posted: 24 Mar 1999
Philippe Aghion, Abhijit V. Banerjee and Philippe Bacchetta
College de France and London School of Economics and Political Science, Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Lausanne

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Empowerment and Efficiency: The Economics of Agrarian Reform

Posted: 23 Jan 1999
Abhijit V. Banerjee, Paul J. Gertler and Maitreesh Ghatak
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business and London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Economics

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A Theory of Misgovernance

Posted: 24 Jun 1998
Abhijit V. Banerjee
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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