Jonathan Zinman

Dartmouth College

R. Stephen Cheheyl Professor of Economics

Hanover, NH 03755

United States

http://https://sites.dartmouth.edu/jzinman/

Innovations for Poverty Action

1731 Connecticut Ave, 4th floor

New Haven, CT 20009

United States

Jameel Poverty Action Lab

E60-246

77 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02139

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (48)

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What's Advertising Content Worth? Evidence from a Consumer Credit Marketing Field Experiment

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 968, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 58
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 24 Jan 2009
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Princeton University and Dartmouth College
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economics of advertising, economics & psychology, behavioral economics, cues, microfinance

What's Psychology Worth? A Field Experiment in the Consumer Credit Market

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 918
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 28 Jul 2005
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Princeton University and Dartmouth College
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Behavioral economics, psychology, microfinance, marketing, field experiment, credit markets

What's Psychology Worth? A Field Experiment in the Consumer Credit Market

NBER Working Paper No. w11892
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 18 Jan 2006 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2010
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Princeton University and Dartmouth College
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What do Consumers Really Pay on Their Checking and Credit Card Accounts? Explicit, Implicit, and Avoidable Costs

American Economic Review, Vol. 99, No. 2, 2009, UC Davis Graduate School of Management Research Paper No. 06-09
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 07 May 2009 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2009
Victor Stango and Jonathan Zinman
UC Davis Graduate School of Management and Dartmouth College
Downloads 833 (31,240)
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household finance, credit cards, debit cards, overdraft fees, credit card fees, financial literacy

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Elasticities of Demand for Consumer Credit

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 926
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 08 Nov 2005
Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
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credit markets, microfinance, demand elasticity, development finance, maturity

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Fuzzy Math, Disclosure Regulation and Credit Market Outcomes: Evidence from Truth in Lending Reform

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 04 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2012
Victor Stango and Jonathan Zinman
UC Davis Graduate School of Management and Dartmouth College
Downloads 572 (51,650)
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truth in lending, payment/interest bias, disclosure regulation, consumer lending

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Exponential Growth Bias and Household Finance

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 14 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2008
Victor Stango and Jonathan Zinman
UC Davis Graduate School of Management and Dartmouth College
Downloads 525 (57,585)
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exponential growth, household finance, behavioral finance

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Why Use Debit Instead of Credit? Consumer Choice in a Trillion-Dollar Market

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 25 Aug 2004
Jonathan Zinman
Dartmouth College
Downloads 393 (81,774)
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consumer choice, retail payments, behavioral economics

Observing Unobservables: Identifying Information Asymmetries with a Consumer Credit Field Experiment

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 911, Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 109
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 18 May 2005
Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
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Information asymmetries, field experiment, adverse selection, moral hazard, development finance, credit markets, microfinance

Observing Unobservables: Identifying Information Asymmetries with a Consumer Credit Field Experiment

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6182
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 20 May 2008
Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
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Adverse selection, credit markets, development finance, field experiment, Information asymmetries, microfinance, moral hazard

Savings By and For the Poor: A Research Review and Agenda

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1027, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 118
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2014
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Yale University and Dartmouth College
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Savings, Randomized Evaluation, Poverty

Savings by and for the Poor: A Research Review and Agenda

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 346
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 13 Dec 2013
Dean S. Karlan, Aishwarya Ratan and Jonathan Zinman
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Yale University and Dartmouth College
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Savings, Randomized Evaluation, Poverty

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Getting to the Top of Mind: How Reminders Increase Saving

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 988, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 82
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 12 Jul 2010
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Harvard University, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College
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Intertemporal Consumer Choice, Savings, Attention

Getting to the Top of Mind: How Reminders Increase Saving

Netspar Discussion Paper No. 04/2010-022
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 03 Aug 2010
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Harvard University, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College
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Intertemporal Consumer Choice, Savings, Attention

Getting to the Top of Mind: How Reminders Increase Saving

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 27 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2010
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Harvard University, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College
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Getting to the Top of Mind: How Reminders Increase Saving

NBER Working Paper No. w16205
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 26 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2010
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Harvard University, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College
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Getting to the Top of Mind: How Reminders Increase Saving

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7907
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 19 Jul 2010
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Harvard University, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College
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attention, Intertemporal Consumer Choice, savings

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Snowed: Deceptive Advertising by Ski Resorts

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 30 Jun 2009
Jonathan Zinman and Eric Zitzewitz
Dartmouth College and Dartmouth College
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false advertising, misleading advertising, bait and switch, search costs, quality disclosure, product information, Internet

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In Harm's Way? Payday Loan Access and Military Personnel Performance

FRB of Philadelphia Working Paper No. 08-18
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 17 Sep 2008
Scott E. Carrell and Jonathan Zinman
University of California, Davis - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College
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Credit access, Subprime credit market, Military readiness, Financial literacy

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Restricting Consumer Credit Access: Household Survey Evidence on Effects around the Oregon Rate Cap

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 02 Feb 2009
Jonathan Zinman
Dartmouth College
Downloads 290 (114,922)
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payday loan, subprime credit market, predatory lending, usury, interest rate

Win Some Lose Some? Evidence From a Randomized Microcredit Program Placement Experiment by Compartamos Banco

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1026, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 117
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 07 Jun 2013
Manuela Angelucci, Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
University of Michigan - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Dartmouth College
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microcredit, microcredit impact, microentrepreneurship, Compartamos Banco

Win Some Lose Some? Evidence from a Randomized Microcredit Program Placement Experiment by Compartamos Banco

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 330
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 08 Dec 2013
Manuela Angelucci, Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
University of Michigan - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Dartmouth College
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microcredit; microcredit impact; microentrepreneurship; Compartamos Banco

Win Some Lose Some? Evidence from a Randomized Microcredit Program Placement Experiment by Compartamos Banco

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7439
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 22 Jun 2013
Manuela Angelucci, Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
University of Michigan - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Dartmouth College
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microcredit, microcredit impact, microentrepreneurship, Compartamos Banco

Win Some Lose Some? Evidence from a Randomized Microcredit Program Placement Experiment by Compartamos Banco

NBER Working Paper No. w19119
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 18 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2014
Manuela Angelucci, Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
University of Michigan - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Dartmouth College
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Win Some Lose Some? Evidence from a Randomized Microcredit Program Placement Experiment by Compartamos Banco

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9506
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 21 Jun 2013
Manuela Angelucci, Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
University of Michigan - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Dartmouth College
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Compartamos Banco, microcredit, microcredit impact, microentrepreneurship

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Credit Elasticities in Less-Developed Economies: Implications for Microcredit

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 110
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 26 Apr 2007
Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
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Expanding Microenterprise Credit Access: Using Randomized Supply Decisions to Estimate the Impacts in Manila

Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 68, Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 976
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 09 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2010
Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
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microfinance, microcredit, microentreprenuership, risk sharing, formal and informal

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formal finance, informal finance, microcredit, microentreprenuership, microfinance, risk sharing

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Research and Impacts of Digital Financial Services

HKS Working Paper No. RWP16-037
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 30 Sep 2016
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, University of Washington, CSE, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Yale University - Economic Growth Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Dartmouth College
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Research and Impacts of Digital Financial Services

NBER Working Paper No. w22633
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 20 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 07 May 2018
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, University of Washington, CSE, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Yale University - Economic Growth Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Dartmouth College
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Citation 26

Household Debt: Facts, Puzzles, Theories, and Policies

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 10 Sep 2014
Jonathan Zinman
Dartmouth College
Downloads 172 (190,249)
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consumer credit, consumer debt, household liabilities, household balance sheet, household finance, consumer finance

Household Debt: Facts, Puzzles, Theories, and Policies

NBER Working Paper No. w20496
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 Sep 2014
Jonathan Zinman
Dartmouth College
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Household Debt: Facts, Puzzles, Theories, and Policies

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 7, pp. 251-276, 2015
Posted: 07 Aug 2015
Jonathan Zinman
Dartmouth College

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Expanding Credit Access: Using Randomized Supply Decisions to Estimate the Impacts

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 108, Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 956
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 30 Apr 2007
Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
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access to credit, microfinance, consumer loans

Expanding Credit Access: Using Randomized Supply Decisions to Estimate the Impacts

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6407
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 May 2008
Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
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Consumer credit, credit impact and microfinance

Expanding Credit Access: Using Randomized Supply Decisions to Estimate the Impacts

Review of Financial Studies, Vol. 23, No. 1, pp. 433-464, 2009
Posted: 25 Jan 2010
Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman

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D12, D14, G21, I32

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Behind the GATE Experiment: Evidence on Effects of and Rationales for Subsidized Entrepreneurship Training

Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 95
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 21 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2012
Dean S. Karlan, Robert W. Fairlie and Jonathan Zinman
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, University of California, Santa Cruz - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College
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Healthcare, Entrepreneurship, Program evaluation, Unemployment insurance, Small and medium enterprise, Job training, Entrepreneurship training, Labor supply

Behind the Gate Experiment: Evidence on Effects of and Rationales for Subsidized Entrepreneurship Training

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4960
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 30 Sep 2014
Robert W. Fairlie, Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
University of California, Santa Cruz - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Dartmouth College
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entrepreneurship, training, random experiment, evaluation, self-employment

Behind the Gate Experiment: Evidence on Effects of and Rationales for Subsidized Entrepreneurship Training

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8367
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 16 Aug 2014
Robert W. Fairlie, Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
University of California, Santa Cruz - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Dartmouth College
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entrepreneurship, training, random experiment, evaluation, self-employment

Behind the Gate Experiment: Evidence on Effects of and Rationales for Subsidized Entrepreneurship Training

NBER Working Paper No. w17804
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 03 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2014
Robert W. Fairlie, Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
University of California, Santa Cruz - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Dartmouth College
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Behind the GATE Experiment: Evidence on Effects of and Rationales for Subsidized Entrepreneurship Training

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 03 Sep 2015
Robert W. Fairlie, Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
University of California, Santa Cruz - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Dartmouth College
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entrepreneurship, training, random experiment, self-employment

Behind the Gate Experiment: Evidence on Effects of and Rationales for Subsidized Entrepreneurship Training

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8823
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 01 Mar 2012
Robert W. Fairlie, Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
University of California, Santa Cruz - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Dartmouth College
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climate coalitions, climate policy, free riding, game theory

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Put Your Money Where Your Butt is: A Commitment Contract for Smoking Cessation

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4985
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Xavier Giné, Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Dartmouth College
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Tobacco Use and Control, Health Monitoring & Evaluation, Disease Control & Prevention, Alcohol and Substance Abuse, Adolescent Health

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Youth Smoking in the U.S.: Evidence and Implications

NBER Working Paper No. w7780
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 16 Jul 2000 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2010
Jonathan Gruber and Jonathan Zinman
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College
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Where is the Missing Credit Card Debt? Clues and Implications

Federal Reserve Bank of Philla Payment Cards Center Discussion Paper No. 07-11
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 28 Nov 2007
Jonathan Zinman
Dartmouth College
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Credit card, Revolving debt, Survey of Consumer Finances, G.19, Data quality

Where is the Missing Credit Card Debt? Clues and Implications

Review of Income and Wealth, Vol. 55, No. 2, pp. 249-265, June 2009
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 12 May 2009
Jonathan Zinman
Dartmouth College
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Long-Run Price Elasticities of Demand for Credit: Evidence from a Countrywide Field Experiment in Mexico

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1024, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 115
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 01 Jul 2013
Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
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microcredi, interest rates, interest rate policy, interest rate elasticities

Long-Run Price Elasticities of Demand for Credit: Evidence from a Countrywide Field Experiment in Mexico

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 331
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 08 Dec 2013
Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
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credit, microcredit

Long-Run Price Elasticities of Demand for Credit: Evidence from a Countrywide Field Experiment in Mexico

NBER Working Paper No. w19106
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 08 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2014
Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
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Long-Run Price Elasticities of Demand for Credit: Evidence from a Countrywide Field Experiment in Mexico

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9503
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 12 Jun 2013
Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
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interest rate elasticities, interest rate policy, interest rates, microcredit

Quicksand or Bedrock for Behavioral Economics? Assessing Foundational Empirical Questions

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. 2018-378
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 13 Jun 2018
Victor Stango, Joanne Yoong and Jonathan Zinman
UC Davis Graduate School of Management, National University of Singapore (NUS) and Dartmouth College
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behavioral economics, financial well-being, b-factors, empirical evidence

Quicksand or Bedrock for Behavioral Economics? Assessing Foundational Empirical Questions

Number of pages: 84 Posted: 20 Jul 2017
Victor Stango, Joanne Yoong and Jonathan Zinman
UC Davis Graduate School of Management, National University of Singapore (NUS) and Dartmouth College
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Quicksand or Bedrock for Behavioral Economics? Assessing Foundational Empirical Questions

NBER Working Paper No. w23625
Number of pages: 86 Posted: 04 Aug 2017
Victor Stango, Joanne Yoong and Jonathan Zinman
UC Davis Graduate School of Management, National University of Singapore (NUS) and Dartmouth College
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Financial Education and Access to Savings Accounts: Complements or Substitutes? Evidence from Ugandan Youth Clubs

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1040, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 132
Number of pages: 127 Posted: 11 May 2014
Dean S. Karlan, Julian C. Jamison and Jonathan Zinman
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics and Dartmouth College
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financial education, financial literacy, financial access, savings, youth savings, microsaving

Financial Education and Access to Savings Accounts: Complements or Substitutes? Evidence from Ugandan Youth Clubs

NBER Working Paper No. w20135
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 19 May 2014 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2014
Julian C. Jamison, Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Dartmouth College
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Follow the Money: Methods for Identifying Consumption and Investment Responses to a Liquidity Shock

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1034, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 126
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 19 Nov 2013
Dean S. Karlan, Adam Osman and Jonathan Zinman
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Dartmouth College
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loan use, consumption, investment, liquidity constraint, liquidity shock, fungibility, microcredit

Follow the Money: Methods for Identifying Consumption and Investment Responses to a Liquidity Shock

NBER Working Paper No. w19696
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 10 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2014
Dean S. Karlan, Adam Osman and Jonathan Zinman
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Dartmouth College
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Follow the Money: Methods for Identifying Consumption and Investment Responses to a Liquidity Shock

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9773
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 10 Dec 2013
Dean S. Karlan, Adam Osman and Jonathan Zinman
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Dartmouth College
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consumption, fungibility, investment, liquidity constraint, liquidity shock, loan use, microcredit, microenterprise

Dangers of a Double-Bottom Line: A Poverty Targeting Experiment Misses Both Targets

Global Poverty Research Lab Working Paper No. 18-105
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 07 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2019
Dean Karlan, Adam Osman and Jonathan Zinman
Northwestern University, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Dartmouth College
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corporate social responsibility, double-bottom line, multi-tasking, social business, poverty targeting, discrimination, microfinance, microcredit

Dangers of a Double-Bottom Line: A Poverty Targeting Experiment Misses Both Targets

NBER Working Paper No. w24379
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 12 Mar 2018
Dean Karlan, Adam Osman and Jonathan Zinman
Northwestern University, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Dartmouth College
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Limited and Varying Consumer Attention: Evidence from Shocks to the Salience of Bank Overdraft Fees

FRB of Philadelphia Working Paper No. 11-17
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 23 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 21 May 2011
Victor Stango and Jonathan Zinman
UC Davis Graduate School of Management and Dartmouth College
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household finance, attention, overdraft fees, intertemporal choice

Limited and Varying Consumer Attention: Evidence from Shocks to the Salience of Bank Overdraft Fees

NBER Working Paper No. w17028
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 09 May 2011 Last Revised: 12 May 2011
Victor Stango and Jonathan Zinman
UC Davis Graduate School of Management and Dartmouth College
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The Quest for Parsimony in Behavioral Economics: New Methods and Evidence on Three Fronts

Number of pages: 102 Posted: 03 Feb 2017
Victor Stango, Joanne Yoong and Jonathan Zinman
UC Davis Graduate School of Management, National University of Singapore (NUS) and Dartmouth College
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Behavioral economics, behavioral finance, household finance, psychology and economics, behavioral macroeconomics, behavioral public finance.

The Quest for Parsimony in Behavioral Economics: New Methods and Evidence on Three Fronts

NBER Working Paper No. w23057
Number of pages: 104 Posted: 17 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2017
Victor Stango, Joanne Yoong and Jonathan Zinman
UC Davis Graduate School of Management, National University of Singapore (NUS) and Dartmouth College
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(Ineffective) Messages to Encourage Recycling: Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation in Peru

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6548
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
University of Ottawa, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Busara Center for Behavioral Economics and Dartmouth College
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Water and Industry, Environmental Economics & Policies, Housing & Human Habitats, Knowledge for Development, E-Business

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Credit Building or Credit Crumbling? A Credit Builder Loan’s Effects on Consumer Behavior, Credit Scores and Their Predictive Power

Global Poverty Research Lab Working Paper No. 19-104
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 21 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2020
Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR), University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics, Northwestern University, RAND Corporation and Dartmouth College
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subprime, thin file, credit scoring, screening, credit invisibles, household finance, consumer finance

Consumer Credit: Too Much or Too Little (or Just Right)?

Journal of Legal Studies, Special Issue on Benefit-Cost Analysis of Financial Regulation, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 27 Nov 2013
Jonathan Zinman
Dartmouth College
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credit supply, lending, asymmetric information, behavioral economics, asset market externalities, microcredit, deleveraging, consumer protection

Consumer Credit: Too Much or Too Little (or Just Right)?

NBER Working Paper No. w19682
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 28 Nov 2013
Jonathan Zinman
Dartmouth College
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A Personal Touch: Text Messaging for Loan Repayment

Yale University Dept. of Economics Working Paper No. 102
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 27 Mar 2012
Dean S. Karlan, Melanie Morten and Jonathan Zinman
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Yale University and Dartmouth College
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microcredit, microfinance, randomized evaluation, development finance

A Personal Touch: Text Messaging for Loan Repayment

NBER Working Paper No. w17952
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 31 Mar 2012
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Yale University and Dartmouth College
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You Can Pick Your Friends, But You Need to Watch Them: Loan Screening And Enforcement in a Referrals Field Experiment

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 27 Mar 2012
Dean S. Karlan, Jonathan Zinman and Gharad Bryan
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Dartmouth College and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics
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Information asymmetries, credit market failures, peer networks, social capital, social networks

Borrowing High vs. Borrowing Higher: Sources and Consequences of Dispersion in Individual Borrowing Costs

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 17 May 2013
Victor Stango and Jonathan Zinman
UC Davis Graduate School of Management and Dartmouth College
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credit cards, search costs, credit scoring, household finance

Borrowing High vs. Borrowing Higher: Sources and Consequences of Dispersion in Individual Borrowing Costs

NBER Working Paper No. w19069
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 24 May 2013
Victor Stango and Jonathan Zinman
UC Davis Graduate School of Management and Dartmouth College
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Unshrouding Effects on Demand for a Costly Add-On: Evidence from Bank Overdrafts in Turkey

Economics Department Working Paper No. 138, Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1044
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 22 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2016
University of Essex - Department of Economics, Yapi Kredi Bank A.S., Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Dartmouth College
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contingent charges, deceptive advertising, transaction-linked credit, small-dollar loans, consumer banking, retail banking, deposit accounts

Unshrouding Effects on Demand for a Costly Add-On: Evidence from Bank Overdrafts in Turkey

NBER Working Paper No. w20956
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 16 Feb 2015
European University Institute, University of Essex - Department of Economics, Yapi Kredi Bank A.S., Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Dartmouth College
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Unshrouding Effects on Demand for a Costly Add-On: Evidence from Bank Overdrafts in Turkey

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10414
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 17 Feb 2015
University of Essex - Department of Economics, Yapi Kredi Bank A.S., Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Dartmouth College
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advertising, consumer banking, contingent charges, deposit accounts, habit formation, limited attention, retail banking, salience

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Good Identification, Meet Good Data

Global Poverty Research Lab Working Paper No. 19-105
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 20 Dec 2019
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, Northwestern University and Dartmouth College
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causal inference, data quality, research methods, survey design

We Are All Behavioral, More or Less: Measuring and Using Consumer-Level Behavioral Sufficient Statistics

Number of pages: 96 Posted: 28 Feb 2019
Victor Stango and Jonathan Zinman
UC Davis Graduate School of Management and Dartmouth College
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We are All Behavioral, More or Less: Measuring and Using Consumer-Level Behavioral Sufficient Statistics

NBER Working Paper No. w25540
Number of pages: 97 Posted: 12 Feb 2019
Victor Stango and Jonathan Zinman
UC Davis Graduate School of Management and Dartmouth College
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We are All Behavioral, More or Less: Measuring and Using Consumer-Level Behavioral Sufficient Statistics

FRB of Philadelphia Working Paper No. 19-14
Number of pages: 98 Posted: 25 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2020
Victor Stango and Jonathan Zinman
UC Davis Graduate School of Management and Dartmouth College
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behavioral bias, consumer spending

Referrals: Peer Screening and Enforcement in a Consumer Credit Field Experiment

NBER Working Paper No. w17883
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 02 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2014
Gharad Bryan, Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Dartmouth College
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You Can Pick Your Friends, But You Need to Watch Them: Loan Screening and Enforcement in a Referrals Field Experiment

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8857
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 01 Mar 2012
Gharad Bryan, Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Dartmouth College
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credit market failures, Information asymmetries, peer networks, social capital, social networks

Microcredit Impacts: Evidence from a Randomized Microcredit Program Placement Experiment by Compartamos Banco

NBER Working Paper No. w19827
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 25 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2014
Manuela Angelucci, Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
University of Michigan - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Dartmouth College
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Microcredit Impacts: Evidence from a Randomized Microcredit Program Placement Experiment by Compartamos Banco

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9811
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 02 Jun 2014
Manuela Angelucci, Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
University of Michigan - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Dartmouth College
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Compartamos Banco, microcredit, microcredit impact, microentrepreneruship

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Wintertime for Deceptive Advertising?

NBER Working Paper No. w17829
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 10 Feb 2012
Jonathan Zinman and Eric Zitzewitz
Dartmouth College and Dartmouth College
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List Randomization for Sensitive Behavior: An Application for Measuring Use of Loan Proceeds

NBER Working Paper No. w17475
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 08 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2014
Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
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Credit Building or Credit Crumbling? A Credit Builder Loan's Effects on Consumer Behavior, Credit Scores and Their Predictive Power

NBER Working Paper No. w26110
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 07 Aug 2019
Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR), University of Exeter, Northwestern University, RAND Corporation and Dartmouth College
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Credit Building or Credit Crumbling? A Credit Builder Loan's Effects on Consumer Behavior, Credit Scores and Their Predictive Power

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13884
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 02 Aug 2019
Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR), University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, RAND Corporation and Dartmouth College
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consumer finance, credit invisibles, credit scoring, household finance, screening, subprime, thin file

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Credit Elasticities in Less-Developed Economies: Implications for Microfinance

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 6071
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 29 Jun 2007
Dean S. Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
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Microfinance

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Dangers of a Double-Bottom Line: A Poverty Targeting Experiment Misses Both Targets

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12838
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 12 Apr 2018
Dean S. Karlan, Adam Osman and Jonathan Zinman
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Dartmouth College
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Corporate social responsibility, discrimination, double-bottom line, microcredit, Microfinance, Multi-tasking, poverty targeting, social business

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Savings by and for the Poor: A Research Review and Agenda

Review of Income and Wealth, Vol. 60, Issue 1, pp. 36-78, 2014
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 06 Feb 2014
Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Yale University and Dartmouth College
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poverty, randomized evaluation, savings