Robin Burgess

London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Economics

Houghton Street

London WC2A 2AE

United Kingdom

http://econ.lse.ac.uk/staff/rburgess/index_own.html

Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)

London

United Kingdom

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

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Do Rural Banks Matter? Evidence from the Indian Social Banking Experiment

LSE STICERD Research Paper No. DEDPS40
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 30 Apr 2008
Robin Burgess and Rohini Pande
London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Economics and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
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Do Rural Banks Matter? Evidence from the Indian Social Banking Experiment

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 11 Feb 2004
Robin Burgess and Rohini Pande
London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Economics and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
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Finance and development, rural banking, bank licensing, credit constraints, structural change, diversification, redistribution, poverty, growth

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Can Basic Entrepreneurship Transform the Economic Lives of the Poor?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7386
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 18 May 2013
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD), London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Economics, BRAC, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD), University College London - Department of Economics and BRAC-Africa
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asset transfers, capital constraints, vocational training, occupational choice, structural change, poverty

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Toward a Microeconomics of Growth

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Robin Burgess and Anthony J. Venables
London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Economics and University of Oxford
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Growth, development, structural change, clustering

The Political Economy of Government Responsiveness: Theory and Evidence from India

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 14 Jul 2002
Timothy J. Besley and Robin Burgess
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics and London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Economics
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The Political Economy of Government Responsiveness: Theory and Evidence from India

LSE STICERD Research Paper No. DEDPS28
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 30 Apr 2008
Timothy J. Besley and Robin Burgess
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics and London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Economics
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The Political Economy of Government Responsiveness: Theory and Evidence from India

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 05 Apr 2001
Timothy J. Besley and Robin Burgess
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics and London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Economics
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Disaster relief, government responsiveness, mass media, newspapers, political accountability, political agency, political economy, public food distribution, social protection

The Political Economy of Government Responsiveness: Theory and Evidence from India

Posted: 07 May 2002
Timothy J. Besley and Robin Burgess
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics and London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Economics

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The Unequal Effects of Liberalization: Evidence from Dismantling the License Raj in India

University of Zurich Institute for Empirical Research in Economics Working Paper No. 345
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 Dec 2007
College de France and London School of Economics and Political Science, Fellow, London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Economics, Princeton University and Yale University
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Distance to frontier, India, Industrial policy, Financial development, Labor regulation, Liberalization, Manufacturing, Reform

The Unequal Effects of Liberalization: Evidence from Dismantling the License Raj in India

NBER Working Paper No. w12031
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 04 May 2006 Last Revised: 02 Jul 2009
College de France and London School of Economics and Political Science, Fellow, London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Economics, Princeton University and Yale University
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The Unequal Effects of Liberalization: Evidence from Dismantling the License Raj in India

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5492
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 19 May 2006
College de France and London School of Economics and Political Science, Fellow, London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Economics, Princeton University and Yale University
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Delicensing, labour regulation, economic development

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Land Reform, Poverty Reduction and Growth: Evidence from India

LSE STICERD Research Paper No. DEDPS13
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 30 Apr 2008
Timothy J. Besley and Robin Burgess
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics and London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Economics
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Community Networks and Poverty Reduction Programmes: Evidence from Bangladesh

LSE STICERD Research Paper No. EOPP015
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 30 Nov 2010
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD), London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Economics, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD) and University College London - Department of Economics
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Electricity is Not a Right

University of Chicago, Becker Friedman Institute for Economics Working Paper No. 2019-112
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 10 Sep 2019
London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Yale University and Stanford University
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Can Labour Regulation Hinder Economic Performance? Evidence from India

LSE STICERD Research Paper No. DEDPS33
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 30 Apr 2008
Timothy J. Besley and Robin Burgess
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics and London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Economics
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Can Labour Regulation Hinder Economic Performance? Evidence from India

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 11 Apr 2002
Timothy J. Besley and Robin Burgess
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics and London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Economics
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Industrial relations, labour regulation

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Modernisation and Son Preference

LSE STICERD Research Paper No. DEDPS29
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 30 Apr 2008
Robin Burgess and Terry Johnson
London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Banking for the Poor: Evidence from India

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 08 Jul 2011
University of Pennsylvania - Real Estate Department, London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Economics and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
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Indian social banking, Poverty, Credit and Savings

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The Political Economy of Deforestation in the Tropics

NBER Working Paper No. w17417
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 21 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2012
London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Economics, University of Maryland, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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The Political Economy of Deforestation in the Tropics

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9020
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 28 Sep 2012
London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Economics, University of Maryland, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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biodiversity, climate change, corruption, Cournot competition, deforestation, environmental monitoring, illegal logging, political economy, satellite imagery

The Value of Democracy: Evidence from Road Building in Kenya

NBER Working Paper No. w19398
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 06 Sep 2013
London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Economics, George Washington University, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Department of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences (MEDS) and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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The Value of Democracy: Evidence from Road Building in Kenya

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9627
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 03 Sep 2013
London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Economics, George Washington University, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Department of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences (MEDS) and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
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Why Do People Stay Poor?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP14534
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 08 May 2020
affiliation not provided to SSRN, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD), London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Economics, London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Economics and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Wilderness Conservation and the Reach of the State: Evidence from National Borders in the Amazon

NBER Working Paper No. w24861
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 01 Aug 2018
Robin Burgess, Francisco Costa and Benjamin A. Olken
London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Economics, FGV EPGE and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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The Consequences of Treating Electricity as a Right

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP14416
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 03 Mar 2020
London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Economics, University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Yale University and University of Chicago
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Electricity distribution

Social Proximity and Bureaucrat Performance: Evidence from India

NBER Working Paper No. w25389
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 26 Dec 2018
Guo Xu, Marianne Bertrand and Robin Burgess
University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Economics
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Social Proximity and Bureaucrat Performance: Evidence from India

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13562
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 07 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2019
Marianne Bertrand, Robin Burgess and Guo Xu
University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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bureaucrat performance, performance and promotion, political economy, Social proximity

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Tackling Youth Unemployment: Evidence from a Labor Market Experiment in Uganda

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP14973
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 23 Jul 2020
University of California Berkeley, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD), University of Southern California - Department of Economics, London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Economics, University College London - Department of Economics, BRAC-Africa and University College London
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Development Policy Through the Lens of Social Structure

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP14876
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 16 Jun 2020
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD), London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Economics, Northwestern University - Department of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences (MEDS) and University College London - Department of Economics
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agriculture extension, Development Policy, Social Structure, social ties

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Women's Empowerment in Action: Evidence from a Randomized Control Trial in Africa

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13386
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 17 Dec 2018
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD), World Bank, London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Economics, World Bank, Bocconi University - Department of Economics, University College London - Department of Economics and BRAC-Africa
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Labor Markets and Poverty in Village Economies

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11554
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 10 Oct 2016
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD), London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Economics, BRAC, Bocconi University - Department of Economics, University College London - Department of Economics and BRAC-Africa
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Can Labor Regulation Hinder Economic Performance? Evidence from India

Posted: 15 Jul 2004
Timothy J. Besley and Robin Burgess
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics and London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Economics

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