Joshua D. Merfeld

Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University

The Puck Building, 3040B

New York, NY 10003-711

United States

http://sites.google.com/site/joshmerfeld

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

6

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136

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6

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5

Scholarly Papers (6)

1.

Moving Up or Just Surviving? Non-Farm Self-Employment in India

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 06 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2018
Joshua D. Merfeld
Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University
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public policy, non-farm, self-employment, rural labor markets, NREGS, India

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Protecting Girls from Droughts with Social Safety Nets

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 21 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2019
Jagori Chatterjee and Joshua D. Merfeld
affiliation not provided to SSRN and Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University
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sex ratio, health investments, gender, dowry deaths, rain, consumption smoothing, workfare program, National Rural Employment Guarantee, India

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Agricultural Plots, Labor Allocation, and Income Hiding in Ethiopia

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 30 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2019
Joshua D. Merfeld
Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University
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Intrahousehold, Efficiency, Agriculture, Labor

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Spatially Heterogeneous Effects of a Public Works Program

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 22 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2018
Joshua D. Merfeld
Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University
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India, Public Works, Labor, Wages, Spillovers

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Should Farmers Farm More? Comparing Marginal Products within Malawian Households

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 12 Sep 2018
Peter Brummund and Joshua D. Merfeld
University of Alabama - Department of Economics, Finance and Legal Studies and Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University
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Labor productivity, agriculture, non-farm production, risk, efficiency

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Moving Up or Just Surviving? Nonfarm Self‐Employment in India

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 102, Issue 1, pp. 32-53, 2020
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 24 Mar 2020
Joshua D. Merfeld
Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University
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India, nonfarm, public works, self‐employment, rural labor markets