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

5

DOWNLOADS

100

CITATIONS

6

Scholarly Papers (5)

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
Downloads 29 (469,495)
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public policy, non-farm, self-employment, rural labor markets, NREGS, India

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Insuring Girls’ Lives Against Drought

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 21 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2018
Joshua D. Merfeld and Jagori Saha
Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University and Rhodes College
Downloads 26 (484,935)

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sex ratio, health investments, gender, dowry deaths, rain, consumption smoothing, workfare program, National Rural Employment Guarantee, India

3.

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
Downloads 19 (524,746)
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India, Public Works, Labor, Wages, Spillovers

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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
Downloads 17 (536,368)
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Intrahousehold, Efficiency, Agriculture, Labor

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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
Downloads 9 (584,965)
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Labor productivity, agriculture, non-farm production, risk, efficiency