David J. McKenzie

World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)

Economist

1818 H. Street, N.W.

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Washington, DC 20433

United States

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

P.O. Box 7240

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1.

Migration, Remittances, Poverty, and Human Capital: Conceptual and Empirical Challenges

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4272
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
David J. McKenzie and Marcin J. Sasin
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Europe and Central Asia Region
Downloads 861 (12,204)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Population Policies, Health Monitoring & Evaluation, Banks & Banking Reform, Anthropology, Voluntary and Involuntary Resettlement

Returns to Capital in Microenterprises: Evidence from a Field Experiment

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4230
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Suresh de Mel, David J. McKenzie and Christopher M. Woodruff
University of Peradeniya, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS)
Downloads 578 (35,357)
Citation 47

Abstract:

Economic Theory & Research, Investment and Investment Climate, Microfinance, Small Scale Enterprise, Economic Growth

Returns to Capital in Microenterprises: Evidence from a Field Experiment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2934
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 03 Aug 2007
Suresh de Mel, David J. McKenzie and Christopher M. Woodruff
University of Peradeniya, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS)
Downloads 198 (122,299)
Citation 46

Abstract:

microenterprises, returns to capital, self-employment

Innovative Firms or Innovative Owners? Determinants of Innovation in Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4934
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Suresh de Mel, David J. McKenzie and Christopher M. Woodruff
University of Peradeniya, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS)
Downloads 486 (44,360)
Citation 5

Abstract:

E-Business, Education for Development (superceded), Innovation, Labor Policies, Microfinance

Innovative Firms or Innovative Owners? Determinants of Innovation in Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3962
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 02 Feb 2009
Suresh de Mel, David J. McKenzie and Christopher M. Woodruff
University of Peradeniya, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS)
Downloads 216 (112,265)
Citation 5

Abstract:

innovation, microenterprises, SMEs, development

Why Don't Remittances Appear to Affect Growth?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6856
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Michael A. Clemens and David J. McKenzie
Center for Global Development and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 383 (59,527)

Abstract:

Population Policies, Remittances, Debt Markets, Access to Finance, Currencies and Exchange Rates

Why Don't Remittances Appear to Affect Growth?

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 366
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 22 Jun 2014
Michael A. Clemens and David J. McKenzie
Center for Global Development and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 109 (202,614)

Abstract:

remittances, growth, migration, measurement

5.

Can Migration Reduce Educational Attainment? Evidence from Mexico

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3952
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
David J. McKenzie and Hillel Rapoport
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics
Downloads 490 (32,414)
Citation 37

Abstract:

Education For All, Primary Education, Teaching and Learning, Anthropology, Child Labor

6.

In Pursuit of Balance: Randomization in Practice in Development Field Experiments

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4752
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Miriam Bruhn and David J. McKenzie
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 434 (40,437)
Citation 24

Abstract:

Statistical & Mathematical Sciences, Scientific Research & Science Parks, Science Education, Economic Theory & Research, Climate Change

7.
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Citation 5

Eight Questions About Brain Drain

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5668
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
John Gibson and David J. McKenzie
University of Waikato and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 291 (81,923)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Population Policies, Tertiary Education, International Migration, Health Monitoring & Evaluation, Remittances

Eight Questions About Brain Drain

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5730
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 31 May 2011
John Gibson and David J. McKenzie
University of Waikato and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 84 (241,996)
Citation 5

Abstract:

brain drain, brain gain, high-skilled emigration, development

8.

Why do Firms in Developing Countries Have Low Productivity?

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 08 Jan 2010
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Stanford University, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 373 (54,449)
Citation 8

Abstract:

productivity, development firms

9.

Consumption Growth in a Booming Economy: Taiwan 1976-96

Yale Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 823
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 28 Jun 2001
David J. McKenzie
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 289 (82,383)
Citation 1

Abstract:

consumption growth, pseudo-panel, prudence, Taiwan

10.

Self-Selection Patterns in Mexico-U.S. Migration: The Role of Migration Networks

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4118
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
David J. McKenzie and Hillel Rapoport
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics
Downloads 263 (82,077)
Citation 31

Abstract:

Population Policies, Voluntary and Involuntary Resettlement, Human Migrations & Resettlements, Anthropology, Technology Industry

11.

The Effects of Migration on Child Health in Mexico

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3573
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 06 May 2005
David J. McKenzie and Nicole Hildebrandt
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Stanford University
Downloads 262 (83,353)
Citation 37

Abstract:

migration, child health, infant mortality, health knowledge

Are Women More Credit Constrained? Experimental Evidence on Gender and Microenterprise Returns

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4746
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Suresh de Mel, David J. McKenzie and Christopher M. Woodruff
University of Peradeniya, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS)
Downloads 170 (141,027)
Citation 13

Abstract:

Access to Finance, Debt Markets, Gender and Health, Economic Theory & Research

Are Women More Credit Constrained? Experimental Evidence on Gender and Microenterprise Returns

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3743
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 13 Oct 2008
Suresh de Mel, David J. McKenzie and Christopher M. Woodruff
University of Peradeniya, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS)
Downloads 86 (238,354)
Citation 13

Abstract:

microenterprises, gender, microfinance, randomized experiment

Who are the Microenterprise Owners? Evidence from Sri Lanka on Tokman v. De Soto

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3511
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 05 Jun 2008
Suresh de Mel, David J. McKenzie and Christopher M. Woodruff
University of Peradeniya, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS)
Downloads 148 (159,312)
Citation 11

Abstract:

entrepreneurship, self-employment, De Soto

Who are the Microenterprise Owners? Evidence from Sri Lanka on Tokman v. De Soto

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4635
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Suresh de Mel, David J. McKenzie and Christopher M. Woodruff
University of Peradeniya, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS)
Downloads 100 (215,518)
Citation 11

Abstract:

Labor Markets, Tertiary Education, Work & Working Conditions, Microfinance

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Citation 4

Experimental Approaches in Migration Studies

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5395
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
David J. McKenzie and Dean Yang
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
Downloads 210 (115,559)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Population Policies, Access to Finance, Remittances, Anthropology, Debt Markets

Experimental Approaches in Migration Studies

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5125
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 24 Aug 2010
David J. McKenzie and Dean Yang
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
Downloads 37 (364,091)
Citation 4

Abstract:

migration, remittances, experiment, identification, self-selection

15.

What are We Learning from Business Training and Entrepreneurship Evaluations Around the Developing World?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6202
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
David J. McKenzie and Christopher Woodruff
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of Warwick
Downloads 224 (100,486)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Financial Literacy, Primary Education, Access & Equity in Basic Education, Education For All, Competitiveness and Competition Policy

16.

How Important is Selection? Experimental vs. Non-Experimental Measures of the Income Gains from Migration

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2087
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 25 Apr 2006
David J. McKenzie, John Gibson and Steven Stillman
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of Waikato and Free University of Bozen-Bolzano
Downloads 221 (87,727)
Citation 38

Abstract:

migration, selection, natural experiment

17.

Measuring Subjective Expectations in Developing Countries: A Critical Review and New Evidence

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4824
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Adeline Delavande, Xavier Giné and David J. McKenzie
New University of Lisbon - Faculdade de Economia, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 197 (119,208)
Citation 14

Abstract:

Economic Theory & Research, Statistical & Mathematical Sciences, Debt Markets, Information Security & Privacy

18.

A Land of Milk and Honey with Streets Paved with Gold: Do Emigrants have Over-Optimistic Expectations about Incomes Abroad?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4141, IZA Discussion Paper No. 2788
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
David J. McKenzie, John Gibson and Steven Stillman
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of Waikato and Free University of Bozen-Bolzano
Downloads 194 (106,429)
Citation 12

Abstract:

Population Policies, Economic Theory & Research, Remittances, Labor Markets, Fiscal & Monetary Policy

19.

Measuring Microenterprise Profits: Don't Ask How the Sausage is Made

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4229
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Suresh de Mel, David J. McKenzie and Christopher M. Woodruff
University of Peradeniya, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS)
Downloads 186 (124,915)
Citation 22

Abstract:

Business in Development, Business Environment, Competitiveness and Competition Policy, Economic Theory & Research, Income

Remittances and the Brain Drain Revisited: The Microdata Show that More Educated Migrants Remit More

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5113
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Stanford University, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Yale University and Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics
Downloads 117 (192,227)
Citation 8

Abstract:

Population Policies, Remittances, Debt Markets, International Migration, Access & Equity in Basic Education

Remittances and the Brain Drain Revisited: The Microdata Show that More Educated Migrants Remit More

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4534
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 09 Nov 2009
Stanford University, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust and Bar-Ilan University - Department of Economics
Downloads 52 (315,152)
Citation 8

Abstract:

remittances, migration, brain drain, education

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Downloads 167 (143,241)

The Impact of Economics Blogs

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5783
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
David J. McKenzie and Berk Ozler
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Economics Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 164 (145,594)

Abstract:

Tertiary Education, E-Business, Economic Theory & Research, Information Security & Privacy, Agricultural Knowledge and Information Systems

The Impact of Economics Blogs

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8558
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 16 Sep 2011
David J. McKenzie and Berk Ozler
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Economics Research Group (DECRG)
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Abstract:

blog, dissemination, impact evaluation, influence

The Microeconomic Determinants of Emigration and Return Migration of the Best and Brightest: Evidence from the Pacific

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3926
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 19 Jan 2009
John Gibson and David J. McKenzie
University of Waikato and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 103 (211,127)
Citation 13

Abstract:

brain drain, brain gain, highly skilled migration, return migration, selectivity

The Microeconomic Determinants of Emigration and Return Migration of the Best and Brightest: Evidence from the Pacific

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4965
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
John Gibson and David J. McKenzie
University of Waikato and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 48 (327,178)
Citation 13

Abstract:

Tertiary Education, Population Policies, Secondary Education, Human Migrations & Resettlements

The Microeconomic Determinants of Emigration and Return Migration of the Best and Brightest: Evidence from the Pacific

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 30 May 2009 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2015
John Gibson and David J. McKenzie
University of Waikato and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 14 (478,890)
Citation 13

Abstract:

Brain Drain, Brain Gain, Highly Skilled Migration, Return Migration

23.

Paper Walls are Easier to Tear Down: Passport Costs and Legal Barriers to Emigration

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3783
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 05 Jan 2006
David J. McKenzie
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 158 (125,513)
Citation 13

Abstract:

migration, passport costs, barriers to exit

24.

Earnings Mobility and Measurement Error: A Pseudo-Panel Approach

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3745
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 14 Oct 2005
David J. McKenzie and Francisca Antman
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics
Downloads 157 (142,501)
Citation 9

Abstract:

income mobility, dynamic pseudo panel, measurement error

25.

Poverty Traps and Nonlinear Income Dynamics with Measurement Error and Individual Heterogeneity

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3764
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 16 Nov 2005
Francisca Antman and David J. McKenzie
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 147 (149,525)
Citation 7

Abstract:

nonlinear income dynamics, poverty traps, dynamic pseudo panel; measurement error

26.

Learning from the Experiments that Never Happened: Lessons from Trying to Conduct Randomized Evaluations of Matching Grant Programs in Africa

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6296
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank, World Bank, World Bank - International Trade Division, World Bank and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 137 (158,146)

Abstract:

Microfinance, Banks & Banking Reform, Access to Finance, ICT Policy and Strategies, E-Business

The Impact of Vocational Training for the Unemployed: Experimental Evidence from Turkey

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6807
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - World Development Report, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 89 (233,218)

Abstract:

Labor Markets, Labor Policies, Access & Equity in Basic Education, Primary Education, Education For All

The Impact of Vocational Training for the Unemployed: Experimental Evidence from Turkey

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8059
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 05 Apr 2014
World Bank - World Development Report, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 45 (336,423)

Abstract:

vocational training, active labor market programs, randomized experiment, private provision

The Impact of Vocational Training for the Unemployed: Experimental Evidence from Turkey

The Economic Journal, Vol. 126, Issue 597, pp. 2115-2146, 2016
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 07 Jan 2017
World Bank - World Development Report, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank and World Bank
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Business Training and Female Enterprise Start-Up, Growth, and Dynamics: Experimental Evidence from Sri Lanka

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6896
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 13 Oct 2012
Suresh de Mel, David J. McKenzie and Christopher M. Woodruff
University of Peradeniya, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS)
Downloads 77 (255,349)
Citation 1

Abstract:

business training, female self-employment, randomized experiment, business start-up, trajectory of treatment effects

Business Training and Female Enterprise Start-Up, Growth, and Dynamics: Experimental Evidence from Sri Lanka

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6145
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Suresh de Mel, David J. McKenzie and Christopher Woodruff
University of Peradeniya, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of Warwick
Downloads 56 (304,059)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Primary Education, Competitiveness and Competition Policy, Business in Development, Business Environment, Access & Equity in Basic Education

29.

Soft Skills or Hard Cash? The Impact of Training and Wage Subsidy Programs on Female Youth Employment in Jordan

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6141
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank, World Bank, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Economic Development Institute
Downloads 130 (91,690)

Abstract:

Tertiary Education, Labor Markets, Labor Policies, Primary Education, Access to Finance

30.

Do Poverty Traps Exist?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6835
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Aart Kraay and David J. McKenzie
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 128 (126,115)

Abstract:

Rural Poverty Reduction, Achieving Shared Growth, Economic Theory & Research, Debt Markets, Poverty Reduction Strategies

31.

An Econometric Analysis of the Creditworthiness of IBRD Borrowers

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2822
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
David J. McKenzie
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 128 (174,403)
Citation 1

Abstract:

32.
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Citation 27

Does Management Matter? Evidence from India

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5573
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Stanford University - Department of Economics, World Bank, Stanford University, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and International Monetary Fund (IMF)
Downloads 99 (217,014)
Citation 27

Abstract:

Labor Policies, E-Business, Agricultural Knowledge and Information Systems, Rural Development Knowledge & Information Systems, Labor Markets

Does Management Matter? Evidence from India

NBER Working Paper No. w16658
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 10 Jan 2011
Stanford University - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley, Stanford University, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Stanford Graduate School of Business
Downloads 28 (401,599)
Citation 27

Abstract:

Does it Pay Firms to Register for Taxes? The Impact of Formality on Firm Profitability

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4449
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
David J. McKenzie and Yaye Seynabou Sakho
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank
Downloads 78 (253,373)
Citation 12

Abstract:

Microfinance, Debt Markets, Transport Economics Policy & Planning, Taxation & Subsidies, E-Business

Does it Pay Firms to Register for Taxes? The Impact of Formality on Firm Profitability

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3179
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 03 Dec 2007
David J. McKenzie and Yaye Seynabou Sakho
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank
Downloads 46 (333,278)
Citation 12

Abstract:

informal sector, entrepreneurial ability, tax registration

34.

How Important is Selection? Experimental Versus Non-experimental Measures of the Income Gains from Migration

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3906
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
David J. McKenzie, John Gibson and Steven Stillman
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of Waikato and Free University of Bozen-Bolzano
Downloads 121 (182,043)
Citation 36

Abstract:

Migration, Selection, Natural Experiment

35.

The Economic Consequences Of"Brain Drain"Of the Best and Brightest: Microeconomic Evidence from Five Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5394
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
John Gibson and David J. McKenzie
University of Waikato and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 118 (171,284)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Population Policies, Tertiary Education, Emerging Markets, Debt Markets, Economic Theory & Research

Surveying Migrant Households: A Comparison of Census-Based, Snowball, and Intercept Point Surveys

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4419
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
David J. McKenzie and Johan A. Mistiaen
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and The World Bank
Downloads 72 (265,729)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Population Policies, Small Area Estimation Poverty Mapping, Anthropology, Social Analysis, Access to Finance

Surveying Migrant Households: A Comparison of Census-Based, Snowball, and Intercept Point Surveys

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3173
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 06 Dec 2007
David J. McKenzie and Johan A. Mistiaen
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and The World Bank
Downloads 41 (349,667)
Citation 3

Abstract:

migration, surveys, rare elements, intercept-point

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Who You Train Matters: Identifying Complementary Effects of Financial Education on Migrant Households

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6157
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Yoko Doi, David J. McKenzie and Bilal Zia
affiliation not provided to SSRN, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 101 (158,146)

Abstract:

Financial Literacy, Access to Finance, Education For All, Access & Equity in Basic Education, Primary Education

Mental Health Patterns and Consequences: Results from Survey Data in Five Developing Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4495
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Jishnu Das, Quy-Toan Do, Jed Friedman and David J. McKenzie
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 99 (217,014)
Citation 6

Abstract:

Health Monitoring & Evaluation, Disease Control & Prevention, Gender and Health, Health Systems Development & Reform, Mental Health

Mental Health Patterns and Consequences: Results from Survey Data in Five Developing Countries

The World Bank Economic Review, Vol. 23, No. 1, pp. 31-55, 2009
Posted: 17 Mar 2009
Jishnu Das, Quy-Toan Do and David J. McKenzie
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)

Abstract:

O12, I10, I32, O15

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Impact Assessments in Finance and Private Sector Development: What Have We Learned and What Should We Learn ?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4944
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
David J. McKenzie
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 98 (209,981)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Access to Finance, Debt Markets, Banks & Banking Reform, Microfinance

40.

A Profile of the World's Young Developing Country Migrants

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4021, IZA Discussion Paper No. 2948
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 27 Oct 2006
David J. McKenzie
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 96 (212,782)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Internal migration, youth

41.

Using Repeated Cross-Sections to Explore Movements in and Out of Poverty

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5550
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Hai-Anh Dang, Peter F. Lanjouw, Jill Luoto and David J. McKenzie
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), affiliation not provided to SSRN and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 94 (212,782)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Rural Poverty Reduction, Regional Economic Development, Statistical & Mathematical Sciences, Achieving Shared Growth

The Impacts of International Migration on Remaining Household Members: Omnibus Results from a Migration Lottery Program

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4375
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 15 Sep 2009
John Gibson, David J. McKenzie and Steven Stillman
University of Waikato, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Free University of Bozen-Bolzano
Downloads 50 (321,049)
Citation 10

Abstract:

wellbeing, selectivity, natural experiment, emigration, remittances

The Impacts of International Migration on Remaining Household Members: Omnibus Results from a Migration Lottery Program

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4956
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
John Gibson, David J. McKenzie and Steven Stillman
University of Waikato, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Free University of Bozen-Bolzano
Downloads 43 (342,938)
Citation 10

Abstract:

Population Policies, Access to Finance, Health Monitoring & Evaluation, Housing & Human Habitats, Anthropology

What are We Learning from Business Training and Entrepreneurship Evaluations Around the Developing World?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6895
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 13 Oct 2012
David J. McKenzie and Christopher M. Woodruff
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS)
Downloads 91 (229,841)
Citation 2

Abstract:

business training, consulting, randomized experiments, firm productivity

What are We Learning from Business Training and Entrepreneurship Evaluations Around the Developing World?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9564
Posted: 24 Jul 2013
David J. McKenzie and Christopher Woodruff
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of Warwick

Abstract:

business training, consulting, firm productivity, randomized experiments

44.

Using the Global Positioning System in Household Surveys for Better Economics and Better Policy

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4195
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
John Gibson and David J. McKenzie
University of Waikato and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 82 (239,921)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Transport Economics Policy & Planning, Roads & Highways, Health Monitoring & Evaluation, Standards and Technical Regulations, Population Policies

45.

The Economic Consequences of 'Brain Drain' of the Best and Brightest: Microeconomic Evidence from Five Countries

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5124
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 24 Aug 2010
John Gibson and David J. McKenzie
University of Waikato and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 82 (229,816)
Citation 5

Abstract:

brain drain, brain gain, highly skilled migration

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How Pro-Poor is the Selection of Seasonal Migrant Workers from Tonga Under New Zealand's Recognized Seasonal Employer Program?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4698
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
John Gibson, David J. McKenzie and Halahingano Rohorua
University of Waikato, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of Waikato
Downloads 81 (238,121)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Access to Finance, Labor Markets, Work & Working Conditions, Tertiary Education

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The Impact of Financial Literacy Training for Migrants

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6073
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
John Gibson, David J. McKenzie and Bilal Zia
University of Waikato, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Abstract:

Financial Literacy, Access to Finance, Remittances, Population Policies, Education For All

Distortions in the International Migrant Labor Market:Evidence from Filipino Migration and Wage Responses to Destination Country Economic Shocks

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6041
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
David J. McKenzie, Caroline Barclay Theoharides and Dean Yang
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
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Citation 1

Abstract:

Labor Markets, Labor Policies, Population Policies, International Migration, Economic Theory & Research

Distortions in the International Migrant Labor Market: Evidence from Filipino Migration and Wage Responses to Destination Country Economic Shocks

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6498
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 28 Apr 2012
David J. McKenzie, Caroline Barclay Theoharides and Dean Yang
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
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Citation 1

Abstract:

international migration, migrant demand, labor output elasticity, minimum wages

49.

Migration and Mental Health: Evidence from a Natural Experiment

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4138
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Steven Stillman, David J. McKenzie and John Gibson
Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of Canterbury
Downloads 67 (265,031)
Citation 9

Abstract:

Health Monitoring & Evaluation, Population Policies, Disease Control & Prevention, Mental Health, Gender and Health

Enterprise Recovery Following Natural Disasters

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5269
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Suresh de Mel, David J. McKenzie and Christopher M. Woodruff
University of Peradeniya, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS)
Downloads 66 (279,150)

Abstract:

Microfinance, Debt Markets, Banks & Banking Reform, Natural Disasters, Hazard Risk Management

Enterprise Recovery Following Natural Disasters

The Economic Journal, Vol. 122, Issue 559, pp. 64-91, 2012
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 06 Mar 2012
Suresh de Mel, David J. McKenzie and Christopher Woodruff
University of Peradeniya, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of Warwick
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51.

Why is Voluntary Financial Education so Unpopular? Experimental Evidence from Mexico

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6439
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Miriam Bruhn, Gabriel Lara Ibarra and David J. McKenzie
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 58 (234,760)

Abstract:

Financial Literacy, Access to Finance, Education For All, Access & Equity in Basic Education, Primary Education

52.

Beyond Baseline and Follow-Up: The Case for More T in Experiments

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5639
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
David J. McKenzie
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 50 (297,193)
Citation 10

Abstract:

Scientific Research & Science Parks, Science Education, Statistical & Mathematical Sciences, Disease Control & Prevention, Economic Theory & Research

The Demand for, and Consequences of, Formalization Among Informal Firms in Sri Lanka

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5991
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Suresh de Mel, David J. McKenzie and Christopher Woodruff
University of Peradeniya, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of Warwick
Downloads 22 (433,208)

Abstract:

Microfinance, Economic Theory & Research, E-Business, Access to Finance, Debt Markets

The Demand for, and Consequences of, Formalization Among Informal Firms in Sri Lanka

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6442
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 14 Apr 2012
Suresh de Mel, David J. McKenzie and Christopher M. Woodruff
University of Peradeniya, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS)
Downloads 16 (467,363)

Abstract:

informality, small enterprises, entrepreneurship

The Demand for, and Consequences of, Formalization Among Informal Firms in Sri Lanka

NBER Working Paper No. w18019
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 28 Apr 2012
Suresh de Mel, David J. McKenzie and Christopher Woodruff
University of Peradeniya, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of Warwick
Downloads 11 (496,096)

Abstract:

Evidence on Policies to Increase the Development Impacts of International Migration

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7057
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
David J. McKenzie and Dean Yang
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
Downloads 39 (356,622)

Abstract:

Education for Development (superceded), Education For All, Financial Structures, Educational Populations, Remittances

Evidence on Policies to Increase the Development Impacts of International Migration

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8523
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 11 Oct 2014
David J. McKenzie and Dean Yang
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
Downloads 8 (512,586)

Abstract:

migration policy, remittances, return migration, impact evaluation

Business Practices in Small Firms in Developing Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7405
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
David J. McKenzie and Christopher Woodruff
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of Warwick
Downloads 38 (360,299)

Abstract:

Microenterprises, Cottage Industry

Business Practices in Small Firms in Developing Countries

NBER Working Paper No. w21505
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 31 Aug 2015
David J. McKenzie and Christopher Woodruff
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of Warwick
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56.

When is Capital Enough to Get Female Enterprises Growing? Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Ghana

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5706
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of Oxford and University of Warwick
Downloads 43 (307,679)
Citation 11

Abstract:

Debt Markets, Economic Theory & Research, Investment and Investment Climate, Science Education, Scientific Research & Science Parks

57.

The Remitting Patterns of African Migrants in the OECD

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5260
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Albert Bollard, David J. McKenzie and Melanie Morten
Stanford University, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Yale University
Downloads 42 (327,497)
Citation 6

Abstract:

Population Policies, Remittances, Gender and Development, Debt Markets, International Migration

58.

The Development Impact of a Best Practice Seasonal Worker Policy

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5488
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
David J. McKenzie and John Gibson
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of Waikato
Downloads 40 (294,648)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Small Area Estimation Poverty Mapping, Housing & Human Habitats, Population Policies, Economic Theory & Research, Anthropology

59.

Accounting for Selectivity and Duration-Dependent Heterogeneity When Estimating the Impact of Emigration on Incomes and Poverty in Sending Areas

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5268
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
John Gibson, David J. McKenzie and Steven Stillman
University of Waikato, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Free University of Bozen-Bolzano
Downloads 37 (346,152)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Population Policies, Small Area Estimation Poverty Mapping, Anthropology, Housing & Human Habitats, Remittances

60.

How Can We Learn Whether Firm Policies are Working in Africa? Challenges (and Solutions?) for Experiments and Structural Models

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5632
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
David J. McKenzie
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 35 (336,639)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Microfinance, Small Scale Enterprise, E-Business, ICT Policy and Strategies, Banks & Banking Reform

Testing the Importance of Search Frictions, Matching, and Reservation Prestige Through Randomized Experiments in Jordan

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7030
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Matthew Groh, David J. McKenzie, Nour Shammout and Tara Vishwanath
World Bank, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and World Bank - Economic Development Institute
Downloads 21 (438,840)

Abstract:

Rural Labor Markets, Educational Populations, Labor Markets, Education For All, Education for Development (superceded)

Testing the Importance of Search Frictions, Matching, and Reservation Prestige Through Randomized Experiments in Jordan

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8518
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 11 Oct 2014
Matthew Groh, David J. McKenzie, Nour Shammout and Tara Vishwanath
World Bank, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and World Bank - Economic Development Institute
Downloads 11 (496,096)

Abstract:

psychometrics, labor market matching, reservation prestige, youth unemployment, Jordan, randomized experiment

A Helping Hand or the Long Arm of the Law? Experimental Evidence on What Governments Can Do to Formalize Firms

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6435
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Gustavo Henrique de Andrade, Miriam Bruhn and David J. McKenzie
Governo do Estado de Minas Gerais, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 20 (444,541)

Abstract:

Microfinance, E-Business, Small Scale Enterprise, Knowledge for Development, Information Security & Privacy

A Helping Hand or the Long Arm of the Law? Experimental Evidence on What Governments Can Do to Formalize Firms

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7402
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 18 May 2013
Gustavo Henrique de Andrade, Miriam Bruhn and David J. McKenzie
Governo do Estado de Minas Gerais, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 11 (496,096)

Abstract:

informality, enforcement, small enterprises

The Long-Term Impact of International Migration on Economic Decision-Making: Evidence from a Migration Lottery and Lab-in-the-Field Experiments

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10110
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 08 Aug 2016
University of Waikato, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of Waikato and Free University of Bozen-Bolzano
Downloads 15 (473,088)

Abstract:

migration, economic beliefs, preferences, household efficiency, transnational household

The Long-Term Impact of International Migration on Economic Decision-Making: Evidence from a Migration Lottery and Lab-in-The-Field Experiments

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7848
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 06 Oct 2016
University of Waikato, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of Waikato and Free University of Bozen-Bolzano
Downloads 14 (478,890)

Abstract:

64.

Entry Regulation and Formalization of Microenterprises in Developing Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6507
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Miriam Bruhn and David J. McKenzie
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 29 (269,355)

Abstract:

Microfinance, Small Scale Enterprise, E-Business, Business in Development, Competitiveness and Competition Policy

65.

Miserable Migrants? Natural Experiment Evidence on International Migration and Objective and Subjective Well-Being

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6871
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 07 Oct 2012
Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, University of Waikato, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of Waikato
Downloads 29 (359,883)
Citation 2

Abstract:

immigration, lottery, natural experiment, subjective well-being, Tonga, Pacific Islands

66.

Who is Coming from Vanuatu to New Zealand Under the New Recognized Seasonal Employer Program?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4699
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
David J. McKenzie, Pilar Garcia Martinez and L. Alan Winters
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and University of Sussex
Downloads 26 (386,665)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Access to Finance, Health Monitoring & Evaluation, Labor Markets, Housing & Human Habitats, Work & Working Conditions

Macroinsurance for Microenterprises: A Randomized Experiment in Post-Revolution Egypt

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7048
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Matthew Groh and David J. McKenzie
World Bank and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 26 (411,548)

Abstract:

Education for Development (superceded), Education For All, Cottage Industry, Microenterprises, Private Sector Development Law, Private Sector Economics, Marketing, Educational Populations

Macroinsurance for Microenterprises: A Randomized Experiment in Post-Revolution Egypt

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10226
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 17 Nov 2014
David J. McKenzie and Matthew Groh
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank
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Egypt, insurance, microenterprises, political instability, risk, uncertainty

The Long-Term Impacts of International Migration: Evidence from a Lottery

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7495
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
University of Waikato, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of Waikato and Free University of Bozen-Bolzano
Downloads 19 (450,411)

Abstract:

Voluntary and Involuntary Resettlement, Health Monitoring & Evaluation, Population Policies, Remittances, Anthropology

The Long-Term Impacts of International Migration: Evidence from a Lottery

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9492
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 16 Nov 2015
University of Waikato, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of Waikato and Free University of Bozen-Bolzano
Downloads 5 (528,006)

Abstract:

international migration, natural experiment, assimilation, household well-being

The Long-Term Impacts of International Migration: Evidence from a Lottery

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10935
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 16 Nov 2015
University of Waikato, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of Waikato and Free University of Bozen-Bolzano
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Abstract:

assimilation, household well-being, international migration, natural experiment

69.

Short-Term Impacts of Formalization Assistance and a Bank Information Session on Business Registration and Access to Finance in Malawi

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7183
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Francisco Campos, Markus P. Goldstein and David J. McKenzie
World Bank, World Bank and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 23 (299,771)

Abstract:

Education for Development (superceded), Microenterprises, Educational Populations, Cottage Industry, Education For All

Directing Remittances to Education with Soft and Hard Commitments: Evidence from a Lab-in-The-Field Experiment and New Product Take-Up Among Filipino Migrants in Rome

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6896
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Sapienza Università di Roma, University of Rome, Tor Vergata, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS) and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
Downloads 22 (433,208)

Abstract:

Remittances, Tertiary Education, Access & Equity in Basic Education, Rural Development Knowledge & Information Systems, Debt Markets

Directing Remittances to Education with Soft and Hard Commitments: Evidence from a Lab-in-The-Field Experiment and New Product Take-Up Among Filipino Migrants in Rome

NBER Working Paper No. w20839
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 12 Jan 2015
Sapienza Università di Roma, University of Rome, Tor Vergata, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Georgetown University - Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS) and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
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71.

Natural Experiment Evidence on the Effect of Migration on Blood Pressure and Hypertension

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5232
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 Oct 2010
University of Waikato, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of Waikato
Downloads 23 (382,413)

Abstract:

blood pressure, hypertension, lottery, migration, natural experiment

The Demand for, and Impact of, Youth Internships: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Yemen

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7463
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
David J. McKenzie, Nabila Assaf and Ana Cusolito
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 15 (473,088)

Abstract:

Educational Populations, Education For All, Education for Development (superceded)

The Demand for, and Impact of, Youth Internships: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Yemen

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9487
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 16 Nov 2015
David J. McKenzie, Nabila Assaf and Ana Cusolito
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 7 (517,865)

Abstract:

internship, active-labor market program, randomized experiment, fragile state

When is Capital Enough to Get Female Microenterprises Growing? Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Ghana

NBER Working Paper No. w17207
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 11 Jul 2011
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of Oxford and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS)
Downloads 20 (444,541)
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Abstract:

When is Capital Enough to Get Female Microenterprises Growing? Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Ghana

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8466
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 20 Jul 2011
Marcel Fafchamps, David J. McKenzie and Simon Quinn
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of Oxford
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Microenterprises, Ghana, Conditionality, Asset Integration

74.

Development Through Seasonal Worker Programs: The Case of New Zealand's RSE Program

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6762
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
John Gibson and David J. McKenzie
University of Waikato and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 20 (327,497)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Labor Markets, Work & Working Conditions, Corporate Social Responsibility, Tertiary Education, Labor Standards

Can Grants to Consortia Spur Innovation and Science-Industry Collaboration?: Regression-Discontinuity Evidence from Poland

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7934
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 10 Jan 2017
Miriam Bruhn and David J. McKenzie
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 19 (450,411)

Abstract:

Marketing, Private Sector Economics, Private Sector Development Law

Can Grants to Consortia Spur Innovation and Science-Industry Collaboration? Regression-Discontinuity Evidence from Poland

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11765
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 17 Jan 2017
Miriam Bruhn and David J. McKenzie
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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innovation, R&D, regression discontinuity design, science-industry collaboration

Radio Frequency (Un)Identification: Results from a Proof-of-Concept Trial of the Use of RFID Technology to Measure Microenterprise Turnover in Sri Lanka

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7064
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Suresh de Mel, Dammika Herath, David J. McKenzie and Yuvraj Pathak
University of Peradeniya, Kandy Consulting Group, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Graduated from Masters Program
Downloads 18 (456,001)

Abstract:

Policy Formulation and Assessment (superceded), Cottage Industry, Public Sector Administrative & Civil Service Reform, Public Sector Regulation, Democratic Government, Microenterprises, Public Sector Administrative and Civil Service Reform, Organizational Management, De Facto Governments

Radio Frequency (Un)Identification: Results from a Proof-of-Concept Trial of the Use of RFID Technology to Measure Microenterprise Turnover in Sri Lanka

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10225
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 17 Nov 2014
Suresh de Mel, Dammika Herath, David J. McKenzie and Yuvraj Pathak
University of Peradeniya, Kandy Consulting Group, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank
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Microenterprises;, Profit and Sales Measurement, RFID., Survey Methods

Can Business Owners Form Accurate Counterfactuals? Eliciting Treatment and Control Beliefs About Their Outcomes in the Alternative Treatment Status

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7668
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 13 May 2016
David J. McKenzie
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 15 (473,088)

Abstract:

Business in Development, E-Business, Business Environment, Microfinance, Competitiveness and Competition Policy

Can Business Owners Form Accurate Counterfactuals? Eliciting Treatment and Control Beliefs About Their Outcomes in the Alternative Treatment Status

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11280
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 16 May 2016
David J. McKenzie
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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business growth, counterfactual elicitation, randomized experiment, subjective expectations

Can Enhancing the Benefits of Formalization Induce Informal Firms to Become Formal? Experimental Evidence from Benin

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7900
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 02 Dec 2016
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Economics, Finance, Accounting (EFA), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank and World Bank Group
Downloads 13 (484,661)

Abstract:

Can Enhancing the Benefits of Formalization Induce Informal Firms to Become Formal? Experimental Evidence from Benin

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11764
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 17 Jan 2017
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Economics, Finance, Accounting (EFA), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank and World Bank Group
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Abstract:

Informality, Regulatory Simplification, Small Enterprises

Eliciting Illegal Migration Rates Through List Randomization

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6426
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
David J. McKenzie and Melissa Siegel
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Maastricht University - Graduate School of Governance
Downloads 8 (512,586)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Population Policies, Anthropology, Banks & Banking Reform, International Migration, Human Migrations & Resettlements

Eliciting Illegal Migration Rates Through List Randomization

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7401
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 18 May 2013
David J. McKenzie and Melissa Siegel
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Maastricht University - Graduate School of Governance
Downloads 3 (537,940)
Citation 1

Abstract:

illegal migration, list randomization, item count method, survey techniques

80.

Disentangling Age, Cohort and Time Effects in the Additive Model

Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 68, No. 4, pp. 473-495, August 2006
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 27 Jul 2006
David J. McKenzie
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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81.

Eliciting Probabilistic Expectations with Visual Aids in Developing Countries: How Sensitive are Answers to Variations in Elicitation Design?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5458
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Adeline Delavande, Xavier Giné and David J. McKenzie
New University of Lisbon - Faculdade de Economia, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 10 (450,248)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Economic Theory & Research, Information Security & Privacy, Markets and Market Access, Statistical & Mathematical Sciences, Crops and Crop Management Systems

Labor Drops: Experimental Evidence on the Return to Additional Labor in Microenterprises

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7924
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 20 Dec 2016
Suresh de Mel, David J. McKenzie and Christopher Woodruff
University of Peradeniya, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of Oxford - Wolfson College
Downloads 8 (512,586)

Abstract:

Labor Drops: Experimental Evidence on the Return to Additional Labor in Microenterprises

NBER Working Paper No. w23005
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 03 Jan 2017
Suresh de Mel, David J. McKenzie and Christopher Woodruff
University of Peradeniya, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of Oxford - Wolfson College
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83.

Using Administrative Data to Evaluate Municipal Reforms: An Evaluation of the Impact of Minas Facil Expresso

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6368
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Miriam Bruhn and David J. McKenzie
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 7 (455,368)

Abstract:

Corporate Law, Urban Governance and Management, Regional Governance, Municipal Financial Management, Municipal Management and Reform

84.

Identifying and Spurring High-Growth Entrepreneurship: Experimental Evidence from a Business Plan Competition

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7391
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
David J. McKenzie
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 6 (170,290)

Abstract:

Technology Innovation, Employment and Shared Growth, Technology Industry, Equity and Development, Pro-Poor Growth, Achieving Shared Growth

85.

Development Impacts of Seasonal and Temporary Migration: A Review of Evidence from the Pacific and Southeast Asia

Asia and the Pacific Policy Studies (APPS), Forthcoming
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 23 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2014
John Gibson, David J. McKenzie and Halahingano Rohorua
University of Waikato, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of Waikato
Downloads 6 (485,904)

Abstract:

circular migration, development impacts, evaluation, seasonal migration, temporary migration

86.

Unilateral Facilitation Does Not Raise International Labor Migration from the Philippines

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6689
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Emily Beam, David J. McKenzie and Dean Yang
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Citation 1

Abstract:

Population Policies, Labor Markets, Labor Policies, Access to Finance, Voluntary and Involuntary Resettlement

87.

The Impact of Immigration on Child Health: Experimental Evidence from a Migration Lottery Program

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 50, Issue 1, pp. 62-81, 2012
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 06 Jan 2012
Steven Stillman, John Gibson and David J. McKenzie
Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, University of Waikato and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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88.

The Economic Consequences of ‘Brain Drain’ of the Best and Brightest: Microeconomic Evidence from Five Countries

The Economic Journal, Vol. 122, Issue 560, pp. 339-375, 2012
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 21 Apr 2012
John Gibson and David J. McKenzie
University of Waikato and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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89.

Growing Markets Through Business Training for Female Entrepreneurs: A Market-Level Randomized Experiment in Kenya

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10615
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 26 Mar 2017
David J. McKenzie and Olga Puerto
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and United Nations - International Labour Organization (ILO)
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Abstract:

business training, spillovers, microenterprise, market development

90.

The Additionality Impact of a Matching Grant Program for Small Firms: Experimental Evidence from Yemen

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7462
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
David J. McKenzie, Nabila Assaf and Ana Cusolito
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank and World Bank
Downloads 0 (352,819)

Abstract:

E-Business, Small Scale Enterprises, Microfinance, Business in Development, ICT Policy and Strategies

91.

Finding a Path to Formalization in Benin: Early Results after the Introduction of the Entreprenant Legal Status

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7510
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Economics, Finance, Accounting (EFA), World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank and World Bank Group
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Abstract:

Business in Development, Labor Markets, Education For All, Education for Development (superceded), Rural Labor Markets, Access to Finance, Skills Development and Labor Force Training, Educational Populations

92.

Development Economics as Taught in Developing Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7521
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
David J. McKenzie and Anna Luisa Paffhausen
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of Passau
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Abstract:

Pro-Poor Growth, Economic Theory & Research, Labor Policies, Tertiary Education, Effective Schools and Teachers

93.

Unilateral Facilitation Does Not Raise International Labor Migration from the Philippines

NBER Working Paper No. w20759
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 22 Dec 2014
Emily Beam, David J. McKenzie and Dean Yang
National University of Singapore (NUS) - NUS Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
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94.

Experimental Evidence on Returns to Capital and Access to Finance in Mexico

The World Bank Economic Review, Vol. 22, No. 3, pp. 457-482, 2008
Posted: 31 Dec 2008
David J. McKenzie and Christopher M. Woodruff
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS)

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O17, O16, C93

95.

Using Global Positioning Systems in Household Surveys for Better Economics and Better Policy

The World Bank Research Observer, Vol. 22, No. 2, pp. 217-241, 2007
Posted: 16 Jun 2008
David J. McKenzie
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)

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C81, O12, R20

96.

Estimation of AR(1) Models with Unequally Spaced Pseudo-panels

Econometrics Journal, Vol. 4, pp. 89-108, 2001
Posted: 06 Sep 2001
David J. McKenzie
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)

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Pseudo-panel, Repeated cross-sections, Synthetic cohorts, Irregular sampling, Unequal-spacing

97.

How Effective are Active Labor Market Policies in Developing Countries? a Critical Review of Recent Evidence

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11923
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 27 Mar 2017
David J. McKenzie
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Active Labor Market Policy; Jobs; Wage Subsidies; Vocational Training; Job Search.