Christopher Udry

Northwestern University

2001 Sheridan Road

Evanston, IL 60208

United States

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Scholarly Papers (26)

1.

Institutions and Development: A View from Below

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 928
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 06 Dec 2005
Rohini Pande and Christopher Udry
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Northwestern University
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Institutions, Growth, Cross-Country Regressions

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Rural Financial Markets in Developing Countries

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 914
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 18 Jul 2005
Jonathan H. Conning and Christopher Udry
City University of New York, CUNY Hunter College - Department of Economics and Northwestern University
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Rural Finance, Financial Intermediation, Agricultural Credit

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Child Labor

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 856
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 16 Jul 2003
Christopher Udry
Northwestern University
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Child Labor, Human Capital, Household Economics

Intrahousehold Resource Allocation in Cote D'Ivoire: Social Norms, Separate Accounts and Consumption Choices

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 857
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 22 Jul 2003
Esther Duflo and Christopher Udry
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Northwestern University
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Intra-household Allocation, Insurance, Social Norms, Mental Accounts

Intrahousehold Resource Allocation in Cote D'Ivoire: Social Norms, Separate Accounts and Consumption Choices

NBER Working Paper No. w10498
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 28 May 2004 Last Revised: 09 Sep 2010
Esther Duflo and Christopher Udry
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Northwestern University
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Social Networks in Ghana

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 888
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 07 Jun 2004
Christopher Udry and Timothy G. Conley
Northwestern University and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
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Endogenous Networks, Informal Credit, Social Learning

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The Profits of Power: Land Rights and Agricultural Investment in Ghana

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 929
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 06 Dec 2005
Christopher Udry and Markus P. Goldstein
Northwestern University and World Bank
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Land tenure, Investment, Institutions

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The Return to Capital in Ghana

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 932
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 23 Mar 2006
Christopher Udry and Santosh Anagol
Northwestern University and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
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Capital, durable goods, credit markets

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Consumption Smoothing? Livestock, Insurance and Drought in Rural Burkina Faso

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 898
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 16 Nov 2004
Harounan Kazianga and Christopher Udry
Oklahoma State University - Stillwater and Northwestern University
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Livestock, consumption smoothing, permanent income hypothesis, precautionary saving, risk sharing

Agricultural Decisions after Relaxing Credit and Risk Constraints

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1019, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 110
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 02 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2013
Yale University, University of Ghana - Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), University of Ghana - Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER) and Northwestern University
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agriculture, insurance markets, credit markets, risk, underinvestment, misallocation

Agricultural Decisions after Relaxing Credit and Risk Constraints

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 310
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 01 Mar 2013
Yale University, University of Ghana - Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), University of Ghana - Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER) and Northwestern University
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agriculture, insurance markets, credit markets, risk, underinvestment, misallocation

Agricultural Decisions after Relaxing Credit and Risk Constraints

NBER Working Paper No. w18463
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 20 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2014
Yale University, University of Ghana - Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), University of Ghana - Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER) and Northwestern University
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Drought and Saving in West Africa: Are Livestock a Buffer Stock?

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Number of pages: 44 Posted: 27 Mar 1998
Marcel Fafchamps, Christopher Udry and Katherine Czukas
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Northwestern University and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Forecasting Profitability

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1029, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 120
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 09 Aug 2013
Mark R. Rosenzweig and Christopher Udry
Yale University - Economic Growth Center and Northwestern University
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agriculture, forecasting, investment

Forecasting Profitability

NBER Working Paper No. w19334
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 17 Aug 2013
Mark R. Rosenzweig and Christopher Udry
Yale University - Economic Growth Center and Northwestern University
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Hoping to Win, Expected to Lose: Theory and Lessons on Micro Enterprise Development

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1014, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 105
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 11 Sep 2012
Dean S. Karlan, Ryan Knight and Christopher Udry
Yale University, Yale University and Northwestern University
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entrepreneurship, credit constraints, business training, consulting, managerial capital

Hoping to Win, Expected to Lose: Theory and Lessons on Micro Enterprise Development

NBER Working Paper No. w18325
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 18 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2014
Dean S. Karlan, Ryan Knight and Christopher Udry
Yale University, Yale University and Northwestern University
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Hoping to Win, Expected to Lose: Theory and Lessons on Micro Enterprise Development

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9100
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 28 Sep 2012
Dean S. Karlan, Ryan Knight and Christopher Udry
Yale University, Yale University and Northwestern University
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business training;, consulting, credit constraints, entrepreneurship, managerial capital

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Profitability of Fertilizer: Experimental Evidence from Female Rice Farmers in Mali

Papers and Proceedings, May 2013, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 111, Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1020
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 31 Jan 2013
Northwestern University - Department of Economics, Yale University, University of Ghent and Northwestern University
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returns to fertilizer, agricultural economics

Unpacking a Multi-Faceted Program to Build Sustainable Income for the Very Poor

Buffett Institute Global Poverty Research Lab Working Paper No. 18-102
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 21 Feb 2018
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Northwestern University, University of Ghana - Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), Harvard College and Northwestern University
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development; poverty trap; social protection

Unpacking a Multi-Faceted Program to Build Sustainable Income for the Very Poor

NBER Working Paper No. w24271
Posted: 05 Feb 2018
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Northwestern University, University of Ghana - Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), Harvard College and Northwestern University
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Unpacking a Multi-Faceted Program to Build Sustainable Income for the Very Poor

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12653
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 29 Jan 2018
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Yale University, University of Ghana - Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), Harvard College and Northwestern University
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Development, poverty trap, social protection

Rainfall Forecasts, Weather and Wages Over the Agricultural Production Cycle

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1036, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 128
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 12 Jan 2014
Mark R. Rosenzweig and Christopher Udry
Yale University - Economic Growth Center and Northwestern University
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wages, forecasting, migration

Rainfall Forecasts, Weather and Wages Over the Agricultural Production Cycle

NBER Working Paper No. w19808
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 17 Jan 2014
Mark R. Rosenzweig and Christopher Udry
Yale University - Economic Growth Center and Northwestern University
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Self‐Selection into Credit Markets: Evidence from Agriculture in Mali

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1042, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 135
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 05 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2015
Northwestern University - Department of Economics, Yale University, University of Ghent and Northwestern University
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credit markets, agriculture, returns to capital

External Validity in a Stochastic World

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1054
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 29 Jul 2016
Mark R. Rosenzweig and Christopher Udry
Yale University - Economic Growth Center and Northwestern University
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returns to investment, heterogeneity, treatment effect

External Validity in a Stochastic World

NBER Working Paper No. w22449
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 25 Jul 2016
Mark R. Rosenzweig and Christopher Udry
Yale University - Economic Growth Center and Northwestern University
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Heterogeneity, Measurement Error, and Misallocation: Evidence from African Agriculture

Buffett Institute Global Poverty Research Lab Working Paper
Number of pages: 105 Posted: 03 Jan 2019
Douglas Gollin and Christopher Udry
Oxford Department of International Development and Northwestern University
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Heterogeneity, Measurement Error and Misallocation: Evidence from African Agriculture

NBER Working Paper No. w25440
Number of pages: 106 Posted: 15 Jan 2019
Douglas Gollin and Christopher Udry
Oxford Department of International Development and Northwestern University
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Heterogeneity, Measurement Error, and Misallocation: Evidence from African Agriculture

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13433
Number of pages: 108 Posted: 15 Jan 2019
Douglas Gollin and Christopher Udry
Oxford Department of International Development and Northwestern University
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agricultural development, agricultural production function estimation, Agricultural Productivity, firm productivity dispersion, Misallocation, productivity measurement

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Self‐Selection into Credit Markets: Evidence from Agriculture in Mali

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 377
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 26 Jun 2015
Northwestern University - Department of Economics, Yale University, University of Ghent and Northwestern University
Downloads 25 (486,957)
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credit markets; agriculture; returns to capital

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Hoping to Win, Expected to Lose: Theory and Lessons on Microenterprise Development

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 312
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 02 Mar 2013
Dean S. Karlan, Ryan Knight and Christopher Udry
Yale University, Yale University and Northwestern University
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entrepreneurship, credit constraints, business training, consulting, managerial capital

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Self-Selection into Credit Markets: Evidence from Agriculture in Mali

NBER Working Paper No. w20387
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 25 Aug 2014
Northwestern University - Department of Economics, Yale University, University of Ghent and Northwestern University
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Assessing the Benefits of Long‐Run Weather Forecasting for the Rural Poor: Farmer Investments and Worker Migration in a Dynamic Equilibrium Model

Buffett Institute Global Poverty Research Lab Working Paper
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 23 May 2019
Mark R. Rosenzweig and Christopher Udry
Yale University - Economic Growth Center and Northwestern University
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Assessing the Benefits of Long-Run Weather Forecasting for the Rural Poor: Farmer Investments and Worker Migration in a Dynamic Equilibrium Model

NBER Working Paper No. w25894
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 05 Jun 2019
Mark R. Rosenzweig and Christopher Udry
Yale University - Economic Growth Center and Northwestern University
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Profitability of Fertilizer: Experimental Evidence from Female Rice Farmers in Mali

NBER Working Paper No. w18778
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 09 Feb 2013
Northwestern University - Department of Economics, Yale University, University of Ghent and Northwestern University
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Profitability of Fertilizer: Experimental Evidence from Female Rice Farmers in Mali

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9340
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 12 Feb 2013
Northwestern University - Department of Economics, Yale University, University of Ghent and Northwestern University
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agricultural economics, returns to fertilizer

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External Validity in a Stochastic World: Evidence from Low-Income Countries

Buffett Institute Global Poverty Research Lab Working Paper
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 23 May 2019
Mark R. Rosenzweig and Christopher Udry
Yale University - Economic Growth Center and Northwestern University
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Crop Price Indemnified Loans for Farmers: A Pilot Experiment in Rural Ghana

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 78, No. 1, pp. 37-55, 2011
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 16 Mar 2011
Yale University, Tufts University - Department of Economics, Tufts University - Department of Economics and Northwestern University
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Gender, Agricultural Production, and the Theory of the Household

JOURNAL OF POLITICAL ECONOMY, Vol. 104, No. 6, December 1996
Posted: 13 Nov 1996
Christopher Udry
Northwestern University

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