Dean Karlan

Northwestern University

2001 Sheridan Road

Evanston, IL 60208

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (8)

Debt Traps? Market Vendors and Moneylender Debt in India and the Philippines

Buffett Institute Global Poverty Research Lab Working Paper No. 18-101
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 19 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2018
Northwestern University, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard Business School
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debt, moneylender, household finance

Debt Traps? Market Vendors and Moneylender Debt in India and the Philippines

NBER Working Paper No. w24272
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 05 Feb 2018
Northwestern University, Harvard University - Department of Economics and Harvard Business School
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Dangers of a Double-Bottom Line: A Poverty Targeting Experiment Misses Both Targets

Buffett Institute Global Poverty Research Lab Working Paper No. 18-105
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 07 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2018
Dean Karlan, Adam Osman and Jonathan Zinman
Northwestern University, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Dartmouth College
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corporate social responsibility, double-bottom line, multi-tasking, social business, poverty targeting, discrimination, microfinance, microcredit

Dangers of a Double-Bottom Line: A Poverty Targeting Experiment Misses Both Targets

NBER Working Paper No. w24379
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 12 Mar 2018
Dean Karlan, Adam Osman and Jonathan Zinman
Northwestern University, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Dartmouth College
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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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Randomizing Religion: The Impact of Protestant Evangelism on Economic Outcomes

NBER Working Paper No. w24278
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 21 Feb 2018
Gharad Bryan, James J. Choi and Dean Karlan
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, Yale School of Management and Northwestern University
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Randomizing Religion: The Impact of Protestant Evangelism on Economic Outcomes

Buffett Institute Global Poverty Research Lab Working Paper No. 18-104, Yale ICF Working Paper No. 2018-06
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 26 Feb 2018
Gharad Bryan, James J. Choi and Dean Karlan
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, Yale School of Management and Northwestern University
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religion, economics, poverty

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How Can Bill and Melinda Gates Increase Other People's Donations to Fund Public Goods?

Buffett Institute Global Poverty Research Lab Working Paper No. 18-106
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 07 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 20 Jun 2019
Dean Karlan and John A. List
Northwestern University and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
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public goods, charitable fundraising, asymmetric information, matching grant

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Credit Building or Credit Crumbling? A Credit Builder Loan’s Effects on Consumer Behavior, Credit Scores and Their Predictive Power

Buffett Institute Global Poverty Research Lab Working Paper
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 21 Jul 2019
Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR), University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics, Northwestern University, RAND Corporation and Dartmouth College
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subprime, thin file, credit scoring, screening, credit invisibles, household finance, consumer finance

Intuitive Donating: Testing One-Line Solicitations for $1 Donations in a Large Online Experiment

Buffett Institute Global Poverty Research Lab Working Paper No. 18-103
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 21 Feb 2018
Samantha Horn and Dean Karlan
Northwestern University and Northwestern University
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charitable giving

Intuitive Donating: Testing One-Line Solicitations for $1 Donations in a Large Online Experiment

NBER Working Paper No. w24327
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 21 Feb 2018
Samantha Horn and Dean Karlan
Northwestern University and Northwestern University
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Credit Building or Credit Crumbling? A Credit Builder Loan's Effects on Consumer Behavior, Credit Scores and Their Predictive Power

NBER Working Paper No. w26110
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 07 Aug 2019
Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR), University of Exeter, Northwestern University, RAND Corporation and Dartmouth College
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