William A. Masters

Tufts University - Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy

Professor

150 Harrison Avenue

Boston, MA 02111

United States

http://sites.tufts.edu/willmasters

Tufts University - Department of Economics

Professor (secondary appointment, by courtesy)

Medford, MA 02155

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (15)

1.

Winner-Take-All and Proportional-Prize Contests: Theory and Experimental Results

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 04 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2013
Roman M. Sheremeta, William A. Masters and Timothy N. Cason
Case Western Reserve University, Tufts University - Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy and Purdue University - Krannert School of Management
Downloads 381 (45,801)
Citation 2

Abstract:

contests, rent-seeking, lotteries, incentives in experiments, risk aversion

2.

Measuring the Impacts of Malawi's Farm Input Subsidy Program

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 11 Jun 2011
United States Agency for International Development (USAID) - USAID/Malawi, Oregon State University - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Tufts University - Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy and Purdue University
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3.

Property Rights, Production Technology and Deforestation: Cocoa in Cameroon

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 30 Sep 2004
Harounan Kazianga and William A. Masters
Oklahoma State University - Stillwater and Tufts University - Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy
Downloads 108 (195,431)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Cameroon, tree-crops, land-tenure, forest-use

An African Growth Trap: Production Technology and the Time-Consistency of Agricultural Taxation, R&D and Investment

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 04 Dec 2003
William A. Masters and Margaret McMillan
Tufts University - Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy and Tufts University - Department of Economics
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Citation 2

Abstract:

endogenous policy, political economy, agricultural research, economic growth

An African Growth Trap: Production Technology and the Time-Consistency of Agricultural Taxation, R&D and Investment

Review of Development Economics, Vol. 7, pp. 179-191, May 2003
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 05 Jun 2003
William A. Masters and Margaret McMillan
Tufts University - Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy and Tufts University - Department of Economics
Downloads 21 (450,572)
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5.

Entry into Winner-Take-All and Proportional-Prize Contests: An Experimental Study

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 06 Feb 2011
Roman M. Sheremeta, Timothy N. Cason and William A. Masters
Case Western Reserve University, Purdue University - Krannert School of Management and Tufts University - Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy
Downloads 81 (239,501)
Citation 7

Abstract:

performance pay, tournament, piece rate, tournament design, contest, experiments, risk aversion, feedback, gender

Impact of Caregiver Incentives on Child Health: Evidence from an Experiment with Anganwadi Workers in India

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 03 May 2016 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2017
Prakarsh Singh and William A. Masters
Amherst College - Department of Economics and Tufts University - Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy
Downloads 55 (315,073)

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Performance Pay, Public Health Information, Child Malnutrition

Impact of Caregiver Incentives on Child Health: Evidence from an Experiment with Anganwadi Workers in India

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10083
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 08 Aug 2016
Prakarsh Singh and William A. Masters
Amherst College - Department of Economics and Tufts University - Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy
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performance pay, incentives, malnutrition, undernutrition, underweight, child development, child health, Anganwadis, ICDS, nutrition

7.

Agriculture, Transportation and the Timing of Urbanization: Global Analysis at the Grid Cell Level

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 14-002/VIII
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 04 Jan 2014
Mesbah Motamed, Raymond J.G.M. Florax and William A. Masters
U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Purdue University and Tufts University - Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy
Downloads 43 (310,580)

Abstract:

Economic growth, economic geography, urbanization, agriculture, transportation

Misreporting Month of Birth: Implications for Nutrition Research

Tufts University, Department of Economics Working Paper, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 30 Jan 2017
Anna Folke Larsen, Derek Headey and William A. Masters
University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Tufts University - Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy
Downloads 13 (496,733)

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nutrition, height-for-age, stunting, measurement error, child age

Misreporting Month of Birth: Implications for Nutrition Research

IFPRI Discussion Paper 1617
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 10 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2017
Anna Folke Larsen, Derek Headey and William A. Masters
University of Copenhagen - Department of Economics, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and Tufts University - Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy
Downloads 9 (519,335)

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nutrition, children, measurement, child development, height-for-age, stunting, measurement error, child age

9.

Rural Demography, Public Services and Land Rights in Africa: a Village-Level Analysis in Burkina Faso

NBER Working Paper No. w17718
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 31 Dec 2011
Margaret McMillan, William A. Masters and Harounan Kazianga
Tufts University - Department of Economics, Tufts University - Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy and Oklahoma State University - Stillwater
Downloads 7 (492,696)

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10.

Disease Control, Demographic Change and Institutional Development in Africa

NBER Working Paper No. w19245
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 Jul 2013
Margaret McMillan, William A. Masters and Harounan Kazianga
Tufts University - Department of Economics, Tufts University - Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy and Oklahoma State University - Stillwater
Downloads 1 (520,203)

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11.

Measuring the Cost of Dietary Diversity: Novel Price Indexes to Monitor Access to Nutritious Diets

Motivation and methodology for presentation at the Annual Meeting of the AAEA, 31 July 2017
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 19 May 2017
Tufts University - Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University - Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University - Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, University of Ghana - Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness, Sokoine University of Agriculture, Sokoine University of Agriculture and Tufts University - Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy
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Food Prices, Diet Quality, Diet Diversity, Nutrient Adequacy, CPI

12.

Behavior Change for Early Childhood Nutrition: Effectiveness of Health Worker Training Depends on Maternal Information in a Randomized Control Trial

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10375
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 05 Dec 2016
Prakarsh Singh and William A. Masters
Amherst College - Department of Economics and Tufts University - Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy
Downloads 0 (515,945)

Abstract:

child underweight, child malnutrition, child health, ICDS, Punjab, South Asia

13.

Climatic Conditions and Child Height: Sex-Specific Vulnerability and the Protective Effects of Sanitation and Food Markets in Nepal

AAEA Selected Paper No. P8917
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 21 Apr 2016
Steven Block, William A. Masters, Prajula Mulmi and Gerald Shively
Tufts University - The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University - Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University - Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy and Purdue University
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Abstract:

seasonality, climate, health, agriculture, resilience

14.

Welfare Gains from Quality Certification of Infant Foods: Results from a Market Experiment in Mali

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 84, pp. 974-989, 2002
Posted: 06 Jan 2003
William A. Masters and Diakalia Sanogo
Tufts University - Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy and Purdue University - Department of Agricultural Economics

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15.

Climate and Scale in Economic Growth

Journal of Economic Growth, Vol. 6, No. 3, September 2001
Posted: 12 Nov 2001
William A. Masters and Margaret McMillan
Tufts University - Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy and Tufts University - Department of Economics

Abstract:

growth accounting, empirical growth, endogenous growth