Asim Ijaz Khwaja

Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

79 John F. Kennedy Street

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

Center for Research on Pensions and Welfare Policies (CeRP)

Via Real Collegio, 30

Moncalieri , Turin 10024

Italy

Bureau for Research and Economic Analysis of Development (BREAD)

Duke University

Durham, NC 90097

United States

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

21

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Scholarly Papers (21)

1.

Estimating the Impact of the Hajj: Religion and Tolerance in Islam's Global Gathering

HKS Working Paper No. RWP08-022
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 23 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 13 May 2008
David Clingingsmith, Asim Ijaz Khwaja and Michael Kremer
Case Western Reserve University, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 2,090 (3,907)
Citation 9

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Religion, Institutions, Social Interaction, Identity, Beliefs, Economics, Microeconomics, International Affairs/Globalization

2.

Screening in New Credit Markets: Can Individual Lenders Infer Borrower Creditworthiness in Peer-to-Peer Lending?

AFA 2011 Denver Meetings Paper
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 15 Mar 2010
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Dartmouth College and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 743 (9,358)
Citation 6

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Peer-to-peer credit markets, Market-based Lending, Screening, Market Inference, Information and Hierarchies.

Do Lenders Favor Politically Connected Firms? Rent Provision in an Emerging Financial Market

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 15 Dec 2004
Atif R. Mian and Asim Ijaz Khwaja
Princeton University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 733 (25,209)
Citation 121

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Do Lenders Favor Politically Connected Firms? Rent Provision in an Emerging Financial Market

Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 120, No. 4, November 2005
Posted: 17 May 2006
Asim Ijaz Khwaja and Atif R. Mian
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Princeton University - Department of Economics

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4.

Religious School Enrollment in Pakistan: A Look at the Data

KSG Working Paper No. RWP05-024; World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3521
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 16 Feb 2005
Tahir Andrabi, Jishnu Das, Asim Ijaz Khwaja and Tristan Zajonc
Pomona College - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 684 (25,220)
Citation 9

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Advocacy and Persuasion, Education Policy, Human Resources¸ Labor and Education, Intergovernmental Relations, International Affairs/Globalization, International Development, International Security, Press and Public Policy

5.

Decentralization in Pakistan: Context, Content and Causes

KSG Working Paper No. RWP05-034
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 08 Jun 2005
Ali Cheema, Asim Ijaz Khwaja and Adnan Khan
Lahore University of Management Sciences, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE)
Downloads 550 (27,318)
Citation 3

Abstract:

International Development, Law and Legal Institutions, Leadership/Conflict Management, Political Science, Public Management

6.

A Dime a Day: The Possibilities and Limits of Private Schooling in Pakistan

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4066
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Tahir Andrabi, Jishnu Das and Asim Ijaz Khwaja
Pomona College - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 518 (38,948)
Citation 8

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Primary Education, Education For All, Tertiary Education, Secondary Education, Teaching and Learning

7.

Can Good Projects Succeed in Bad Communities? Collective Action in the Himalayas

John F. Kennedy School of Government Faculty Research Working Papers Series RWP01-043
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 03 Jan 2002
Asim Ijaz Khwaja
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 441 (43,823)
Citation 18

Abstract:

Economics - Economic and Econometric Theory, Economics - Microeconomics, Environment and Natural Resources, International Development, Leadership, Nonprofit Sector, Political Science, Public Management

8.

Bank Credit and Business Networks

HKS Working Paper No. RWP11-017
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 19 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2014
Asim Ijaz Khwaja, Atif R. Mian and Abid Qamar
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Princeton University - Department of Economics and State Bank of Pakistan
Downloads 439 (39,890)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Business Networks, Financial Development, Bank Credit, Network Analysis

9.

The Partition of India: Demographic Consequences

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 05 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2009
Prashant Bharadwaj, Asim Ijaz Khwaja and Atif R. Mian
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Princeton University - Department of Economics
Downloads 396 (44,744)
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10.

What Did You Do All Day? Maternal Education and Child Outcomes

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5143
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Tahir Andrabi, Jishnu Das and Asim Ijaz Khwaja
Pomona College - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 378 (59,274)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Education For All, Primary Education, Access & Equity in Basic Education, Early Childhood Development, Youth and Governance

11.

The Big March: Migratory Flows after the Partition of India

HKS Working Paper No. RWP08-029
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 23 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2008
Prashant Bharadwaj, Asim Ijaz Khwaja and Atif R. Mian
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Princeton University - Department of Economics
Downloads 313 (66,568)
Citation 3

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Report Cards: The Impact of Providing School and Child Test Scores on Educational Markets

HKS Working Paper No. RWP14-052
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 16 Dec 2014
Tahir Andrabi, Jishnu Das and Asim Ijaz Khwaja
Pomona College - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 159 (148,142)
Citation 3

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Educational Markets, Information Provision, Private Schools, Market-level Experiments

Report Cards: The Impact of Providing School and Child Test Scores on Educational Markets

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7226
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Tahir Andrabi, Jishnu Das and Asim Ijaz Khwaja
Pomona College - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 35 (367,943)
Citation 3

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Private Sector Economics, Private Sector Development Law, Economics of Education, Marketing

Do Value-Added Estimates Add Value? Accounting for Learning Dynamics

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5066
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Tahir Andrabi, Jishnu Das, Asim Ijaz Khwaja and Tristan Zajonc
Pomona College - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 116 (191,582)
Citation 11

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Education For All, Tertiary Education, Secondary Education, Primary Education, Teaching and Learning

Do Value-Added Estimates Add Value? Accounting for Learning Dynamics

HKS Working Paper No. RWP09-034
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 15 Dec 2009
Tahir Andrabi, Jishnu Das, Asim Ijaz Khwaja and Tristan Zajonc
Pomona College - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 56 (301,043)
Citation 11

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Unchecked Intermediaries: Price Manipulation in an Emerging Stock Market

Journal of Financial Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 14 Dec 2004 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2011
Atif R. Mian and Asim Ijaz Khwaja
Princeton University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 91 (206,502)
Citation 12

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Students Today, Teachers Tomorrow? Identifying Constraints on the Provision of Education

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5674
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Tahir Andrabi, Jishnu Das and Asim Ijaz Khwaja
Pomona College - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 89 (197,034)
Citation 8

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Education For All, Primary Education, Tertiary Education, Secondary Education, Teaching and Learning

Tracing the Impact of Bank Liquidity Shocks: Evidence from an Emerging Market

NBER Working Paper No. w12612
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 27 Oct 2006
Atif R. Mian and Asim Ijaz Khwaja
Princeton University - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 65 (278,756)
Citation 55

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Tracing the Impact of Bank Liquidity Shocks: Evidence from an Emerging Market

American Economic Review, Vol. 98, No. 4, 2008
Posted: 04 Nov 2008
Asim Ijaz Khwaja and Atif R. Mian
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Princeton University - Department of Economics

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17.

Screening Peers Softly: Inferring the Quality of Small Borrowers

NBER Working Paper No. w15242
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 18 Aug 2009
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Dartmouth College and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 59 (260,389)
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18.

Delivering Education: A Pragmatic Framework for Improving Education in Low-Income Countries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7277
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Tahir Andrabi, Jishnu Das and Asim Ijaz Khwaja
Pomona College - Department of Economics, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 21 (213,622)

Abstract:

Access & Equity in Basic Education, Education For All, Education for Development (superceded), Educational Populations, Economics of Education, Education Finance

19.

Tax Farming Redux: Experimental Evidence on Performance Pay for Tax Collectors

NBER Working Paper No. w20627
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 27 Oct 2014
Adnan Khan, Asim Ijaz Khwaja and Benjamin A. Olken
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
Downloads 2 (514,595)

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Abraaj Capital and the Karachi Electric Supply Company

Harvard Business School Strategy Unit Case No. 812-019
Posted: 09 Apr 2012
Josh Lerner, Asim Ijaz Khwaja and Ann Leamon
Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Harvard Business School - Finance Unit

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21.

Rent Seeking and Corruption in Financial Markets

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 3, pp. 579-600, 2011
Posted: 31 Aug 2011
Asim Ijaz Khwaja and Atif R. Mian
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Princeton University - Department of Economics

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