Nava Ashraf

Harvard Business School

Assistant Professor

Soldiers Field Road

Morgan 270C

Boston, MA 02163

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (21)

1.

Is Trust a Bad Investment?

KSG Working Paper No. RWP03-047
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Feb 2004
Nava Ashraf, Iris Bohnet and Nikita Piankov
Harvard Business School, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and New Economic School (NES)
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Trust, kindness, reciprocity, gender, cross-cultural experiments

Female Empowerment: Impact of a Commitment Savings Product in the Philippines

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 949, Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 106
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 21 Dec 2006
Nava Ashraf, Dean S. Karlan and Wesley Yin
Harvard Business School, Yale University and University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies
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Savings, microfinance, female empowerment, household decision making, commitment

Female Empowerment: Impact of a Commitment Savings Product in the Philippines

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP6195
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 20 May 2008
Nava Ashraf, Dean S. Karlan and Wesley Yin
Harvard Business School, Yale University and University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies
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Commitment, female empowerment, household decision making, microfinance, savings

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Household Decision Making and Savings Impacts: Further Evidence from a Commitment Savings Product in the Philippines

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 939
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 30 Jun 2006
Nava Ashraf, Dean S. Karlan and Wesley Yin
Harvard Business School, Yale University and University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies
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Savings, microfinance, female empowerment, household decision making, commitment

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Tying Odysseus to the Mast: Evidence from a Commitment Savings Product in the Philippines

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 917
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 28 Jul 2005
Nava Ashraf, Dean S. Karlan and Wesley Yin
Harvard Business School, Yale University and University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies
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Savings, commitment, hyperbolic preferences, microfinance, development economics, program evaluation, field experiment, self-control

Finding Missing Markets (and a Disturbing Epilogue): Evidence from an Export Crop Adoption and Marketing Intervention in Kenya

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4477
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Nava Ashraf, Xavier Giné and Dean S. Karlan
Harvard Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Yale University
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Crops & Crop Management Systems, Access to Finance, Economic Theory & Research, Banks & Banking Reform

Finding Missing Markets (and a Disturbing Epilogue): Evidence from an Export Crop Adoption and Marketing Intervention in Kenya

Harvard Business School NOM Working Paper No. 08-065, Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 967, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 56
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 12 Feb 2008
Nava Ashraf, Xavier Giné and Dean S. Karlan
Harvard Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Yale University
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Field Experiment, Export Crop, Food Safety Standards

Finding Missing Markets (and a Disturbing Epilogue): Evidence from an Export Crop Adoption and Marketing Intervention in Kenya

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7133
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 18 Feb 2009
Nava Ashraf, Xavier Giné and Dean S. Karlan
Harvard Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Yale University
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Export Crop, Field Experiment, Food safety standards

Finding Missing Markets (and a Disturbing Epilogue): Evidence from an Export Crop Adoption and Marketing Intervention in Kenya

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 91, Issue 4, pp. 973-990, November 2009
Posted: 08 Oct 2009
Nava Ashraf, Xavier Giné and Dean S. Karlan
Harvard Business School, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Yale University

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Deposit Collectors

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 930
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 08 Dec 2005
Nava Ashraf, Dean S. Karlan and Wesley Yin
Harvard Business School, Yale University and University of Chicago - Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies
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Savings behavior, microfinance, field experiment, savings mobilization, deposit collector

Evaluating the Effects of Large Scale Health Interventions in Developing Countries: The Zambian Malaria Initiative

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 01 Jun 2010
Nava Ashraf, Günther Fink and David N. Weil
Harvard Business School, Harvard University - Department of Population and International Health and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Malaria, Zambia, Health

Evaluating the Effects of Large Scale Health Interventions in Developing Countries: The Zambian Malaria Initiative

NBER Working Paper No. w16069
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 14 Jun 2010
Nava Ashraf, Günther Fink and David N. Weil
Harvard Business School, Harvard University - Department of Population and International Health and Brown University - Department of Economics
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Can Higher Prices Stimulate Product Use? Evidence from a Field Experiment in Zambia

NBER Working Paper No. w13247
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 13 Jul 2007 Last Revised: 13 Sep 2010
Nava Ashraf, James N. Berry and Jesse M. Shapiro
Harvard Business School, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Brown University
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Bride Price and Female Education

NBER Working Paper No. w22417
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 18 Jul 2016
Harvard Business School, University of Toronto, Harvard University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago
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My Policies or Yours: Does OECD Support for Agriculture Increase Poverty in Developing Countries?

NBER Working Paper No. w11289
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 08 May 2006 Last Revised: 04 Jan 2012
Harvard Business School, Tufts University - Department of Economics and University of California, Berkeley - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics
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Infrastructure, Incentives and Institutions

NBER Working Paper No. w21910
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 25 Jan 2016
Harvard Business School, Harvard University - Department of Economics and CREI - Universitat Pompeu Fabra
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Infrastructure, Incentives and Institutions

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11072
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 27 Jan 2016
Harvard Business School, Harvard University - Department of Economics and CREI - Universitat Pompeu Fabra
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No Margin, No Mission? A Field Experiment on Incentives for Pro-Social Tasks

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8834
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 01 Mar 2012
Nava Ashraf, Oriana Bandiera and B. Kelsey Jack
Harvard Business School, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD) and Tufts University - Department of Economics
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incentives, intrinsic motivation, non-monetary rewards

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Water, Health and Wealth

NBER Working Paper No. w23807
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 18 Sep 2017
Harvard Business School, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Harvard University and Brown University
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Savings in Transnational Households: A Field Experiment Among Migrants from El Salvador

NBER Working Paper No. w20024
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 07 Apr 2014
Harvard Business School, Universidad Francisco Marroquin, Facultad de Ciencias Economicas, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile - Institute of Economics and University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
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Negotiating a Better Future: How Interpersonal Skills Facilitate Inter-Generational Investment

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12939
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 21 May 2018
Harvard Business School, University of Toronto, University of Pennsylvania and Harvard Business School - Negotiation, Organizations & Markets Unit
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Gender, Human Capital, Intrahousehold Allocation, non-cognitive skills, strategic cooperation

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Social Incentives in Organizations

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 10, pp. 439-463, 2018
Posted: 07 Sep 2018
Nava Ashraf and Oriana Bandiera
Harvard Business School and London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines (STICERD)

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Deworming Kenya: Translating Research into Action (A)

Harvard Business School NOM Unit Case No. 910-001
Posted: 18 Apr 2012
Nava Ashraf, Neil Shah and Rachel Gordon
Harvard Business School, Independent and Harvard Business School

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Deworming Kenya: Translating Research into Action (B)

Harvard Business School NOM Unit Case No. 910-027
Posted: 18 Apr 2012
Nava Ashraf, Neil Shah and Rachel Gordon
Harvard Business School, Independent and Harvard Business School

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Evaluating Microsavings Programs: Green Bank of the Philippines (A)

Harvard Business School NOM Unit Case No. 909-062
Posted: 19 Mar 2012
Harvard Business School, Yale University, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL)

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Community Health Workers in Zambia: Incentive Design and Management

Harvard Business School NOM Unit Case No. 910-030
Posted: 18 Feb 2012
Nava Ashraf and Natalie Kindred
Harvard Business School and Harvard Business School

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21.

Oral Rehydration Therapy

Harvard Business School Marketing Unit case no. 911-035
Posted: 05 Feb 2012
Nava Ashraf and Claire Qureshi
Harvard Business School and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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