Benjamin Olken

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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Scholarly Papers (13)

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Tax Administration vs. Tax Rates: Evidence from Corporate Taxation in Indonesia

NBER Working Paper No. w26150
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 20 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2023
University of Indonesia (UI), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Doctors' and Nurses' Social Media Ads Reduced Holiday Travel and Covid-19 Infections: A Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial

NBER Working Paper No. w29021
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 19 Jul 2021 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2023
Harvard University, Harvard University - Harvard Medical School, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Online Care Group, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (LMU), Bozeman Health Deaconess Hospital, Yale School of Management, Lynn Community Health Center, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), St. Anthony North Family Medicine, Paris School of Economics (PSE), Harvard University - Massachusetts General Hospital, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Harvard University - Massachusetts General Hospital, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Messages on Covid-19 Prevention in India Increased Symptoms Reporting and Adherence to Preventive Behaviors Among 25 Million Recipients with Similar Effects on Non-Recipient Members of Their Communities

NBER Working Paper No. w27496
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 14 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 17 Feb 2023
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Harvard University, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research - School of Digestive and Liver Diseases, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Yale School of Management and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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The Challenges of Universal Health Insurance in Developing Countries: Evidence from a Large-Scale Randomized Experiment in Indonesia

NBER Working Paper No. w26204
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 03 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2022
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Warwick and SMERU Research Institute
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The Impact of Large-Scale Social Media Advertising Campaigns on Covid-19 Vaccination: Evidence from Two Randomized Controlled Trials

NBER Working Paper No. w30618
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 07 Dec 2022 Last Revised: 30 May 2023
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Harvard University, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Medical School, Sorbonne University - Assistance Publique Hôpitaux de Paris (AP-HP), Yale School of Management, Lynn Community Health Center, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), Harvard University - Massachusetts General Hospital, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Harvard University - Massachusetts General Hospital and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Optimal Public Transportation Networks: Evidence from the World’s Largest Bus Rapid Transit System in Jakarta

HKS Working Paper No. RWP23-018
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 22 Jun 2023
Harvard University, University of Arkansas, Harvard University, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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The Marginal Disutility from Corruption in Social Programs: Evidence from Program Administrators and Beneficiaries

HKS Working Paper No. RWP23-008
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 01 Feb 2023
Arya Gaduh, Rema Hanna and Benjamin Olken
University of Arkansas, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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The Marginal Disutility from Corruption in Social Programs: Evidence from Program Administrators and Beneficiaries

NBER Working Paper No. w30905
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 30 Jan 2023 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2023
Arya Gaduh, Rema Hanna and Benjamin Olken
University of Arkansas, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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In Praise of Moderation: Suggestions for the Scope and Use of Pre-Analysis Plans for Rcts in Economics

NBER Working Paper No. w26993
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 20 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2023
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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The Economics of Tropical Deforestation

NBER Working Paper No. w31410
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 03 Jul 2023 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2023
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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Food vs. Food Stamps: Evidence from an At-Scale Experiment in Indonesia

NBER Working Paper No. w28641
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 05 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2023
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, National Team for Acceleration of Poverty Reduction and SMERU Research Institute
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Social Protection in the Developing World

NBER Working Paper No. w32382
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 29 Apr 2024
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and World Bank
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Optimal Public Transportation Networks: Evidence from the World's Largest Bus Rapid Transit System in Jakarta

NBER Working Paper No. w31369
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 19 Jun 2023 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2023
Harvard University, University of Arkansas, Harvard University, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
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The Economics of Tropical Deforestation

Annual Review of Economics, Vol. 15, pp. 723-754, 2023
Posted: 20 Sep 2023
London School of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, London School of Economics (LSE) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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