Marcel Fafchamps

Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies

Senior Fellow

Stanford, CA 94305

United States

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Scholarly Papers (72)

1.

Human Capital, Productivity, and Labor Allocation in Rural Pakistan

Stanford University Working Paper No. 97-019
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 25 Mar 1998
Marcel Fafchamps and Agnes R. Quisumbing
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Risk Sharing Networks in Rural Philippines

97-014
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 27 Mar 1998
Marcel Fafchamps and Susan Lund
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and McKinsey & Co. Inc.
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Returns to Social Network Capital Among Traders

Centro Studi Luca D'Agliano Development Studies Working Papers No. 145
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 02 Jan 2001
Marcel Fafchamps and Bart Minten
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and Cornell University - Food and Nutrition Policy Program
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Drought and Saving in West Africa: Are Livestock a Buffer Stock?

97-013
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 27 Mar 1998
Marcel Fafchamps, Christopher Udry and Katherine Czukas
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Northwestern University and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Matching and Network Effects

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 19 Dec 2006
Marcel Fafchamps, Sanjeev Goyal and Marco van der Leij
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, University of Cambridge and CeNDEF, University of Amsterdam
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Networks, Social interaction, Matching, Collaboration, Economics

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Social Capital

NBER Working Paper No. w10485
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 26 May 2004 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2010
Steven N. Durlauf and Marcel Fafchamps
University of Chicago and Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
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Agricultural Markets in Benin and Malawi: The Operation and Performance of Traders

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2734
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Marcel Fafchamps and Eleni Gabre-Madhin
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Risk Sharing in Labour Markets

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper No. 03-077/2
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 18 Nov 2003
University of Gothenburg, University of Oxford - Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford - Department of Economics, Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC) Montreal, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics, Centre for Policy Analysis (CEPA), Vrije Universiteit, International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Division, University of Oxford - Department of Economics, University of Oxford - Department of Economics and World Bank
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Crime, Transitory Poverty, and Isolation: Evidence from Madagascar

Cornell Food and Nutrition Policy Program Working Paper No. 137
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 10 Sep 2004
Marcel Fafchamps and Bart Minten
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and Cornell University - Food and Nutrition Policy Program
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Determinants of Choice of Migration Destination

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4728
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Marcel Fafchamps and Forhad Shilpi
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Population Policies, Economic Theory & Research, Transport Economics Policy & Planning, Inequality

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Child Labor, Urban Proximity and Household Composition

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1966
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Marcel Fafchamps and Jackline Wahba
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and University of Southampton, Department of Economics
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child labour, Nepal, child schooling, urban proximity

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Risk and Reciprocity Over the Mobile Phone Network: Evidence from Rwanda

NET Institute Working Paper No. 11-25
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 24 Nov 2011
Joshua Evan Blumenstock, Marcel Fafchamps and Nathan Eagle
University of California, Berkeley, Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and Santa Fe Institute
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Risk Sharing, Mobile Phones, Mobile Money, Information and communications technologies, Development, Earthquakes, Rwanda, Africa

Learning to Export: Evidence from Moroccan Manufacturing

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2827
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Marcel Fafchamps, Albert Zeufack and Said El Hamine
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, World Bank and World Bank
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Learning to Export: Evidence from Moroccan Manufacturing

Journal of African Economies, Vol. 17, Issue 2, pp. 305-355, 2008
Posted: 30 Jun 2008
Marcel Fafchamps, Said El Hamine and Albert Zeufack
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, World Bank and World Bank

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Inventories, Liquidity, and Contractual Risk in African Manufacturing

97-020
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 27 Mar 1998
Marcel Fafchamps, Jan Willem Gunning and Remco Oostendorp
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, School of Business and Economics and Vrije Universiteit
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The Spatial Division of Labor in Nepal

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 2845
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Forhad Shilpi and Marcel Fafchamps
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
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Public Service Provision, User Fees, and Political Turmoil

Cornell Food and Nutrition Policy Program Working Paper No. 155
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 10 Sep 2004
Marcel Fafchamps and Bart Minten
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and Cornell University - Food and Nutrition Policy Program
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Public Service Provision, User Fees and Political Turmoil

Journal of African Economies, Vol. 16, Issue 3, pp. 485-518, 2007
Posted: 22 Jun 2008
Marcel Fafchamps and Bart Minten
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and Cornell University - Food and Nutrition Policy Program

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When is Capital Enough to Get Female Enterprises Growing? Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Ghana

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5706
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of Oxford and University of Warwick
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Debt Markets, Economic Theory & Research, Investment and Investment Climate, Science Education, Scientific Research & Science Parks

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Adjustment Costs, Irreversibility and Investment Patterns in African Manufacturing

IMF Working Paper No. 99/99
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 15 Feb 2006
Stefan Dercon, Marcel Fafchamps and Bernard Gauthier
University of Oxford - Department of Economics, Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC) Montreal
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African manufacturing investment adjustment costs duration dependence nonparametric methods unobserved heterogeneity

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Isolation and Subjective Welfare: Evidence from South Asia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4535
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Marcel Fafchamps and Forhad Shilpi
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Transport Economics Policy &Planning, Economic Theory &Research, Health Monitoring &Evaluation, Consumption, Inequality

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Job Fairs: Matching Firms and Workers in a Field Experiment in Ethiopia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8092
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 13 Jun 2017
Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI), University of Oxford, Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD), London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP), University of Oxford and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Labor Policies, Rural Labor Markets

Voting and Peer Effects: Experimental Evidence from Mozambique

NOVAFRICA Working Paper No. 1303
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 25 Jan 2014
Marcel Fafchamps, Ana Vaz and Pedro C. Vicente
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, University of Oxford and New University of Lisbon - Nova School of Business and Economics
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Voting and Peer Effects: Experimental Evidence from Mozambique

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12580
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 16 Jan 2018
Marcel Fafchamps, Ana Vaz and Pedro C. Vicente
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, University of Oxford and New University of Lisbon - Nova School of Business and Economics
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Do Politicians’ Relatives Get Better Jobs? Evidence from Municipal Elections

Number of pages: 84 Posted: 08 Sep 2015
Julien Labonne and Marcel Fafchamps
National University of Singapore (NUS) - Yale-NUS College and Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
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Keep Up with the Winners: Experimental Evidence on Risk Taking, Asset Integration, and Peer Effects

European Economic Review, Vol. 79, 2015
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 15 Nov 2015
Marcel Fafchamps, Bereket Kebede and Daniel John Zizzo
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, University of East Anglia - School of International Development and CBESS and University of Queensland
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Risk, Asset integration, Social comparisons, Prospect theory

Keep Up with the Winners: Experimental Evidence on Risk Taking, Asset Integration, and Peer Effects

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9714
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 08 Nov 2013
Marcel Fafchamps, Bereket Kebede and Daniel John Zizzo
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, University of East Anglia - School of International Development and CBESS and University of Queensland
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asset integration, prospect theory, risk, social comparisons

When is Capital Enough to Get Female Microenterprises Growing? Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Ghana

NBER Working Paper No. w17207
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 11 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2014
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of Oxford and University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Graduate School of International Relations and Pacific Studies (IRPS)
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When is Capital Enough to Get Female Microenterprises Growing? Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Ghana

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8466
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 20 Jul 2011
Marcel Fafchamps, David J. McKenzie and Simon Quinn
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of Oxford
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Microenterprises, Ghana, Conditionality, Asset Integration

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Gold Mining and Proto-Urbanization: Recent Evidence from Ghana

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7347
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Marcel Fafchamps, Michael Rene Koelle and Forhad Shilpi
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, University of Oxford and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Urban Economic Development, Economic Theory & Research, City to City Alliances, Economic Growth, Urban Communities, National Urban Development Policies & Strategies, Urban Economics, Industrial Economics, Regional Urban Development

Identifying Gazelles: Expert Panels vs. Surveys as a Means to Identify Firms with Rapid Growth Potential

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7647
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 22 Apr 2016
Marcel Fafchamps and Christopher Woodruff
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and University of Warwick
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Governance Diagnostic Capacity Building, Macroeconomic Management, Economic Forecasting

Identifying Gazelles: Expert Panels vs. Surveys as a Means to Identify Firms with Rapid Growth Potential

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10597
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 May 2015
Marcel Fafchamps and Christopher Woodruff
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and University of Warwick
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business plan competitions, firm growth, high growth entrepreneurship

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What are Falling Transport Costs Doing to Spatial Concentration Across Us Counties?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3853
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 30 May 2003
Klaus Desmet and Marcel Fafchamps
Southern Methodist University (SMU) and Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
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Spatial concentration, transport costs, US counties, location

Mobile Phone Coverage and Producer Markets: Evidence from West Africa

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6986
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Jenny C. Aker and Marcel Fafchamps
Tufts University - The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
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Document Management & Policies, Information and Records Management, Library Management, Biotechnology, Innovation, Information Architecture, Scientific Research & Science Parks, Technology Innovation, Competitiveness and Competition Policy, Information Policy & Strategy, Document Management, Technology Industry, Science Policies, Science Education, Science Mathematics and Technology, Competition Policy, Library Management & Policies, Scientific Information & Communications Technologies, Information Policy, Document & Information Identifiers, General Technology

Mobile Phone Coverage and Producer Markets: Evidence from West Africa

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9491
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 30 May 2013
Marcel Fafchamps
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
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Africa, Information, Information Technology, Market Performance, Niger, Search Costs

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Subjective Welfare, Isolation and Relative Consumption

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 6002
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 27 Mar 2007
Marcel Fafchamps and Forhad Shilpi
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Subjective well-being, relative deprivation, rivalry

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Network Proximity and Business Practices in African Manufacturing

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6474
Number of pages: 103 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Marcel Fafchamps and Mans Soderbom
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and Göteborg University
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E-Business, Microfinance, Small Scale Enterprise, Labor Policies, Technology Industry

Wage Gaps and Job Sorting in African Manufacturing

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 6003
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 11 Apr 2007
Najy Benhassine, Marcel Fafchamps and Måns Söderbom
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Economics, Finance, Accounting (EFA), Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and University of Oxford - Department of Economics
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Gender wage gap, return to education, job selection, Africa, manufacturing

Wage Gaps and Job Sorting in African Manufacturing

Journal of African Economies, Vol. 18, Issue 5, pp. 824-868, 2009
Posted: 02 Nov 2009
Marcel Fafchamps, Måns Söderbom and Najy Benhassine
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Economics, Finance, Accounting (EFA)

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Using Split Samples to Improve Inference About Causal Effects

NBER Working Paper No. w21842
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 12 Jan 2016
Marcel Fafchamps and Julien Labonne
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Yale-NUS College
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Two Sides of the Same Rupee? Comparing Demand for Microcredit and Microsaving in a Framed Field Experiment in Rural Pakistan

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 03 Apr 2017
University of Nottingham, University of Milan - Department of Economics, Management and Quantitative Methods (DEMM), Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, University of Oxford and Centre for Research in Economics and Business, Lahore School of Economics
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Microfinance, Rosca, Quasi-Hyperbolic Preferences, Commitment Saving, Pakistan

Two Sides of the Same Rupee? Comparing Demand for Microcredit and Microsaving in a Framed Field Experiment in Rural Pakistan

The Economic Journal, Vol. 128, Issue 614, pp. 2161-2190, 2018
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 17 Sep 2018
University of Nottingham, University of Milan - Department of Economics, Management and Quantitative Methods (DEMM), Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, University of Oxford and Centre for Research in Economics and Business, Lahore School of Economics
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Pledging, Praising and Shaming: Experimental Labour Markets in Ghana

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10520
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 05 Feb 2017
Elwyn Davies and Marcel Fafchamps
University of Oxford and Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
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worker incentives, gift exchange, effort, worker criticism, communication

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Employment Concentration Across Us Counties

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4689
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 22 Dec 2004
Klaus Desmet and Marcel Fafchamps
Southern Methodist University (SMU) and Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
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Spatial distribution of employment, ergodic distribution, US counties, economic geography

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Insecurity and Welfare

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5999
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 27 Mar 2007
Marcel Fafchamps and Bart Minten
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and Cornell University - Food and Nutrition Policy Program
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Crime, school enrolment, health, project placement

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Cities and Specialisation: Evidence from South Asia

Economic Journal, Vol. 115, No. 503, pp. 477-504, April 2005
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 02 Apr 2005
Marcel Fafchamps and Forhad Shilpi
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Estimating Mis-Reporting in Dyadic Data: Are Transfers Mutually Beneficial?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8664
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 06 Dec 2014
Margherita Comola and Marcel Fafchamps
Paris School of Economics (PSE) and Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
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social networks, dyadic data, reporting bias, informal transfers

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The Role of Social Ties in Factor Allocation

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8343
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 21 Feb 2018
Ulrik Beck, Benedikte Alkjaersig Bjerge and Marcel Fafchamps
University of Copenhagen, Independent and Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
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Networks and Manufacturing Firms in Africa: Results from a Randomized Field Experiment

NBER Working Paper No. w21132
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 04 May 2015 Last Revised: 30 May 2015
Marcel Fafchamps and Simon Quinn
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and University of Oxford
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Redistribution and Group Participation: Experimental Evidence from Africa and the UK

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8330
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 06 Feb 2018
Marcel Fafchamps and Ruth Vargas Hill
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and World Bank
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Isolation and Subjective Welfare

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 6001
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 27 Mar 2007
Marcel Fafchamps and Forhad Shilpi
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Geographical isolation, consumption adequacy, subjective well-being

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Curse of Anonymity or Tyranny of Distance? The Impacts of Job-Search Support in Urban Ethiopia

NBER Working Paper No. w22409
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 18 Jul 2016
Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI), University of Oxford, Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD), London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Centre for Economic Performance (CEP) and University of Oxford
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Adoption with Social Learning and Network Externalities

NBER Working Paper No. w22282
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 24 May 2016
Marcel Fafchamps, Mans Soderbom and Monique vanden Boogaart
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Göteborg University and Uber Technologies Inc.
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Redistribution and Group Participation: Comparative Experimental Evidence from Africa and the UK

NBER Working Paper No. w21127
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 04 May 2015
Marcel Fafchamps and Ruth Vargas Hill
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and World Bank
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Keep it Simple: A Field Experiment on Information Sharing in Social Networks

NBER Working Paper No. w24908
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 22 Aug 2018
Catia Batista, Marcel Fafchamps and Pedro C. Vicente
Nova School of Business and Economics, Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and New University of Lisbon - Nova School of Business and Economics
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When No Bad Deed Goes Punished: Relational Contracting in Ghana Versus the UK

NBER Working Paper No. w23123
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 07 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2017
Elwyn Davies and Marcel Fafchamps
University of Oxford and Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
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Exclusion Bias in the Estimation of Peer Effects

NBER Working Paper No. w22565
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 31 Aug 2016
Bet Caeyers and Marcel Fafchamps
Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) and Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
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Intrahousehold Consumption Allocation and Demand for Agency: A Triple Experimental Investigation

NBER Working Paper No. w24977
Number of pages: 98 Posted: 17 Sep 2018
Uzma Afzal, Giovanna D'Adda, Marcel Fafchamps and Farah Said
University of Nottingham, University of Milan - Department of Economics, Management and Quantitative Methods (DEMM), Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and Centre for Research in Economics and Business, Lahore School of Economics
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Peer Effects in Computer Assisted Learning: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment

NBER Working Paper No. w23195
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 27 Feb 2017
Marcel Fafchamps and Di Mo
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and KU Leuven - Centre for Institutions and Economic Performance (LICOS)
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Referral and Job Performance: Evidence from the Ghana Colonial Army

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7408
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 08 Sep 2009
Marcel Fafchamps and Alexander Moradi
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and University of Sussex - Department of Economics
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employee referral, hidden attributes, worker productivity

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Aspire

NBER Working Paper No. w21084
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 13 Apr 2015
Marcel Fafchamps and Simon Quinn
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and University of Oxford
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Self-Help Groups and Mutual Assistance: Evidence from Urban Kenya

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8452
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Jul 2011
Marcel Fafchamps and Eliana La Ferrara
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and Bocconi University - Department of Economics
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income pooling, self-help groups

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Determinants of the Choice of Migration Destination

Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 75, Issue 3, pp. 388-409, 2013
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 13 Apr 2013
Marcel Fafchamps and Forhad Shilpi
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Determinants of the Choice of Migration Destination

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7407
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 08 Sep 2009
Marcel Fafchamps and Forhad Shilpi
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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income differentials, migration, south Asia

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Testing Unilateral and Bilateral Link Formation

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7406
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 08 Sep 2009
Margherita Comola and Marcel Fafchamps
Paris School of Economics (PSE) and Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
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network architecture, pairwise stability, risk sharing

Testing Unilateral and Bilateral Link Formation

The Economic Journal, Vol. 124, Issue 579, pp. 954-976, 2014
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 02 Sep 2014
Margherita Comola and Marcel Fafchamps
Paris School of Economics (PSE) and Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
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An Experimental Study of Decentralized Link Formation with Competition

NBER Working Paper No. w21758
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 30 Nov 2015
Margherita Comola and Marcel Fafchamps
Paris School of Economics (PSE) and Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
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Implicit and Explicit Commitment in Credit and Saving Contracts: A Field Experiment

NBER Working Paper No. w25802
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 07 May 2019
University of Nottingham, Milano University, Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, University of Oxford and Centre for Research in Economics and Business, Lahore School of Economics
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Anonymity or Distance? Job Search and Labour Market Exclusion in a Growing African City

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13136
Number of pages: 87 Posted: 17 Sep 2018
Ethiopian Development Research Institute (EDRI), University of Oxford, Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, OECD, London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - London School of Economics and University of Oxford
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job search, signaling, transport costs, urban growth, youth unemployment

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Intrahousehold Welfare in Rural Ethiopia

Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 71, Issue 4, pp. 567-599, August 2009
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 16 Jun 2009
Marcel Fafchamps, Bereket Kebede and Agnes R. Quisumbing
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, University of East Anglia - School of International Development and CBESS and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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When No Bad Deed Goes Punished: Relational Contracting in Ghana and the UK

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13057
Number of pages: 93 Posted: 24 Jul 2018
Elwyn Davies and Marcel Fafchamps
University of Oxford and Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
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conditional reciprocity, Ghana, gift-exchange game, punishment strategies, relational contracting

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Banker My Neighbour: Matching and Financial Intermediation in Savings Groups

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12715
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 Feb 2018
Rachel Cassidy and Marcel Fafchamps
Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) and Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
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commitment savings, financial inclusion, Microfinance, savings groups

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Can Referral Improve Targeting? Evidence from a Vocational Training Experiment

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12070
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 05 Jun 2017
Marcel Fafchamps, Asad Islam, Abdul Malek and Debayan Pakrashi
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Monash University - Department of Economics, BRAC University and IIT Kanpur
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agricultural innovation, extension, Social Networks, targeting

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Gender and Agency within the Household: Experimental Evidence from Pakistan

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11464
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 30 Aug 2016
Uzma Afzal, Giovanna D'Adda, Marcel Fafchamps and Farah Said
University of Nottingham, University of Milan - Department of Economics, Management and Quantitative Methods (DEMM), Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and Centre for Research in Economics and Business, Lahore School of Economics
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agency, Consumption, empowerment, intrahousehold efficiency, sharing rule

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Family Networks and Distributive Politics

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11245
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 04 May 2016
Marcel Fafchamps
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
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Using Split Samples to Improve Inference on Causal Effects

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11077
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 02 Feb 2016
Marcel Fafchamps and Julien Labonne
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and National University of Singapore (NUS) - Yale-NUS College
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Bonferroni correction, data mining, pre-analysis plan, publication bias

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Social Ties and the Efficiency of Factor Transfers

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10957
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 01 Dec 2015
Ulrik Beck, Benedikte Bjerge and Marcel Fafchamps
University of Copenhagen, University of Copenhagen and Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
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allocative efficiency, factor markets, land markets, social networks

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The Missing Transfers: Estimating Mis-Reporting in Dyadic Data

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP10575
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 05 May 2015
Margherita Comola and Marcel Fafchamps
Paris School of Economics (PSE) and Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
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dyadic data, informal transfer, reporting bias, social networks

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Education and Household Welfare

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9713
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 08 Nov 2013
Marcel Fafchamps and Forhad Shilpi
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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child welfare, marriage market, Nepal, parental education, South Asia

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Intrahousehold welfare

Posted: 25 Apr 2011
Marcel Fafchamps, Bereket Kebede and Agnes R. Quisumbing
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, University of East Anglia - School of International Development and CBESS and International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

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Ethiopia, intra-household allocations, bargaining power

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Changes in the Spatial Concentration of Employment Across Us Counties: A Sectoral Analysis 1972-2000

Journal of Economic Geography, Vol. 5, Issue 3, pp. 261-284, 2005
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Klaus Desmet and Marcel Fafchamps
Southern Methodist University (SMU) and Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies

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Land Lease Markets and Agricultural Efficiency in Ethiopia

Journal of African Economies, Vol. 15, No. 2, pp. 251-284, June 2006
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
John Pender and Marcel Fafchamps
CGIAR and Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies

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Selling at the Farmgate or Traveling to Market

American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Vol. 87, No. 3, pp. 717-734, August 2005
Posted: 20 Dec 2005
Marcel Fafchamps and Ruth Vargas Hill
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and World Bank

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transaction costs, agricultural markets, Africa, self-control