Christopher R. Udry

Yale University - Economic Growth Center

Director

Box 208269

New Haven, CT 06520-8269

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

22

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Scholarly Papers (22)

1.

Rural Financial Markets in Developing Countries

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 914
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 18 Jul 2005
Jonathan H. Conning and Christopher R. Udry
City University of New York, CUNY Hunter College - Department of Economics and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
Downloads 1,109 (13,248)
Citation 12

Abstract:

Rural Finance, Financial Intermediation, Agricultural Credit

2.

Institutions and Development: A View from Below

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 928
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 06 Dec 2005
Rohini Pande and Christopher R. Udry
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
Downloads 1,031 (12,554)
Citation 29

Abstract:

Institutions, Growth, Cross-Country Regressions

3.

Child Labor

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 856
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 16 Jul 2003
Christopher R. Udry
Yale University - Economic Growth Center
Downloads 761 (23,044)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Child Labor, Human Capital, Household Economics

Intrahousehold Resource Allocation in Cote D'Ivoire: Social Norms, Separate Accounts and Consumption Choices

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 857
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 22 Jul 2003
Esther Duflo and Christopher R. Udry
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
Downloads 373 (63,267)
Citation 36

Abstract:

Intra-household Allocation, Insurance, Social Norms, Mental Accounts

Intrahousehold Resource Allocation in Cote D'Ivoire: Social Norms, Separate Accounts and Consumption Choices

NBER Working Paper No. w10498
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 28 May 2004
Esther Duflo and Christopher R. Udry
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
Downloads 213 (117,164)
Citation 36

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5.

Social Networks in Ghana

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 888
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 07 Jun 2004
Christopher R. Udry and Timothy G. Conley
Yale University - Economic Growth Center and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 468 (42,743)
Citation 12

Abstract:

Endogenous Networks, Informal Credit, Social Learning

6.

The Profits of Power: Land Rights and Agricultural Investment in Ghana

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 929
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 06 Dec 2005
Christopher R. Udry and Markus P. Goldstein
Yale University - Economic Growth Center and World Bank
Downloads 381 (59,677)
Citation 40

Abstract:

Land tenure, Investment, Institutions

7.

The Return to Capital in Ghana

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 932
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 23 Mar 2006
Christopher R. Udry and Santosh Anagol
Yale University - Economic Growth Center and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
Downloads 320 (62,506)
Citation 13

Abstract:

Capital, durable goods, credit markets

8.

Consumption Smoothing? Livestock, Insurance and Drought in Rural Burkina Faso

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 898
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 16 Nov 2004
Harounan Kazianga and Christopher R. Udry
Oklahoma State University - Stillwater and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
Downloads 258 (91,807)
Citation 22

Abstract:

Livestock, consumption smoothing, permanent income hypothesis, precautionary saving, risk sharing

Agricultural Decisions after Relaxing Credit and Risk Constraints

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1019, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 110
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 02 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2013
Yale University, University of Ghana - Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), University of Ghana - Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER) and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
Downloads 183 (135,566)
Citation 2

Abstract:

agriculture, insurance markets, credit markets, risk, underinvestment, misallocation

Agricultural Decisions after Relaxing Credit and Risk Constraints

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 310
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 01 Mar 2013
Yale University, University of Ghana - Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), University of Ghana - Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER) and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
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Citation 2

Abstract:

agriculture, insurance markets, credit markets, risk, underinvestment, misallocation

Agricultural Decisions after Relaxing Credit and Risk Constraints

NBER Working Paper No. w18463
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 20 Oct 2012
Yale University, University of Ghana - Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER), University of Ghana - Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER) and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
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Citation 2

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10.

Drought and Saving in West Africa: Are Livestock a Buffer Stock?

97-013
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 27 Mar 1998
Marcel Fafchamps, Christopher R. Udry and Katherine Czukas
Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Yale University - Economic Growth Center and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 203 (117,566)
Citation 46

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Downloads 97 (224,898)

Forecasting Profitability

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1029, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 120
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 09 Aug 2013
Mark R. Rosenzweig and Christopher R. Udry
Yale University - Economic Growth Center and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
Downloads 85 (247,026)

Abstract:

agriculture, forecasting, investment

Forecasting Profitability

NBER Working Paper No. w19334
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 17 Aug 2013
Mark R. Rosenzweig and Christopher R. Udry
Yale University - Economic Growth Center and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
Downloads 12 (503,051)

Abstract:

Hoping to Win, Expected to Lose: Theory and Lessons on Micro Enterprise Development

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1014, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 105
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 11 Sep 2012
Dean S. Karlan, Ryan Knight and Christopher R. Udry
Yale University, Yale University and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
Downloads 51 (327,230)
Citation 3

Abstract:

entrepreneurship, credit constraints, business training, consulting, managerial capital

Hoping to Win, Expected to Lose: Theory and Lessons on Micro Enterprise Development

NBER Working Paper No. w18325
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 18 Aug 2012
Dean S. Karlan, Ryan Knight and Christopher R. Udry
Yale University, Yale University and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
Downloads 7 (530,390)
Citation 3

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Hoping to Win, Expected to Lose: Theory and Lessons on Micro Enterprise Development

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9100
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 28 Sep 2012
Dean S. Karlan, Ryan Knight and Christopher R. Udry
Yale University, Yale University and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
Downloads 2 (558,393)
Citation 3

Abstract:

business training;, consulting, credit constraints, entrepreneurship, managerial capital

13.

Profitability of Fertilizer: Experimental Evidence from Female Rice Farmers in Mali

Papers and Proceedings, May 2013, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 111, Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1020
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 31 Jan 2013
Lori A. Beaman, Dean S. Karlan, Bram Thuysbaert and Christopher R. Udry
Northwestern University - Department of Economics, Yale University, University of Ghent and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
Downloads 53 (288,313)
Citation 1

Abstract:

returns to fertilizer, agricultural economics

Rainfall Forecasts, Weather and Wages Over the Agricultural Production Cycle

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1036, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 128
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 12 Jan 2014
Mark R. Rosenzweig and Christopher R. Udry
Yale University - Economic Growth Center and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
Downloads 41 (359,598)

Abstract:

wages, forecasting, migration

Rainfall Forecasts, Weather and Wages Over the Agricultural Production Cycle

NBER Working Paper No. w19808
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 17 Jan 2014
Mark R. Rosenzweig and Christopher R. Udry
Yale University - Economic Growth Center and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
Downloads 7 (530,390)

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15.

Self‐Selection into Credit Markets: Evidence from Agriculture in Mali

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1042, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 135
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 05 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2015
Lori A. Beaman, Dean S. Karlan, Bram Thuysbaert and Christopher R. Udry
Northwestern University - Department of Economics, Yale University, University of Ghent and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
Downloads 36 (330,974)

Abstract:

credit markets, agriculture, returns to capital

External Validity in a Stochastic World

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1054
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 29 Jul 2016
Mark R. Rosenzweig and Christopher R. Udry
Yale University - Economic Growth Center and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
Downloads 29 (408,103)

Abstract:

returns to investment, heterogeneity, treatment effect

External Validity in a Stochastic World

NBER Working Paper No. w22449
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 25 Jul 2016
Mark R. Rosenzweig and Christopher R. Udry
Yale University - Economic Growth Center and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
Downloads 4 (545,398)

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17.

Hoping to Win, Expected to Lose: Theory and Lessons on Microenterprise Development

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 312
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 02 Mar 2013
Dean S. Karlan, Ryan Knight and Christopher R. Udry
Yale University, Yale University and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
Downloads 13 (436,371)
Citation 3

Abstract:

entrepreneurship, credit constraints, business training, consulting, managerial capital

18.

Self-Selection into Credit Markets: Evidence from Agriculture in Mali

NBER Working Paper No. w20387
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 25 Aug 2014
Lori A. Beaman, Dean S. Karlan, Bram Thuysbaert and Christopher R. Udry
Northwestern University - Department of Economics, Yale University, University of Ghent and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
Downloads 7 (507,466)

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19.

Self‐Selection into Credit Markets: Evidence from Agriculture in Mali

Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 377
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 26 Jun 2015
Lori A. Beaman, Dean S. Karlan, Bram Thuysbaert and Christopher R. Udry
Northwestern University - Department of Economics, Yale University, University of Ghent and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
Downloads 6 (436,371)

Abstract:

credit markets; agriculture; returns to capital

Profitability of Fertilizer: Experimental Evidence from Female Rice Farmers in Mali

NBER Working Paper No. w18778
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 09 Feb 2013
Lori A. Beaman, Dean S. Karlan, Bram Thuysbaert and Christopher R. Udry
Northwestern University - Department of Economics, Yale University, University of Ghent and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
Downloads 5 (540,471)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Profitability of Fertilizer: Experimental Evidence from Female Rice Farmers in Mali

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9340
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 12 Feb 2013
Lori A. Beaman, Dean S. Karlan, Bram Thuysbaert and Christopher R. Udry
Northwestern University - Department of Economics, Yale University, University of Ghent and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
Downloads 1 (568,796)
Citation 1

Abstract:

agricultural economics, returns to fertilizer

21.

Crop Price Indemnified Loans for Farmers: A Pilot Experiment in Rural Ghana

Journal of Risk and Insurance, Vol. 78, No. 1, pp. 37-55, 2011
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 16 Mar 2011
Yale University, Tufts University - Department of Economics, Tufts University - Department of Economics and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
Downloads 1 (540,605)
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Gender, Agricultural Production, and the Theory of the Household

JOURNAL OF POLITICAL ECONOMY, Vol. 104, No. 6, December 1996
Posted: 13 Nov 1996
Christopher R. Udry
Yale University - Economic Growth Center

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