Leigh L. Linden

The University of Texas at Austin

Assistant Professor of Economics and Public Affairs

Austin, TX 78712

United States

http://www.leighlinden.com

National Bureau of Economic Research

Faculty Research Fellow

1050 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02138

United States

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Jameel Poverty Action Lab

Affiliated Researcher

30 Wadsworth Street, E53-320

77 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA 02142

United States

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Innovations for Poverty Action

Affiliated Researcher

1731 Connecticut Ave, 4th floor

New Haven, CT 20009

United States

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Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)

Research Fellow

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

Bureau for Research and Economic Analysis of Development (BREAD)

Junior Fellow

Duke University

Durham, NC 90097

United States

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Scholarly Papers (20)

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The Use and Misuse of Computers in Education : Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Colombia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4836
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Felipe Barrera-Osorio and Leigh L. Linden
Harvard University - Harvard Graduate School of Education and The University of Texas at Austin
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Tertiary Education, Primary Education, Secondary Education, Teaching and Learning, Education For All

There Goes the Neighborhood? Estimates of the Impact of Crime Risk on Property Values from Megan's Laws

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 19 May 2006
Leigh L. Linden and Jonah E. Rockoff
The University of Texas at Austin and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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crime, property values, child safety, victimization costs

There Goes the Neighborhood? Estimates of the Impact of Crime Risk on Property Values from Megan's Laws

NBER Working Paper No. w12253
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 26 Jun 2010
Leigh L. Linden and Jonah E. Rockoff
The University of Texas at Austin and Columbia Business School - Finance and Economics
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Improving Reading Skills by Encouraging Children to Read: A Randomized Evaluation of the Sa Aklat Sisikat Reading Program in the Philippines

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5812
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 04 Jul 2011
Ama Baafra Abeberese, Todd Kumler and Leigh L. Linden
Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, Columbia University and The University of Texas at Austin
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education, reading, development

Improving Reading Skills by Encouraging Children to Read in School: A Randomized Evaluation of the Sa Aklat Sisikat Reading Program in the Philippines

NBER Working Paper No. w17185
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 05 Jul 2011
Ama Baafra Abeberese, Todd Kumler and Leigh L. Linden
Columbia University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics, Columbia University and The University of Texas at Austin
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Conditional Cash Transfers in Education: Design Features, Peer and Sibling Effects Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Colombia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4580
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Harvard University - Harvard Graduate School of Education, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, The University of Texas at Austin and Ministry of Education (Columbia)
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Tertiary Education, Access to Finance, Primary Education, Secondary Education, Economics of Education

Conditional Cash Transfers in Education Design Features, Peer and Sibling Effects Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Colombia

NBER Working Paper No. w13890
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 21 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2008
Harvard University - Harvard Graduate School of Education, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, The University of Texas at Austin and Ministry of Education (Columbia)
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Remedying Education: Evidence from Two Randomized Experiments in India

NBER Working Paper No. w11904
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 06 Feb 2006 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2010
Harvard Business School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and The University of Texas at Austin
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Remedying Education: Evidence from Two Randomized Experiments in India

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 5446
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 20 Apr 2006
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Harvard Business School and The University of Texas at Austin
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Computer aided education, India, program evaluation, remedial education

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Medium Term Educational Consequences of Alternative Conditional Cash Transfer Designs: Experimental Evidence from Colombia

CESR-Schaeffer Working Paper No. 2015-026
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 17 Nov 2015
Felipe Barrera-Osorio, Leigh L. Linden and Juan Saavedra
Harvard University - Harvard Graduate School of Education, The University of Texas at Austin and University of Southern California - Department of Economics
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Conditional Cash Transfer, Medium term effects, tertiary education, randomized controlled trial, Bogota Colombia

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Spam and Botnet Reputation Randomized Control Trials and Policy

TPRC 41: The 41st Research Conference on Communication, Information and Internet Policy
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 02 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2013
Quarterman Creations, The University of Texas at Austin, Singapore Management University - School of Information Systems, University of British Columbia (UBC) - Sauder School of Business and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Information, Risk and Operations Management
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spam, botnet, reputation, peer influence, RCT, disclosure, economics, law, business, finance

Loose Knots: Strong versus Weak Commitments to Save for Education in Uganda

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1037, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 12
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 16 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 26 May 2016
Dean S. Karlan and Leigh L. Linden
Yale University and The University of Texas at Austin
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Commitment Savings, Micro-Savings, Educational Resources, School Participation

Loose Knots: Strong Versus Weak Commitments to Save for Education in Uganda

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7901
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 25 Jan 2014
Dean S. Karlan and Leigh L. Linden
Yale University and The University of Texas at Austin
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commitment savings, micro-savings, educational resources, school participation

Loose Knots: Strong Versus Weak Commitments to Save for Education in Uganda

NBER Working Paper No. w19863
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 31 Jan 2014
Dean S. Karlan and Leigh L. Linden
Yale University and The University of Texas at Austin
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Loose Knots: Strong Versus Weak Commitments to Save for Education in Uganda

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9832
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 02 Jun 2014
Dean S. Karlan and Leigh L. Linden
Yale University and The University of Texas at Austin
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Commitment Savings, Educational Resources, Micro-Savings, School Participation

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Measuring Discrimination in Education

NBER Working Paper No. w15057
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 08 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 24 Aug 2010
Rema Hanna and Leigh L. Linden
Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and The University of Texas at Austin
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The Effect of Village-Based Schools: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial in Afghanistan

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6531
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 12 May 2012
Dana Burde and Leigh L. Linden
affiliation not provided to SSRN and The University of Texas at Austin
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Afghanistan, RCT, education, gender

The Effect of Village-Based Schools: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial in Afghanistan

NBER Working Paper No. w18039
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 04 May 2012 Last Revised: 17 May 2012
Dana Burde and Leigh L. Linden
affiliation not provided to SSRN and The University of Texas at Austin
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The Effects of 'Girl-Friendly' Schools: Evidence from the Bright School Construction Program in Burkina Faso

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6574
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 26 May 2012
Harounan Kazianga, Leigh L. Linden and Matthew Sloan
Oklahoma State University - Stillwater, The University of Texas at Austin and Mathematica Policy Research, Washington, DC
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Africa, education, gender inequality, enrollment

Delivering Education to the Underserved Through a Public-Private Partnership Program in Pakistan

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8177
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 31 Aug 2017
Harvard University - Harvard Graduate School of Education, New York University (NYU) - New York University Abu Dhabi, Gallup, The University of Texas at Austin and World Bank
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Access & Equity in Basic Education, Economics of Education, Educational Populations, Education for Development (superceded), Education For All, Education Finance

Delivering Education to the Underserved Through a Public-Private Partnership Program in Pakistan

NBER Working Paper No. w23870
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 02 Oct 2017
Harvard University - Harvard Graduate School of Education, New York University (NYU) - New York University Abu Dhabi, Gallup, The University of Texas at Austin, World Bank and Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
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The Effects of School Libraries on Language Skills: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial in India

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7267
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 16 Mar 2013
Evan Borkum, Fang He and Leigh L. Linden
Mathematica Policy Research, Inc., Government Accountability Office (GAO) and The University of Texas at Austin
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library, randomized controlled trial, education, development

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Medium- and Long-Term Educational Consequences of Alternative Conditional Cash Transfer Designs: Experimental Evidence from Colombia

NBER Working Paper No. w23275
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 27 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2017
Felipe Barrera-Osorio, Leigh L. Linden and Juan Saavedra
Harvard University - Harvard Graduate School of Education, The University of Texas at Austin and University of Southern California - Department of Economics
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The Medium-Term Impacts of Girl-Friendly Schools: Seven-Year Evidence from School Construction in Burkina Fasos

Centro Studi Luca d'Agliano Development Studies Working Paper No. 406
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 21 Jan 2017
Oklahoma State University - Stillwater, The University of Texas at Austin, Mathematica Policy Research and Mathematica Policy Research, Washington, DC
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Africa, Education, Gender Inequality, Infrastructures

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The Effects of "Girl-Friendly" Schools: Evidence from the Bright School Construction Program in Burkina Faso

NBER Working Paper No. w18115
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 26 May 2012 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2012
Harounan Kazianga, Dan Levy, Leigh L. Linden and Matthew Sloan
Oklahoma State University - Stillwater, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), The University of Texas at Austin and Mathematica Policy Research, Washington, DC
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The Medium-Term Impacts of Girl-Friendly Schools: Seven-Year Evidence from School Construction in Burkina Faso

NBER Working Paper No. w26006
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 01 Jul 2019
Oklahoma State University - Stillwater, The University of Texas at Austin, Mathematica Policy Research and Mathematica Policy Research, Washington, DC
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The Long-Term Impacts of Girl-Friendly Schools: Evidence from the Bright School Construction Program in Burkina Faso

NBER Working Paper No. w25994
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 26 Jun 2019
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor - Mathematica Policy Research, Oklahoma State University - Stillwater, The University of Texas at Austin, Mathematica Policy Research, Inc., Mathematica Policy Research and Mathematica Policy Research, Washington, DC
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The Effects of School Libraries on Language Skills: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial in India

NBER Working Paper No. w18183
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 22 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2015
Evan Borkum, Fang He and Leigh L. Linden
Mathematica Policy Research, Inc., Government Accountability Office (GAO) and The University of Texas at Austin
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Does Vocational Education Work? Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in Mongolia

NBER Working Paper No. w26092
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 23 Jul 2019
Duke University, Fuqua School of Business-Economics Group, The University of Texas at Austin, University of Chicago - Harris Public Policy, Department of Politics, Ryerson University and University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School
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Total Downloads: 86
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Reputation as Public Policy for Internet Security

2012 TRPC
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 30 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2016
The University of Texas at Austin, Quarterman Creations, Singapore Management University - School of Information Systems and University of Texas at Austin - Department of Information, Risk and Operations Management
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policy, infosec, peer effects, measurement, modeling, spam, phishing, reputation system, economic incentive, behavioral economics