Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak

Yale School of Management

Assistant Professor of Economics

135 Prospect Street

P.O. Box 208200

New Haven, CT 06520-8200

United States

http://mba.yale.edu/faculty/profiles/mobarak.shtml

Yale University - Cowles Foundation

Box 208281

New Haven, CT 06520-8281

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (40)

1.

Selling Formal Insurance to the Informally Insured

Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 97, Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1007
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 24 Feb 2012
Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak and Mark R. Rosenzweig
Yale School of Management and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
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insurance, risk sharing, basis risk

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Financial Sector Development in the Middle East and North Africa

IMF Working Paper No. 04/201
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 09 Feb 2006
Susan Creane, Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak, Rishi Goyal and Randa Sab
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Middle East and Central Asia Department, Yale School of Management, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Middle East and Central Asia Department
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Financial development, index, measurement, Middle East and North Africa

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The Impact of Urban Spatial Structure on Travel Demand in the United States

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Antonio M. Bento, Maureen Cropper, Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak and Katja Vinha
University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), University of Maryland - Department of Economics, Yale School of Management and World Bank
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Gender Differences in the Effects of Vocational Training: Constraints on Women and Drop-Out Behavior

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6545
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 19 May 2019
Yoonyoung Cho, Davie Kalomba, Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak and Victor Orozco-Olvera
World Bank, Malawi National AIDS Commission, Yale School of Management and World Bank
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Gender and Development, Employment and Unemployment, Vocational & Technical Education, Vocational Education & Technical Training

Gender Differences in the Effects of Vocational Training: Constraints on Women and Drop-Out Behavior

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7408
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 18 May 2013
Yoonyoung Cho, Davie Kalomba, Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak and Victor Orozco-Olvera
World Bank, Malawi National AIDS Commission, Yale School of Management and World Bank
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apprenticeship training, vulnerable youth, gender, drop-outs, Malawi

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Political Trade Protection in Developing Countries: Firm Level Evidence from Indonesia

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 08 Aug 2005
Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak and Denni Purbasari
Yale School of Management and University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics
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Protection for Sale, Developing Countries, Political Connections, Import Licensing, Indonesia

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Communicating with Farmers Through Social Networks

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1030, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 121
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 25 Aug 2013
Ariel BenYishay and Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak
College of William and Mary - Department of Economics and Yale School of Management
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Social learning, Agriculture, Technology Adoption, Malawi

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Democracy, Volatility, and Economic Development

Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 87, No. 2, pp. 348-361, May 2005
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 09 Aug 2005
Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak
Yale School of Management
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Democracy, growth, volatility, development

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Escaping Famine Through Seasonal Migration

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1032, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 124
Number of pages: 107 Posted: 04 Nov 2013
Gharad Bryan, Shyamal Chowdhury and Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, The University of Sydney and Yale School of Management
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seasonal migration, Bangladesh, risk

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Democracy and Policy Stability

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 Sep 2007 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2015
Pushan Dutt and Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak
INSEAD - Economics and Political Sciences and Yale School of Management
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Democarcy, Policy Volatility

Democracy and Policy Stability

INSEAD Business School Research Paper No. 2007/50/EPS
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 18 Oct 2007
Pushan Dutt and Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak
INSEAD - Economics and Political Sciences and Yale School of Management
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Normalizing Community Mask-Wearing: A Cluster Randomized Trial in Bangladesh

NBER Working Paper No. w28734
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 03 May 2021 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2022
Yale School of Management, Stanford University, Stanford University, Innovations for Poverty Action Bangladesh, Innovations for Poverty Action, Innovations for Poverty Action, Yale University, Stanford University, Yale University, Innovations for Poverty Action Bangladesh, Innovations for Poverty Action Bangladesh, Innovations for Poverty Action Bangladesh, Johns Hopkins University - Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, North South University, North South University - Global Health Institute, Stanford UniversityStanford University - Division of Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine and Yale School of Management
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Can Network Theory-Based Targeting Increase Technology Adoption?

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 2139, Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1062
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 03 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 09 Aug 2018
Lori A. Beaman, Ariel BenYishay, Jeremy Magruder and Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak
Northwestern University - Department of Economics, College of William and Mary - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics and Yale School of Management
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Social Learning, Agricultural Technology Adoption, Complex Contagion, Malawi

Can Network Theory-Based Targeting Increase Technology Adoption?

NBER Working Paper No. w24912
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 22 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2022
Lori A. Beaman, Ariel BenYishay, Jeremy Magruder and Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak
Northwestern University - Department of Economics, College of William and Mary - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics and Yale School of Management
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Are Gender Differences in Performance Innate or Socially Mediated?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7689
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 19 Jul 2016
Ariel BenYishay, Maria Jones, Florence Kondylis and Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak
College of William and Mary, World Bank, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Yale School of Management
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Climate Change and Agriculture

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The Political Economy of Health Services Provision and Access in Brazil

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 03 Feb 2005
Andrew Sunil Rajkumar, Maureen Cropper and Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), University of Maryland - Department of Economics and Yale School of Management
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Research Opportunities in Emerging Markets: An Inter-Disciplinary Perspective from Marketing, Economics, and Psychology

Cust. Need. and Solut. (2015) 2:264-276
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 23 Mar 2016
California Institute of Technology, Yale School of Management, University of Southern California - Marshall School of Business, Yale University, Brown University - Department of Economics, University of Maryland - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley - Marketing Group, Northwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, Yale School of Management, University of Southern California, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and Yale School of Management
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Risk, Insurance and Wages in General Equilibrium

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1035, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 127
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 12 Dec 2013
Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak and Mark R. Rosenzweig
Yale School of Management and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
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Index Insurance, Agricultural Wages, General Equilibrium Effects

Risk, Insurance and Wages in General Equilibrium

NBER Working Paper No. w19811
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 17 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 18 Feb 2022
Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak and Mark R. Rosenzweig
Yale School of Management and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
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Risk, Insurance and Wages in General Equilibrium

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9797
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 02 Jun 2014
Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak and Mark R. Rosenzweig
Yale School of Management and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
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Agricultural Wages, General Equilibrium Effects, Index Insurance

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Returns to Low-Skilled International Migration: Evidence from the Bangladesh-Malaysia Migration Lottery Program

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 9165
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 28 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2020
Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak, Iffath Sharif and Maheshwor Shrestha
Yale School of Management, World Bank and World Bank
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Educational Sciences, Inequality, Labor Markets, Employment and Unemployment

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Migration and Informal Insurance

Cowles Foundation Discussion Paper No. 2185, July 2019, Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 15 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 17 Jul 2019
Costas Meghir, Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak, Corina Mommaerts and Melanie Morten
Yale University, Yale School of Management, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics and Stanford University
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Informal Insurance, Migration, Bangladesh, RCT

Migration and Informal Insurance

Number of pages: 95 Posted: 03 Sep 2020
Costas Meghir, Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak, Corina Mommaerts and Melanie Morten
Yale University, Yale School of Management, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics and Stanford University
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Informal Insurance, Migration, Bangladesh, RCT

Migration and Informal Insurance

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1064
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 18 Jul 2019
Costas Meghir, Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak, Corina Mommaerts and Melanie Morten
Yale University, Yale School of Management, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics and Stanford University
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Informal Insurance, Migration, Bangladesh, RCT

Migration and Informal Insurance: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial and a Structural Model

NBER Working Paper No. w26082
Number of pages: 95 Posted: 23 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2022
Costas Meghir, Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak, Corina Mommaerts and Melanie Morten
Yale University, Yale School of Management, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Economics and Stanford University
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Encouragement and Distortionary Effects of Conditional Cash Transfers

IZA Discussion Paper No. 14326
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 08 May 2021
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, The University of Sydney, Yale School of Management, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research Trust and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Enforcing Regulation Under Illicit Adaptation

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 1063
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 12 Sep 2018
Andres Gonzalez Lira and Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak
University of California, Berkeley and Yale School of Management
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Enforcing Regulation under Illicit Adaptation

HKUST IEMS Working Paper No. 2018-57
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 01 Aug 2019
Andres Gonzalez Lira and Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak
University of California, Berkeley and Yale School of Management
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Enforcement, Regulation, Law and Economics, Fisheries

Enforcing Regulation Under Illicit Adaptation

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13114
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 21 Aug 2018
Andres Gonzalez Lira and Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak
University of California, Berkeley and Yale School of Management
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enforcement, law and economics, Over-fishing, regulation

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The Economics of the Covid-19 Pandemic in Poor Countries

NBER Working Paper No. w29339
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 11 Oct 2021 Last Revised: 07 May 2022
Edward Miguel and Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak
University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics and Yale School of Management
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Manufacturing Growth and the Lives of Bangladeshi Women

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8483
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 04 Oct 2014
Rachel Heath and Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak
University of Washington and Yale School of Management
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ready-made garment exports, Bangladesh, marriage, fertility, schooling

Manufacturing Growth and the Lives of Bangladeshi Women

NBER Working Paper No. w20383
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 18 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2022
Rachel Heath and Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak
University of Washington and Yale School of Management
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Gender Differences in Preferences, Intra-Household Externalities, and Low Demand for Improved Cookstoves

NBER Working Paper No. w18964
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 13 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2022
Grant Miller, Grant Miller and Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)Stanford University - School of Medicine and Yale School of Management
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Slippery Fish: Enforcing Regulation Under Subversive Adaptation

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12179
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 21 May 2019
Andres Gonzalez Lira and Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak
University of California, Berkeley and Yale School of Management
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enforcement, regulation, law and economics, fisheries

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Seasonal Migration and Risk Aversion

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8739
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 20 Jan 2012
Gharad Bryan, Shyamal Chowdhury and Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, The University of Sydney and Yale School of Management
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Bangladesh, Migration, Risk Aversion

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The Welfare Effects of Encouraging Rural-Urban Migration

NBER Working Paper No. w24193
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 17 Jan 2018 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2022
David Lagakos, Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak and Michael E. Waugh
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics, Yale School of Management and New York University (NYU), Leonard N. Stern School of Business, Department of Economics
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Seasonal Poverty and Seasonal Migration in Asia

Asian Development Review 37:1, 2020
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 10 Apr 2020
Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak and Maira Emy Reimão
Yale School of Management and University of Florida
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Asia, Bangladesh, Migration, Seasonal Poverty, Seasonality

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Under-Investment in a Profitable Technology: The Case of Seasonal Migration in Bangladesh

NBER Working Paper No. w20172
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 02 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2022
Gharad Bryan, Shyamal Chowdhury and Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) - Department of Economics, The University of Sydney and Yale School of Management
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Returns to International Migration: Evidence from a Bangladesh-Malaysia Visa Lottery

IZA Discussion Paper No. 14232
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 03 Apr 2021
Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak, Iffath Sharif and Maheshwor Shrestha
Yale School of Management, World Bank and World Bank
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Returns to International Migration: Evidence from a Bangladesh-Malaysia Visa Lottery

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP15990
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 31 Mar 2021
Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak, Iffath Sharif and Maheshwor Shrestha
Yale School of Management, World Bank and World Bank
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Does Development Aid Undermine Political Accountability? Leader and Constituent Responses to a Large-Scale Intervention

NBER Working Paper No. w21434
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 10 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2022
Raymond P. Guiteras and Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak
University of Maryland - Department of Economics and Yale School of Management
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The Productivity Consequences of Pollution-Induced Migration in China

NBER Working Paper No. w28401
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 01 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 08 Aug 2022
Gaurav Khanna, Wenquan Liang, Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak and Ran Song
University of California, San Diego (UCSD), Jinan University, Yale School of Management and Harvard University
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The Productivity Consequences of Pollution-Induced Migration in China

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP15994
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 24 May 2021
Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak, Gaurav Khanna, Ran Song and Wenquan Liang
Yale School of Management, University of California, San Diego (UCSD), National University of Singapore (NUS) - Yale-NUS College and Jinan University
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Social Learning and Communication

NBER Working Paper No. w20139
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 19 May 2014 Last Revised: 13 Jul 2022
Ariel BenYishay and Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak
College of William and Mary - Department of Economics and Yale School of Management
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Evaluating Strategies to Reduce Arsenic Poisoning in South Asia: A View from the Social Sciences

Asian Development Review 37:2, 2020
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 04 Nov 2020
Matthew Krupoff, Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak and Alexander van Geen
Yale University, Yale School of Management and Columbia University - Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
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arsenic, health behavior, water quality

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Effects of Emigration on Rural Labor Markets

NBER Working Paper No. w23929
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 16 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 21 May 2022
Agha Akram, Shyamal Chowdhury and Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak
Evidence Action, The University of Sydney and Yale School of Management
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Migration Costs and Observational Returns to Migration in the Developing World

NBER Working Paper No. w26868
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 23 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 01 Jun 2022
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) - Department of Economics, University of Warwick, Yale School of Management, Yale University and New York University (NYU) - New York University
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Skilled Immigration and Innovation: Evidence from Enrollment Fluctuations in U.S. Doctoral Programs

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP7709
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 01 Mar 2010
Keith E. Maskus, Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak and Eric Stuen
University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics, Yale School of Management and University of Colorado at Boulder - Department of Economics
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foreign graduate students, high-skilled immigration, immigration, innovation, visa policy

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Development Effects of Electrification: Evidence from the Geologic Placement of Hydropower Plants in Brazil

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8427
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 16 Jun 2011
Tania Barham, Molly Lipscomb and Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak
University of Colorado at Boulder, Batten School of Public Policy and Yale School of Management
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Social and Financial Incentives for Overcoming a Collective Action Problem

NBER Working Paper No. w29294
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 27 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2022
International Food Policy Research Institute, University of MarylandNorth Carolina State University, Yale University - Cowles Foundation and Yale School of Management
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Slippery Fish: Enforcing Regulation When Agents Learn and Adapt

NBER Working Paper No. w28610
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 29 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2022
Andres Gonzalez Lira and Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak
University of California, Berkeley and Yale School of Management
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Demand Estimation with Strategic Complementarities: Sanitation in Bangladesh

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13498
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 04 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2019
Raymond Guiteras, Raymond Guiteras, James Levinsohn and Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak
University of MarylandNorth Carolina State University, Yale University - Cowles Foundation and Yale School of Management
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The Economics of Natural Disasters

Annual Review of Resource Economics, Vol. 3, Issue 1, pp. 297-312, 2011
Posted: 16 Sep 2011
Derek Kellenberg and Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak
University of Montana and Yale School of Management

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