Vegard Iversen

The University of Manchester

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What Methods May Be Used in Impact Evaluations of Humanitarian Assistance?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8755
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 24 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 05 Jul 2022
University of Maryland - Department of Agricultural & Resource EconomicsInternational Initiative for Impact Evaluation, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), The University of Manchester, University of Sussex - Institute of Development Studies and IGZ - Leibniz Institute of Vegetable and Ornamental Crops
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reconstruction, impact evaluation, methodology, research design, statistics, humanitarian emergency, humanitarian assistance, disaster, violent conflict, aid, development

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Women Political Leaders, Corruption and Learning: Evidence from a Large Public Program in India

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7212
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 23 Feb 2013
Farzana Afridi, Vegard Iversen and M.R. Sharan
Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi, The University of Manchester and Jameel Poverty Action Lab (JPAL)
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political reservations, gender, NREGA, India

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Social Audits and Mgnrega Delivery: Lessons from Andhra Pradesh

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8095
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 12 Apr 2014
Farzana Afridi and Vegard Iversen
Indian Statistical Institute, Delhi and The University of Manchester
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MGNREGA, social audits, corruption

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On the Colonial Origins of Agricultural Development in India: A Re-Examination of Banerjee and Iyer, ‘History, Institutions and Economic Performance’

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 24 Aug 2012
Vegard Iversen, Richard Palmer-Jones and Kunal Sen
The University of Manchester, University of East Anglia (UEA) and The University of Manchester
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agriculture, colonisation, institutions, land revenue, India

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What's Love Got to Do with It? An Experimental Test of Household Models in East Uganda

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 13 Jan 2008
The University of Manchester, University of East Anglia (UEA), University of East Anglia - School of International Development and CBESS, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) and University of East Anglia (UEA)
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intra-household allocations, household models, experimental method, Uganda

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More Heat than Light? Rejoinder to Jensen and Oster, and Ozler

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 05 May 2015
Vegard Iversen and Richard Palmer-Jones
The University of Manchester and School of International Development, University of East Anglia
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Cable TV, women's empowerment, India, replication

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Employee Referral, Social Proximity and Worker Discipline: Theory and Evidence from India

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 4309
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 10 Jul 2013
Amrita Dhillon, Vegard Iversen and Gaute Torsvik
University of Warwick - Department of Economics, The University of Manchester and University of Bergen - Department of Economics
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networks, low- and un-skilled jobs, India, moral hazard, employee referrals, efficiency wages, referee incentives, strength of ties

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Time in Office and the Changing Gender Gap in Dishonesty: Evidence from Local Politics in India

CESifo Working Paper No. 8217
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 15 Apr 2020
University of Auckland Business School, The University of Manchester, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Monash University - Department of Economics
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politicians, gender, honesty, die-tossing game, experiments

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Selecting the Best of Us? Politician Quality in Village Councils in West Bengal, India

CESifo Working Paper No. 8597
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 09 Oct 2020
University of Auckland Business School, The University of Manchester, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Monash University - Department of Economics
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selection into politics, politician quality, corruption, experiments, behavioural games

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Barriers or Catalysts? Traditional Institutions and Social Mobility in Rural India

IZA Discussion Paper No. 16601
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 16 Nov 2023
Vegard Iversen, Anustup Kundu, Rahul Lahoti and Kunal Sen
The University of Manchester, University of Helsinki, University of Goettingen (Göttingen) and United Nations - World Institute for Development Economics Research (UNU/WIDER)
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educational mobility, occupational mobility, caste, village dominance regimes, India

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Do Spouses Realise Cooperative Gains? Experimental Evidence from Rural Uganda

World Development, Vol. 39, No. 4, 2011
Posted: 25 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2011
The University of Manchester, University of East Anglia (UEA), University of East Anglia - School of International Development and CBESS, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) and University of East Anglia (UEA)

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household behaviour, cooperation, gender, experiments, Africa, Uganda