Britta Augsburg

Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS)

Research Economist

7 Ridgmount Street

London, WC1E 7AE

United Kingdom

http://www.ifs.org.uk/centres/EDePo

UNU-MERIT

Affiliated Researcher

Keizer Karelplein 19

Maastricht, 6211TC

Netherlands

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (17)

1.

Spread of the Self-Help Groups Banking Linkage Programme in India

International Conference on Rural Finance Research, Moving Results, FAO and IFAD, Rome, March 19-21, 2007
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 19 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2010
Cyril Fouillet and Britta Augsburg
Université of Oxford - School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies and Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS)
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Microfinance, Spatial Analysis, Self-Help Groups, India, Uneven Development, Financial Exclusion

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Microfinance at the Margin: Experimental Evidence from Bosnia and Herzegovina

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 14 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 23 May 2016
Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and Yale University
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microfinance, liquidity constraints, human capital, randomized controlled trial

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The Impacts of Microfinance: Evidence from Joint-Liability Lending in Mongolia

American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2015, 7(1), 90-122.
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 21 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 04 May 2015
Dept of Economics Yale University, Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
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microcredit, group lending, poverty, access to finance, randomized field experiment

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Econometric Evaluation of the Sewa Bank in India: Applying Matching Techniques Based on the Propensity Score

MGSoG Working Paper No. 003
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 20 Feb 2008
Britta Augsburg
Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS)
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Microcredit Contracts, Risk Diversification and Loan Take-Up

Journal of the European Economic Association, forthcoming
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 28 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 04 May 2018
Orazio Attanasio, Britta Augsburg and Ralph De Haas
Dept of Economics Yale University, Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
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Microcredit, joint liability, loan take-up, risk diversification

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The Impacts of Microcredit: Evidence from Bosnia and Herzegovina

American Economic Journal: Applied Economics (2015), 7(1), 183-203.
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 10 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 04 May 2015
Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and Yale University
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Microfinance; liquidity constraints; human capital; randomized controlled trial

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Group Lending or Individual Lending? Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment in Rural Mongolia

Forthcoming in the American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2013-074
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 10 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2014
Dept of Economics Yale University, Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
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Microcredit; poverty; randomized field experiment

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The Impacts of Microcredit: Evidence from Bosnia and Herzegovina

NBER Working Paper No. w18538
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2021
Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and Yale University
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Microcredit Contracts, Risk Diversification and Loan Take-Up

CentER Discussion Paper Series No. 2016-020, European Banking Center Discussion Paper No. 2016-003
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 24 May 2016
Orazio Attanasio, Britta Augsburg and Ralph De Haas
Dept of Economics Yale University, Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
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Microcredit, joint liability, loan take-up, risk diversification

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Labelled Loans, Credit Constraints and Sanitation Investments

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8845
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 09 May 2019
Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), University of Kent and World Bank
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Holy Cows or Cash Cows?

NBER Working Paper No. w20304
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 24 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2014
Orazio Attanasio and Britta Augsburg
Dept of Economics Yale University and Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS)
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Mothers’ Social Networks and Socioeconomic Gradients of Isolation

NBER Working Paper No. w28049
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 09 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2021
Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), Dept of Economics Yale University, Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), University of Pennsylvania, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University College London, Yale University and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Can Micro-Credit Support Public Health Subsidy Programs?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8846
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 09 May 2019
Britta Augsburg, Bet Caeyers and Bansi Malde
Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) and University of Kent
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Sanitation and Marriage Markets in India: Evidence from the Total Sanitation Campaign

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 11 Oct 2021
Washington University in St Louis, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS)
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Empirical matching, Marriage markets, Sanitation, Sorting

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Countering Misinformation with Targeted Messages: Experimental Evidence Using Mobile Phones

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP16492
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 27 Sep 2021
NOVA School of Business and Economics, Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), University of Bath and University of St. Andrews
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COVID-19, fake news, India, Misconception, Misinformation, religion, social media

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Coordination and the Poor Maintenance Trap: An Experiment on Public Infrastructure in India

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP16284
Number of pages: 103 Posted: 14 Jul 2021
Alex Armand, Britta Augsburg and Antonella Bancalari
NOVA School of Business and Economics, Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) and University of St. Andrews
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Subjective Expectations and Income Processes in Rural India

Economica, Vol. 83, Issue 331, pp. 416-442, 2016
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 03 Jun 2016
Orazio Attanasio and Britta Augsburg
Dept of Economics Yale University and Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS)
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