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1.

Generating Skilled Self-Employment in Developing Countries: Experimental Evidence from Uganda

Quarterly Journal of Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 23 May 2013 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2014
Accepted Paper Series
University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy, University of Connecticut - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Office of Strategic Planning and Development Effectiveness

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2.

Generating Employment in Poor and Fragile States: Evidence from Labor Market and Entrepreneurship Programs

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 27 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2017
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy and World Bank
Downloads 5,625
3.

Measuring the Performance of Microfinance Institutions

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 27 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2008
Working Paper Series
University of Geneva and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 5,106
4.

The Evolution of the Bitcoin Economy: Extracting and Analyzing the Network of Payment Relationships

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 13 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2016
Working Paper Series
UCL Centre for Blockchain Technologies, University of Padova - Department of Statistical Sciences and University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Sociology
Downloads 3,752
5.

Reducing Crime and Violence: Experimental Evidence from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in Liberia

Number of pages: 119 Posted: 18 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2016
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy, University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics and Harvard Medical School/Boston Children's Hospital

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Downloads 3,147
6.

Destruction, Disinvestment, and Death: Economic and Human Losses Following Environmental Disaster

Number of pages: 86 Posted: 19 Feb 2013
Working Paper Series
University of San Francisco and University of California, Berkeley
Downloads 2,996
7.

Risk-Based Student Loans

Washington and Lee Law Review, Vol. 70, No. 1, p. 527, 2013
Number of pages: 122 Posted: 08 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 05 May 2013
Accepted Paper Series
University of Southern California Gould School of Law

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8.

Centrality Measures in Networks

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 19 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2023
Working Paper Series
University of Angers - Research Group in Quantitative Saving (GREQAM)National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), Stanford University - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics
Downloads 2,899
9.

Up in Smoke: The Influence of Household Behavior on the Long-Run Impact of Improved Cooking Stoves

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 12-10
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 16 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 01 May 2012
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Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and University of Chicago - Department of Economics

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10.

The Role of Theory in an Age of Design and Big Data

The Future of Economic Design, edited by Jean-Franois Laslier, Her've Moulin, Remzi Sanver, and William S. Zwicker, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 07 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 11 Aug 2019
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Department of Economics
Downloads 2,816
11.

Enterprise Restructuring in Transition: A Quantitative Survey

Number of pages: 104 Posted: 10 Nov 2000
Working Paper Series
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE) and University of Maryland - Department of Economics

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12.

Contracting Constraints, Credit Markets and Economic Development

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 25 Apr 2002
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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13.

Inequality's Economic and Social Roots: The Role of Social Networks and Homophily

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 22 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2022
Working Paper Series
Stanford University - Department of Economics
Downloads 2,794
14.

Can Employment Reduce Lawlessness and Rebellion? A Field Experiment with High-Risk Men in a Fragile State

Number of pages: 85 Posted: 02 May 2014 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2015
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy and International Rescue Committee

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15.

Punctuality: A Cultural Trait as Equilibrium

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 28 Jun 2002
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Cornell University - Department of Economics and Stockholm School of Economics - Department of Economics
Downloads 2,440
16.

Microfinance and Missing Markets

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 21 Jul 2007
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George Washington University - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Columbia University - Columbia Business School, Finance
Downloads 2,283
17.

Using Gossips to Spread Information: Theory and Evidence from Two Randomized Controlled Trials

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 14-15
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 10 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2018
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Stanford University - Department of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Stanford University - Department of Economics

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18.

Predicting Local Violence

Number of pages: 81 Posted: 29 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2017
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Brown University, University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy and University College of London
Downloads 2,081
19.

The Impact of Business Regulatory Reforms on Economic Growth

Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, Vol. 26 (3), pp. 285-307
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 26 May 2012 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Harvard University
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20.

Regulation and Growth

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 29 Mar 2006
Working Paper Series
London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), World Bank - International Finance Corporation (IFC) and World Bank Group - Private Sector Advisory Services Department
Downloads 2,006
21.

Institutions and Development: A View from Below

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 928
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 06 Dec 2005
Working Paper Series
Yale University - Economic Growth Center and Northwestern University
Downloads 1,898
22.

Growth Theory Through the Lens of Development Economics

Number of pages: 90 Posted: 05 Feb 2005
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,861
23.

‘Mobile’izing Agricultural Advice: Technology Adoption, Diffusion, and Sustainability

Harvard Business School Finance Working Paper No. 13-047
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 23 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 08 Jun 2020
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Harvard Business School and University of Notre Dame - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,858
24.

Intellectual Capital Evaluation: Relationship between Knowledge Management Implementation and Company’s Performance

12th European Conference on Knowledge Management, September 2011
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 07 Feb 2020
Accepted Paper Series
National Research University Higher School of Economics (Moscow) and National Research University Higher School of Economics
Downloads 1,799
25.

Social Capital and Social Quilts: Network Patterns of Favor Exchange

American Economic Review, 2012, 102(5): 1857-97.
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 11 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 03 Jan 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Stanford University - Department of Economics, Universidad de los Andes and University of Washington - Economics
Downloads 1,669
26.

Compulsory Licensing: Evidence from the Trading with the Enemy Act

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 25 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2010
Working Paper Series
NYU Stern Department of Economics and University of Chicago

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27.

The Returns to Microenterprise Support Among the Ultra-Poor: A Field Experiment in Post-War Uganda

Number of pages: 81 Posted: 23 May 2014 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2015
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University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy, Duke Global Health Institute, University of Exeter Business School - Department of Economics, University of Brasília and International Rescue Committee

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28.

What's Advertising Content Worth? Evidence from a Consumer Credit Marketing Field Experiment

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 968, Yale Economics Department Working Paper No. 58
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 24 Jan 2009
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University of Chicago - Booth School of Business, Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management, University of Chicago, Princeton University and Dartmouth College
Downloads 1,627
29.

The Long Term Impacts of Grants on Poverty: 9-Year Evidence from Uganda's Youth Opportunities Program

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 07 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 07 Apr 2019
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago, Harris School of Public Policy, University of Connecticut - Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - Office of Strategic Planning and Development Effectiveness

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30.

Entrepreneurship and Innovation Policy

Jena Economic Research Paper No. 2008 - 006
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 01 Apr 2008
Working Paper Series
Utrecht University - School of Economics
Downloads 1,609
31.

Teaching Entrepreneurship: Impact of Business Training on Microfinance Clients and Institutions

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 941, Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 108
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 25 Jul 2006
Working Paper Series
Yale UniversityNorthwestern University - Kellogg School of Management and Grupo de Analisis para el Desarrollo (GRADE)
Downloads 1,587
32.

Banking the Unbanked: What do 280 Million New Bank Accounts Reveal about Financial Access?

Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 17-12, Georgetown McDonough School of Business Research Paper No. 2906523, HKUST Finance Symposium 2017, Indian School of Business WP 2906523
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 30 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2023
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National University of Singapore, Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad, Indian Institute of Management (IIMB), Bangalore, State Bank of India, Columbia University - Columbia Business School, Finance and Stanford University
Downloads 1,449
33.

Firm Dynamics and Productivity Growth: A Review of Micro Evidence from OECD Countries

OECD Economics Department Working Papers No. 297
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 28 Jul 2001
Working Paper Series
Hitotsubashi University - Faculty of Economics
Downloads 1,447
34.

Planning to Fail: An Analysis on Economic Planning Failure in Developing Countries

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 17 Nov 2014
Working Paper Series
Great Zimbabwe University
Downloads 1,368
35.

Rural Financial Markets in Developing Countries

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 914
Number of pages: 88 Posted: 18 Jul 2005
Working Paper Series
City University of New York, CUNY Hunter College - Department of Economics and Northwestern University
Downloads 1,343
36.

Information Technology and Rural Development in India

UC Santa Cruz Economics Working Paper No. 563
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 Apr 2004
Working Paper Series
University of California, Santa Cruz
Downloads 1,283
37.

What is Middle Class About the Middle Classes Around the World?

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 07-29
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 12 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 09 Sep 2008
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics

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38.

Family Planning as an Investment in Development: Evaluation of a Program's Consequences in Matlab, Bangladesh

Yale University Economic Growth Center Discussion Paper No. 951, IZA Discussion Paper No. 2639, iHEA 2007 6th World Congress: Explorations in Health Economics Paper
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 13 Feb 2007
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago and Yale University - Economic Growth Center
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39.

Role of Microfinance Institutions in Social Development

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 14 May 2016 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2019
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Apeejay School of Management
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40.

Just a Few Seeds More: Value of Network Information for Diffusion

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 01 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2020
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Stanford University, Cornell University, Department of Economics and Stanford University - Department of Management Science & Engineering
Downloads 1,203
41.

The Role of Policy and Institutions for Productivity and Firm Dynamics: Evidence from Micro and Industry Data

OECD Economics Department Working Paper No. 329
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 06 May 2002
Working Paper Series
OECD, Directorate for Employment, Labour and Social Affairs, Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) - Economics Department (ECO), International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Research Department and International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Fiscal Affairs Department
Downloads 1,200
42.

Nutrition in India: Facts and Interpretations

Number of pages: 80 Posted: 20 May 2008
Working Paper Series
Princeton University and Ranchi University
Downloads 1,180
43.

Epidemics and Conflict: Evidence from the Ebola Outbreak in Western Africa

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 23 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2022
Working Paper Series
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and University of Lausanne
Downloads 1,155
44.

The Externalities of Corruption: Evidence from Entrepreneurial Firms in China

Review of Finance, forthcoming , Kelley School of Business Research Paper No. 17-6, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Finance Working Paper No. 536/2017, Swedish House of Finance Research Paper No. 17-6
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 13 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 03 Nov 2020
Accepted Paper Series
Stockholm School of Economics, Renmin University of China - School of Business, Xiamen University and Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) - Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance (SAIF)

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The Role of Referrals in Immobility, Inequality, and Inefficiency in Labor Markets

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 17 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2023
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Stanford University - Department of Economics, Microsoft Research and Stanford University - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,152
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How Important are Financing Constraints? The Role of Finance in the Business Environment

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3820
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 14 Nov 2005
Working Paper Series
University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, World Bank and George Washington University - School of BusinessUniversity of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business

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47.

The Problem of ‘Freezing’ an Economy in a Pandemic

Cryoeconomics: How to Unfreeze an Economy (2020)
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 20 Apr 2020
Working Paper Series
RMIT University, RMIT University, RMIT University, RMIT University and RMIT University
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48.

IRR Performs Better than NPV: A Critical Analysis of Cases of Multiple IRR and Mutually Exclusive and Independent Investments

Revised and updated version as of 23 Aug, 2017
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 10 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 14 Sep 2017
Accepted Paper Series
Independent
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49.

Corruption

MIT Department of Economics Working Paper No. 12-08, HKS Working Paper No. 12-023
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 14 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2012
Working Paper Series
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, University of Chicago and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

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50.

Female Labor Force Participation in Asia: Indonesia Country Study

Asian Development Bank Economics Working Paper Series No. 474
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 25 Feb 2016
Working Paper Series
Dartmouth College - Department of Economics and Harvard University - Center for Business and Government
Downloads 1,101