Papers: Numbers 1001 - Latest

Ranis, Gustav “Diversity of Communities and Economic Development: An Overview,” September 2011. (20 pp.)
1002 Ranis, Gustav, Mallory Irons, & Yanjing Huang, “Technology Change: Sources and Impediments,” September 2011. (42 pp.)
1003 Ranis, Gustav, Stephen Kosack, & Ken Togo, “The New Model of Foreign Aid Drawn from the Experiences of Japan and the United States,” September 2011. (50 pp.)
1004 Ranis, Gustav, “Technology and Human Development,” September 2011. (22 pp.)
1005 Chong, Alberto, DeLaO., Ana, Karlan, Dean, Wantchekon, Leonard, “Looking Beyond the Incumbent: The Effects of Exposing Corruption on Electoral Outcomes,” January 2012. (40 pp.)
1006 Karlan, Dean, “Hey Look at Me:The Effect of Giving Circles on Giving,” December 2011 (19 pp.)
1007 Mobarak, A. Mushfiq, Rosenzweig, Mark, “Selling Formal Insurance to the Informally Insured,” February 2012 (42 pp.)
1008 Rosenzweig, Mark, Zhang, Junsen, “Economic Growth, Comparative Advantage, and Gender Differences in Schooling Outcomes: Evidence from the Birthweight Differences of Chinese Twins,” February 2012, (48 pp.)
1009 Bryan, Gharad, Zinman, Jonathan, Karlan, Dean, “You Can Pick Your Friends, But You Need to Watch Them: Loan Screening and Enforcement in a Referrals Field Experiment,” January 2012, (39 pp.)
1010 Bruhn, Miriam, Karlan, Dean, Schoar, Antoinette, “The Impact of Consulting Services on Small and Medium Enterprises: Evidence from a Randomized Trial in Mexico,” February 2012 (30 pp.)
1011 Karlan, Dean, Morten, Melanie, Zinman, Jonathan, “A Personal Touch: Text Messaging for Loan Repayment,” February 2012 (19 pp.)
1012 Guinnane, Timothy, Martinez-Rodriguez, Susana, “For Every Law a Loophole: Flexibility in the Menu of Spanish Business Forms, 1886-1936.” May 2012 (47 pp.)
1013 Guinnane, Timothy, Streb, Jochen, “Incentives That Saved Lives: Government Regulation of Accident Insurance Associations in Germany, 1884-1914.” August 2012 (46 pp.)
Karlan, Dean, Knight, Ryan, Udry Christopher, “Hoping to Win, Expected to Lose: Theory and Lessons on Micro Enterprise Development,” August 2012 (55 pp.)
1015 Ranis, Gustav, “Another Look at Foreign Aid,” August 2012 (25 pp.)
1016 Ranis, Gustav, “Labor Surplus Revisited,” September 2012 (30 pp.)
1017 Ranis ,Gustav, Vertical and Horizontal Decentralization and Ethnic Diversity in Sub-Saharan Africa,” August 2012 (19 pp.)
1018 Meghir, Costas, Narita, Renata, Robin, Jean-Marc, “Wages and Informality in Developing Countries,” September 2012, (67 pp.)
1019 Karlan, Dean, Osei-Akoto, Isaac, Darko Osei, Robert, Udry, Christopher, “Agricultural Decisions after Relaxing Credit and Risk Constraints,” June 2013 (65 pp.)
Beaman, Lori, Karlan, Dean, Thuysbaert, Bram, Udry, Christopher, “Probability of Fertilizer: Experimental Evidence from Female Rice Farmers in Mali,” January 2013, (7 pp.)
1021 Guinnane, Timothy, Ogilvie, Sheilagh, “A Two-Tiered Demographic System: “Insiders” and “Outsiders” in Three Swabian Communities, 1558-1914,” February 2013 (67 pp.)
1022 Weese, Eric, “Political Mergers as Coalition Formation: An Analysis of the Heisei Municipal Amalgamations,” April 2013 (59 pp.)
1023 Howard, Guinnane, Timothy, Mroz, Thomas, “Problems of Sample-selection Bias in the Historical Heights Literature: A Theoretical and Econometric Analysis,” May 2013 (101 pp.)
1024 Karlan, Dean, Zinman, Jonathan, “Long-Run Price Elasticities of Demand for Credit: Evidence from a Countrywide Field Experiment in Mexico,” May 2013 (52 pp.)
1025 Jamison, Julian, Karlan, Dean, Raffler, Pia, “Mixed Method Evaluation of a Passive mHealth Sexual Information Texting Service in Uganda,” May 2013 (36 pp.)
Angelucci, Manuela, Karlan, Dean, Zinman, Jonathan, “Win Some Lose Some? Evidence from a Randomized Microcredit Program Placement Experiment by Compartamos Banco,” May 2013 (69 pp.)
1027 Karlan, Dean, Ratan, Aishwarya Lakshmi, Zinman, Jonathan, “Savings By and For the Poor: A Research Review and Agenda,” October 2013 (44 pp.)
1028 Atkin, David, “The Caloric Costs of Culture: Evidence from Indian Migrants,” June 2013, (49 pp.)
1029 Rosenzweig, Mark, Udry, Chris, “Forecasting Profitability,” August 2013, (47 pp.)
1030 Benyishay, Ariel, Mobarak, A. Mushfiq, “Communicating with Farmers through Social Networks,” August 2013, (61 pp.)
1031 Anagol, Santosh, Etang, Alvin, Karlan, Dean, “Continued Existence of Cows Disproves Central Tenets of Capitalism?,” August 2013, (31 pp.)
1032 Bryan, Gharad, Chowdhury, Shyamal, Mobarak, Ahmed Musfiq, “Escaping Famine through Seasonal Migration,” June 2013, (107 pp.)
Karlan, Dean, Thuysbaert, Bram, “Targeting Ultra-poor Households in Honduras and Peru,” October 2013, (40 pp.)
1034 Karlan, Dean, Osman, Adam, Zinman, Jonathan. “Follow the Money: Methods for Identifying Consumption and Investment Responses to a Liquidity Shock,” November 2013, (25 pp.)
1035 Mobarak, Ahmed Mushfiq &  Rosenzweig, Mark,  ”Risk, Insurance and Wage in General Equilibrium,” December 2013, (47 pp.)
1036 Rosenzweig, Mark, Udry, Christopher, “Rainfall Forecasts, Weather and Wages over the Agricultural Production Cycle,” January 2014,(15 pp.)
1037 Karlan, Dean & Linden, Leigh, “Loose Knots: Strong versus Weak Commitments to Save for Education in Uganda,” January 2014; Revised April 2016, (34 pp.)
Karlan, Dean, Wood, Daniel, “The Effect of Effectiveness: Donor Response to Aid Effectiveness in a Direct Mail Fundraising Experiment,” June 2015 (26 pp.)
1039 Rosenzweig, Mark, Zhang, Junsen, “Co-residence, Life-Cycle Savings and Inter-generational Support in Urban China,” April 2014, (52 pp.)
1040 Karlan, Dean, Jamison, Julian, Zinman, Jonathan, “Financial Education and Access to Savings Accounts:Complements or Substitutes? Evidence from Ugandan Youth Clubs,” May 2014, (127 pp.)
1041 Fischer, Greg, Karlan, Dean, McConnell, Margaret, Raffler, Pia, “To Charge or Not to Charge: Evidence from a Health Products Experiment in Uganda,” October 2014, (59 pp.)
1042 Beaman, Lori, Karlan, Dean, Thuysbaert, Bram, Udry, Christopher, “Self-Selection into Credit Markets: Evidence from Agriculture in Mali,” May 2014 (37 pp.)
1043 Beaman, Lori, Karlan, Dean, Thuysbaert, Bram, “Saving for a (not so) Rainy Day: A Randomized Evaluation of Savings Groups in Mali,” October 2014 (43 pp.)
Alan, Sule, Cemalcilar, Mehmet, Karlan, Dean, Zinman, Jonathan, “Unshrouding Effects on Demand for a Costly Add-on: Evidence from Bank Overdrafts in Turkey,” January 2015 (42 pp.)
Fischer, Greg, Karlan, Dean, “The Catch-22 of External Validity in the Context of Constraints to Firm Growth,” January 2015, (9 pp.) 
1046 Attanasio, Orazio, Cattan, Sarah, Fitzsimons, Emla, Meghir, Costas, Rubio-Condina, Marta, “Estimating the Production Function for Human Capital: Results from a Randomized Control Trial in Columbia,” February 2015 (92 pp.)
1047 Carneiro, Pedro, Koussihouede, Oswald, Lahire, Nathalie, Meghir, Costas, Mommaerts, Corina, “Decentralizing Education Resources: School Grants in Senegal,” March 2015 (63 pp.)
1048 Karlan, Dean, Berry, James, Pradhan, Menno, “The Impact of Financial Education for Youth in Ghana,” March 2015 (33 pp.)
1049 Guinnane, Timothy, Martinez-Rodriguez, Susana, “Choice of Enterprise Form: Spain, 1886-1936,” June 2015 (64 pp.)
1050 Weese, Eric, Hayashi, Masayoshi, Nishikawa, Masashi, “Inefficiency and Self-Determination: Simulation-Based Evidence from Meiji Japan,” August 2015 (98 pp.)
1051 Doss, Cheryl, “Women and Agricultural Productivity: What Does the Evidence Tell Us?” October 2015 (27 pp.)
1052 Attanasio, Orazio, Meghir, Costas, Nix, Emily, “Human Capital Development and Parental Investment in India,” November 2015 (72 pp.)
1053 Trebbi, Francesco, Weese, Eric. “Insurgency and Small Wars: Estimation of Unobserved Coalition Structures,” May 23 2016 (78 pp.)

Rosenzweig, Mark, Udry, Christopher. “External Validity in a Stochastic World,” July 2016 (45 pp.)


Dupas, Pascaline, Karlan, Dean, Robinson, Jonathan, Ubfal, Diego. “Banking the Unbanked? Evidence from three countries,” July 13, 2016 (54 pp.)


König, Michael D., Rohner, Dominic, Thoenig, Mathias, Zilibotti, Fabrizio. “Networks in Conflict: Theory and Evidence from the Great War of Africa,” December 23, 2016 (60 pp.)


Artunç, Cihan, Guinnane, Timothy. “Partnership as Experimentation: Business Organization and Survival in Egypt, 1910–1949,” May 1, 2017 (90 pp.)


Attanasio, Orazio, Meghir, Costas, Nix, Emily. “Human Capital Development and Parental Investment in India,” July 11, 2017 (59 pp.)


Foster, Andrew D., Rosenzweig, Mark.“Are There Too Many Farms in the World? Labor-Market Transaction Costs, Machine Capacities and Optimal Farm Size,” September 2017 (78 pp.)


Fardmanesh, Mohsen. “Inter-Sectoral Terms of Trade and Investible Surplus, September 2017 (32 pp.)


Guinnane, Timothy, Schneebacher, Jakob. “Capital Structure and the Choice of Enterprise Form: theory and history, September 2018 (38 pp.)


Beaman, Lori, BenYishay, Ariel, Magruder, Jeremy, Mobarak, Ahmed Mushfiq. “Can Network Theory-based Targeting Increase Technology Adoption?” August 2018 (62 pp.)


Gonzalez Lira, Andres and Mobarak, Ahmed Mushfiq, “Enforcing Regulation Under Illicit Adaptation.” August 11, 2018 (64 pp.)

Meghir, Costas, Mobarak, Ahmed Mushfiq, Mommaerts, Corina, Morten, Melanie. “Migration and Informal Insurance,” July 10, 2019 (79 pp.)


Rosenzweig, Mark R., Udry, Christopher. “Assessing the Benefits of Long‐Run Weather Forecasting for the Rural Poor: Farmer Investments and Worker Migration in a Dynamic Equilibrium Model,” May 2019 (59 pp.)


Rosenzweig, Mark R., Zhang, Junsen. “The Effects of Schooling on Costless Health Maintenance: Overweight Adolescents and Children in Rural China,” July 2019 (49 pp.)

1067 Rosenzweig, Mark R., Zhang, Junsen. “Housing Prices, Inter-generational Co-residence, and “Excess” Savings by the Young: Evidence using Chinese Data,” August 2019 (55 pp.)
Field, Erica and Pande, Rohini and Rigol, Natalia and Schaner, Simone and Troyer Moore, Charity. “On Her Own Account: How Strengthening Women’s Financial Control Impacts Labor Supply and Gender Norms,” September 10, 2019 (80 pp.)
1069 Guinnane, Timothy W., Streb, Jochen. “Bismarck to No Effect: Fertility Decline and the Introduction of Social Insurance in Prussia,” November 2019 (43 pp.)
1070 Guinnane, Timothy W. “Creating a New Legal Form: The GmbH,” March 6, 2020 (38 pp.)
1071 Donovan, Kevin, Jianyu Lu, Will, Schoellman,Todd. “Enforcing Regulation under Illicit Adaptation,” March 2020 (70 pp.)