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(February 2015). My op-ed response to a January 2015 New York Times article on bed nets and fish.
> WORKING PAPERS
■ The Daily Grind: Cash Needs, Labor Supply and Self-Control (with Jonathan Robinson and Santiago Saavedra)
[PDF] Revised September 2016.
■ Governance and Effectiveness of Public Health Subsidies: Evidence from Ghana, Kenya and Uganda (with Rebecca Dizon-Ross and Jonathan Robinson)
[PDF] Revised September 2016.
■ Banking the Unbanked? Evidence from three countries (with Dean Karlan, Jonathan Robinson and Diego Ubfal)
[PDF] July 2016.
■ Impacts and Determinants of Health Levels in Low-Income Countries (with Edward Miguel)
[PDF] April 2016. Prepared for Handbook of Field Experiments
■ Decentralization and Efficiency of Subsidy Targeting: Evidence from Chiefs in Rural Malawi
[PDF] March 2016 (with Pia Basurto and Jonathan Robinson)
■ The Effect of Savings Accounts on Interpersonal Financial Relationships: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Rural Kenya
(with Anthony Keats and Jonathan Robinson)
[PDF] Revised April 2016.
■ Estimating the Impact of Means-tested Subsidies under Treatment Externalities with Application to Anti-Malarial Bednets
(with Debopam Bhattacharya and Shin Kanaya)
[PDF] January 2013.
■ Targeting health subsidies through a nonprice mechanism: A randomized controlled trial in Kenya (with Vivian Hoffmann, Michael Kremer and Alix Peterson Zwane)
■ Education, HIV, and Early Fertility: Experimental Evidence from Kenya (with Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer)
■ School Governance, Teacher Incentives and Pupil-Teacher Ratios: Experimental Evidence from Kenyan Primary Schools
(with Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer) [DATA]
[PDF] Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 123, pp. 92-110, March 2015.
(Previously circulated as "Additional Resources versus Organizational Changes in Education: Experimental Evidence from Kenya")
■ Turning a Shove into a Nudge? A "Labeled Cash Transfer" for Education (with Najy Benhassine, Florencia Devoto, Esther Duflo, and Victor Pouliquen)
■ Price Subsidies, Diagnostic Tests, and Targeting of Malaria Treatment (with Jessica Cohen and Simone Schaner)
■ Getting Essential Health Products to Their End Users: Subsidize, but How Much?
[PDF] Science, Vol. 345, Issue 6202, pp. 1279-1281, 12 September 2014.
■ Global Health Systems: Pricing and User Fees
[PDF] Encyclopedia of Health Economics vol. 2, Anthony J. Culyer, Ed. (Elsevier, San Diego, 2014). pp. 136-141.
■ Short-Run Subsidies and Long-Run Adoption of New Health Products: Evidence from a Field Experiment
■ Why Don't the Poor Save More? Evidence from Health Savings Experiments (with Jonathan Robinson)
■ Savings Constraints and Microenterprise Development: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Kenya (with Jonathan Robinson)
■ Challenges in Banking the Rural Poor: Evidence from Kenya's Western Province (with Sarah Green, Anthony Keats, and Jonathan Robinson)
Sebastian Edwards, Simon Johnson, and David N. Weil, editors. University of Chicago Press.
■ The (Hidden) Costs of Political Instability: Evidence from Kenya's 2007 Election Crisis (with Jonathan Robinson)
[PDF] Journal of Development Economics 99(2), pp. 314-329, November 2012
■ Happiness on Tap: Piped Water Adoption in Urban Morocco (with Florencia Devoto, Esther Duflo, William Pariente and Vincent Pons)
■ Inferring Welfare Maximizing Treatment Assignment under Budget Constraints (with Debopam Bhattacharya)
[PDF] Journal of Econometrics 167(1), pp. 168-196, March 2012.
■ Health Behavior in Developing Countries
[PDF] Annual Review of Economics Vol. 3, pp. 425-449, September 2011.
■ Peer Effects, Teacher Incentives, and the Impact of Tracking: Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation in Kenya (with Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer)
■ Do Teenagers Respond to HIV Risk Information? Evidence from a Field Experiment in Kenya
(Previously circulated as "Relative Risks and the Market for Sex: Teenagers, Sugar Daddies, and HIV in Kenya")
■ Coping with Political Instability: Micro Evidence from Kenya’s 2007 Election Crisis (with Jonathan Robinson)
[PDF] American Economic Review P&P 100(2):120-124, May 2010.
■ Free Distribution or Cost-Sharing? Evidence from a Randomized Malaria Prevention Experiment (with Jessica Cohen)
■ What matters (and what does not) in households' decision to invest in malaria prevention?
> OLD STUFF
■ The Impact of Conditional In-Kind Subsidies on Preventative Health Behaviors: Evidence from Kenya
[PDF] July 2005
■ Comparing the Paths of the Unemployed in France and the United States (with Daniel Cohen)
[PDF] (in French) Economie et Statistique, 2000, vol. 332-333, pp.17-26.