Landau Economics Building, Office 238
579 Serra Mall, Stanford, CA 94305
pdupas at stanford dot edu
2015-2016: On Leave, visiting the Paris School of Economics (PSE)
(February 2015). My op-ed response to a January 2015 New York Times article on bed nets and fish.
> WORKING PAPERS
■ Governance and Effectiveness of Public Health Subsidies (with Rebecca Dizon-Ross and Jonathan Robinson)
[PDF] August 2015.
■ The Daily Grind: Cash Needs, Labor Supply and Self-Control (with Jonathan Robinson and Santiago Saavedra)
[PDF] Revised January 2016.
■ Decentralization and Efficiency of Subsidy Targeting: Evidence from Chiefs in Rural Malawi
(with Pia Basurto and Jonathan Robinson)
[email for latest version]
■ The Effect of Savings Accounts on Interpersonal Financial Relationships: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Rural Kenya
(with Anthony Keats and Jonathan Robinson)
[PDF] June 2015.
■ 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.
■ 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)
[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")
■ Getting Essential Health Products to Their End Users: Subsidize, but How Much?
[PDF] Science, Vol. 345, Issue 6202, pp. 1279-1281, 12 September 2014.
■ Price Subsidies, Diagnostic Tests, and Targeting of Malaria Treatment (with Jessica Cohen and Simone Schaner)
■ Turning a Shove into a Nudge? A "Labeled Cash Transfer" for Education (with Najy Benhassine, Florencia Devoto, Esther Duflo, and Victor Pouliquen)
■ 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)
[PDF] Forthcoming, NBER Africa Project Conference Volume
■ 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.