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NBER Papers on Research on Africa

Papers with an Africa icon were funded by the African Successes Project.

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2019
w25951 Tilman Graff
Spatial Inefficiencies in Africa's Trade Network
w25947 Debopam Bhattacharya
Pascaline Dupas
Shin Kanaya

Demand and Welfare Analysis in Discrete Choice Models with Social Interactions
w25937 Achyuta Adhvaryu
Prashant Bharadwaj
James Fenske
Anant Nyshadham
Richard Stanley

Dust and Death: Evidence from the West African Harmattan
w25927 Douglas A. Irwin
Does Trade Reform Promote Economic Growth? A Review of Recent Evidence
w25903 Isaac Mbiti
Mauricio Romero
Youdi Schipper

Designing Effective Teacher Performance Pay Programs: Experimental Evidence from Tanzania
w25844 Maximilian W. Mueller
Joan Hamory Hicks
Jennifer Johnson-Hanks
Edward Miguel

The Illusion of Stable Preferences over Major Life Decisions
w25789 Esther Delesalle
The Effect of the Universal Primary Education Program on Labor Market Outcomes: Evidence from Tanzania
w25788 Christopher Blattman
Stefan Dercon
Simon Franklin

Impacts of Industrial and Entrepreneurial Jobs on Youth: 5-year Experimental Evidence on Factory Job Offers and Cash Grants in Ethiopia
w25785 Ingvild Almås
Maximilian Auffhammer
Tessa Bold
Ian Bolliger
Aluma Dembo
Solomon M. Hsiang
Shuhei Kitamura
Edward Miguel
Robert Pickmans

Destructive Behavior, Judgment, and Economic Decision-making under Thermal Stress
w25752 Brian Beach
W. Walker Hanlon

Censorship, Family Planning, and the Historical Fertility Transition
w25731 Johannes Haushofer
Anett John
Kate Orkin

Can Simple Psychological Interventions Increase Preventive Health Investment?
w25728 Giovanni Peri
Akira Sasahara

The Impact of Global Warming on Rural-Urban Migrations: Evidence from Global Big Data
w25711 Ingvild Almås
Johannes Haushofer
Jeremy P. Shapiro

The Income Elasticity for Nutrition: Evidence from Unconditional Cash Transfers in Kenya
w25669 Haseeb Ahmed
Benjamin W. Cowan

Mobile Money and Healthcare Use: Evidence from East Africa
w25665 Aminou Arouna
Jeffrey D. Michler
Jourdain C. Lokossou

Contract Farming and Rural Transformation: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Benin
w25627 Johannes Haushofer
Charlotte Ringdal
Jeremy P. Shapiro
Xiao Yu Wang

Income Changes and Intimate Partner Violence: Evidence from Unconditional Cash Transfers in Kenya
w25604 Prashant Bharadwaj
William Jack
Tavneet Suri

Fintech and Household Resilience to Shocks: Evidence from Digital Loans in Kenya
w25598 Abhijit Banerjee
Paul Niehaus
Tavneet Suri

Universal Basic Income in the Developing World
w25534 Alberto Alesina
Sebastian Hohmann
Stelios Michalopoulos
Elias Papaioannou

Intergenerational Mobility in Africa
w25471 David Atkin
Amit Khandelwal
Adam Osman

Measuring Productivity: Lessons from Tailored Surveys and Productivity Benchmarking
w25440 Douglas Gollin
Christopher R. Udry

Heterogeneity, Measurement Error and Misallocation: Evidence from African Agriculture
2018
w25356 Adrien Bouguen
Yue Huang
Michael Kremer
Edward Miguel

Using RCTs to Estimate Long-Run Impacts in Development Economics
w25278 Stelios Michalopoulos
Elias Papaioannou

Historical Legacies and African Development
w25253 Shilpa Aggarwal
Brian Giera
Dahyeon Jeong
Jonathan Robinson
Alan Spearot

Market Access, Trade Costs, and Technology Adoption: Evidence from Northern Tanzania
w25171 Ying Feng
David Lagakos
James E. Rauch

Unemployment and Development
w25164 Dani Rodrik
New Technologies, Global Value Chains, and Developing Economies
w25026 Elena Serfilippi
Michael Carter
Catherine Guirkinger

Insurance Contracts when Individuals "Greatly Value" Certainty: Results from a Field Experiment in Burkina Faso
w25022 Katherine Casey
Rachel Glennerster
Edward Miguel
Maarten Voors

Skill versus Voice in Local Development
w25012 Joshua Aizenman
Yothin Jinjarak
Hien Thi Kim Nguyen
Donghyun Park

Fiscal Space and Government-Spending & Tax-Rate Cyclicality Patterns: A Cross-Country Comparison, 1960-2016
w25007 David Yermack
FinTech in Sub-Saharan Africa: What Has Worked Well, and What Hasn't
w24999 Christopher Blattman
Nathan Fiala
Sebastian Martinez

The Long Term Impacts of Grants on Poverty: 9-year Evidence From Uganda's Youth Opportunities Program
w24965 Thibault Fally
James Sayre

Commodity Trade Matters
w24962 Adrienne M. Lucas
Nicholas L. Wilson

Schooling, Wealth, Risky Sexual Behavior, and HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa
w24912 Lori Beaman
Ariel BenYishay
Jeremy Magruder
Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak

Can Network Theory-based Targeting Increase Technology Adoption?
w24911 Daniel O. Gilligan
Naureen Karachiwalla
Ibrahim Kasirye
Adrienne M. Lucas
Derek Neal

Educator Incentives and Educational Triage in Rural Primary Schools
w24908 Cátia Batista
Marcel Fafchamps
Pedro C. Vicente

Keep It Simple: A Field Experiment on Information Sharing in Social Networks
w24876 Isaac Mbiti
Karthik Muralidharan
Mauricio Romero
Youdi Schipper
Constantine Manda
Rakesh Rajani

Inputs, Incentives, and Complementarities in Education: Experimental Evidence from Tanzania
w24870 Michael Geruso
Dean Spears

Heat, Humidity, and Infant Mortality in the Developing World
w24758 Giorgio Chiovelli
Stelios Michalopoulos
Elias Papaioannou

Landmines and Spatial Development
w24666 Emilio Depetris-Chauvin
Ruben Durante
Filipe R. Campante

Building Nations Through Shared Experiences: Evidence from African Football
w24610 Rebecca Dizon-Ross
Parents' Beliefs About Their Children's Academic Ability: Implications for Educational Investments
w24594 Hilary W. Hoynes
Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach

Safety Net Investments in Children
w24564 Günther Fink
B. Kelsey Jack
Felix Masiye

Seasonal Liquidity, Rural Labor Markets and Agricultural Production
w24562 Gilles Duranton
Anthony J. Venables

Place-Based Policies for Development
w24546 Ashantha Ranasinghe
Diego Restuccia

Financial Frictions and the Rule of Law
w24482 Alexandra C. Hartman
Robert A. Blair
Christopher Blattman

Engineering Informal Institutions: Long-run Impacts of Alternative Dispute Resolution on Violence and Property Rights in Liberia
w24476 Marshall Burke
Lauren Falcao Bergquist
Edward Miguel

Sell Low and Buy High: Arbitrage and Local Price Effects in Kenyan Markets
w24461 Girum Abebe
Margaret S. McMillan
Michel Serafinelli

Foreign Direct Investment and Knowledge Diffusion in Poor Locations: Evidence from Ethiopia
w24452 Jesse K. Anttila-Hughes
Lia C.H. Fernald
Paul J. Gertler
Patrick Krause
Bruce Wydick

Mortality from Nestlé's Marketing of Infant Formula in Low and Middle-Income Countries
w24391 Shilpa Aggarwal
Eilin Francis
Jonathan Robinson

Grain Today, Gain Tomorrow: Evidence from a Storage Experiment with Savings Clubs in Kenya
w24309 Achyuta Adhvaryu
James E. Fenske
Gaurav Khanna
Anant Nyshadham

Resources, Conflict, and Economic Development in Africa
w24271 Abhijit Banerjee
Dean Karlan
Robert Darko Osei
Hannah Trachtman
Christopher Udry

Unpacking a Multi-Faceted Program to Build Sustainable Income for the Very Poor
w24209 Jacob Moscona
Nathan Nunn
James A. Robinson

Social Structure and Conflict: Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa
w24206 Michael Kremer
Christopher M. Snyder

Preventives Versus Treatments Redux: Tighter Bounds on Distortions in Innovation Incentives with an Application to the Global Demand for HIV Pharmaceuticals
w24194 Jessica Leight
Dana Foarta
Rohini Pande
Laura Ralston

Value for Money? Community Targeting in Vote-Buying and Politician Accountability
w24192 Kelsey Jack
Seema Jayachandran
Sarojini Rao

Environmental Externalities and Free-riding in the Household

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