Working Papers

From Rebellion to Electoral Violence: Evidence from Burundi

Ref: WPS/2014-20

Author(s): Olivier Sterck, Andrea Colombo, Olivia D'Aoust

Natural disasters and labour markets

Ref: WPS/2014-19

Author(s): Martina Kirchberger

The Future in Mind: Aspirations and Forward-Looking Behaviour in Rural Ethiopia

Ref: WPS/2014-16

Author(s): Stefan Dercon, Kate Orkin, Tanguy Bernard, Alemayehu Seyoum Taffesse

Entrepreneurial Saving Practices and Reinvestment: Theory and Evidence from Tanzanian MSEs

Ref: WPS/2014-15

Author(s): Thorsten Beck, Haki Pamuk and Burak R. Uras

Free and Fair Elections

Ref: WPS/2014-14

Author(s): Anke Hoeffler, Sylvia Bishop

The effect of schooling on worker productivity: evidence from a South African industry panel

Ref: WPS/2014-10

Author(s): Rulof P. Burger and Francis J. Teal

Subjective Well-being and Social Evaluation in a Poor Country

Ref: WPS/2014-09

Author(s): John Knight and Ramani Gunatilak

State Capacity and Violence: Evidence from the Rwandan genocide

Ref: WPS/2014-08

Author(s): Leander Heldring

History, Path Dependence and Development: Evidence from Colonial Railroads, Settlers and Cities in Kenya

Ref: WPS/2014-04

Author(s): Remi Jedwab, Edward Kerby and Alexander Moradi

Early Life Circumstance and Mental Health in Ghana

Ref: WPS/2014-03

Author(s): Achyuta Adhvaryu, James Fenske and Anant Nyshadham

1807: Economic shocks, conflict and the slave trade

Ref: WPS/2014-02

Author(s): James Fenske and Namrata Kala

Foreign Aid and Domestic Absorption

Ref: WPS/2014-01

Author(s): Jonathan R. W. Temple and Nicolas Van de Sijpe

Does Public-Sector Employment Fully Crowd Out Private-Sector Employment?

Ref: WPS/2013-20

Author(s): Alberto Behar and Junghwan Mok

Teacher Characteristics, Actions and Perceptions: What Matters for Student Achievement in Pakistan?

Ref: WPS/2013-19

Author(s): Shenila Rawal, Monazza Aslam and Baela Jamil

Banking in Africa

Ref: WPS/2013-16

Author(s): Thorsten Beck and Robert Cull

Growth, Growth Accelerations and the Poor: Lessons from Indonesia

Ref: WPS/2013-14

Author(s): Sambit Bhattacharyya and Budy P. Resosudarmo

Measuring the option value of education

Ref: WPS/2013-13

Author(s): Rulof P. Burger and Francis J. Teal

Distributional Impact of Commodity Price Shocks: Australia over a Century

Ref: WPS/2013-11

Author(s): Sambit Bhattacharyya and Jeffrey G. Williamson

The fungibility of health aid reconsidered

Ref: WPS/2013-10

Author(s): Nicolas Van de Sijpe

Mobile Phone Coverage and Producer Markets: Evidence from West Africa

Ref: WPS/2013-09

Author(s): Jenny C. Aker and Marcel Fafchamps

War, resilience and political engagement in Africa

Ref: WPS/2013-08

Author(s): Achyuta Adhvaryu and James Fenske

Intra-National Protectionism in China: Evidence from the Public Disclosure of ‘Illegal

Ref: WPS/2013-07

Author(s): Markus Eberhardt, Zheng Wang and Zhihong Yu

Motivating Knowledge Agents: Can Incentive Pay Overcome Social Distance?

Ref: WPS/2013-06

Author(s): Erlend Berg, Maitreesh Ghatak, Manjula Ramachandra, Rajasekhar Durgam and Sanchari Roy

Does Social Judgment Diminish Rule Breaking?

Ref: WPS/2013-05

Author(s): Timothy C. Salmon and Danila Serra

Scaling-up What Works: Experimental Evidence on External Validity in Kenyan Education.

Ref: WPS/2013-04

Author(s): Tessa Bold, Mwangi Kimenyi, Germano Mwabu, Alice Ng'ang'a and Justin Sandefur

Labor Market Effects of Social Programs: Evidence from India's Employment Guarantee

Ref: WPS/2013-03

Author(s): Clément Imbert and John Papp

The Origins of Social Contracts: Attitudes toward Taxation in Urban Nigeria.

Ref: WPS/2013-02

Author(s): Cristina Bodea and Adrienne LeBas

Housing and Urbanization in Africa: unleashing a formal market process

Ref: WPS/2013-01

Author(s): Paul Collier, Anthony J. Venables

Climate, ecosystem resilience and the slave trade.

Ref: WPS/2012-23

Author(s): James Fenske and Namrata Kala

African polygamy: Past and present

Ref: WPS/2012-20

Author(s): James Fenske

Imachi Nkwu: Trade and the commons

Ref: WPS/2012-19

Author(s): James Fenske

Ecology, trade and states in pre-colonial Africa

Ref: WPS/2012-18

Author(s): James Fenske

Learning by Doing: Skills and Jobs in Urban Ghana

Ref: WPS/2012-15

Author(s): Monazza Aslam and Kim Lehrer

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