Kenya

This project uses a field experiment in Kenya to understand the effect of consumer-side discrimination on individual and aggregate-worker productivities.

This project uses a field experiment in Kenya to understand the effect of consumer-side discrimination on individual and aggregate-worker productivities.

This project investigates the existence of a ‘market for lemons’, i.e. markets sell only low quality products since sellers are not able to signal high quality products to consumers, for agro-inputs in rural Kenya.

This project investigates the existence of a ‘market for lemons’, i.e. markets sell only low quality products since sellers are not able to signal high quality products to consumers, for agro-inputs in rural Kenya.

This project uses a randomized controlled experiment to test the role of behavioural factors in the high take-up rates and subsequent high repayments for asset-collateralized loans.

This project uses a randomized controlled experiment to test the role of behavioural factors in the high take-up rates and subsequent high repayments for asset-collateralized loans.

This project expands a previous intervention that implemented a fleet management system in Kenya’s semi-formal public transport system along three margins: possible negative effects of the tracking system, role of cash incentives in enhancing safety and increasing duration and participation to the pilot.

This project expands a previous intervention that implemented a fleet management system in Kenya’s semi-formal public transport system along three margins: possible negative effects of the tracking system, role of cash incentives in enhancing safety and increasing duration and participation to the pilot.

This project aims to quantify the competitiveness of rural agricultural markets, and to test whether the entry of new intermediaries into markets can enhance competition and increase consumer welfare.

This project aims to quantify the competitiveness of rural agricultural markets, and to test whether the entry of new intermediaries into markets can enhance competition and increase consumer welfare.

This project aims to better understand the capacity of informal SMEs to be a dynamic driver of private sector growth, specifically when granted unconditional government cash transfers.

This project aims to better understand the capacity of informal SMEs to be a dynamic driver of private sector growth, specifically when granted unconditional government cash transfers.

This project will provide monitoring technology to SMEs in a randomized controlled trial to improve their ability to write effective contracts with their employees.

This project will provide monitoring technology to SMEs in a randomized controlled trial to improve their ability to write effective contracts with their employees.

This project aims to test whether poor social networks are a key factor limiting the rise of entrepreneurial behaviour in rural areas of low-income countries.

This project aims to test whether poor social networks are a key factor limiting the rise of entrepreneurial behaviour in rural areas of low-income countries.

Building on a large randomized controlled trial in Kenya, this project evaluates the impact of providing solar lamps on women’s time use and economic activities.

Building on a large randomized controlled trial in Kenya, this project evaluates the impact of providing solar lamps on women’s time use and economic activities.

Through a field experiment, this project tries to assess whether providing the infrastructure for information sharing among lenders and borrowers improves credit market efficiency, between SMEs and their suppliers in Kenya.

Through a field experiment, this project tries to assess whether providing the infrastructure for information sharing among lenders and borrowers improves credit market efficiency, between SMEs and their suppliers in Kenya.

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