Modelling market frictions in LICs using newly available data

How do citizens react to political connections when the rule of law is weak? This project estimates the impact of political connections on trust in economic exchange in Senegal and, when exchange occurs, it explores whether buyers prefer formal or informal contracts.

How do citizens react to political connections when the rule of law is weak? This project estimates the impact of political connections on trust in economic exchange in Senegal and, when exchange occurs, it explores whether buyers prefer formal or informal contracts.

This work will shed light on how much employers value cognitive (e.g. IQ) and non-cognitive (e.g. motivation, perseverance etc.) skills and the extent to which these skills are predictive of future productivity.

This work will shed light on how much employers value cognitive (e.g. IQ) and non-cognitive (e.g. motivation, perseverance etc.) skills and the extent to which these skills are predictive of future productivity.

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 will analyse the impact of an innovative, targeted and collateralized credit programme that seeks to make motorcycle taxi drivers the owners of their vehicles.

This project will analyse the impact of an innovative, targeted and collateralized credit programme that seeks to make motorcycle taxi drivers the owners of their vehicles.

This project attempts to study the effects of the adoption of new agricultural technologies on economic development in Brazil.

This project attempts to study the effects of the adoption of new agricultural technologies on economic development in Brazil.

The central aim of this project is to identify the impact of introducing a flexible loan contract on the credit market.

The central aim of this project is to identify the impact of introducing a flexible loan contract on the credit market.

This project aims to investigate the importance of financial constraints as a barrier to entry and as a barrier to growth.

This project aims to investigate the importance of financial constraints as a barrier to entry and as a barrier to growth.

This project based in Brazil aims to uncover novel facts about the nexus between politics and economics.

This project based in Brazil aims to uncover novel facts about the nexus between politics and economics.

This project seeks to understand how alleviating financial and technological constraints in the input market can impact firm growth and innovation, through private schools in Pakistan.

This project seeks to understand how alleviating financial and technological constraints in the input market can impact firm growth and innovation, through private schools in Pakistan.

This project aims to study the role of information frictions in imports of manufactured consumer goods in Lagos, Nigeria.

This project aims to study the role of information frictions in imports of manufactured consumer goods in Lagos, Nigeria.

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