Modelling market frictions in LICs using newly available data

This project aims to quantify the cost of the business friction involved when matching with trusted partners.

This project aims to quantify the cost of the business friction involved when matching with trusted partners.

By using a field exeperiment on full-time workers, this study aims to understand the labour market distortions generated by wage compression. 

By using a field exeperiment on full-time workers, this study aims to understand the labour market distortions generated by wage compression. 

Together with Indian environmental regulators, the research team investigates whether public disclosure of information on industrial emissions and the use of information technology can improve regulatory performance, industrial compliance, and industrial efficiency. 

Together with Indian environmental regulators, the research team investigates whether public disclosure of information on industrial emissions and the use of information technology can improve regulatory performance, industrial compliance, and industrial efficiency. 

Under a broader study of the Indian clay brick industry, this project quantifies the extent to which product quality explains differences in productivity and investigates the determinants of firms' choices of quality.

Under a broader study of the Indian clay brick industry, this project quantifies the extent to which product quality explains differences in productivity and investigates the determinants of firms' choices of quality.

This project examines the case of Zambia's tarriff reforms during the 1990s  and their impact on product and price integration. 

This project examines the case of Zambia's tarriff reforms during the 1990s  and their impact on product and price integration. 

This study quantifies the impact of temperature, humidity, and pollution on worker productivity while also estimating the co-benefits of introducing environmentally friendly technology such as LED lighting to worker productivity and firm profitability. 

This study quantifies the impact of temperature, humidity, and pollution on worker productivity while also estimating the co-benefits of introducing environmentally friendly technology such as LED lighting to worker productivity and firm profitability. 

This research project aims to understand the dynamics of the distribution of market power, as measured by mark-ups, and the resulting implications for industrial policy.

This research project aims to understand the dynamics of the distribution of market power, as measured by mark-ups, and the resulting implications for industrial policy.

By examining Kenyan textile firms, the researcher analyzes the relationship between low-tech innovation, or 'tinkering', and within-firm incentives as well as productivity. 

By examining Kenyan textile firms, the researcher analyzes the relationship between low-tech innovation, or 'tinkering', and within-firm incentives as well as productivity. 

This project collects micro data on private enterprises in Myanmar in order to facilitate analysis of the dynamics of growth and private sector development. 

This project collects micro data on private enterprises in Myanmar in order to facilitate analysis of the dynamics of growth and private sector development. 

Focusing on the tailoring and cosmetology trades in Ghana, this study aims to estimate the private returns to trade association membership for women and identify how these benefits differ for those connected outside the trade association. 

Focusing on the tailoring and cosmetology trades in Ghana, this study aims to estimate the private returns to trade association membership for women and identify how these benefits differ for those connected outside the trade association. 

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