Modelling market frictions in LICs using newly available data

This project looks at the impact of the interest rate cap for lending in Bangladesh from 2009 to 2012 on the supply of bank loans and firm performance. 

This project looks at the impact of the interest rate cap for lending in Bangladesh from 2009 to 2012 on the supply of bank loans and firm performance. 

This project assesses the impact of management practices on private hopsital efficiency and performance across Nepal.  

This project assesses the impact of management practices on private hopsital efficiency and performance across Nepal.  

The researchers study the impact of corruption on incentives to innovate and private enterprise growth in an environment where bribery wins government contracts, leading to an inefficient market outcome.

The researchers study the impact of corruption on incentives to innovate and private enterprise growth in an environment where bribery wins government contracts, leading to an inefficient market outcome.

This project aims to bring micro-data collected by statistical agencies in Ghana and Swaziland into the research domain, to standardise the data series over time and to provide supporting documentation to allow for the use of this data by the broader research community.

This project aims to bring micro-data collected by statistical agencies in Ghana and Swaziland into the research domain, to standardise the data series over time and to provide supporting documentation to allow for the use of this data by the broader research community.

This project endeavours to create a database of unused firm level micro-data collected by statistical agencies in Ghana and Swaziland, standardizing and digitizing existing data for use by the research community.

This project endeavours to create a database of unused firm level micro-data collected by statistical agencies in Ghana and Swaziland, standardizing and digitizing existing data for use by the research community.

By hiring traders to make credible output bids to treatment and control firms, the researchers are able to collect accurate price data that allows them to test whether newly more energy-efficient firms reduce output prices.

By hiring traders to make credible output bids to treatment and control firms, the researchers are able to collect accurate price data that allows them to test whether newly more energy-efficient firms reduce output prices.

Exploiting a set of tax reforms in Brazil, the author examines the impact of taxes levied at every stage of production on a firm's decision to integrate vertically, its investment, and its productivity.

Exploiting a set of tax reforms in Brazil, the author examines the impact of taxes levied at every stage of production on a firm's decision to integrate vertically, its investment, and its productivity.

Through a field experiment at a Liberian factory, the researchers explore the impact of employer discrimination based on easily observable characteristics, rather than assessments of on-the-job productivity, on job allocation, firm productivity, and career effects of job procurement.

Through a field experiment at a Liberian factory, the researchers explore the impact of employer discrimination based on easily observable characteristics, rather than assessments of on-the-job productivity, on job allocation, firm productivity, and career effects of job procurement.

As many developing countries see dozens of nearly identical micro-entrepreneurs and products concentrated in the same areas, this project tests for the existence of social institutions that pressure business owners to share total demand and evidence of collusive price-setting behaviour, using a simulated market competition with actual micro-entrepreneurs.

As many developing countries see dozens of nearly identical micro-entrepreneurs and products concentrated in the same areas, this project tests for the existence of social institutions that pressure business owners to share total demand and evidence of collusive price-setting behaviour, using a simulated market competition with actual micro-entrepreneurs.

This study uses data on modern-day Eastern Congo to explore whether returns to taxation of resources can explain the establishment of protection, taxation, and dispute resolution institutions.

This study uses data on modern-day Eastern Congo to explore whether returns to taxation of resources can explain the establishment of protection, taxation, and dispute resolution institutions.

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