Social compliance and the environment

Constraints on Firms for Providing Safer Workplaces for Female Workers

This project will study what constraints firms face in developing countries in promoting safety for sexual harassment for existing and potential female workers.

Research Project
1 Apr 2022

Enhancing Agricultural Community Resilience through Solar Mini-Grid Irrigation

This project evaluates the impact of a new agricultural development model based around solar mini-grids on resilience and sustainability.

Research Project
1 Mar 2022

Understanding the Drought Impact of El Niño on Small-scale Food and Beverages Manufacturing Firms in Ethiopia

In this project, Walelign, Edjigu, and Ayele explore the effects of the extreme drought produced by El Niño on small-scale food and beverage manufacturing firms in Ethiopia.

Research Project
1 Nov 2021

Constructing Africa’s Cities: Labour Market Effects of Infrastructure Construction

This project studies the effects of formal-sector employment offers in infrastructure construction in an urban context.

Research Project
1 Oct 2021

Financing Development with Impact

 This project aims to be the first large-scale comprehensive study of management practices of DFIs and Private Equity and Venture Capital fund managers in LICs.

Research Project
1 Oct 2021

Firm Relocation as Environmental Policy: Measurement, and Impacts on Agglomeration and the Environment

This project will examine the trade-offs between environmental policy goals (chiefly pollution reduction in high population density areas) and firm outcomes related to agglomeration.

Research Project
1 Sep 2021

How Do Managers’ Beliefs about New Technologies Evolve? Informational Interventions and the Adoption of Energy-Efficient Stitching Motors in Bangladesh

This project will examine how managers respond to information about new technologies and how successful they are in updating their beliefs.

Research Project
1 Feb 2021

Firm Culture: Can Information Interventions Reduce Gender Gaps in Online Labour Markets?

This project will examine the matching behaviour of job applicants and firms, and the role of ICT in easing frictions and gender gaps, using evidence from the largest online hiring platform in Nigeria.

Research Project
1 Jan 2021

Misallocation and Network Externalities in Inefficient Economies

This project exploits an arguably exogenous shock to the allocation of coal mines in India to study the spillovers of misallocation in an upstream sector through the rest of the economy.

Research Project
1 Nov 2020

The Local Advantage: Corruption, Organised Crime, and Indigenisation in the Nigerian Oil Sector

This project asks whether political affiliations enable local firms to outperform multinationals in corrupt natural resource sectors.

Research Project
1 Oct 2020

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