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Supply Chains in Times of Crisis: Evidence from Kenya’s Production Network

Trading relationships between suppliers and buyers play a key role in transmitting both local and international shocks.

Journal Article
1 Jul 2023

When Regional Policies Fail: An Evaluation of Indonesia’s Integrated Economic Development Zones

We study Indonesia’s Integrated Economic Development Zone program, which provided taxbreaks for firms locating in poorer districts.

Working Paper
1 Jul 2023

Climate Adaptation

This review summarises economic research on weather and climate adaptation in developing countries. First, it documents the effects of climate change and extreme events on economic outcomes.

VoxDevLit
28 Jun 2023

Values of Directors, Gender Diversity and Corporate Social Responsibility in the Industrial Region of Ghana

In recent years, gender diversity has gained considerable attention at both the global and national levels and is aimed at multiple perspectives including governance and operations.

Working Paper
26 Jun 2023

Structural Innovation in Weather-Indexed Crop Insurance

We develop a structural and computational framework that improves compensation accuracy of weather-indexed crop insurance through individualised coverage.

Research Note
19 Jun 2023

Firm relocation as environmental policy: impacts on firms and air quality

We evaluate a policy which relocated over 20,000 firms identified as polluting from central Delhi to industrial areas on the outskirts of the metro area. Roughly 58% of these firms ceased operation as a result of having been relocated.

Research Note
9 Jun 2023

Firm-to-firm Referrals

Firm-to-firm trade represents a large part of economic activity, but we know little about how effective firms are in finding good training partners. Do firm-to-firm search frictions lead to inefficient matches between suppliers and clients?

Research Note
5 Jun 2023

Can Financial Incentives to Firms Improve Apprentice Training? Experimental Evidence from Ghana

We use a field experiment to test whether financial incentives can improve the quality of apprenticeship training.

Journal Article
1 Jun 2023

Big Loans to Small Businesses: Predicting Winners and Losers in an Entrepreneurial Lending Experiment

We experimentally study the impact of relatively large enterprise loans in Egypt.

Working Paper
1 Jun 2023

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