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The Morale Effects of Pay Inequality

The idea that worker utility is affected by co-worker wages has potentially broad labor market implications.

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30 Nov 2016

Price-setting Behavior and Competition in Developing Countries: An Analysis of Retail Outlets in Lesotho

The authors study the relationship between price-setting behavior and the degree of competition in a setting where markets and information flows are relatively imperfect.

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30 Nov 2016

Firms and the Decline in Earnings Inequality in Brazil

In this paper, published in the American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics, Alvarez, Benguria, Engbom and Moser (2018) document a large decline in earnings inequality in Brazil between 1996 and 2012.

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29 Nov 2016

Interfirm Relationship and Business Performance

In this paper published in The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Cai and Szeidl (2018) organized business associations for the owner-managers of randomly selected young Chinese firms to study the effect of business networks on firm performance.

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24 Oct 2016

Promises and Pitfalls of Mobile Money in Afghanistan: Evidence from a Randomized Control Trial

Despite substantial interest in the potential for mobile money to positively impact the lives of the poor, little empirical evidence exists to substantiate these claims.

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18 Oct 2016

Complementarity in firm-level innovation strategies: a comparative study of Kenya and Nigeria

In this paper published in Innovation and Development, Egbetokun, Mendi and Mudida (2015) present and analyse firm-level innovation data from Kenya and Nigeria.

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14 Oct 2016

Rethinking Indonesia's Informal Sector

This paper published in the World Development reviews competing theories about the causes of informality in developing countries and uses new data to determine which theory best explains the persistence and scale of Indonesia’s informal sector.

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11 Oct 2016

Entrepreneurs Establishing Political Connection: Do They Finance Political Parties or Politicians?

Political connection is multiform, and each of its components may affect the enterprise in different ways. In this article published in SAGE Open, Akouwerabu (2016) studied the advantages of two types of political connections with data from private enterprises.

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7 Oct 2016

Organizational Barriers to Technology Adoption: Evidence from Soccer Ball Producers in Pakistan

This paper by Atkin, Chaudhry, Chaudry, Khandelwal, and Verhoogen (2017), published in the Quarterly Journal of Economics, studies technology adoption in a cluster of soccer-ball producers in Sialkot, Pakistan.

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29 Jan 2015

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