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Mandatory employer-sponsored health financing scheme for semiformal workers in Bangladesh: An experimental assessment

In this study, we present findings from an experimental evaluation of a mandatory employer-sponsored health insurance scheme in Bangladesh.

Journal Article
15 Mar 2024

Money or Power? Choosing Covid-19 aid in Kenya

In response to the Covid-19 crisis, 186 countries implemented direct cash transfers to households, and 181 introduced in-kind programs that lowered the cost of utilities such as electricity, water, transport, and mobile money.

Journal Article
18 Jan 2024

Managerial Practices and the Performance of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises: Evidence from Burkina Faso

Organizational and managerial structure plays an important role in the productivity difference among firms. However, studies that assessed the quality of firm management and its link with their performance are still scanty.

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13 Sep 2023

Belief in COVID-19 Misinformation in Nigeria

Research suggests that partisanship and social media usage correlate with belief in COVID-19 misinformation, and that misinformation shapes citizens’ willingness to get vaccinated.

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21 Aug 2023

Productivity and Reallocation under Monopolistic Competition: A Micro Panel Data Analysis

This article studies the structural aggregate productivity growth (APG) decomposition with demand- and supply-side controls, determines comparative statics predictions for firms and economic outcomes, and examines patterns of input distortions.

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5 Aug 2023

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

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

The Search for Good Jobs: Evidence from a Six-year Field Experiment in Uganda

There are 420 million young people in Africa today. Understanding how youth search for jobs and what a¤ects their ability to find good jobs is of paramount importance.

Journal Article
1 Jun 2023

Repayment Flexibility and Risk Taking: Experimental Evidence from Credit Contracts

A widely held view is that small firms in developing countries are prevented from making profitable investments by lack of access to credit and insurance markets. One solution is to provide repayment flexibility in credit contracts.

Journal Article
1 Jun 2023

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