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Expectations, Wage Hikes, and Worker Voice

Enabling worker voice could improve worker retention and effort by providing workers the chance to improve their situation or an outlet to express discontent. We provide a test of this hypothesis via a randomised controlled trial in Indian garment factories.

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13 Jan 2022

Violence and Financial Decisions: Evidence from Mobile Money in Afghanistan

We provide evidence that violence reduces the adoption and use of mobile money in three separate empirical settings in Afghanistan. First, analyzing nationwide mobile money transaction logs, we find that users exposed to violence reduce use of mobile money.

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20 Dec 2021

Pooled dataset on entrepreneurial characteristics of undergraduates in selected universities in Nigeria

This pooled dataset presents data collected through four (4) sequential cross-sectional surveys of undergraduates in six (6) selected Nigerian universities.

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16 Dec 2021

India’s Food Supply Chain During the Pandemic

We document the impact of India’s COVID-19 lockdown on the food supply chain. Food arrivals in wholesale markets dropped by 69% in the three weeks following the lockdown and wholesale prices rose by 8%.

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1 Dec 2021

Bribes vs. Taxes: Market Structure and Incentives

Firms in low-income countries often avoid paying taxes by making informal payments to tax officials.

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20 Oct 2021

Do Marketers Matter for Entrepreneurs? Evidence from a Field Experiment in Uganda

Promoting growth by differentiating products is a core tenet of marketing. However, establishing and quantifying marketing’s causal impact on firm growth, while critical, can be difficult.

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8 Oct 2021

Knowledge exchange and productivity spill-overs in Bangladeshi garment factories

Knowledge sharing between employees has long been viewed as a major driver of firm productivity growth, and the strength of productivity spill-overs within firms is a common measure of knowledge sharing.

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8 Oct 2021

Management and Shocks to Worker Productivity

We study how managers mitigate the negative impacts of environmental shocks.

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8 Oct 2021

Small business training to improve management practices in developing countries: re-assessing the evidence for ‘training doesn’t work’

Despite the popularity of business training among policy-makers, its use has faced increasing scepticism. Most of the first randomized experiments could not detect statistically significant impacts of training on firm profits or sales.

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29 Jun 2021

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