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Imports, Exports, and Earnings Inequality: Measures of Exposure and Estimates of Incidence

The earnings of individuals depend on the demand for the factor services they supply.

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2 Mar 2022

Gotta Have Money to Make Money? Bargaining Behavior and Financial Need of Microentrepreneurs

Bargaining over real prices with microenterprise owners in Ghana, we show that sellers with less per capita household liquidity agree to lower sale prices.

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1 Mar 2022

Targeting High Ability Entrepreneurs Using Community Information: Mechanism Design In The Field

Identifying high-growth microentrepreneurs in low-income countries remains a challenge due to a scarcity of verifiable information.

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1 Mar 2022

Labor Productivity Growth and Industrialization in Africa

Manufacturing has made an important contribution to raising living standards in many parts of the world. Concerns about premature deindustrialization have made some observers skeptical about the potential for manufacturing to play this role in Africa.

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10 Feb 2022

The Effects of Joining Multinational Supply Chains: New Evidence from Firm-to-Firm Linkages

We study the effects of becoming a supplier to multinational corporations (MNCs) using tax data tracking firm-to-firm transactions in Costa Rica.

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29 Jan 2022

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

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