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Is (Smart) Technology Really Making Us Dumber? Marketing Analytics Improves the Mental, Managerial and Financial Performance of Entrepreneurs

The literature in economics on the interplay between technology and human capital suggests that the adoption and usage of technology can potentially have a positive effect on the human capital of users – for example, by rearranging connections in their brains.

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1 Jun 2022

Corruption Dynamics in International Trade Evidence on Bribery and Tax Evasion from Tunisian Customs Transactions

Every year low- and middle-income countries import goods worth more than $7 trillion, and in many states these shipments must first pass through the hands of corrupt customs officials.

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8 May 2022

The Endowment Effect and Collateralized Loans

Collateral requirements play an important role in credit markets.

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1 May 2022

Childcare, Labor Supply, and Business Development: Experimental Evidence from Uganda

In a field experiment in Uganda, mothers of young children are randomly offered a childcare subsidy, an equivalent cash grant, both or nothing.

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22 Apr 2022

Women’s Mobility and Labor Supply: Experimental Evidence from Pakistan

In cities with conservative norms or high crime, female workers may face greater restrictions on their physical mobility. This limits women’s labor market opportunities and the pool of workers that firms can attract.

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1 Apr 2022

Role of Firms in Wage Dispersion: Evidence from a developing country

This paper aims to extend our knowledge of wage dispersion to developing countries. For this purpose, we built the first matched employer-employee database in a sub-Saharan African country (Senegal).

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1 Apr 2022

Cutting Out the Middleman: The Structure of Chains of Intermediation

Distribution of goods often involves multiple intermediaries sequentially buying and reselling.

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1 Apr 2022

The Impact of Firm Downsizing on Workers: Evidence from Ethiopia’s Ready-Made Garment Industry

We analyze matched employee-employer data from Ethiopia’s largest special economic zone during a period of downsizing pressure from the COVID-19 world import demand shock.

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3 Mar 2022

Indirect Effects of Access to Finance

We created experimental variation across local markets in China in the share of firms having access to a new loan product, to measure the direct and indirect effects of access to finance.

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1 Mar 2022

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