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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

Improved menstrual health and the workplace: An RCT with female Bangladeshi garment workers

Menstrual hygiene practices in low-income countries are often limited by lack of finance and information, with potentially adverse consequences for women’s well-being and workplace outcomes.

Journal Article
1 Jun 2023

Electricity Supply and Economic Growth: Evidence from a Large Experiment in Bihar

We conduct a large-scale randomised experiment with two electricity distribution companies in the state of Bihar in India, to test the impact of a new power allocation rule on consumer payment rates and firm outcomes.

Research Note
18 May 2023

Multinational enforcement of labor law: Experimental evidence on strengthening occupational safety and health (OSH) committees

Annually, work-related mortality is responsible for 5-7% of all global deaths, and at least 1-in-9 workers experience non-fatal occupational accidents (ILO, 2019a,b).

Journal Article
18 May 2023

Electricity Supply and Economic Growth: Evidence from a Large Experiment in Bihar

We conduct a large-scale randomised experiment with two electricity distribution companies in the state of Bihar in India, to test the impact of a new power allocation rule on consumer payment rates and firm outcomes.

Working Paper
7 May 2023

Misallocation in Firm Production: A Nonparametric Analysis Using Procurement Lotteries

How costly is the misallocation of production that we might expect to result from distortions such as market power, incomplete contracts, taxes, regulations, or corruption?

Working Paper
1 May 2023

The compounded effects of Covid-19 and other crises on SMEs in Burkina Faso

We document the trajectory of SMEs in Burkina Faso between 2020 and 2022, which were affected not only by the global Covid-19 shock, but also by several negative local shocks: two coups took place in 2022, in the context of increasing frequent terrorist attacks.

C-19 Note
30 Apr 2023

Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Large-Scale Firms in Nepal

We document the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on large-scale firms in Nepal and their response to the new challenges using a mixed-method approach.

C-19 Note
28 Apr 2023

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