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Monitoring in Target Contracts: Theory and Experiment in Kenyan Public Transit

Kelley, Lane and Schönholzer (2020) develop a relational contracting model to study the role of monitoring in firms and evaluate the model experimentally in the field.

Working Paper
23 Oct 2020

1st CDC MRG Call on Development Finance

Application to this call is closed.

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23 Oct 2020

Special Major Research Grant Calls

Special Major Research Grant Calls

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23 Oct 2020

1st CDC MRG Call on Development Finance, Deadline: 21 December 2020 - CLOSED

The 1st CDC MRG Call on Development Finance under the PEDL initiative is now closed. Proposals submitted by 23:59 GMT on 21 December 2020 will be considered for funding.

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23 Oct 2020

Misallocation in the Market for Inputs: Enforcement and the Organization of Production

The strength of contract enforcement determines how firms source inputs and organize production.

Journal Article
1 Nov 2020

Tackling Youth Unemployment: Evidence from a Labor Market Experiment in Uganda

Alfonsi, Bandiera, Bassi, Burgess, Rasul, Sulaiman and Vitali (2020) design a labor market experiment to compare demand- and supply-side policies to tackle youth unemployment, a key issue in low-income countries.

Journal Article
1 Nov 2020

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

Bargaining over purchase prices with microenterprise owners in Ghana, Hardy et al. (2020) show that poorer sellers agree to significantly lower prices than wealthier peers.

Working Paper
1 Nov 2020

PEDL 2020 Conference on Firms in Low-income Countries

December 10-11, 2020

Online Event

The Private Enterprise Development in Low-Income Countries (PEDL) programme pursues a research agenda that aims to better understand what determines the strength of market forces driving efficiency in low-income countries (LICs). The PEDL programme is hosting a two-day virtual conference with presentations by rising young scholars.

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27 Nov 2020

PEDL 2020 Conference on Firms in Low-income Countries

The PEDL programme is hosting a two-day virtual conference with presentations by rising young scholars on 10-11 December. Register here!

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27 Nov 2020

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