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Young Scholars Matchmaking Workshop 2023

PEDL is hosting a Matchmaking Workshop for Young Scholars in 2023.

News
25 Nov 2022

Female Microentrepreneurs: Is the Home Calling Louder than the Business?

Can female microentrepreneurs extend their working hours to seize additional business opportunities?

Research Note
29 Nov 2022

When Bulldozers Loom: Informal Property Rights and Marketing Practice Innovation Among Emerging Market Micro-Entrepreneurs

Micro-entrepreneurs represent the most common type of business in the world, and marketing is a primary means by which they earn their livelihoods.

Journal Article
1 Dec 2022

Firm Culture: Examining the Role of Gender in Job Matching in an Online African Labor Market

Africa has some of the highest rates of unemployment globally, yet there is limited understanding of the sources of labor market frictions due to data scarcity.

Working Paper
1 Dec 2022

Earnings Inequality and the Minimum Wage: Evidence from Brazil

Increases in the minimum wage can substantially reduce earnings inequality. To demonstrate this, we combine administrative and survey data with an equilibrium model of the Brazilian labor market.

Journal Article
1 Dec 2022

Misattribution and uncertainty about Beliefs Prevent Learning

We study how incorrect and uncertain beliefs about product quality can persist in equilibrium, using the example of fertilizer in East Africa.

Working Paper
7 Dec 2022

African Continental Integration and Firm Awareness of Trade Policy: Evidence from a Kenyan Pilot Study

This project assesses the importance of an as-yet underappreciated potential barrier to international trade and firm growth: firms being uninformed about trade costs and unaware of trade agreements relevant to their sector.

Working Paper
8 Dec 2022

Jessica B. Hoel

Colorado College

Ben Norton

Cornell University

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