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Carol Newman

Trinity College Dublin

Sveta Milusheva

World Bank

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

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

Big Loans to Small Businesses: Predicting Winners and Losers in an Entrepreneurial Lending Experiment

We experimentally study the impact of relatively large enterprise loans in Egypt.

Working Paper
1 Jun 2023

Digital Accounting/Transparency Practices and Investment Readiness: Evidence from High-Growth Firms in Uganda

This project studies the impact of digital accounting and transparency practices on the growth of medium-sized high-growth firms in LICs.

Research Project
1 Jun 2023

Designing Microfinance Products to Encourage Firm Growth

This study investigates the best way to provide financing to firms in LICs that can unlock high growth.

Research Project
1 Jun 2023

Can Financial Incentives to Firms Improve Apprentice Training? Experimental Evidence from Ghana

We use a field experiment to test whether financial incentives can improve the quality of apprenticeship training.

Journal Article
1 Jun 2023

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