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Mazhar Waseem

University of Manchester

Mandatory employer-sponsored health financing scheme for semiformal workers in Bangladesh: An experimental assessment

In this study, we present findings from an experimental evaluation of a mandatory employer-sponsored health insurance scheme in Bangladesh.

Journal Article
15 Mar 2024

Propagation of taste for climate resilience: evidence from cocoa value chain in Ghana

While Sub-Saharan African countries are increasingly vulnerable to climate change, they also face lower marginal cost for carbon reduction.

Research Note
15 Mar 2024

Alexa Coleman

Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)

Samuel Zicheng Wang

UC Berkeley

Cattle supply chain fidelity in the Brazilian Amazon: Key considerations for deforestation monitoring

Supply chain governance (SCG) is an increasingly important approach to manage environmental protection and human rights in agricultural systems across the tropics. SCG helps relay the preferences of international consumers to producers and fills environmental policy gaps.

Working Paper
5 Apr 2024

From Micro to Macro in an Equilibrium Diffusion Model

We quantify the benefits of better firm-to-firm matching in an aggregate diffusion model where individuals reap profitable knowledge from others in the economy.

Working Paper
15 Apr 2024

Business Incubators in Africa: A Review of the Literature

This paper reviews research on business incubators in Africa, as a policy tool for supporting entrepreneurial businesses.

Journal Article
6 May 2024

Do Information Frictions and Corruption Perceptions Kill Competition? A Field Experiment On Public Procurement in Uganda

We study whether information frictions and corruption perceptions deter firms from doing business with the government. We conduct two nationwide randomized controlled trials (RCTs) in collaboration with the national public procurement supervisory and anti-corruption agency in Uganda.

Working Paper
15 May 2024