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Working Papers

Inspecting young paprika plants in Malawi.

Remittance Responses to Temporary Discounts: A Field Experiment among Migrants from Central America (with Kate Ambler and Diego Aycinena)

Subsidies and the Persistence of Technology Adoption: Field Experimental Evidence from Mozambique (with Michael Carter and Rachid Laajaj).

Directing Remittances to Education with Soft and Hard Commitments (with Giuseppe de Arcangelis, Majlinda Joxhe, David McKenzie, and Erwin Tiongson).

Temptation in Vote-Selling: Evidence from a Field Experiment in the Philippines (with Allen Hicken, Steve Leider, and Nico Ravanilla).

Facilitating Savings for Agriculture: Field Experimental Evidence from Malawi (with Lasse Brune, Xavier Giné, and Jessica Goldberg).

Directed Giving: Evidence from an Inter-Household Transfer Experiment in Mozambique (with Catia Batista and Dan Silverman).

Revising Commitments: Field Evidence on Adjustment of Prior Choices (with Xavier Giné, Jessica Goldberg, and Dan Silverman).

Unilateral Facilitation Does Not Raise International Labor Migration from the Philippines (with Emily Beam and David Mckenzie).

Evidence on Policies to Increase the Development Impacts of International Migration (with David McKenzie).

The Impact of Transaction Fees on Migrant Remittances: Evidence from a Field Experiment among Migrants from El Salvador (with Diego Aycinena and Claudia Martinez A.)

The Impact of Rainfall on Rice Output in Indonesia (with David I. Levine), NBER Working Paper No. 20302, July 2014.

Work in progress

“Barriers to Medicaid Utilization Among Immigrants” (with Emily Beam, Yusufcan Masatlioglu, and Tara Watson)

“Savings, Subsidies, and Sustainable Food Security: A Field Experiment in Mozambique” (with Rachid Laajaj and Michael R. Carter)

“Increasing the Development Impact of Migrant Remittances: A Field Experiment Among Kenyan Migrants in the U.S.” (with Isaac Mbiti and Dan Silverman)