Manuela Angelucci

Economics Dept., University of Michigan

Lorch Hall, 611 Tappan St.

Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1220

mangeluc at





Publications, Working Papers, and Work in Progress

Networks, Social Interactions, Spillover Effects

Family networks and school enrollment: evidence from a randomized social experiment, with Giacomo De Giorgi, Marcos Rangel, and Imran Rasul, Journal of Public Economics, 94(3-4), 197-221, April 2010.

Program evaluation and spillover effects, with Vincenzo Di Maro, Impact-Evaluation Guidelines Technical Notes No. IDB-TN-136, May 2010.

Village Economies and the Structure of Extended Family Networks, with Giacomo De Giorgi, Marcos Rangel, and Imran Rasul, B.E Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, (9)1, Article 44, October 2009.

Indirect Effects of an Aid Program: How do Cash Injections Affect Ineligibles' Consumption?, with Giacomo De Giorgi, American Economic Review, 99(1), 486-508, March 2009. Here is the Appendix.

Resource sharing within family networks: insurance and investment, with Giacomo De Giorgi and Imran Rasul, revisions requested, The Journal of Political Economy.

Spillover effects of micro-credit in Mexico, with Tim Conley, Dean Karlan, and Jon Zinman.

Snack choice in the school cafeteria, with Silvia Prina, Heather Royer, and Anya Savikhin.

Understanding Household Behavior

The demand for food of poor urban Mexican households: understanding policy impacts using structural models, with Orazio Attanasio, American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 5(1), 146-178, February 2013.

The Impact of Oportunidades on Consumption, Savings, Assets, and Transfers, with Orazio Attanasio and Vincenzo Di Maro, Fiscal Studies, 33(3), 305-334, September 2012.

Oportunidades: program effects on consumption, low participation, and methodological issues, with Orazio Attanasio, Economic Development and Cultural Change, 57:3, 479-506, April 2009.

Love on the rocks: Domestic Violence and Alcohol Abuse in Rural Mexico, B.E Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, 8(1), Article 43, 2008.

Heterogeneity and aggregation: testing for efficiency in intra-household allocation, with Robert Garlick.


Migration and financial constraints: evidence from Mexico, accepted for publication at The Review of Economics and Statistics.

Conditional cash transfer programs, credit constraints, and migration, LABOUR, 26(1), 124-136, March 2012.

U.S. Border Enforcement and the Net Flow of Mexican Illegal Migration, Economic Development and Cultural Change, 60(2), 311-357, January 2012.


Microcredit Impacts: Evidence from a Randomized Microcredit Program Placement Experimentby Compartamos Banco, with Dean Karlan, and Jon Zinman, revisions requested by the American Economic Journal: Applied Economics.

Win Some Lose Some? Evidence from a Randomized Microcredit Program Placement Experiment by Compartamos Banco, with Dean Karlan and Jonathan Zinman.

Mental Health

Productivity and Choice Under Stress: Are Men and Women Different?, with Karina Cordova. Here is the Appendix.

Cash transfers, smoothing, and health, with Carlos Chiapa and Silvia Prina.

Stress and snack choice, with Karina Cordova.


Ownership, competition and enterprise performance, with Saul Estrin, Comparative Economic Studies, 45(2), pp. 173-91, July 2003.






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