2021 Publications

Water Theft as Social Insurance: South‐Eastern Spain, 1851–1948

Donna, J.D., Espín‐Sánchez, J. Water theft as social insurance: south‐eastern Spain, 1851–1948. The Economic History Review, (March 28, 2021). https://doi.org/10.1111/ehr.13047

Measuring Human Capital Using Global Learning Data

Angrist, N., Djankov, S., Goldberg, P.K. et al. Measuring human capital using global learning data. Nature (March 10, 2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-021-03323-7.

Falling Living Standards During the COVID-19 Crisis: Quantitative Evidence from Nine Developing Countries

Dennis Egger, Edward Miguel, Shana S. Warren, Ashish Shenoy, Elliott Collins, Dean Karlan, Doug Parkerson, A. Mushfiq Mobarak, Günther Fink, Christopher Udry, Michael Walker, Johannes Haushofer, Magdalena Larreboure, Susan Athey, Paula Lopez-Pena, Salim Benhachmi, Macartan Humphreys, Layna Lowe, Niccoló F. Meriggi, Andrew Wabwire, C. Austin Davis, Utz Johann Pape, Tilman Graff, Maarten Voors, Carolyn Nekesa, and Corey Vernot. Science Advances, February 2021

The benefits and costs of social distancing in high- and low-income countries

Barnett-Howell Z, Watson OJ, Mobarak AM. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 2021 Jan. DOI: 10.1093/trstmh/traa140.

Lack of Selection and Limits to Delegation: Firm Dynamics in Developing Countries

Ufuk Akcigit, Harun Alp, Michael Peters. American Economic Review, Vol. 111, No. 1, January 2021, (pp. 231-75)

Identifying the Costs of a Public Health Success: Arsenic Well Water Contamination and Productivity in Bangladesh

Mark M. Pitt, Mark R. Rosenzweig, M. Nazmul Hassan. The Review of Economic Studies, January 2021.