2021 Publications

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, October 2021.

Why Is Growth in Developing Countries So Hard to Measure?

Angrist, Noam, Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg, and Dean Jolliffe. 2021. Journal of Economic Perspectives, 35 (3): 215-42.

On Her Own Account: How Strengthening Women's Financial Control Impacts Labor Supply and Gender Norms

Field, Erica M., Rohini Pande, Natalia Rigol, Simone G. Schaner, and Charity Troyer Moore. American Economic Review, 111 (7): 2342-75.

The Competitive Effects of Transmission Infrastructure in the Indian Electricity Market

Ryan, Nicholas. 2021. American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, 13 (2): 202-42. (May, 2021). DOI: 10.1257/mic.20180191

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

Donna, J.D., Espín‐Sánchez, J. The Economic History Review, (March 28, 2021). https://doi.org/10.1111/ehr.13047

Creating a New Legal Form: The GmbH

Guinnane, Timothy W. Published online by Cambridge University Press: 16 March 2021

Measuring Human Capital Using Global Learning Data

Noam Angrist, Simeon Djankov, Pinelopi K. Goldberg & Harry A. Patrinos. 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)