2022 Publications

La “Doña” è Mobile: The Role of Women in Social Mobility in a Pre-Modern Economy

José-Antonio Espín-Sánchez, Salvador Gil-Guirado, and Chris Vickers. 2022. The Journal of Economic History 82(1): 1–41. doi:10.1017/S0022050722000018.

Taxes and Turnout: When the Decisive Voter Stays at Home

Felix Bierbrauer, Aleh Tsyvinski, and Nicolas Werquin. 2022. American Economic Review, 112 (2): 689-719. DOI: 10.1257/aer.20171927

Are There Too Many Farms in the World? Labor Market Transaction Costs, Machine Capacities, and Optimal Farm Size

Andrew D. Foster and Mark Rosenzweig. 2022. Journal of Political Economy (130)3.

Rationing the Commons

Nicholas Ryan and Anant Sudarshan. 2022. Journal of Political Economy 130 (1): 210–257.

2021 Publications

“The Impact of Community Masking on COVID-19: A Cluster-Randomized Trial in Bangladesh”

Jason Abaluck, Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak, et al. 2021. Science 375(6577). DOI: 10.1126/science.abi9069

Subsidies for technology adoption: Experimental evidence from rural Cameroon

Niccolò F. Meriggi, Erwin Bulte, Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak. 2021. Journal of Development Economics, Volume 153, 2021, 102710, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jdeveco.2021.102710

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. 2021. The Review of Economic Studies, 88(5): 2479–2526.

Voting Trusts and Antitrust: Rethinking the Role of Shareholder Litigation in Public Regulation, from the 1880s to the 1930s

Naomi R. Lamoreaux and Laura Phillips Sawyer. 2021. Law and History Review, 39(3), 569-600. doi:10.1017/S0738248021000304.

Discussion of “The ‘Matthew effect’ and market concentration: Search complementarities and monopsony power” by Fernández-Villaverde, Mandelman, Yu and Zanetti

Michael Peters. 2021. Journal of Monetary Economics, Volume 121, 2021, Pages 91-94,ISSN 0304-3932, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmoneco.2021.03.006.

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

Erica M. Field, Rohini Pande, Natalia Rigol, Simone G. Schaner, and Charity Troyer Moore. 2021. American Economic Review, 111(7): 2342-75.

Doing Business In China: Parental Background and Government Intervention Determine Who Owns Business

Ruixue Jia, Xiaohuan Lan, Gerard Padró i Miquel. 2021. Journal of Development Economics, Volume 151, 102670, ISSN 0304-3878, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jdeveco.2021.102670.

Can Network Theory-Based Targeting Increase Technology Adoption?

Lori Beaman, Ariel BenYishay, Jeremy Magruder, and Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak. 2021. American Economic Review, 111 (6): 1918-43. DOI: 10.1257/aer.20200295.

Why Is Growth in Developing Countries So Hard to Measure?

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

The Competitive Effects of Transmission Infrastructure in the Indian Electricity Market

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

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

Javier D. Donna and José-Antonio Espín‐Sánchez. 2021. The Economic History Review, 74(3): 721-753. doi.org/10.1111/ehr.13047.

Creating a New Legal Form: The GmbH

Timothy W. Guinnane. 2021. Business History Review 95(1):3–32.

Measuring Human Capital Using Global Learning Data

Noam Angrist, Simeon Djankov, Pinelopi K. Goldberg, and Harry A. Patrinos. 2021. Nature. 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. 2021. Science Advances.

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

Zachary Barnett-Howell, Oliver John Watson, and Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak. 2021 Jan. DOI: 10.1093/trstmh/traa140.

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

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

Wages, Experience, and Training of Women over the Life Cycle

Richard Blundell, Monica Costa-Dias, David Goll, and Costas Meghir. 2021. Journal of Labor Economics, Volume 39, Number S1, Published for the Society of Labor Economists, Economics Research Center/ NORC. Article DOI https://doi.org/10.1086/711400.