I look at the research portfolios of a group of leading development economists on the PhD job market

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This paper studies the impact of sexual harassment awareness training for male college students in India and the mechanisms of their behavior change.

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This paper studies the impact of parental information and beliefs about student performance and college admissions on education investments in China.

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This paper reports on results of a field experiment in Argentina that tests to what extent the lack of information about the steps needed to graduate and the returns to education may prevent…

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This post looks at nepotism in one country's civil service - what it means for promotions and the quality of civil servants. It also looks at an effort to cut back on this and how it plays…

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Bringing workers of different backgrounds together causes an initial drop in productivity for high interaction tasks, but this goes away as they figure out how to work together

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Improving property rights can improve the allocation of resources and create a more financially inclusive society.

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