Sustainability Science Program

Brooke Kelsey Jack

Brooke Kelsey Jack

Period at SSP: Fall 2006 - Spring 2010
Appointment title at SSP: Doctoral Fellow (AY 06-07, 08-10); Giorgio Ruffolo Doctoral Fellow in Sustainability Science (AY 07-08)
Research project title at SSP: Developing country markets in environment and health
Faculty host at SSP: Nava Ashraf, Christopher Avery
Final SSP progress report on file: Progress report
Documents produced drawing on fellowship research: Documents
Most recent institutional appointment on file: Tufts University, Economics Department
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Most recent CV on file: CV
This entry last updated on: April 18, 2013


Ajayi, O.C., B. Kelsey. Jack and B. Leimon. 2012. Auction Design for the Private Provision of Public Goods in Developing Countries: Lessons from Payments for Environmental Services in Malawi and Indonesia, World Development 40(6): 1213-1223.

Ashraf, Nava, B. Kelsey. Jack and Emir Kamenica. 2012. Information and subsidies: Complements or substitutes? Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, forthcoming.

Ashraf, Nava, O. Bandiera and B. Kelsey. Jack. 2012. No margin, no mission? A field experiment on the role of incentives in the distribution of public goods. 8834. Submitted.

Jack, B. Kelsey and M. Recalde. 2013. Local leadership and the voluntary provision of public goods: Field evidence from Bolivia.

Jack, B. Kelsey. 2012. Private information and the allocation of land use subsidies in Malawi, American Economic Journal: Applied, forthcoming.

Jack, B. Kelsey. 2011. Market Inefficiencies and the Adoption of Agricultural Technologies in Developing Countries. CID Working Paper No. 50, Center for International Development, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University.

Jack, Kelsey. 2010. Barriers to the adoption of agricultural technologies in developing countries. Agricultural Technology Adoption Initiative, Draft whitepaper paper for JPAL (MIT – CEGA (Berkeley).

Jack, B. Kelsey., 2009. Auctioning Conservation Contracts in Indonesia - Participant Learning in Multiple Trial Rounds. CID Graduate Student and Research Fellow Working Paper No. 35, Center for International Development, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University.

Jack, B.K. 2009. Upstream-downstream transactions and watershed externalities: Experimental evidence from Kenya. Ecological Economics 68(6): 1813-1824. 

Jack, B. Kelsey., B. Leimona, P.J. Ferraro. 2009. A Revealed Preference Approach to Estimating Supply Curves for Ecosystem Services: Experimental field auctions and soil erosion control in Indonesia, Conservation Biology 23(2): 359-367.

Jack, Brook Kelsey, Carolyn Kousky, and Kate Emans Sims. 2008. Designing payments for ecosystem services: Lessons from previous experience with incentive-based mechanisms. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 105(28): 9465-9470.

Jack, B. Kelsey, Beria Leimona, and Paul J. Ferraro. 2008. A revealed preference approach to estimating supply curves for environmental services: Experimental field auctions and soil erosion control in Indonesia. Conservation Biology 23(2): 359 – 367.

Jack, Brook Kelsey, Carolyn Kousky, and Katharine R.E. Sims. 2007. Lessons relearned: Can previous research on incentive-based mechanisms point the way for payments for ecosystem services? CID Graduate Student and Postdoctoral Fellow Working Paper No. 15. Center for International Development, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University.