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Brummit, C. D., Gomez-Lievano, A., Hausmann, R., and Bonds, M. 2020. Machine-learned patterns suggest that diversification drives economic developmentJournal of the Royal Society Interface, Volume 17 (162).


Khwaja, A. 2019. Making moves matter: Experimental evidence on incentivizing bureaucrats through performance-based postingsAmerican Economic Review, Volume 109 (1), pp. 237-70.


Rema, H. 2018. Tangible information and citizen empowerment: Identification cards and food subsidy programs in IndonesiaJournal of Political Economy, Volume 126 (2), pp. 451-91.

Pande, R. 2018. Ending global poverty: Why money ins't enoughJournal of Economic Perspectives, Volume 32 (4), pp. 173-200. 

Andrabi, T. Das, J., Khwaja, A., Ozyurt, S., and Singh, N. 2018. Upping the ante: The equilibrium effects of unconditional grants to private schoolsWorld Bank Policy Research Working Papers, No. 8563.

Rema, H. and Olken B. 2018. Universal basic incomes versus targeted transfers: anti-poverty programs in developing programsJournal of Economic Perspectives, Volume 32 (4), pp. 201-226.

Coscia, M. 2018. Popularity spikes hurt future chances for viral propagation of protomemesCommunications of the ACM, Volume 61 (1), pp. 70-77.

Coscia, M. 2018. Using arborescences to estimate hierarchicalness in directed complex networks PLoS ONE, Volume 13 (1). 

Zolnik, E., Malik, A., and Irvin-Erickson, Y. 2018. Who benefits from bus rapid transit? Evidence from the Metro Bus System (MBS) in LahoreJournal of Transport Geography, Volume 71 (July), pp. 139-149.

Barone, M. and Coscia, M. 2018. Birds of a feather scam together: Trustworthiness homophily in a business network. Social Networks, Volume 54 (July), pp. 228-237. 

Neffke, F., Otto, A., and Hidalgo, C. 2018. The mobility of displaced workers: How the local industry mix affects job searchJournal of Urban Economics, Volume 108 (November), pp. 124-140.

Kosack, S., Coscia, M., Smith, E., Albrecht, K., Barabási, A., and Hausmann, R. 2018. Functional structures of US state governments. PNAS, Volume 115 (46), 11748-11753.

Hausmann, R. and Neffke, F. 2018. The workforce of pioneer plants: The role of worker mobility in the diffusion of industries. Research Policy, November. 

Diodato, D., Neffke. F., and O'Clery, N. 2018. Why do industries coagglomerate? How Marshallian externalities differ by industry and have evolved over timeJournal of Urban Economics, Volume 106, pp. 1-26.

Thorbecke, W. 2018. The Exposure of U.S. Manufacturing Industries to Exchange Rates. International Review of Economics and Finance. June.

Bahar, D. and Santos, M. 2018. One more resource curse: Dutch disease and export concentration. Journal of Development Economics, Vol. 132, pp. 102-114.

Machin, S., McNally, S., and Viarengo, M. 2018. Changing How Literacy Is Taught: Evidence on Synthetic Phonics. American Journal: Economic Policy, Vol. 10, No. 2, pp. 217-41.

Manchin, M. and Orazbayev, S. 2018. Social networks and the intention to migrate. World Development, 109, pp. 360-374.

Czaika, M. and Orazbayev, S. 2018. The globalization of scientific mobility, 1970-2014. Applied Geography, 96, pp. 1-10.

Coscia, M., Hamaguchi, K., Pinglo, M., and Giuffrida, A. 2018. Mapping the International Health Aid Community using Web Data. EPJ Data Science, 7:12.

Hausmann, R. and Nedelkoska, L. 2018. Welcome home in a crisis: Effects of return migration on the non-migrants' wages and employment. European Economic Review, Vol. 101, pp. 101-132.

Duflo, E., Greenstone, M., Pande, R., and Ryan, N. 2018. The value of regulatory discretion: Estimates from environmental inspections in India. Econometrica, Vol. 86 (6), pp. 2123-2160.


Khwaja, A.Andrabi, T., and Das, J. 2017. Report cards: The impact of providing school and child test schools on educational markets. American Economic Review, Vol. 107 (6), pp. 1535-1563.

Neffke, F., and Hartog, M. 2017. Agents of Structural Change: The Role of Firms and Entrepreneurs in Regional Diversification. Journal of Economic Geography, pp 1-26.

Gibbons, S., McNally, S. and Viarengo, M., 2017. Does Additional Spending Help Urban Schools? An Evaluation Using Boundary Discontinuities. Journal of the European Economic Association

Coscia, M. and Neffke, F., 2017. Network Backboning with Noisy DataData Engineering (ICDE), 2017 IEEE 33rd International Conference on, pp. 425-436. IEEE

Cosic, A., Diestelmeier, L., Maxim, A., Nguyen, T.A., Rossetto, N. 2017. Book Chapter: Does Public Ownership provide affordable and reliable electricity to household customers? Case studies of electricity sector reforms in the UK, France, Germany and Italy. The Reform of Network Industries - Evaluating Privatisation, Regulation, and Liberalisation in the EU. 

Feng, W., Liu, X., Nguyen, T.A. 2017. Evaluating the Economic Impacts and Feasibility of China’s Energy Cap: Based on an Analytic General Equilibrium ModelEconomic Modelling.

Haidar, J.I., 2017. Sanctions and Export Deflection: Evidence from Iran. Economic Policy, 32 (90), pp. 319–355

Chauvin, J.P., et al., 2017. What is different about urbanization in rich and poor countries? Cities in Brazil, China, India and the United States. Journal of Urban Economics, March, pp.17-49

Hanna, R., Olken, B., and Kreindler, G. 2017. Citywide effects of high-occupancy vehicle restrictions: Evidence from “three-in-one” in JakartaScience, Vol. 357 (6346), pp. 89-93.

Hanna R. and Dhaliwal, I. 2017. The Devil is in the Details: The Successes and Limitations of Bureaucratic Reform in IndiaJournal of Development Economics, Vol. 124, pp. 1-21.

Pande, R., Barnhardt S., and Field, E.. 2017. Moving to Opportunity or Isolation? Network Effects of a Randomized Housing Lottery in Urban IndiaAmerican Economic Journal: Applied Economics 9 (1): 1-32. 

Pande, R., Moore, C., Prillaman, S., and Singh, V. 2017. What Constrains Young Indian Women’s Labor Force Participation? Evidence from a Survey of Vocational Trainees

Sheely, R. and Hassan M. 2017. Executive-Legislative Relations, Party Defections, and Lower-Level Administrative Unit Proliferation: Evidence from KenyaComparative Political Studies, Vol. 50 (12), pp. 1595-1631.

Pande, R. and Jayachandran, S. 2017. Why Are Indian Children So Short? The Role of Birth Order and Son Preference. American Economic Review, Vol. 107 (9), pp. 2600-2629. 

Levy, D., Yardley, J., and Zeckhauser, R. 2017. Getting an Honest Answer: Clickers in the Classroom. Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, Vol. 17 (4), pp. 104-125.


Santos, M. & Reinhart, C., 2016. From Financial Repression to External Distress: The Case of Venezuela. Emerging Markets Finance and Trade, pp. 1-30

Santos, M., 2016. The Right Fit for the Wrong Reasons: Real Business Cycle in an Oil-Dependent Economy. Latin American Journal of Economics (former Cuadernos de Economía), 53 (1) , pp. 61-94.

Frasheri, E. 2016. Of Knights and Squires: European Union and the Modernization of Albania. North Carolina Journal of International Law, Volume 42, Issue 1 (Fall 2016).

Gomez-Lievano, A, Patterson-Lomba, O. and Ricardo Hausmann, R. 2016, December. Explaining the prevalence, scaling and variance of urban phenomena. Nature Human Behaviour. DOI:10.1038/s41562-016-0012

O'Clery, N. A Tale of Two Clusters: The Evolution of Ireland’s Economic Complexity since 1995Dublin: Journal of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland,Vol. XLV 2015-16, pp.16-66

Lewis-Faupel, S., Neggers, Y., Olken, B., and Pande, R. August 2016. Can Electronic Procurement Improve Infrastructure Provision? Evidence from Public Works in India and Indonesia. American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 8(3): 258-83. DOI: 10.1257/pol.20140258

Field, E., Jayachandran, S., Pande, R., and Rigol, N. May 2016. Friendship at Work: Can Peer Effects Catalyze Female Entrepreneurship? American Economic Journal: Economic Policy,  8(2): 125-53.  DOI: 10.1257/pol.20140215

Hanna, R. and Oliva, P. 2016. Implications of Climate Change for Children in Developing CountriesThe Future of Children, Vol. 26 (1), pp. 115-132.

Pande, R., Moore, C., Field, E., Schaner, S., and Rigol, N. 2016. On Her Account: Can Strengthening Women’s Financial Control Boost Female Labor Supply?

Pande, R., Besley, T., and Rao, V. 2016. Long-Run Impacts of Land Regulation: Evidence from Tenancy Reform in India. Journal of Development Economics, Vol. 118, pp. 72-87.

Khwaja, A., Iyer, R., Luttmer, E., and Shue, K. 2016. Screening Peers Softly: Inferring the Quality of Small Borrowers. Management Science, Vol. 62 (6), pp. 1533-1841.

Arceo, E., Hanna, R., and Oliva, P. 2016. Does the Effect of Pollution on Infant Mortality Differ Between Developing and Developed Countries? Evidence from Mexico City. The Economic Journal, Vol 126 (591), pp. 257-280.

Hanna, R., Alatas, V., Banerjee, A., Olken, B., Purnamasari, R., and Wai-Poi, M. 2016. Self-Targeting: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Indonesia. The Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 124 (2), 371-427.

Khwaja, A.Andrabi, T., and Das, J. 2016. Delivering Education: A Pragmatic Framework for Improving Education in Low-Income Countries. Handbook of International Education.

Hanna, R., Duflo, E., and Greenstone, M. 2016. Up in Smoke: The Influence of Household Behavior on the Long-Run Impact of Improved Cooking Stoves. American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, Vol. 8 (1), pp. 80-114.

Khwaja, A., Khan, A., and Olken, B. 2016. Tax Farming Redux: Experimental Evidence on Performance Pay for Tax Collectors. The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 131 (1), Vol. 219-271.

Sheely, R. 2016. Regimes and Randomization: The Politics of Fieldwork in Contemporary KenyaSocial Science Quarterly, Vol. 92 (4), pp. 936-952.


Yanagizawa-Drott, D. and Campante, F. 2015. Does Religion Affect Economic Growth and Happiness? Evidence from RamadanThe Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 130 (2), pp. 615-658.

Coscia M, Hausmann R.  2015, December. Evidence That Calls-Based and Mobility Networks Are Isomorphic. PLoS ONE 10(12): e0145091. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0145091

Hanna, R. and Oliva, P. 2015, May. Moving Up the Energy Ladder: The Effect of an Increase in Economic Well-Being on the Fuel Consumption Choices of the Poor in India. American Economic Review, 105(5): 242-46. DOI: 10.1257/aer.p20151097

Pritchett L. and Viarengo, M. The State, Socialization and Private Schooling: When Will Governments Support Alternative Producers? forthcoming in the Journal of Development Studies; [CID Working Paper No.272]

Pritchett L. and Viarengo, M. (2015), "Does Public Sector Control Reduce Variance in School Quality?" accepted and forthcoming in Education Economics; [Center for Global Development Working Paper No. 178; Harvard University, PEPG Discussion Paper No. 09-03]

Chekir, H. and Diwan, I. 2015, January. Crony Capitalism in Egypt. Journal of Globalization and Development ISSN (Online) 1948-1837, ISSN (Print) 2194-6353, DOI: 10.1515/jgd-2014-0025

Hanna, R., Mullainathan, S., and Schwartstein, J. 2015. Learning Through Noticing: Theory and Evidence from a Field Experiment. The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 129 (3), pp. 1311-1353.

Pande, R.Greenstone, M.Nilekani, J., Ryan, N., Sudarshan, A., and Sugathan, A. 2015. Lower Pollution, Longer Lives: Life Expectancy Gains if India Reduced Particulate Matter PollutionEconomic and Political Weekly, Vol. 50 (8), pp. 40-46.

Pande, R. 2015. Keeping Women Safe. Harvard Magazine. 

Sheely, R. 2015. Mobilization, Participatory Planning Institutions, and Elite Capture: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Rural Kenya. World Development, Vol. 67, pp. 251-266.


Pennacchioli, D., Coscia, M., Rinzivillo, S., Giannotti, F., and Pedreschi, D. 2014. The retail market as a complex system. EPJ Data Science 3:33.

Banerjee, A., Green, D., McManus, J., and Pande, R. 2014. Are Poor Voters Indifferent to Whether Elected Leaders Are Criminal or Corrupt? A Vignette Experiment in Rural India. Political Communication, Vol. 31 (3), pp. 391-407.

Yanagizawa-Drott, D. and Rogall, T. 2014. The Legacy of Political Mass Killings: Evidence from the Rwandan Genocide. 

Pande, R., Feigenberg, B., Field, E., Rigol, N., and Sarkar, S. 2014. Do Group Dynamics Influence Social Capital Gains Among Microfinance Clients? Evidence From a Randomized Experiment in Urban IndiaJournal of Policy Analysis and Management, Vol 33 (4), pp. 932-949.

Yanagizawa-Drott, D. and Campante, F. 2014. Do Campaign Contribution Limits Matter? Evidence from the McCain-Feingold Act.

Hanna, R. and Wang, S. 2014. Dishonesty and Selection into Public Service. National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper 19649.


Yanagizawa-Drott, D., Madestam, A., Shoag, D., and Veuger, S. 2013. Do Political Protests Matter? Evidence from the Tea Party Movement. The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 128 (4), pp. 1633-1685.

Yanagizawa-Drott, D. 2013. Propaganda vs. Education; A Case Study of Hate Radio in Rwanda. The Oxford Handbook of Propaganda Studies

Duflo, E., Greenstone, M., Pande, R., and Ryan, N. 2013. Truth-telling by Third-party Auditors and the Response of Polluting Firms: Experimental Evidence from India. Quarterly Journal of Economics 128.4: 1499–1545.

Andrews, M., Pritchett, L., and Woolcock, M. 2013. Escaping Capability Traps Through Problem Driven Iterative Adaptation World Development 51: 234-244.

Field, E., Pande, R., Papp, J., and Rigol, N. 2013. Does the Classic Microfinance Model Discourage Entrepreneurship among the Poor? Experimental Evidence from India. American Economic Review 103.6: 2196-2226.

Duflo, E., Greenstone, M., Pande, R., and Nicholas Ryan. 2013. What Does Reputation Buy? Differentiation in a Market for Third-party Auditors. American Economic Review 103.3: 314-19.

Feigenberg, B., Field, E., and Pande, R. 2013. The Economic Returns to Social Interaction: Experimental Evidence from Microfinance. Review of Economic Studies 80.4 (April 2013): 1459-1483.

Coscia, M., Hausmann, R., and Hidalgo, C. 2013. The Structure and Dynamics of International Development Assistance. Journal of Globalization and Development Volume 3, Issue 2, (March 2013): 1–42.

Pritchett, L., Woolcock, M., and Andrews, M. 2013. Looking Like a State: Techniques of Persistent Failure in State Capability for Implementation. Journal of Development Studies 49.1 (January 2013): 1-18.


Bustos, S., Gomez, C., Hausmann, R., and Hidalgo, C. 2012. The Dynamics of Nestedness Predicts the Evolution of Industrial Ecosystems. PLoS ONE 7.11 (November 2012): 1-8.

Klimek, P., Hausmann, R., and Thurner, S. 2012. Empirical Confirmation of Creative Destruction from World Trade Data. PLoS ONE 7.6 (June 18, 2012): e38924.

Neffke, F., and Henning, M. 2012. Skill relatedness and firm diversification. Strategic Management Journal 34(3) pp.297-316.