Journal/Scholarly Articles

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

Lewis-Faupel, Sean, Yusuf Neggers, Benjamin A. Olken and Rohini Pande. 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, Erica, Seema Jayachandran, Rohini Pande and Natalia Rigol.  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


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

Hanna, Rema, and Paulina Oliva. 2015. "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 (May 2015)

Pritchett L. and M. Viarengo, "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 M. Viarengo (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]

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


Pennacchioli, Diego, Michele Coscia, Salvatore Rinzivillo, Fosca Giannotti and Dino Pedreschi. The retail market as a complex system. EPJ Data Science 3:33 (December 2014)

Banerjee, Abhijit, Donald P. Green, Jeffery McManus, and Rohini Pande. Are Poor Voters Indifferent to Whether Elected Leaders Are Criminal or Corrupt? A Vignette Experiment in Rural India Political Communication 31.3 (July-Sept 2014): 391-407.


Duflo, Esther, Michael Greenstone, Rohini Pande, and Nicholas Ryan. Truth-telling by Third-party Auditors and the Response of Polluting Firms: Experimental Evidence from India. Quarterly Journal of Economics 128.4 (2013): 1499–1545.

Andrews, Matthew, Lant Pritchett, and Michael Woolcock. Escaping Capability Traps Through Problem Driven Iterative Adaptation World Development 51 (November 2013): 234-244.

Field, Erica, Rohini Pande, John Papp, and Natalia Rigol. Does the Classic Microfinance Model Discourage Entrepreneurship among the Poor? Experimental Evidence from India. American Economic Review 103.6 (October 2013): 2196-2226.

Duflo, Esther, Michael Greenstone, Rohini Pande, and Nicholas Ryan. What Does Reputation Buy? Differentiation in a Market for Third-party Auditors. American Economic Review 103.3 (May 2013): 314-19.

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

Coscia, Michele, Ricardo Hausmann, and César A. Hidalgo. The Structure and Dynamics of International Development Assistance. Journal of Globalization and Development Volume 3, Issue 2, (March 2013): 1–42.

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


Bustos, Sebastián, Charles Gomez, Ricardo Hausmann, and César A. Hidalgo. The Dynamics of Nestedness Predicts the Evolution of Industrial Ecosystems. PLoS ONE 7.11 (November 2012): 1-8.

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