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Experimental design
Working Paper
Changing male perceptions of gender equality: Evidence from an experimental study

Reducing gender inequality is a critically important development challenge, especially in countries with widespread and deep-rooted prejudices against women...

Gender Inequality Male perception
Working Paper
Protecting unsophisticated applicants in school choice through information disclosure

Unsophisticated applicants can be at a disadvantage under manipulable and hence strategically demanding school choice mechanisms...

Education Experimental design Organizational behavior
Working Paper
Eliciting risk preferences: Firefighting in the field

Heterogeneity in subject populations often necessitates choosing an elicitation task that is intuitive, easy to explain, and simple to implement...

Experimental design Risk
Journal Article
Tiered Housing Allocation with Preannounced Rankings: An Experimental Analysis

We study in the laboratory a variant of the house allocation with existing tenants problem where subjects are partitioned into tiers with hierarchical privileges, and they know their position in the priority queue before making their decision...

Experimental design Housing
Journal Article
Reflections on the Ethics of Social Experimentation

Part of Journal Special Issue Experiments in Development Economics

Methodology (Economics) Experimental design Field experiments
Working Paper
Reflections on the Ethics of Social Experimentation

Social scientists are increasingly engaging in experimental research projects of importance for public policy in developing areas...

Methodology (Economics) Experimental design Qualitative research
Working Paper
Behavioral Design: A New Approach to Development Policy

Successful development programs rely on people to behave and choose in certain ways, and behavioral economics helps us understand why people behave and choose as they do...

Agriculture Experimental design Microeconomics
Journal Article
Behavioral Design: A New Approach to Development Policy

Part of Journal Special Issue Poverty, Development, and Behavioral Economics

Agriculture Experimental design Microeconomics
Blog
What Can Experiments Tell Us About How to Improve Governance?

Rachel M. Gisselquist and Miguel Niño-Zarazúa Over the past decade, randomized controlled trials (RCTs) have become a staple of research in development economics...

Cost effectiveness Experimental design Field experiments
Book Chapter
Evaluating Aid Impact

From the book: Development Aid

Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic policy Experimental design
Working Paper
Evaluating Aid Impact

The ultimate measure of aid effectiveness is how aid affects the lives of poor people in developing countries...

Economic assistance and foreign aid Economic policy Experimental design
Working Paper
The Market Place for Ideas: An Analysis of Knowledge Diffusion in Academic Journals

The thought that the academy might function like a ‘market place for ideas’ has been influential in the economics of science and is increasingly so in the philosophy of science/economic methodology literature...

Econometrics Research (Education, Higher) Experimental design
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