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Does Africa need a rotten Kin Theorem ? experimental evidence from village economies (English)

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This paper measures the economic impact of social pressure to share income with kin and neighbors in rural Kenyan villages. The authors conduct a lab experiment in which they randomly vary the observability of investment returns. The goal is to test whether... See More +

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  • Jakiela, Pamela; Ozier, Owen;
  • 2012/06/01
  • Policy Research Working Paper
  • WPS6085
  • 1 of 1
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  • The World Region
  • 2012/06/01
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