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The role of social ties in factor allocation (Inglês)

This paper investigates whether social structure helps or hinders factor allocation using unusually rich data from The Gambia. Evidence indicates that land available for cultivation is allocated unequally across households; and that factor transfers are more common between neighbors, co-ethnics, and kinship related households. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas WPS8343 FEB 20, 2018

Beck,Ulrik; Bjerge,Benedikte Alkjaersig; Fafchamps,Marcel Disclosed

Redistribution and group participation : experimental evidence from Africa and the UK (Inglês)

This paper investigates whether the prospect of redistribution hinders the formation of efficiency-enhancing groups. An experiment is conducted in a Kenyan slum, Ugandan villages, and a UK university town and used to test, in an anonymous setting with no feedback, whether subjects join a group that increases their endowment but exposes them to one of three redistributive actions: stealing, giving, or burning. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas WPS8330 FEB 05, 2018

Fafchamps,Marcel; Hill,Ruth Disclosed

Job fairs : matching firms and workers in a field experiment in Ethiopia (Inglês)

Do matching frictions affect youth employment in developing countries? This paper studies a randomized controlled trial of job fairs in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas WPS8092 JUN 07, 2017

Abebe,Girum; Caria,Stefano; Fafchamps,Marcel; Falco,Paolo; Franklin,Simon; Quinn,Simon Redmond; Shilpi,Forhad J. Inglês Disclosed

The World Bank Economic Review 31 (3) (Inglês)

The World Bank Economic Review is a professional journal used for the dissemination of research in development economics broadly relevant to the development profession and to the World Bank in pursuing its development mandate. ... Exibir mais +

Publicação 140524 JAN 01, 2017

Mckenzie,David J.; Paffhausen,Anna Luisa; Kaiser,Tim; Menkhoff,Lukas; Grimm,Michael John; Munyehirwe,Anicet; Peters,Jörg; Sievert,Maximiliane; Rockmore,Marc; Fafchamps,Marcel; Woodruff,Christopher M.; Eble,Alex; Boone,Peter; Elbourne,Diana; Annen,Kurt; Moers,Luc; Villoria,Nelson Benjamin; Mghenyi,Elliot Wamboka; Contreras,Dante; Sepúlveda,Paulina; Larsen, Anna Folke; Lilleør,Helene Bie; Buser,Thomas; Oosterbeek,Hessel; Plug,Erik; Ponce,Juan; Rosero,José; Gutierrez,Emilio; Juarez,Laura; Rubli,Adrian Disclosed

Identifying gazelles : expert panels vs. surveys as a means to identify firms with rapid growth potential (Inglês)

A business plan competition is conducted to test whether survey instruments or panel judges are able to identify the fastest growing firms. Participants submitted six- to eight-page business plans and defended them before a three- or four-judge panel. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas WPS7647 APR 20, 2016

Fafchamps,Marcel; Woodruff,Christopher M. Disclosed

Identifying Gazelles: Expert Panels vs. Surveys as a Means to Identify Firms with Rapid Growth Potential (Inglês)

We conduct a business plan competition to test whether survey instruments or panel judges are able to identify the fastest growing firms. Participants submitted six- to eight-page business plans and defended them before a three- or four-judge panel. ... Exibir mais +

Artigo de revista 140735 APR 19, 2016

Fafchamps,Marcel; Woodruff,Christopher M. Disclosed

Gold mining and proto-urbanization : recent evidence from Ghana (Inglês)

Central place theory predicts that agglomeration can arise from external shocks. This paper investigates whether gold mining is a catalyst for proto-urbanization in rural Ghana. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas WPS7347 JUN 30, 2015

Fafchamps,Marcel; Koelle,Michael Rene; Shilpi,Forhad J. Disclosed

Mobile phone coverage and producer markets : evidence from West Africa (Inglês)

Mobile phone coverage has expanded considerably throughout the developing world, particularly within sub-Saharan Africa. Existing evidence suggests that increased access to information technology has improved agricultural market efficiency for consumer markets and certain commodities, but there is less evidence of its impact on producer markets. ... Exibir mais +

Artigo de revista 112426 OCT 14, 2014

Aker,Jenny C.; Fafchamps,Marcel Inglês Disclosed

Mobile phone coverage and producer markets : evidence from West Africa (Inglês)

Mobile phone coverage has expanded considerably throughout the developing world, particularly within sub-Saharan Africa. Existing evidence suggests that increased access to information technology has improved agricultural market efficiency for consumer markets and certain commodities, but there is less evidence of its impact on producer markets. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas WPS6986 JUL 01, 2014

Aker, Jenny C.; Fafchamps, Marcel Disclosed

The World Bank economic review 28 (1) (Inglês)

This paper is organized in following headings: how can safety nets contribute to economic growth?; political reforms and public policy: evidence from agricultural and food policies; food security and storage in the Middle East and North Africa; preferential market access design: evidence and lessons from african apparel exports to the united states and the European Union;network proximity and business practices in african manufacturing; the impact of financial literacy training for migrants; policy barriers to international trade in services: evidence from a new database. ... Exibir mais +

Publicação 113048 JAN 01, 2014

Alderman,Harold H.; Yemtsov,Ruslan G.; Olper,Alessandro; Fałkowski,Jan; Swinnen,Johan F. M.; Larson,Donald F.; Lampietti,Julian A.; Gouel,Christophe; Cafiero,Carlo; Roberts,John; De Melo,Jaime A. P.; Portugal-Perez,Alberto; Fafchamps,Marcel; Soderbom,Mans Martin; Gibson,Jhon; Mckenzie,David J.; Zia,Bilal Husnain; Borchert,Ingo; Gootiiz,Batshur; Mattoo,Aaditya Disclosed

When is capital enough to get female enterprises growing? Evidence from a randomized experiment in Ghana (Inglês)

This brief summarizes the when is capital enough to get female enterprises growing? Evidence from a randomized experiment in Ghana. The treatment was staggered from May 2009-February 2010. ... Exibir mais +

Informativo 81522 AUG 14, 2013

Fafchamps, Marcel; McKenzie, David; Quinn, Simon; Woodruff, Christopher Disclosed

Network proximity and business practices in African manufacturing (Inglês)

Patterns of correlation in innovation and contractual practices among manufacturing firms in Ethiopia and Sudan are documented. Network data that indicate whether any two firms in the utilized sample do business with each other, buy inputs from a common supplier, or sell output to a common client are used for the analysis. ... Exibir mais +

Artigo de revista 112396 JUL 03, 2013

Fafchamps,Marcel; Soderbom,Mans Martin Inglês Disclosed

Network proximity and business practices in African Manufacturing (Inglês)

Patterns of correlation in innovation and contractual practices among manufacturing firms in Ethiopia and Sudan are documented. Network data that indicate whether any two firms in the utilized sample do business with each other, buy inputs from a common supplier, or sell output to a common client are used for the analysis. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas WPS6474 JUN 01, 2013

Fafchamps, Marcel; Soderbom, Mans Disclosed

The World Bank economic review 26 (3) (Inglês)

This issue of the World Bank economic review includes the following topics of interest: is there a metropolitan bias? the relationship between poverty and city size in a selection of developing countries; impact of SMS-based agricultural information on Indian farmers; crises, food prices, and the income elasticity of micronutrients - estimates from Indonesia; economic geography and economic development in Sub-Saharan Africa; the decision to import capital goods in India: firms' financial factors matter; coffee market liberalization and the implications for producers in Brazil, Guatemala and India; implications of COMTRADE compilation practices for trade barrier analyses and negotiations. ... Exibir mais +

Publicação 80522 NOV 01, 2012

Lanjouw, Peter; Fafchamps, Marcel; Minten, Bart; Skoufias, Emmanuel; Tiwari, Sailesh; Zaman, Hassan; Bosker, Maarten; Garretsen, Harry; Bas, Maria; Berthou, Antoine; Russell, Bill; Mohan, Sushil; Banerjee, Anindya; Yeats, Alexander J.; Ferre, Celine; Ferreira, Francisco H.G. Disclosed

Capital, gender, and microenterprise growth in Ghana (Inglês)

Despite the emphasis placed by microfinance organizations on lending to female business owners, evidence from three recent randomized controlled trials has cast doubt on the ability of capital alone to grow female-operated microenterprises: in my own previous experiment in Sri Lanka women given grants saw no increase in business profits, while the recent randomized trials of microfinance in the Philippines and India also see very little in the way of profit increases when women get loans. ... Exibir mais +

Informativo 63674 JUN 01, 2011

Fafchamps,Marcel; Mckenzie,David J.; Quinn,Simon Redmond; Woodruff,Christopher M. Disclosed

When is capital enough to get female enterprises growing ? evidence from a randomized experiment in Ghana (Inglês)

Standard models of investment predict that credit-constrained firms should grow rapidly when given additional capital, and that how this capital is provided should not affect decisions to invest in the business or consume the capital. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas WPS5706 JUN 01, 2011

Fafchamps, Marcel; McKenzie, David; Quinn, Simon; Woodruff, Christopher Disclosed

The determinants of funding to Ugandan nongovernmental organizations (Inglês)

Original Ugandan data collected by the authors are used to examine the determinants of funding to local nongovernmental organizations (NGOs). Success in attracting grants from international donors depends mostly on network effects. ... Exibir mais +

Artigo de revista 77616 JUN 01, 2009

Fafchamps, Marcel; Owens, Trudy Disclosed

The World Bank economic review 23 (2) (Inglês)

This issue includes the following: dollar a day revisited, by Martin Ravallion, Shaohua Chen, and Prem Sangraula; evidence on changes in aid allocation criteria, by Stijn Claessens, Danny Cassimon, and Bjorn Van Campenhout; does education affect HIV status? ... Exibir mais +

Publicação 62985 JAN 01, 2009

Melo, Jaime de; Ravallion, Martin; Chen, Shaohua; Sangraula, Prem; Claessens, Stijn; Cassimon, Danny; Van Campenhout, Bjorn; de Walque, Damien; Jeuland, Marc; Lucas, Marcelino; Clemens, John; Whittington, Dale; Kandilov, Ivan T.; Fafchamps, Marcel; Owens, Trudy; Javorcik, Beata S.; Spatareanu, Mariana Disclosed

Determinants of choice of migration destination (Inglês)

Internal migration plays an important role in moderating regional differences in well-being. This paper analyzes migrants' choice of destination, using Census and Living Standard Surveys data from Nepal. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas WPS4728 SEP 01, 2008

Fafchamps, Marcel; Shilpi, Forhad Disclosed

Isolation and subjective welfare : evidence from South Asia (Inglês)

Using detailed geographical and household survey data from Nepal, this article investigates the relationship between isolation and subjective welfare. ... Exibir mais +

Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas WPS4535 FEB 01, 2008

Fafchamps, Marcel; Shilpi, Forhad Disclosed

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The role of social ties in factor allocation (Inglês)
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FEB 20, 2018 WPS8343 Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas
Redistribution and group participation : experimental evidence from Africa and the UK (Inglês)
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FEB 05, 2018 WPS8330 Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas
Job fairs : matching firms and workers in a field experiment in Ethiopia (Inglês)
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JUN 07, 2017 WPS8092 Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas Inglês
The World Bank Economic Review 31 (3) (Inglês)
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JAN 01, 2017 140524 Publicação
Identifying gazelles : expert panels vs. surveys as a means to identify firms with rapid growth potential (Inglês)
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APR 20, 2016 WPS7647 Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas
Identifying Gazelles: Expert Panels vs. Surveys as a Means to Identify Firms with Rapid Growth Potential (Inglês)
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APR 19, 2016 140735 Artigo de revista
Gold mining and proto-urbanization : recent evidence from Ghana (Inglês)
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JUN 30, 2015 WPS7347 Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas
Mobile phone coverage and producer markets : evidence from West Africa (Inglês)
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OCT 14, 2014 112426 Artigo de revista Inglês
Mobile phone coverage and producer markets : evidence from West Africa (Inglês)
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JUL 01, 2014 WPS6986 Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas
The World Bank economic review 28 (1) (Inglês)
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JAN 01, 2014 113048 Publicação
When is capital enough to get female enterprises growing? Evidence from a randomized experiment in Ghana (Inglês)
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AUG 14, 2013 81522 Informativo
Network proximity and business practices in African manufacturing (Inglês)
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JUL 03, 2013 112396 Artigo de revista Inglês
Network proximity and business practices in African Manufacturing (Inglês)
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JUN 01, 2013 WPS6474 Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas
The World Bank economic review 26 (3) (Inglês)
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NOV 01, 2012 80522 Publicação
Capital, gender, and microenterprise growth in Ghana (Inglês)
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JUN 01, 2011 63674 Informativo
When is capital enough to get female enterprises growing ? evidence from a randomized experiment in Ghana (Inglês)
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JUN 01, 2011 WPS5706 Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas
The determinants of funding to Ugandan nongovernmental organizations (Inglês)
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JUN 01, 2009 77616 Artigo de revista
The World Bank economic review 23 (2) (Inglês)
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JAN 01, 2009 62985 Publicação
Determinants of choice of migration destination (Inglês)
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SEP 01, 2008 WPS4728 Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas
Isolation and subjective welfare : evidence from South Asia (Inglês)
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FEB 01, 2008 WPS4535 Documento de trabalho sobre pesquisa de políticas