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The Puzzle of Mobile Money Markets: An Example of Goldilocks Conditions
This paper investigates the supply-side and demand-side factors that explain the success of mobile money markets. Namely, we argue that there exists a set of Goldilocks conditions that best supports mobile money services. ...
Does Price Have a Payoff? A Comparison of the Traditional NGO Model With the Micro-Consignment Model
Various non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have sought to alleviate the problem of limited access to clean drinking water in Guatemalan villages by providing them with water filters. While traditional NGOs donate filters ...
Essays in Applied Microeconomics
The essays in applied microeconomics contained within this dissertation examine prices in the developing economy contexts of Indonesia and the Philippines. Prices, observed and unobserved, are determined by and incentivize ...
Foreign Aid Allocation and Impact: A Sub-National Analysis of Malawi
This project estimates the first sub-national model of foreign aid allocation and impact. Newly geocoded aid project data from Malawi is used in combination with multiple rounds of living standards data to predict the allocation ...