Working Papers


“Scared Straight or Scared to Death? Fatalism in Response to Disease Risks” [PDF] (Revision Submitted, American Economic Review)

“Pay Me Later: A Simple Employer-based Saving Scheme” (with Lasse Brune and Eric Chyn) [PDF] (Revise and Resubmit, American Economic Review)

“How Important is Temptation Spending? Maybe Less than We Thought” (with Lasse Brune and Qingxiao Li) [PDF] (Revise and Resubmit, World Bank Economic Review)

“Some Children Left Behind: Variation in the Eff ects of
an Educational Intervention” (with Julie Buhl-Wiggers, Juan Sebastiรกn Munoz, Rebecca Thornton, and Jeffrey A. Smith) [PDF]
(Under Review)

“Teacher Effectiveness in Africa: Longitudinal and Causal Estimates” (with Julie Buhl-Wiggers, Rebecca Thornton, and Jeffrey A. Smith) [PDF]

“Appointments versus Commitments: Overcoming Self-Control Problems in Preventive Health” (with Laura Derksen, Natalia Ordaz Reynoso, and Olivier Sterck) [Slides]

“Program Scale-up and Sustainability” (with Julie Buhl-Wiggers, Jeff Smith, and Rebecca Thornton) [Slides]