Working Papers


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

“Scared Straight or Scared to Death? Fatalism in Response to Disease Risks” [PDF] (Under Review)

“Health Knowledge and Non-Pharmaceutical Interventions During the COVID-19 Pandemic in Africa” (with Anne Fitzpatrick, Sabrin Beg, Laura Derksen, Anne Karing, Adrienne Lucas, Natalia Ordaz Reynoso, and Munir Squires) NBER Working Paper No. 28316 (Revise and Resubmit, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization)

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

“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]