Marcel Fafchamps

Freeman Spogli Institute
Stanford University
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Stanford, CA 94305
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NBER Program Affiliations: DEV
NBER Affiliation: Research Associate
Institutional Affiliation: Stanford University

NBER Working Papers and Publications

July 2019Learning Management Through Matching: A Field Experiment Using Mechanism Design
with Girum Abebe, Michael Koelle, Simon Quinn: w26035
May 2019Implicit and Explicit Commitment in Credit and Saving Contracts: A Field Experiment
with Uzma Afzal, Giovanna D'Adda, Simon R. Quinn, Farah Said: w25802
August 2018Intrahousehold Consumption Allocation and Demand for Agency: A Triple Experimental Investigation
with Uzma Afzal, Giovanna D'Adda, Farah Said: w24977
Keep It Simple: A Field Experiment on Information Sharing in Social Networks
with Cátia Batista, Pedro C. Vicente: w24908
February 2017Peer Effects in Computer Assisted Learning: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment
with Di Mo: w23195

Published: Marcel Fafchamps & Di Mo, 2018. "Peer effects in computer assisted learning: evidence from a randomized experiment," Experimental Economics, vol 21(2), pages 355-382. citation courtesy of

When No Bad Deed Goes Punished: Relational Contracting in Ghana versus the UK
with Elwyn Davies: w23123
August 2016Exclusion Bias in the Estimation of Peer Effects
with Bet Caeyers: w22565
July 2016Curse of Anonymity or Tyranny of Distance? The Impacts of Job-Search Support in Urban Ethiopia
with Girum Abebe, Stefano Caria, Paolo Falco, Simon Franklin, Simon Quinn: w22409
May 2016Adoption with Social Learning and Network Externalities
with Mans Soderbom, Monique vanden Boogaart: w22282
January 2016Using Split Samples to Improve Inference about Causal Effects
with Julien Labonne: w21842
November 2015An Experimental Study of Decentralized Link Formation with Competition
with Margherita Comola: w21758
April 2015Redistribution and Group Participation: Comparative Experimental Evidence from Africa and the UK
with Ruth Vargas Hill: w21127

Published: Marcel Fafchamps & Ruth Vargas Hill, 2019. "Redistribution and Group Participation: Experimental Evidence from Africa and the UK," The World Bank Economic Review, vol 33(3), pages 717-735.

Networks and Manufacturing Firms in Africa: Results from a Randomized Field Experiment
with Simon R. Quinn: w21132

Published: Marcel Fafchamps & Simon Quinn, 2018. "Networks and Manufacturing Firms in Africa: Results from a Randomized Field Experiment," World Bank Economic Review, World Bank Group, vol. 32(3), pages 656-675. citation courtesy of

with Simon Quinn: w21084

Published: Marcel Fafchamps & Simon Quinn, 2017. "Aspire," The Journal of Development Studies, vol 53(10), pages 1615-1633. citation courtesy of

July 2011When is capital enough to get female microenterprises growing? Evidence from a randomized experiment in Ghana
with David McKenzie, Simon R. Quinn, Christopher Woodruff: w17207

Published: Journal of Development Economics Volume 106, January 2014, Pages 211–226 Cover image Microenterprise growth and the flypaper effect: Evidence from a randomized experiment in Ghana ☆ Marcel Fafchampsa, , David McKenzieb, , Simon Quinna, , , Christopher Woodruffc,

May 2004Social Capital
with Steven N. Durlauf: w10485

Published: Durlauf, Steven N. & Fafchamps, Marcel, 2005. "Social Capital," Handbook of Economic Growth, in: Philippe Aghion & Steven Durlauf (ed.), Handbook of Economic Growth, edition 1, volume 1, chapter 26, pages 1639-1699 Elsevier.

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