Publications

Exporting and firm performance: Evidence from a randomized experiment.” 

The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 2017, 132.2,551-615 
with David Atkin and Amit Khandelwal, (Editor’s Choice) 

 

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Coverage:
Forbes, Council of Economic Advisors, Bloomberg, Trade Talks Podcast

 

 

“Increasing Financial Inclusion in the Muslim World: Evidence from an Islamic Finance Marketing Experiment”
accepted at The World Bank Economic Review

with Dean Karlan and Nour Shammout,

 

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Measuring Productivity: Lessons from Tailored Surveys and Productivity Benchmarking.”
AEA: Papers and Proceedings, 2019, 109, 444-449
with David Atkin and Amit Khandelwal,


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Follow the money not the cash: Comparing methods for identifying consumption and investment responses to a liquidity shock 
Journal of Development Economics, 2016, (121), 11-23
with Dean Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
 
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Bank-Insured RoSCA for Microfinance:
Experimental Evidence in Poor Egyptian Villages

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, 2014,S56-73 
with Mahmoud El-Gamal, Mohamed El-Komi and Dean Karlan

 

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Working Papers

“Overcoming Youth Unemployment in Egypt: Randomized Evaluations Showcase the Promise of Active Labor Market Programs”
with Ahmed El-Sayed and Kevin Hempel (October 2018)

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“Occupational Choice under Credit and Information Constraints” (January 2014)

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Works in Progress

“Measuring Reservation Wages: Comparing Methods to Estimate Valuations of Job Attributes” with Brian Feld and Abdelrahman Nagy

 

“Are Microloans Too Small?” with Gharad Bryan and Dean Karlan


“Can International Trade Change Minds?” with David Atkin and Amit Khandelwal

“Skill Demands, Mismatch and Employer Perceptions in Hiring Decisions” with Jamin Speer and Andrew Weaver

 “Stigma and Selection into Job Training Programs” with Jamin Speer

“Detecting Mobility Constraints: Evidence from an Experiment with Uber Riders” with Peter Christensen

“Inducing Demand Shocks with Digital Marketing” with David McKenzie and Aminur Rahman

“Expanding Access to Finance through Micro-Equity” with Kareem Haggag

“Improving Labor Market Outcomes with Job Fairs” with Bruno Crépon and Mona Said