Research Summary

Microfinance

by Nava Ashraf

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"Tying Odysseus to the Mast: Evidence from a Commitment Savings Product in the Philippines." (with Dean Karlan and Wesley Yin) Quarterly Journal of Economics 121, no. 2, 2006.

"Female Empowerment: Further Evidence From a Commitment Savings Product in the Philippines." (with Dean Karlan and Wesley Yin) April 2009, World Development 38, Issue 3, March 2010.

"Deposit Collectors." (with Dean Karlan and Wesley Yin) Advances in Economic Analysis & Policy, Vol. 6, No. 2, Article 5, March 2006.

"Savings in Transnational Households: A Field Experiment among Migrants from El Salvador." (with Diego Aycinena, Claudia Martinez A., and Dean Yang) forthcoming, Review of Economics and Statistics.

"Spousal Control and Intra-Household Decision Making: An Experimental Study in the Philippines."American Economic Review 99, no. 4, September 2009.