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Afghanistan

 

Spectral Models of Security

The rapid proliferation of mobile phones and other digital devices can created an unparalleled opportunity to observe and understand the rapidly changing...
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Mobile-izing Savings in Afghanistan

Why Do Defaults Affect Behavior? Experimental Evidence from Afghanistan We report on an experiment examining why default options impact behavior. By randomly...
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How Do Labor Markets Equilibrate? Estimating the Effect of Local Labor Demand Shocks on Internal Migration and Local Wages

A central question in the study of migration concerns the role that migrants play in bringing an economy towards a more efficient use of its resources...
 

Violence and Financial Decisions: Evidence from Mobile Money in Afghanistan

We examine the relationship between violence and financial decisions in Afghanistan. Using three separate data sources, we find that individuals experiencing violence...
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Probabilistic Inference of Unknown Locations: Exploiting Collective Behavior when Individual Data is Scarce

New sources of large-scale geospatial data can inform policy decisions ranging from disease monitoring and city planning to disaster management and humanitarian...
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Promises and Pitfalls of Mobile Money in Afghanistan: Evidence from a Randomized Control Trial

Promises and Pitfalls of Mobile Money in Afghanistan: Evidence from a Randomized Control Trial We present the results of a field experiment...
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