Search for dissertations about: "Karen Macours"

Found 1 swedish dissertation containing the words Karen Macours.

  1. 1. Worms, Farms and Schools : Three Essays on Investment Choices in Uganda

    Author : Benedetta Lerva; Konrad Burchardi; Jakob Svensson; Jonathan de Quidt; Karen Macours; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; field experiments; randomized evaluations; agriculture; education; externalities; technology adoption; financial aid; cash transfers; school inputs; moral hazard; sharecropping; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Quantifying Externalities in Technology Adoption: Experimental Evidence from Ugandan FarmersI investigate how positive externalities contribute to underadoption of agricultural technology among sub-Saharan African farmers. I focus on the adoption of pest-control technologies. READ MORE