CDE Working Paper Series

manuscriptsThe CDE Working Papers are a series of papers written by members of the Department of Economics on topics pertaining to the economics of less developed countries. They are available electronically as downloadable PDF files.

Please click here for Archived Research Memorada, 1984 through 1998.

Online Research Memoranda
Download PDF Gerard Caprio, Jr., “Financial Regulation After the Crisis: How Did We Get Here, and How Do We Get Out?” November 2013
Download PDF J. Vernon Henderson and Yong Suk Lee., “Organization of Disaster Aid Delivery: Spending Your Donations.” September 2012
Download PDF Yong Suk Lee., “Educational Tracking, Residential Sorting, and Intergenerational Mobility.” September 2012
Download PDF Quamrul Ashraf and Oded Galor., “Cultural Diversity, Geographical Isolation, and the Origin of the Wealth of Nations.” November 2011
Download PDF Nicholas Wilson, Wentao Xiong, and Christine Mattson., “Is Sex Like Driving? Risk Compensation Associated with Randomized Male Circumcision in Kisumu, Kenya.” November 2011
Download PDF Nicholas Wilson., “Fertility Responses to Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV.” September 2011
Download PDF Quamrul Ashraf, David N. Weil, and Joshua Wilde., “The Effect of Interventions to Reduce Fertility on Economic Growth.” August 2011
Download PDF Quamrul Ashraf, Boris Gershman, and Peter Howitt., “Banks, Market Organization, and Macroeconomic Performance: An Agent-Based Computational Analysis.” May 2011
Download PDF William Olney., “A Race to the Bottom? Employment Protection and Foreign Direct Investment.” April 2011
Download PDF Nicholas Wilson., “Economic Growth and the HIV/AIDS Pandemic: Evidence from the Early 21st Century Copper Boom.” April 2011
Download PDF Anand Swamy., “Land and Law in Colonial India.” December 2010
Download PDF Kaivan Munshi & Nicholas Wilson., “Identity and Mobility: Historical Fractionalization, Parochial Institutions, and Occupational Choice in the American Midwest.” December 2010
Download PDF Nicholas Wilson., “Antiretroviral Therapy and Demand for HIV Testing: Evidence from Zambia.”
October 2010
Download PDF Ralph Chami, Dalia Hakura, and Peter Montiel., “Do Worker Remittances Reduce Output Volatility in Developing Countries?” October 2010
Download PDF Adolfo Barajas, Ralph Chami, Dalia Hakura, and Peter Montiel., “Workers’ Remittances and the Equilibrium Real Exchange Rate: Theory and Evidence” September 2010
Download PDF Quamrul Ashraf and Oded Galor., “The ‘Out of Africa’ Hypothesis, Human Genetic Diversity, and Comparative Economic Development” August 2010
Download PDF Eduardo Fernández-Arias and Peter Montiel., “The Great Recession, ‘Rainy Day’ Funds, and Countercyclical Fiscal Policy in Latin America” July 2010
Download PDF Mandar Oak and Anand Swamy., “Commitment and Conquest: The Case of British Rule in India” July 2010
Download PDF Prachi Mishra, Peter J. Montiel, and Antonio Spilimbergo., “Monetary transmission in low income countries” July 2010
Download PDF Quamrul Ashraf and Oded Galor., “Dynamics and Stagnation in the Malthusian Epoch” July 2010
Download PDF Yasser Abdih, Ralph Chami, Jihad Dagher, and Peter Montiel., “Remittances and Institutions: Are Remittances a Curse?” July 2010
Download PDF Douglas Gollin and Christian Zimmermann., “Global Climate Change and the Resurgence of Tropical Disease: An Economic Approach” June 2010
Download PDF Quamrul Ashraf and Stelios Michalopoulos., “The Climatic Origins of the Neolithic Revolution: Theory and Evidence” May 2010
Download PDF Gerard Caprio, Jr., “Financial Regulation in a Changing World:Lessons from the Recent Crisis.”
September 2009
Download PDF Quamrul Ashraf, Oded Galor, and Omer Ozak., “Isolation and Development” September 2009
Download PDF Douglas Gollin and Christian Zimmermann., “Malaria: Disease Impacts and Long-Run Income Differences” October 2008
Download PDF Douglas Gollin, Eric Van Dusen, and Harvey Blackburn., “Animal Genetic Resource Trade Flows: Economic Assessment” September 2008
Download PDF Gerard Caprio, Jr., Asl? Demirgüç-Kunt, and Edward J. Kane, “The 2007 Meltdown in Structured Securitization: Searching for Lessons not Scapegoats,” September 2008
Download PDF James R. Barth, Gerard Caprio, Jr., Ross Levine, “Bank Regulations Are Changing: But For Better or Worse?” September 2008
Download PDF Fabian Lange and Douglas Gollin., “Equipping Immigrants: Migration Flows and Capital Movements” July 2008
Download PDF Peter Montiel and Luis Servén., “Real Exchange Rates, Saving and Growth: Is there a Link?” July 2008
Download PDF Philip Bond and Ashok S. Rai, “Borrower Runs,” May 2008, forthcoming, Journal of Development Economics
Download PDF Stefan Klonner and Ashok S. Rai, “Cosigners As Collateral,” May 2008, Manuscript
Download PDF Gerard Caprio, Jr. and Patrick Honohan, “Banking Crises,” April 2008, forthcoming in The Oxford Handbook of Banking, Oxford University Press, 2009
Download PDF Stefan Klonner and Ashok S. Rai, “Adverse Selection in Credit Markets: Evidence from a Policy Experiment,” August 2007, Manuscript
Download PDF Douglas Gollin., “Labour ‘s Share of Income” June 2007, Manuscript
Download PDF Anand V. Swamy, “Only Twice as Much: A Rule for Regulating Lenders” January 2007
Download PDF Rachel E. Kranton and Anand V. Swamy, “Contracts, Hold-Up, and Exports: Textiles and Opium in Colonial India,” December 2006
Download PDF Arijit Sen and Anand V. Swamy, “Taxation by Auction: Fund-Raising by 19th Century Indian Guilds,” November 2000
Download PDF Anand Swamy, Stephen Knack, Young Lee, and Omar Azfar, “Gender and Corruption,” August 2000

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