Resources

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- Christopher F. Parmeter

These notes were created for the 2013 AGRODEP Applied Panel Data Econometrics course and cover basic aspects of R including installation,...

- Philippe Van Kerm and Anne-Claire Thomas

This presentation introduces the decomposing distribution change and the quantile regression approach in the poverty measurement and analysis. It was presented at...

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These training videos were recorded during the 2016 AGRODEP Training Course on Tools for Value Chain Analysis held in March 28 - April 1, 2016 in...

- John B. Shoven and John Whalley
- Harry J. Holzer, Richard N. Block, Marcus Cheatham, and Jack H. Knott

This paper explores the effects of a state-financed training grant program for manufacturing firms in Michigan. Using a three-year panel of data from a unique survey of firms that applied for these grants, the authors estimate the effects of...

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These materials are for use by participants of the Augmented Gravity Modeling course.

 

Daily course materials:

Day 1 - Monday

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- Ismael Fofana, Andre Lemelin, and John Cockburn

Computable general equilibrium modeling requires a consistent and coherent benchmark data set, which are generally organized in the form of a Social Accounting Matrix (SAM). These data generally come from quite diverse sources and correspond to...

- Shawn Cole, Xavier Giné, Jeremy Tobacman, Petia Topalova, Robert Townsend, and James Vickery

Why do many households remain exposed to large exogenous sources of nonsystematic income risk? We use a series of randomized field experiments in rural India to test the importance of price and nonprice factors in the adoption of an innovative...

- Angelino C. G. Viceisza
This note, for use in the 2014 training course Experimental Methods for Impact Assessment, is created by Angelino C.G. Viceisza and is in...
- David McKenzie

The vast majority of randomized experiments in economics rely on a single baseline and single follow-up survey. If multiple follow-ups are conducted, the reason is typically to examine the trajectory of impact effects, so that in effect only one...