NOVAFRICA presents its Job Market Candidates 2019/2020. The five researchers work on different areas of economic development in Africa.
Description: in his job market paper, Tijan L. Bah analyses the impact on migration decisions of providing information on the risks of irregular migration from West Africa to Europe.
References: Cátia Batista – Nova SBE; Flore Gubert – Paris School of Economics; Pedro C. Vicente – Nova SBE
Description: in her job market paper, Rute Martins Caeiro analyses the pathways of technology diffusion through social networks, following the experimental introduction of new technologies in Guinea-Bissau.
References: Cátia Batista – Nova SBE; Marcel Fafchamps – Stanford University; Paulo Santos – Monash University; Pedro C Vicente – Nova SBE
Description: in her job market paper, Ana Garcia-Hernandez explores the relationship between political voice and prosociality in rural villages in Northern Uganda with a modified public good game (PGG
References: Alexander Couts – Nova SBE; Macartan Humphreys – Columbia University; Nathan Fiala – University of Connecticut
Description: in her job market paper, Teresa Molina Millán tests the impact of different types of non-financial incentives on Community Health Workers performance and household health.
References: Cátia Batista – Nova SBE; John Maluccio – Middlebury College; Karen Macours – PSE; Pedro C Vicente – Nova SBE
Job Market Paper: “Diffusion of Rival Information in the Field”
Description: in her job market paper, Inês Vilela conducts a lab-in-the-field to test how rivalry affects the pattern of diffusion of information.
References: Cátia Batista – Nova SBE; Edward Miguel – Berkeley University of California; Pedro C Vicente – Nova SBE.