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Pro-social preferences and self-selection into the public health sector: evidence from an economic experiment
Journal Article | Jul 2012
Motivational crowding-out theory establishes that the effectiveness of financial incentive schemes, like pay-for-performance, crucially depends on the ...
Pro-social preferences, career choice, economic experiments, health workers, Tanzania
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2012
One year rent is sufficient to buy a rickshaw in the plains of Nepal, while a rickshaw will last many years, so purchase appears very profitable. Still ...
Investment behavior, Poverty, Time-preferences, Nepal
CMI Working Paper | Nov 2018
On what bases should corporations be taxed? This article presents evidence from a series of discrete choice experiments designed to elicit the tax preferences ...
Corporate taxation, tax preferences, tax legitimacy, optimal taxation, Tanzania
A universal preference for equality in health? Reasons to reconsider properties of applied welfare functions
Journal Article | Dec 2012
The literature on how to combine efficiency and equity considerations in the social valuation of health allocations has borrowed extensively from applied ...
Health equity, Social welfare function, Eliciting preferences
Journal Article | Oct 2015
The purpose of this paper is to investigate why poor people make decisions that at first sight appear irrational. The author stays within the realms of ...
Journal Article | Jan 2017
A unique family survey was conducted in Nepal to investigate the economic consequences of having a first-born girl. Women have more children, but we find ...
Project | Jan 2005 - Dec 2009
The project is part of a larger reserach project conducted in collaboration with Professor Ole Fritjof Norheim at Department of Public Health and Primary ...
Africa: Ethiopia, Tanzania, Uganda
Project | Jan - Dec 2005
This project addresses the question of how to elicit people's preferences for dsitribution of scarce resources in the health sector.
Eliciting people's preferences for the distribution of health. A procedure for a more precise estimation of distributional weights
Journal Article | Sep 2009
In order to incorporate distributional concerns into cost-effectiveness analysis, it would be useful to elicit distributional weights that express people's ...
Health equity, Distributional weights, Eliciting preferences
Event | 8 May 2014
Robert Lensink (Groningen) and Carol Newman (Dublin) are visiting CMI for the spring Bergen seminar in development economics. There will be papers on son-preference in South-Asia, technology transfers and foreign investments in Vietnam, the role of IMF for foreign aid flows, and on financial literacy in rural Rwanda.
Event | 13 Feb 2014
Economic experiments have become extremely influential in economics, by enriching both our understanding of individual motivation and rationality.
CMI Working Paper | Oct 2012
A unique family survey was conducted in Nepal to investigate the economic consequences of having a first-born girl. Women get more children, but we find ...
Fertility, Intra-household gender, Nepal
Journal Article | Jan 2016
This study investigates attitudes towards legalizing land sales and Willingness to Accept (WTA) sales prices and compensation prices for land among ...
Legalization of land sales, Household preferences, WTA land sale prices, WTA compensation prices, Southern Ethiopia, Ethiopia
Journal Article | Dec 2010
Fairness considerations fundamentally affect human behavior, but our understanding of the nature and development of people’s fairness preferences ...
CMI Working Paper | Jul 2010
Over the last fifteen years, the fertility rate in Nepal has declined significantly. In the same period, the country has, despite political unrest and ...
DHS-data, Family planning, Fertility, Nepal
Journal Article | Jan 2014
We investigate donor-beneficiary relationships in participatory development programs, where (i) communities are heterogeneous and dominated by the local ...
community-driven development, aid effectiveness, elite capture, preference targeting, information distortion
CMI Working Paper | Feb 2015
We develop a new theory of employee referrals into informal low - and unskilled jobs in developing country labour markets. Employers use social preferences ...
Journal Article | May 2013
We explore the effect of female autonomy on individual fertility in Nepal. We find that families where wives have high level of autonomy have fewer children ...
Event | 3 Jun 2010
Exile has been present in Latin America since colonial times. After independence from Spain and Portugal, Latin American nation states have actively used exile as a regulatory political mechanism preferable to prison or execution, in dealing with opposition that various governments have been unable to assimilate into their political systems.
News | 23 Sep 2011
Low health worker performance is a key obstacle to achieving the health-related Millennium Development Goals. While a lack of knowledge, equipment and medicine have been seen as the major challenges, a recent study pinpoints poorly motivated health workers as an important contributing factor to low quality health care in low-income settings.