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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
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
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 ...
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 2008
Why do people in rich countries not transfer more of their income to people in the world's poorest countries? To study this question and the relative ...
Project | Jan 2004 - Dec 2005
Norwegian oil companies have been involved in Angola since the mid 1990s. CMI has in co-operation with A-IP initiated a new project that will analyse ...
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
Journal Article | Jan 2015
More than one billion people in the world have some kind of disability. Apart from the obvious physical challenges facing disabled people, there may also ...
Social identity, Disability, Priming, Confidence, Uganda
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
Journal Article | Nov 2012
What ethical criterion for intergenerational justice should be adopted, e.g., when faced with the task of managing the global environment? Koopmans' axiomatization ...
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 ...
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.
Report in External Series | Jan 2017
This report provides a comprehensive political economy analysis of contemporary Malawi. The country epitomises the primacy of patrimonial politics – ...
Does an educated mind take the broader view? A field experiment on in−group favouritism among microcredit clients
Journal Article | Feb 2013
A number of studies document an in-group bias in social dilemma situations. While group structure and dynamics are important in shaping in-group favouritism, ...
In-group favouritism, parochialism, field experiment, social preferences, microcredit, Angola
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.
Security for many or surplus for the few? Customary tenure and social differentiation in Southern Malawi
Journal Article | Mar 2009
It has been argued that the ambiguities in Malawian customary tenure may aggravate processes of social differentiation and class formation. The article ...
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