Currently in the Field: 


“Unlocking the Black Box of Savings.”  With Joseph Kaboski and Virgiliu Madrigan. (February 2012-August 2017).


Related Papers: 

“The Aggregate Impact of Household Saving and Borrowing Constraints:  Designing a Field Experiment in Uganda.”  With Joseph Kaboski and Virgiliu Midrigan.  AER:  Papers and Proceedings, March 2014.


“Willingness or Ability to Pay?  Expanding electricity access with cost sharing and financing.” (January 2017-) With Kelsey Jack.


Field Work Completed:


“Market Structure and Sanitation Tariffs in Accra and Ouagadougou,” October, 2014-August 2017 with Terence Johnson.  Project currently being replicated and scaled up by PSI in Accra, Abidjan, and Cotonou.


Related Working Papers: 

“Pricing People into the Market:  Targeting through Mechanism Design.”  With Terence Johnson.


“Restructuring the Market for Sanitation in Dakar, Senegal” with Laura Schechter and Jean-Francois Houde.  November 2011-January 2016.  Project scaled up by ONAS, the sanitation agency in Dakar.


Related Working Papers:

“Pricing Winners:  Optimizing Just-in-time Procurement Auctions in Dakar, Senegal”  With Jean Francois Houde, Terence Johnson, and Laura Schechter.

“Mobile Payment Systems:  The Impact of Earmarked Savings on Sanitation Purchases.”  With Laura Schechter.

“Supply responses to changes in input costs:  Evidence from sanitation markets in Senegal.”  With Jean-Francois Houde and Laura Schechter.

“Using Market Mechanisms to Increase the Take-up of Improved Sanitation,” with Jean-Francois Houde, Jared Gars,  Mbaye Mbeguere, and Laura Schechter.

“Spillovers without Social Interactions in Urban Sanitation,” with Laura Schechter.


Promoting Health-Enhancing Behavior through Religious and Secular Networks.” with Robert Dowd


Related Working Papers:

“The Cross, the Crescent, or the Crown?  A randomized controlled trial testing the effectiveness of local religious and secular leaders.”  With Robert Dowd and Danila Pankov.

“The Impact of Development Projects on Leader Popularity and Effectiveness,” with Robert Dowd and Danila Pankov.