Does working with spouses make teams more productive? A field experiment in India using NREGA
AbstractIn Uttar Pradesh, teams of four are engaged to dig soil under the NREGA programme. In one treatment spouses work together; in the other treatment they work in separate teams. Working with spouses is associated with significantly higher output.
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Volume (Year): 118 (2013)
Issue (Month): 3 ()
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Marriage; Household experiment; India; NREGA; Labor productivity;
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- Alistair Munro & Arjan Verschoor & Amaresh Dubey, 2012. "Does working with spouses make teams more productive? A field experiment in India using NREGA," GRIPS Discussion Papers 12-09, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies.
- C9 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Design of Experiments
- D1 - Microeconomics - - Household Behavior
- D7 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making
- M5 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting - - Personnel Economics
- O1 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development
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