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Personal Details

First Name: Kenneth
Middle Name: L.
Last Name: Leonard
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RePEc Short-ID: ple2

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Homepage: http://www.arec.umd.edu/kleonard
Postal Address: 2200 Symons Hall, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742
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Affiliation

Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
University of Maryland
Location: College Park, Maryland (United States)
Homepage: http://www.arec.umd.edu/
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Phone: 301-405-1290
Fax: 301-314-9032
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Handle: RePEc:edi:daumdus (more details at EDIRC)

Works

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Working papers

  1. J. Michelle Brock & Andreas Lange & Kenneth L. Leonard, 2012. "Generosity norms and intrinsic motivation in health care provision: evidence from the laboratory and the field," Working Papers 147, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Office of the Chief Economist.
  2. Jeffery Flory & Uri Gneezy & Kenneth Leonard & John List, 2012. "Sex, competitiveness, and investment in offspring: On the origin of preferences," Artefactual Field Experiments 00072, The Field Experiments Website.
  3. McNamara, Paul E. & Ulimwengu, John M. & Leonard, Kenneth L., 2010. "Do health investments improve agricultural productivity?," IFPRI discussion papers 1012, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  4. Leonard, Kenneth L. & Masatu, Melkiory C., 2008. "Professionalism, Latent Professionalism and Organizational Demands for Health Care Quality in a Developing Country," Working Papers 42883, University of Maryland, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics.
  5. Adelman, Sarah W. & Essam, Timothy M. & Leonard, Kenneth L., 2008. "Idle Chatter or Learning? Evidence from Rural Tanzania of Social Learning about Clinicians and the Health System," Working Papers 42884, University of Maryland, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics.
  6. Uri Gneezy & Kenneth L. Leonard & John A. List, 2008. "Gender Differences in Competition: Evidence from a Matrilineal and a Patriarchal Society," NBER Working Papers 13727, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  7. Das, Jishnu & Hammer, Jeffrey & Leonard, Kenneth, 2008. "The quality of medical advice in low-income countries," Policy Research Working Paper Series 4501, The World Bank.
  8. Leonard, Kenneth L. & Masatu, Melkiory C., 2008. "Using the Hawthorne Effect to Examine the Gap Between a Doctor's Best Possible Practice and Actual Performance," Working Papers 36693, University of Maryland, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics.
  9. Klemick, Heather & Leonard, Kenneth L. & Masatu, Melkiory C., 2008. "Defining Access to Health Care: Evidence on the Importance of Quality and Distance in Rural Tanzania," Working Papers 6178, University of Maryland, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics.
  10. Kenneth Leonard & Melkiory Masatu, 2007. "Moving from the lab to the field: Exploring scrutiny and duration effects in lab experiments," Natural Field Experiments 00293, The Field Experiments Website.
  11. Kenneth Leonard & Joshua Graff Zivin, 2003. "Outcome Versus Service Based Payment in Health Care: Lessons from African Traditional Healers," NBER Working Papers 9797, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  12. Kenneth L. Leonard & Gilbert R. Mliga & Damien Haile Mariam, 2002. "Bypassing health centers in Tanzania: Revealed preferences for observable and unobservable quality," Discussion Papers 0102-43, Columbia University, Department of Economics.
  13. Kenneth L. Leonard, 2001. "African Traditional Healers : The Economics of Healing," World Bank Other Operational Studies 10806, The World Bank.
  14. Leonard, K.L. & Zivin, J., 2000. "How To Compensate Physicians When Both Patient and Physician Effort Are Unobservable," Discussion Papers 2000_02, Columbia University, Department of Economics.
  15. Leonard, K.L., 2000. "African Traditional Healers and Outcome-Contingent Contracts in Health Care," Discussion Papers 2000_03, Columbia University, Department of Economics.
  16. Leonard, K.L. & Leonard, D.K., 1998. "Institutional Solutions to the Principal-Agent Problem in African Health Care," Discussion Papers 1998_03, Columbia University, Department of Economics.

Articles

  1. Leonard, Kenneth L. & Masatu, Melkiory C., 2010. "Using the Hawthorne effect to examine the gap between a doctor's best possible practice and actual performance," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 93(2), pages 226-234, November.
  2. Kenneth L. Leonard & Melkiory C. Masatu, 2010. "Professionalism and the know‐do gap: exploring intrinsic motivation among health workers in Tanzania," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 19(12), pages 1461-1477, December.
  3. Leonard, Kenneth L., 2009. "The cost of imperfect agency in health care: Evidence from rural Cameroun," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 88(2), pages 282-291, March.
  4. Uri Gneezy & Kenneth L. Leonard & John A. List, 2009. "Gender Differences in Competition: Evidence From a Matrilineal and a Patriarchal Society," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 77(5), pages 1637-1664, 09.
  5. Leonard, Kenneth L. & Adelman, Sarah W. & Essam, Timothy, 2009. "Idle chatter or learning? Evidence of social learning about clinicians and the health system from rural Tanzania," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 69(2), pages 183-190, July.
  6. Jishnu Das & Jeffrey Hammer & Kenneth Leonard, 2008. "The Quality of Medical Advice in Low-Income Countries," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 22(2), pages 93-114, Spring.
  7. Leonard, Kenneth L., 2008. "Is patient satisfaction sensitive to changes in the quality of care? An exploitation of the Hawthorne effect," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 27(2), pages 444-459, March.
  8. Leonard, Kenneth L. & Masatu, Melkiory C., 2008. "Moving from the lab to the field: Exploring scrutiny and duration effects in lab experiments," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 100(2), pages 284-287, August.
  9. Leonard, Kenneth L, 2007. "Learning in Health Care: Evidence of Learning about Clinician Quality in Tanzania," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 55(3), pages 531-55, April.
  10. Heather Klemick & Kenneth L. Leonard & Melkiory C. Masatu, 2007. "Defining Access to Health Care: Evidence on the Importance of Quality and Distance in Rural Tanzania," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 91(2), pages 347-358.
  11. Kenneth L. Leonard & Melkiory C. Masatu & Alexandre Vialou, 2007. "Getting Doctors to Do Their Best: The Roles of Ability and Motivation in Health Care Quality," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 42(3).
  12. Leonard, Kenneth & Masatu, Melkiory C., 2006. "Outpatient process quality evaluation and the Hawthorne Effect," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 63(9), pages 2330-2340, November.
  13. Kenneth L. Leonard, 2006. "Market Institutions in Sub-Saharan Africa: Theory and Evidence. By MARCEL FAFCHAMPS," Economica, London School of Economics and Political Science, vol. 73(291), pages 552-553, 08.
  14. Leonard, Kenneth L. & Masatu, Melkiory C., 2005. "The use of direct clinician observation and vignettes for health services quality evaluation in developing countries," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 61(9), pages 1944-1951, November.
  15. Kenneth L. Leonard & Joshua Graff Zivin, 2005. "Outcome versus service based payments in health care: lessons from African traditional healers," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 14(6), pages 575-593.
  16. Kenneth Leonard & David Leonard, 2004. "The Political Economy of Improving Health Care for the Poor in Rural Africa: Institutional Solutions to the Principal-Agent Problem," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 40(4), pages 50-77.
  17. Leonard, Kenneth L., 2003. "African traditional healers and outcome-contingent contracts in health care," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 71(1), pages 1-22, June.
  18. Kenneth L. Leonard & Gilbert R. Mliga & Damen Haile Mariam, 2002. "Bypassing Health Centres in Tanzania: Revealed Preferences for Quality," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 11(4), pages 441-471, December.
  19. Leonard, Kenneth L., 2002. "When both states and markets fail: asymmetric information and the role of NGOs in African health care," International Review of Law and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 22(1), pages 61-80, July.

NEP Fields

4 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (1) 2010-09-25. Author is listed
  2. NEP-DEV: Development (1) 2008-02-09. Author is listed
  3. NEP-EFF: Efficiency & Productivity (1) 2010-09-25. Author is listed
  4. NEP-EXP: Experimental Economics (2) 2008-01-12 2012-10-27. Author is listed
  5. NEP-HEA: Health Economics (4) 2003-07-10 2008-02-09 2010-09-25 2012-10-27. Author is listed
  6. NEP-HRM: Human Capital & Human Resource Management (1) 2012-10-27. Author is listed
  7. NEP-SEA: South East Asia (1) 2008-02-09. Author is listed
  8. NEP-SOC: Social Norms & Social Capital (1) 2012-10-27. Author is listed

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