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First Name: Christopher
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Last Name: Woodruff
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RePEc Short-ID: pwo165

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Homepage: http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/economics/staff/academic/woodruff
Postal Address: Department of Economics University of Warwick Coventry, UK CV7 4AL
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Affiliation

(80%) Department of Economics
University of Warwick
Location: Coventry, United Kingdom
Homepage: http://www.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/Economics/
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Phone: +44 (0) 2476 523202
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Postal: CV4 7AL COVENTRY
Handle: RePEc:edi:dewaruk (more details at EDIRC)
(10%) National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts (United States)
Homepage: http://www.nber.org/
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Phone: 617-868-3900
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Postal: 1050 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138
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(10%) Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR)
Location: London, United Kingdom
Homepage: http://www.cepr.org/
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Phone: +44 (0)20 7183 8801
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Postal: 3rd Floor, 77 Bastwick Street, London EC1V 3PZ
Handle: RePEc:edi:cebruuk (more details at EDIRC)

Works

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Working papers

  1. Suresh de Mel & David McKenzie & Christopher Woodruff, 2012. "Business Training for New and Existing Female-Owned Firms in Sri Lanka," World Bank Other Operational Studies 17069, The World Bank.
  2. de Mel, Suresh & McKenzie, David & Woodruff, Christopher, 2012. "Business Training and Female Enterprise Start-Up, Growth, and Dynamics: Experimental Evidence from Sri Lanka," IZA Discussion Papers 6896, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  3. McKenzie, David & Woodruff, Christopher, 2012. "What Are We Learning from Business Training and Entrepreneurship Evaluations around the Developing World?," IZA Discussion Papers 6895, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  4. Suresh de Mel & David McKenzie & Christopher Woodruff, 2012. "Long Term Impacts of One Off Grants to Microenterprises," World Bank Other Operational Studies 10060, The World Bank.
  5. Suresh de Mel & David McKenzie & Christopher Woodruff, 2012. "Do Informal Firms Want to Formalize and Does It Help Them If They Do?," World Bank Other Operational Studies 10053, The World Bank.
  6. de Mel, Suresh & McKenzie, David & Woodruff, Christopher, 2012. "The demand for, and consequences of, formalization among informal firms in Sri Lanka," Policy Research Working Paper Series 5991, The World Bank.
  7. Marcel Fafchamps & David McKenzie & Simon Quinn & Christopher Woodruff, 2011. "When is capital enough to get female microenterprises growing? Evidence from a randomized experiment in Ghana," CSAE Working Paper Series 2011-11, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
  8. Fafchamps, Marcel & McKenzie, David & McKenzie, David & Quinn, Simon & Woodruff, Christopher, 2011. "When is capital enough to get female enterprises growing ? evidence from a randomized experiment in Ghana," Policy Research Working Paper Series 5706, The World Bank.
  9. Marcel Fafchamps & David McKenzie & Simon Quinn & Christopher Woodruff, 2011. "Capital, Gender, and Microenterprise Growth in Ghana," World Bank Other Operational Studies 10093, The World Bank.
  10. de Mel, Suresh & McKenzie, David & Woodruff, Christopher, 2010. "Enterprise recovery following natural disasters," Policy Research Working Paper Series 5269, The World Bank.
  11. Marcel Fafchamps & David McKenzie & Simon Quinn & Christopher Woodruff, 2010. "Using PDA consistency checks to increase the precision of profits and sales measurement in panels," CSAE Working Paper Series 2010-19, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
  12. Demirguc-Kunt, Asli & Lopez Cordova, Ernesto & Martinez Peria, Maria Soledad & Woodruff, Christopher, 2009. "Remittances and banking sector breadth and depth : evidence from Mexico," Policy Research Working Paper Series 4983, The World Bank.
  13. de Mel, Suresh & McKenzie, David & Woodruff, Christopher, 2009. "Innovative firms or innovative owners ? determinants of innovation in micro, small, and medium enterprises," Policy Research Working Paper Series 4934, The World Bank.
  14. Robert W. Fairlie & Christopher Woodruff, 2008. "Mexican-American Entrepreneurship," CEPR Discussion Papers 575, Centre for Economic Policy Research, Research School of Economics, Australian National University.
  15. de Mel, Suresh & McKenzie, David & Woodruff, Christopher, 2008. "Who are the microenterprise owners ? Evidence from Sri Lanka on Tokman v. de Soto," Policy Research Working Paper Series 4635, The World Bank.
  16. de Mel, Suresh & McKenzie, David & Woodruff, Christopher, 2008. "Are Women More Credit Constrained? Experimental Evidence on Gender and Microenterprise Returns," IZA Discussion Papers 3743, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  17. Christopher Woodruff, 2007. "Mexican microenterprise investment and employment : the role of remittances," INTAL Working Papers 1452, Inter-American Development Bank, INTAL.
  18. de Mel, Suresh & McKenzie, David & Woodruff, Christopher, 2007. "Returns to Capital in Microenterprises: Evidence from a Field Experiment," IZA Discussion Papers 2934, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  19. de Mel, Suresh & McKenzie, David & Woodruff, Christopher, 2007. "Measuring microenterprise profits : don't ask how the sausage is made," Policy Research Working Paper Series 4229, The World Bank.
  20. Robert Fairlie & Christopher Woodruff, 2005. "Mexican Entrepreneurship: A Comparison of Self-Employment in Mexico and the United States," NBER Working Papers 11527, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  21. Laeven, Luc & Woodruff, Christopher, 2004. "The quality of the legal system, firm ownership, andfirm size," Policy Research Working Paper Series 3246, The World Bank.
  22. Simon Johnson & Daniel Kaufmann & John McMillan & Christopher Woodruff, 2003. "Why Do Firms Hide? Bribes and Unofficial Activity after Communism," Public Economics 0308004, EconWPA.
  23. Simon Johnson & John McMillan & Christopher Woodruff, 2002. "Property Rights and Finance," NBER Working Papers 8852, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  24. Simon Johnson & John McMillan & Christopher Woodruff, 2001. "Courts and Relational Contracts," NBER Working Papers 8572, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  25. Simon Johnson & John McMillan & Christopher Woodruff, 1999. "Contract Enforcement in Transition," CESifo Working Paper Series 211, CESifo Group Munich.
  26. Simon Johnson & John McMillan & Christopher Woodruff, 1999. "Property Rights, Finance, and Entrepreneurship," CESifo Working Paper Series 212, CESifo Group Munich.
  27. John McMillan & Christopher Woodruff, 1998. "Interfirm Relationships and Informal Credit in Vietnam," William Davidson Institute Working Papers Series 132, William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan.
  28. Haggard, Stephan & McMillan, John & Woodruff, Christopher, 1996. "Trust and Search in Vietnam's Emerging Private Sector," CEPR Discussion Papers 1506, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  29. Douglas Marcouiller, S.J. & Veronica Ruiz de Castilla & Christopher Woodruff, 1995. "Formal Measures of the Informal Sector Wage Gap in Mexico, El Salvador, and Peru," Boston College Working Papers in Economics 294., Boston College Department of Economics.

Articles

  1. de Mel, Suresh & McKenzie, David & Woodruff, Christopher, 2014. "Business training and female enterprise start-up, growth, and dynamics: Experimental evidence from Sri Lanka," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 106(C), pages 199-210.
  2. Fafchamps, Marcel & McKenzie, David & Quinn, Simon & Woodruff, Christopher, 2014. "Microenterprise growth and the flypaper effect: Evidence from a randomized experiment in Ghana," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 106(C), pages 211-226.
  3. Suresh de Mel & Craig McIntosh & Christopher Woodruff, 2013. "Deposit Collecting: Unbundling the Role of Frequency, Salience, and Habit Formation in Generating Savings," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 103(3), pages 387-92, May.
  4. Suresh de Mel & David McKenzie & Christopher Woodruff, 2013. "The Demand for, and Consequences of, Formalization among Informal Firms in Sri Lanka," American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association, vol. 5(2), pages 122-50, April.
  5. Fafchamps, Marcel & McKenzie, David & Quinn, Simon & Woodruff, Christopher, 2012. "Using PDA consistency checks to increase the precision of profits and sales measurement in panels," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 98(1), pages 51-57.
  6. Suresh De Mel & David McKenzie & Christopher Woodruff, 2012. "Enterprise Recovery Following Natural Disasters," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 122(559), pages 64-91, 03.
  7. Demirgüç-Kunt, Asli & Córdova, Ernesto López & Pería, María Soledad Martínez & Woodruff, Christopher, 2011. "Remittances and banking sector breadth and depth: Evidence from Mexico," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 95(2), pages 229-241, July.
  8. Fairlie Robert & Woodruff Christopher M., 2010. "Mexican-American Entrepreneurship," The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, De Gruyter, vol. 10(1), pages 1-44, February.
  9. Suresh de Mel & David McKenzie & Christopher Woodruff, 2010. "Wage Subsidies for Microenterprises," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 100(2), pages 614-18, May.
  10. Suresh de Mel & David McKenzie & Christopher Woodruff, 2009. "Are Women More Credit Constrained? Experimental Evidence on Gender and Microenterprise Returns," American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association, vol. 1(3), pages 1-32, July.
  11. de Mel, Suresh & McKenzie, David J. & Woodruff, Christopher, 2009. "Measuring microenterprise profits: Must we ask how the sausage is made?," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 88(1), pages 19-31, January.
  12. de Mel, Suresh & McKenzie, David & Woodruff, Christopher, 2008. "Mental health recovery and economic recovery after the tsunami: High-frequency longitudinal evidence from Sri Lankan small business owners," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 66(3), pages 582-595, February.
  13. David McKenzie & Christopher Woodruff, 2008. "Experimental Evidence on Returns to Capital and Access to Finance in Mexico," World Bank Economic Review, World Bank Group, vol. 22(3), pages 457-482, November.
  14. Pablo Cotler & Christopher Woodruff, 2008. "The Impact of Short-Term Credit on Microenterprises: Evidence from the Fincomun-Bimbo Program in Mexico," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 56, pages 829-849.
  15. Suresh de Mel & David McKenzie & Christopher Woodruff, 2008. "Returns to Capital in Microenterprises: Evidence from a Field Experiment," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, vol. 123(4), pages 1329-1372, November.
  16. Luc Laeven & Christopher Woodruff, 2007. "The Quality of the Legal System, Firm Ownership, and Firm Size," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 89(4), pages 601-614, November.
  17. Woodruff, Christopher & Zenteno, Rene, 2007. "Migration networks and microenterprises in Mexico," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 82(2), pages 509-528, March.
  18. David J. McKenzie & Christopher Woodruff, 2006. "Do Entry Costs Provide an Empirical Basis for Poverty Traps? Evidence from Mexican Microenterprises," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 55, pages 3-42.
  19. Christopher Woodruff, 2004. "Symposium on Transition in Vietnam," The Economics of Transition, The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, vol. 12(2), pages 193-199, 06.
  20. Binder, Melissa & Woodruff, Christopher, 2002. "Inequality and Intergenerational Mobility in Schooling: The Case of Mexico," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 50(2), pages 249-67, January.
  21. Simon Johnson & John McMillan & Christopher Woodruff, 2002. "Property Rights and Finance," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 92(5), pages 1335-1356, December.
  22. Woodruff, Christopher, 2002. "Non-contractible investments and vertical integration in the Mexican footwear industry," International Journal of Industrial Organization, Elsevier, vol. 20(8), pages 1197-1224, October.
  23. John McMillan & Christopher Woodruff, 2002. "The Central Role of Entrepreneurs in Transition Economies," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 16(3), pages 153-170, Summer.
  24. Christopher Woodruff, 2001. "Review of de Soto's The Mystery of Capital," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 39(4), pages 1215-1223, December.
  25. Johnson, Simon & Kaufmann, Daniel & McMillan, John & Woodruff, Christopher, 2000. "Why do firms hide? Bribes and unofficial activity after communism," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 76(3), pages 495-520, June.
  26. Simon Johnson & John McMillan & Christopher Woodruff, 2000. "Entrepreneurs and the Ordering of Institutional Reform: Poland, Slovakia, Romania, Russia and Ukraine Compared," The Economics of Transition, The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, vol. 8(1), pages 1-36, March.
  27. Christopher Woodruff, 1999. "Inflation stabilization and the vanishing size-wage effect," Industrial and Labor Relations Review, ILR Review, Cornell University, ILR School, vol. 53(1), pages 103-122, October.
  28. McMillan, John & Woodruff, Christopher, 1999. "Dispute Prevention without Courts in Vietnam," Journal of Law, Economics and Organization, Oxford University Press, vol. 15(3), pages 637-58, October.
  29. John McMillan & Christopher Woodruff, 1999. "Interfirm Relationships And Informal Credit In Vietnam," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, vol. 114(4), pages 1285-1320, November.
  30. Woodruff, Christopher, 1998. "Contract enforcement and trade liberalization in Mexico's footwear industry," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 26(6), pages 979-991, June.
  31. Marcouiller, Douglas & Ruiz de Castilla, Veronica & Woodruff, Christopher, 1997. "Formal Measures of the Informal-Sector Wage Gap in Mexico, El Salvador, and Peru," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 45(2), pages 367-92, January.
  32. Hofer, Tracy & Woodruff, Chris, 1994. "Domestic Politics, Foreign Interests, and International Trade Policy: Comment," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 84(5), pages 1474-75, December.

Chapters

  1. Suresh de Mel & David McKenzie & Christopher Woodruff, 2010. "Who are the Microenterprise Owners? Evidence from Sri Lanka on Tokman versus De Soto," NBER Chapters, in: International Differences in Entrepreneurship, pages 63-87 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. Robert W. Fairlie & Christopher Woodruff, 2007. "Mexican Entrepreneurship: A Comparison of Self-Employment in Mexico and the United States," NBER Chapters, in: Mexican Immigration to the United States, pages 123-158 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

NEP Fields

35 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-AFR: Africa (3) 2011-07-02 2011-07-13 2011-09-16
  2. NEP-BAN: Banking (2) 2009-07-11 2010-05-22
  3. NEP-BEC: Business Economics (7) 2005-08-13 2006-03-25 2012-05-08 2012-10-20 2012-10-20 2013-09-28 2014-04-18. Author is listed
  4. NEP-CDM: Collective Decision-Making (1) 2001-10-29
  5. NEP-CFN: Corporate Finance (1) 2010-05-22
  6. NEP-CSE: Economics of Strategic Management (6) 2009-02-14 2009-05-30 2012-09-30 2012-10-20 2013-09-28 2014-04-18. Author is listed
  7. NEP-DCM: Discrete Choice Models (1) 2013-09-28
  8. NEP-DEV: Development (14) 2007-05-19 2007-05-19 2007-08-08 2008-07-14 2008-09-13 2008-10-13 2008-10-21 2009-07-11 2010-05-22 2011-07-02 2011-09-16 2012-05-08 2012-10-20 2012-10-20. Author is listed
  9. NEP-EEC: European Economics (1) 2001-10-29
  10. NEP-ENT: Entrepreneurship (24) 2002-04-03 2004-09-12 2005-08-13 2006-03-25 2007-05-19 2007-05-19 2007-08-08 2008-03-25 2008-05-31 2008-07-14 2008-09-13 2008-10-13 2008-10-21 2009-02-14 2009-05-30 2011-07-02 2011-09-16 2012-04-23 2012-07-29 2012-09-30 2012-10-20 2012-10-20 2013-09-28 2014-04-18. Author is listed
  11. NEP-EXP: Experimental Economics (9) 2007-05-19 2007-08-08 2008-10-13 2008-10-21 2011-07-02 2011-07-13 2011-09-16 2012-05-08 2012-10-20. Author is listed
  12. NEP-HRM: Human Capital & Human Resource Management (1) 2006-03-25
  13. NEP-ICT: Information & Communication Technologies (1) 2010-08-06
  14. NEP-INO: Innovation (2) 2009-02-14 2009-05-30
  15. NEP-IPR: Intellectual Property Rights (1) 2009-02-14
  16. NEP-IUE: Informal & Underground Economics (4) 2012-03-21 2012-04-23 2012-05-08 2013-05-22
  17. NEP-KNM: Knowledge Management & Knowledge Economy (2) 2009-02-14 2009-05-30
  18. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (5) 2008-03-25 2008-05-31 2008-07-14 2008-09-13 2008-10-21. Author is listed
  19. NEP-LAW: Law & Economics (3) 2001-10-29 2003-08-31 2004-08-16
  20. NEP-MFD: Microfinance (23) 2002-04-03 2002-04-15 2007-05-19 2007-08-08 2008-07-14 2008-09-13 2008-10-13 2008-10-21 2009-02-14 2009-05-30 2010-05-22 2011-07-02 2011-07-13 2011-09-16 2012-04-23 2012-07-29 2012-09-30 2012-10-20 2012-10-20 2013-05-22 2013-05-22 2013-09-28 2014-04-18. Author is listed
  21. NEP-MIC: Microeconomics (3) 2003-08-31 2009-02-14 2009-05-30
  22. NEP-MIG: Economics of Human Migration (3) 2008-03-25 2008-05-31 2009-07-11
  23. NEP-MKT: Marketing (2) 2009-02-14 2009-05-30
  24. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (1) 2003-08-31
  25. NEP-POL: Positive Political Economics (1) 2001-10-29
  26. NEP-SEA: South East Asia (1) 2002-04-03
  27. NEP-TID: Technology & Industrial Dynamics (2) 2009-02-14 2009-05-30
  28. NEP-TRA: Transition Economics (1) 2003-08-31

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