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First Name: Abigail
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Homepage: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/Economics/people/Abigail.Barr
Postal Address: School of Economics University of Nottingham University Park Nottingham NG7 2DR UNITED KINGDOM
Phone: +441159515472

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Works

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Working papers

  1. Abigail Barr & Truman Packard & Danila Serra, 2013. "Participatory Accountability and Collective Action: Experimental Evidence from Albania," Discussion Papers 2013-08, The Centre for Decision Research and Experimental Economics, School of Economics, University of Nottingham.
  2. Barr, Abigail & Packard, Truman & Serra, Danila, 2012. "Participatory accountability and collective action : evidence from field experiments in Albanian schools," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6027, The World Bank.
  3. Abigail Barr & Lawrence Bategeka & Madina Guloba & Ibrahim Kasirye & Frederick Mugisha & Pieter Serneels & Andrew Zeitlin, 2012. "Management and Motivation in Ugandan Primary Schools: An impact evaluation report," Working Papers PIERI 2012-14, PEP-PIERI.
  4. Miller Moya, Luis Miguel & Barr, Abigail & Burns, Justine & Shaw, Ingrid, 2011. "Individual notions of distributive justice and relative economic status," DFAEII Working Papers 2011-03, University of the Basque Country - Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II.
  5. Abigail Barr & Andrew Zeitlin, 2011. "Conflict of interest as a barrier to local accountability," CSAE Working Paper Series 2011-13, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
  6. Serra, Danila & Barr, Abigail & Packard, Truman, 2011. "Education outcomes, school governance and parents'demand for accountability : evidence from Albania," Policy Research Working Paper Series 5643, The World Bank.
  7. Abigail Barr, 2010. "Revisiting Michael McBride’s experiment about “Money, happiness, and aspirations”," Discussion Papers 2010003, University of Oxford, Nuffield College.
  8. Abigail Barr & Andrew Zeitlin, 2010. "Dictator games in the lab and in nature: External validity tested and investigated in Ugandan primary schools," CSAE Working Paper Series 2010-11, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
  9. Abigail Barr & Marleen Dekker & Marcel Fafchamps, 2010. "The formation of community based organizations in sub-Saharan Africa: An analysis of a quasi-experiment," CSAE Working Paper Series 2010-21, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
  10. Serra, Danila & Serneels, Pieter & Barr, Abigail, 2010. "Intrinsic Motivations and the Non-Profit Health Sector: Evidence from Ethiopia," IZA Discussion Papers 4746, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  11. Orazio Attansio & Abigail Barr & Juan Camilo Cardenas & Garance Genicot & Costas Mehgir, 2009. "Risk Pooling, Risk preferences, and Social Networks," CSAE Working Paper Series 2009-20, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
  12. Abigail Barr & Marleen Dekker & Marcel Fafchamps, 2009. "Bridging the gender divide: an experimental analysis of group formation in African villages," ASC Working Papers 87, African Studies Centre (ASC), Leiden, The Netherlands.
  13. Abigail Barr & Sophie Alvarez & Katherine Tehelen & Boru Douthwaite, 2009. "Can we evaluate network brokerage initiatives using data that are byproducts of the network broking process?," CSAE Working Paper Series 2009-18, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
  14. Abigail Barr & Chris Wallace & Jean Ensminger & Joseph Henrich & Clark Barrette & Alexander Bolyanatz & Juan Camilo Cardenas & Michael Gurven & Edwins Gwako & Carolyn Lesorogol & Frank Marlowe & Richa, 2009. "Homo Æqualis: A Cross-Society Experimental Analysis of Three Bargaining Games," CSAE Working Paper Series 2009-02, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
  15. Abigail Barr & Danila Serra, 2008. "The effects of externalities and framing on bribery in a petty corruption experiment," CSAE Working Paper Series 2008-24, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
  16. Abigail Barr & Danila Serra, 2008. "Corruption and culture: An Experimental Analysis," CSAE Working Paper Series 2008-23, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
  17. Abigail Barr & Mattea Stein, 2008. "Status and egalitarianism in traditional communities: An analysis of funeral attendance in six Zimbabwean villages," CSAE Working Paper Series 2008-26, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
  18. Abigail Barr & Marleen Dekker & Marcel Fafchamps, 2008. "Risk Sharing Relations and Enforcement Mechanisms," CSAE Working Paper Series 2008-14, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
  19. Abigail Barr & Danila Serra, 2007. "Externality and framing effects in a bribery experiment," CSAE Working Paper Series 2007-16, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
  20. Abigail Barr & David Clark, 2007. "A Multidimensional Analysis of Adaptation in a Developing Country Context," CSAE Working Paper Series 2007-19, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
  21. Abigail Barr & Garance Genicot, 2007. "Risk Sharing, Commitment and Information: An experimental analysis," CSAE Working Paper Series 2007-17, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
  22. Abigail Barr & Danila Serra, 2006. "Culture and Corruption," Economics Series Working Papers GPRG-WPS-040, University of Oxford, Department of Economics.
  23. Pieter Serneels & Magnus Lindelow & José Garcia Montalvo & Abigail Barr, 2006. "For public service or money: Understanding geographical imbalances in the health workforce in Ethiopia," Economics Working Papers 989, Department of Economics and Business, Universitat Pompeu Fabra.
  24. Serneels, Pieter & Lindelow, Magnus & Garcia-Montalvo, Jose & Barr, Abigail, 2005. "For public service or money : understanding geographical imbalances in the health workforce," Policy Research Working Paper Series 3686, The World Bank.
  25. Abigail Barr & Magnus Lindelow, 2005. "Intrinsic motivations on the development frontline: Do they exist? Do they endure?," Economics Series Working Papers GPRG-WPS-033, University of Oxford, Department of Economics.
  26. Pieter Serneels & Abigail Barr, 2005. "Understanding Geographical Imbalances in the Health Workforce," Economics Series Working Papers GPRG-WPS-018, University of Oxford, Department of Economics.
  27. Abigail Barr & Magnus Lindelow & Pieter Serneels & Jose Garcia-Motalvo, 2005. "Strategy choice and cognitive ability in field experiments," Framed Field Experiments 00113, The Field Experiments Website.
  28. Abigail Barr & Truman G. Packard, 2005. "Seeking solutions to Vulnerability in Old Age: Preferences, constraints, and alternatives for coverage under Peru’s pension system," CSAE Working Paper Series 2005-05, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
  29. Abigail Barr & Marcel Fafchamps & Trudy Owens, 2004. "The Resources and Governance of Non-Governmental Organizations in Uganda," Development and Comp Systems 0409047, EconWPA.
  30. Barr, Abigail & Lindelow, Magnus & Serneels, Pieter, 2004. "To serve the community or oneself - the public servant's dilemma," Policy Research Working Paper Series 3187, The World Bank.
  31. Abigail Barr & Marcel Fafchamps, 2004. "A Client-Community Assessment of the NGO Sector in Uganda," Development and Comp Systems 0409069, EconWPA.
  32. Abigail Barr, 2004. "Rational and Biased Trust," Development and Comp Systems 0409068, EconWPA.
  33. Abigail Barr & Pieter Serneels, 2004. "Wages and Reciprocity in the Workplace," CSAE Working Paper Series 2004-18, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
  34. Abigail Barr, 2003. "Risk pooling and limited commitment: an experimental analysis," CSAE Working Paper Series 2003-05, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
  35. Abigail Barr, 2003. "Risk Pooling, Commitment and Information: An experimental test of two fundamental assumptions," Working Papers 2082, The Field Experiments Website.
  36. Barr, Abigail & Packard, Truman, 2002. "Revealed preference and self-insurance - Can we learn from the self-employed in Chile?," Policy Research Working Paper Series 2754, The World Bank.
  37. Abigail Barr & Bill Kinsey, 2002. "Do men really have no shame?," CSAE Working Paper Series 2002-05, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
  38. Abigail Barr, 2001. "Social dilemmas and shame-based sanctions: experimental results from rural Zimbabwe," CSAE Working Paper Series 2001-11, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
  39. Joseph Henrich & Robert Boyd & Samuel Bowles & Colin Camerer & Ernst Fehr & Herbert Gintis & Richard McElreath & Michael Alvard & Abigail Barr & Jean Ensminger & Kim Hill & Francisco Gil-White & Micha, 2001. "Economic Man in Cross-Cultural Perspective: Behavioral Experiments in Fifteen Small-Scale Societies," Working Papers 01-11-063, Santa Fe Institute.
  40. Abigail Barr, 2001. "Trust and expected trustworthiness: an experimental investigation," CSAE Working Paper Series 2001-12, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
  41. Abigail Barr & Abena Oduro, 2000. "Ethnicity and wage determination in Ghana," CSAE Working Paper Series 2000-09, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
  42. Abigail Barr & Truman Packard, 2000. "Revealed and Concealed Preferences in the Chilean Pension System: An Experimental Investigation," Economics Series Working Papers 53, University of Oxford, Department of Economics.
  43. Abigail Barr, 1999. "Familiarity and trust: An experimental investigation," CSAE Working Paper Series 1999-23, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
  44. Abigail Barr, 1998. "Enterprise performance and the functional diversity of social capital," CSAE Working Paper Series 1998-01, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
  45. Abigail Barr, 1995. "The missing factor: entrepreneurial networks, enterprises and economic growth in Ghana," CSAE Working Paper Series 1995-11, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
  46. Abigail Barr, 1994. "The structure of society as a determinant of the rate of economic growth," CSAE Working Paper Series 1994-13, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
  47. Abigail Barr, 1994. "The structure of society as a determinant of economic growth," Economics Series Working Papers WPS/1994-13, University of Oxford, Department of Economics.

Articles

  1. Barr, Abigail & Packard, Truman & Serra, Danila, 2014. "Participatory accountability and collective action: Experimental evidence from Albania," European Economic Review, Elsevier, vol. 68(C), pages 250-269.
  2. Abigail Barr & Marleen Dekker & Marcel Fafchamps, 2012. "Who Shares Risk with Whom under Different Enforcement Mechanisms?," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 60(4), pages 677 - 706.
  3. Barr, Abigail & Dekker, Marleen & Fafchamps, Marcel, 2012. "Bridging the Gender Divide: An Experimental Analysis of Group Formation in African Villages," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 40(10), pages 2063-2077.
  4. Orazio Attanasio & Abigail Barr & Juan Camilo Cardenas & Garance Genicot & Costas Meghir, 2012. "Risk Pooling, Risk Preferences, and Social Networks," American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association, vol. 4(2), pages 134-67, April.
  5. Barr, Abigail & Serra, Danila, 2010. "Corruption and culture: An experimental analysis," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 94(11-12), pages 862-869, December.
  6. Barr, Abigail & Lindelow, Magnus & Serneels, Pieter, 2010. "Corrigendum to "Corruption in public service delivery: An experimental analysis" [J. Econ. Behav. Organ. 72 (1) (2009) 225-239]," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 73(2), pages 294-296, February.
  7. Abigail Barr & David Clark, 2010. "Do the Poor Adapt to Low Income, Minimal Education and Ill-health?," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 19(3), pages 257-293, June.
  8. Barr, Abigail & Lindelow, Magnus & Serneels, Pieter, 2009. "Corruption in public service delivery: An experimental analysis," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 72(1), pages 225-239, October.
  9. Abigail Barr & Danila Serra, 2009. "The effects of externalities and framing on bribery in a petty corruption experiment," Experimental Economics, Springer, vol. 12(4), pages 488-503, December.
  10. Abigail Barr & Pieter Serneels, 2009. "Reciprocity in the workplace," Experimental Economics, Springer, vol. 12(1), pages 99-112, March.
  11. Abigail Barr & Garance Genicot, 2008. "Risk Sharing, Commitment, and Information: An Experimental Analysis," Journal of the European Economic Association, MIT Press, vol. 6(6), pages 1151-1185, December.
  12. Abigail Barr & Marcel Fafchamps, 2006. "A client-community assessment of the NGO sector in Uganda," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 42(4), pages 611-639.
  13. Barr, Abigail & Fafchamps, Marcel & Owens, Trudy, 2005. "The governance of non-governmental organizations in Uganda," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 33(4), pages 657-679, April.
  14. Barr, Abigail, 2004. "Forging Effective New Communities: The Evolution of Civil Society in Zimbabwean Resettlement Villages," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 32(10), pages 1753-1766, October.
  15. Abigail Barr, 2003. "Trust and expected trustworthiness: experimental evidence from zimbabwean villages," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 113(489), pages 614-630, 07.
  16. Abigail M. Barr, 2002. "The Functional Diversity and Spillover Effects of Social Capital," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 11(1), pages 90-113, March.
  17. Barr, Abigail & Oduro, Abena, 2002. "Ethnic fractionalization in an African labour market," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 68(2), pages 355-379, August.
  18. Barr, Abigail, 2000. "Social Capital and Technical Information Flows in the Ghanaian Manufacturing Sector," Oxford Economic Papers, Oxford University Press, vol. 52(3), pages 539-59, July.
  19. Patricia Jones & Abigail Barr, 1996. "Learning by doing in sub-Saharan Africa: Evidence from Ghana," Journal of International Development, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 8(3), pages 445-466.

NEP Fields

26 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-CBE: Cognitive & Behavioural Economics (6) 2004-10-18 2009-04-18 2010-02-27 2010-08-06 2010-12-04 2011-11-28. Author is listed
  2. NEP-CDM: Collective Decision-Making (2) 2012-04-10 2013-10-18
  3. NEP-DEV: Development (7) 2004-09-30 2004-10-18 2004-10-18 2007-03-10 2010-08-06 2010-08-06 2010-08-06. Author is listed
  4. NEP-EDU: Education (2) 2011-05-07 2012-04-10
  5. NEP-EVO: Evolutionary Economics (4) 2009-04-18 2009-04-25 2010-02-27 2012-03-28
  6. NEP-EXP: Experimental Economics (15) 2002-03-14 2004-09-30 2004-09-30 2004-09-30 2009-04-18 2009-04-25 2010-08-06 2010-12-04 2011-09-16 2011-10-09 2011-11-07 2011-11-28 2012-03-28 2012-04-10 2013-10-18. Author is listed
  7. NEP-GTH: Game Theory (2) 2009-04-18 2009-04-25
  8. NEP-HAP: Economics of Happiness (1) 2010-12-04
  9. NEP-HEA: Health Economics (3) 2005-12-14 2007-03-10 2010-08-06
  10. NEP-HPE: History & Philosophy of Economics (3) 2009-04-18 2009-04-25 2011-11-07
  11. NEP-IAS: Insurance Economics (1) 2012-03-28
  12. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (4) 2010-02-27 2011-05-07 2011-09-16 2012-04-10
  13. NEP-MIC: Microeconomics (2) 2002-03-14 2010-08-06
  14. NEP-NET: Network Economics (1) 2012-03-28
  15. NEP-POL: Positive Political Economics (1) 2012-04-10
  16. NEP-SOC: Social Norms & Social Capital (7) 2010-02-27 2010-08-06 2010-08-06 2010-12-04 2012-03-28 2012-04-10 2013-10-18. Author is listed
  17. NEP-TRA: Transition Economics (1) 2011-05-07
  18. NEP-UPT: Utility Models & Prospect Theory (3) 2009-04-18 2009-04-25 2012-03-28
  19. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (1) 2011-05-07

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