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Personal Details

First Name: Shawn
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Last Name: Cole
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RePEc Short-ID: pco530

Email: [This author has chosen not to make the email address public]
Homepage: http://www.people.hbs.edu/scole
Postal Address: Harvard Business School Baker Library 271 Soldiers Field Boston, MA 02163
Phone: +1(617)495-6525

Affiliation

(85%) Finance Unit
Harvard Business School
Harvard University
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts (United States)
Homepage: http://www.hbs.edu/units/finance/
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Phone: 617.495.6000
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Postal: Soldiers Field, Boston, Massachusetts 02163
Handle: RePEc:edi:fuharus (more details at EDIRC)
(7%) Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts (United States)
Homepage: http://www.povertyactionlab.org/
Email:
Phone: 617-324-6566
Fax: 617-253-5461
Postal: 30 Memorial Drive, Building E60, Room 275, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 02142
Handle: RePEc:edi:jpmitus (more details at EDIRC)
(4%) 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
Handle: RePEc:edi:nberrus (more details at EDIRC)
(3%) Bureau for Research in Economic Analysis of Development (BREAD)
Kennedy School of Government
Harvard University
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts (United States)
Homepage: http://www.cid.harvard.edu/bread/
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Phone:
Fax: 617-496-2554
Postal: 79 JFK Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
Handle: RePEc:edi:brharus (more details at EDIRC)
(1%) Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA)
Location: New Haven, Connecticut (United States)
Homepage: http://www.poverty-action.org/
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Phone: 203.772.2216
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Postal: 101 Whitney Ave., New Haven, CT 06510
Handle: RePEc:edi:ipactus (more details at EDIRC)

Works

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Working papers

  1. Robert M. Townsend & Shawn Cole & Jeremy Tobacman & Xavier Gine & James Ian Vickery & Petia Topalova, 2012. "Barriers to Household Risk Management," IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund 12/195, International Monetary Fund.
  2. Shawn A. Cole & A. Nilesh Fernando, 2012. "The Value of Advice: Evidence from Mobile Phone-Based Agricultural Extension," Harvard Business School Working Papers, Harvard Business School 13-047, Harvard Business School.
  3. Santosh Anagol & Shawn Cole & Shayak Sarkar, 2012. "Understanding the Advice of Commissions-Motivated Agents: Evidence from the Indian Life Insurance Market," Harvard Business School Working Papers, Harvard Business School 12-055, Harvard Business School, revised Jan 2013.
  4. Shawn Cole & Martin Kanz & Leora Klapper, 2012. "Incentivizing Calculated Risk-Taking: Evidence from an Experiment with Commercial Bank Loan Officers," Harvard Business School Working Papers, Harvard Business School 13-002, Harvard Business School.
  5. Carpena, Fenella & Cole, Shawn & Shapiro, Jeremy & Zia, Bilal, 2011. "Unpacking the causal chain of financial literacy," Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank 5798, The World Bank.
  6. Carpena, Fenella & Cole, Shawn & Shapiro, Jeremy & Zia, Bilal, 2010. "Liability structure in small-scale finance : evidence from a natural experimen," Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank 5427, The World Bank.
  7. Shawn Cole & Xavier Giné & Jeremy Tobacman & Petia Topalova & Robert Townsend & James Vickery, 2009. "Barriers to household risk management: evidence from India," Staff Reports, Federal Reserve Bank of New York 373, Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
  8. Shawn A. Cole, 2008. "Fixing Market Failures or Fixing Elections? Agricultural Credit in India," Harvard Business School Working Papers, Harvard Business School 09-001, Harvard Business School.
  9. Shawn A. Cole & John Thompson & Peter Tufano, 2008. "Where Does it Go? Spending by the Financially Constrained," Harvard Business School Working Papers, Harvard Business School 08-083, Harvard Business School, revised Apr 2008.
  10. Shawn A. Cole, 2007. "Financial Development, Bank Ownership, and Growth. Or, Does Quantity Imply Quality?," Harvard Business School Working Papers, Harvard Business School 09-002, Harvard Business School.
  11. Abhijit Banerjee & Shawn Cole & Esther Duflo & Leigh Linden, 2005. "Remedying Education: Evidence from Two Randomized Experiments in India," NBER Working Papers 11904, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

Articles

  1. Shawn Cole & Xavier Gine & Jeremy Tobacman & Petia Topalova & Robert Townsend & James Vickery, 2013. "Barriers to Household Risk Management: Evidence from India," American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 5(1), pages 104-35, January.
  2. Cole, Shawn & Healy, Andrew & Werker, Eric, 2012. "Do voters demand responsive governments? Evidence from Indian disaster relief," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 97(2), pages 167-181.
  3. Shawn Cole & Thomas Sampson & Bilal Zia, 2011. "Prices or Knowledge? What Drives Demand for Financial Services in Emerging Markets?," Journal of Finance, American Finance Association, American Finance Association, vol. 66(6), pages 1933-1967, December.
  4. Shawn Cole & Barrett Kirwan, 2009. "Between the Corporation and the Household: Commodity Prices, Risk Management, and Agricultural Production in the United States," American Journal of Agricultural Economics, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association, vol. 91(5), pages 1243-1249.
  5. Shawn Cole, 2009. "Fixing Market Failures or Fixing Elections? Agricultural Credit in India," American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association, American Economic Association, vol. 1(1), pages 219-50, January.
  6. Shawn Cole, 2009. "Financial Development, Bank Ownership, and Growth: Or, Does Quantity Imply Quality?," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 91(1), pages 33-51, February.
  7. Abhijit V. Banerjee & Shawn Cole & Esther Duflo & Leigh Linden, 2007. "Remedying Education: Evidence from Two Randomized Experiments in India," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, MIT Press, MIT Press, vol. 122(3), pages 1235-1264, 08.
  8. Cole, Shawn, 2005. "Capitalism and Freedom: Manumissions and the Slave Market in Louisiana, 1725 1820," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge University Press, vol. 65(04), pages 1008-1027, December.
  9. Abhijit V. Banerjee & Shawn Cole & Esther Duflo, 2004. "Banking Reform in India," India Policy Forum, Global Economy and Development Program, The Brookings Institution, Global Economy and Development Program, The Brookings Institution, vol. 1(1), pages 277-332.

NEP Fields

15 papers by this author were announced in NEP, and specifically in the following field reports (number of papers):
  1. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (2) 2008-07-20 2012-12-06
  2. NEP-BAN: Banking (4) 2008-07-20 2008-07-20 2012-07-14 2012-07-29. Author is listed
  3. NEP-CBE: Cognitive & Behavioural Economics (1) 2011-10-01
  4. NEP-CDM: Collective Decision-Making (1) 2008-07-20
  5. NEP-CTA: Contract Theory & Applications (3) 2010-10-02 2012-07-14 2012-07-29
  6. NEP-CWA: Central & Western Asia (5) 2006-01-01 2006-01-29 2008-07-20 2008-07-20 2009-07-11. Author is listed
  7. NEP-DEV: Development (7) 2006-01-01 2006-01-29 2008-07-20 2008-07-20 2009-07-11 2011-01-16 2012-08-23. Author is listed
  8. NEP-EDU: Education (2) 2006-01-01 2006-01-29
  9. NEP-EXP: Experimental Economics (6) 2006-01-29 2009-07-11 2011-01-16 2012-07-14 2012-07-29 2012-08-23. Author is listed
  10. NEP-HRM: Human Capital & Human Resource Management (5) 2006-01-01 2006-01-29 2012-01-18 2012-07-14 2012-07-29. Author is listed
  11. NEP-IAS: Insurance Economics (4) 2009-07-11 2010-10-02 2012-01-18 2012-08-23. Author is listed
  12. NEP-MFD: Microfinance (7) 2008-07-20 2009-07-11 2010-10-02 2011-01-16 2012-07-29 2012-08-23 2012-08-23. Author is listed
  13. NEP-MKT: Marketing (1) 2012-01-18
  14. NEP-POL: Positive Political Economics (1) 2008-07-20
  15. NEP-RMG: Risk Management (1) 2009-07-11
  16. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (2) 2006-01-01 2006-01-29

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