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Nathan Vincent Fiala

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First Name:Nathan
Middle Name:Vincent
Last Name:Fiala
RePEc Short-ID:pfi123
Terminal Degree:2009 Department of Economics; University of California-Irvine (from RePEc Genealogy)


Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics
University of Connecticut

Storrs, Connecticut (United States)

: 860-486-2836
1376 Storrs Road, U-21, Storrs, Connecticut 06269-4021
RePEc:edi:dauctus (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Nathan Fiala, 2017. "Business is Tough, but Family is Worse: Household Bargaining and Investment in Microenterprises in Uganda," Working papers 2017-05, University of Connecticut, Department of Economics.
  2. Christopher Blattman & Mathilde Emeriau & Nathan Fiala, 2017. "Do Anti-Poverty Programs Sway Voters? Experimental Evidence from Uganda," NBER Working Papers 23035, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  3. Bauer, Michal & Fiala, Nathan & Levely, Ian, 2014. "Trusting Former Rebels: An Experimental Approach to Understanding Reintegration after Civil War," IZA Discussion Papers 8107, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  4. Nathan Fiala, 2014. "Skills Training for Entrepreneurs in Developing Countries," DIW Roundup: Politik im Fokus 37, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research.
  5. Nathan Fiala, 2013. "Skills in the Marketplace: Individual Characteristics and Bargaining Ability in a Field-Based Experiment," Discussion Papers of DIW Berlin 1326, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research.
  6. Nathan Fiala & Cormac Mangan, 2013. "Improving Development Effectiveness through R&D: Dynamic Learning and Evaluation," Discussion Papers of DIW Berlin 1325, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research.
  7. Nathan Fiala, 2012. "The Economic Consequences of Forced Displacement," HiCN Working Papers 137, Households in Conflict Network.
  8. Blattman, Christopher & Fiala, Nathan & Martinez, Sebastian, 2011. "Employment generation in rural Africa : mid-term results from an experimental evaluation of the Youth Opportunities Program in Northern Uganda," Social Protection and Labor Policy and Technical Notes 66523, The World Bank.
  9. Nathan Fiala, 2009. "The Consequences of Forced Displacement in Northern Uganda," HiCN Working Papers 65, Households in Conflict Network.


  1. Fiala, Nathan, 2015. "Skills in the marketplace: Market efficiency, social orientation, and ability in a field-based experiment," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 120(C), pages 174-188.
  2. Christopher Blattman & Nathan Fiala & Sebastian Martinez, 2014. "Generating Skilled Self-Employment in Developing Countries: Experimental Evidence from Uganda," The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Oxford University Press, vol. 129(2), pages 697-752.
  3. Nathan Fiala & Laurin Janes, 2014. "Förderung von Mikrounternehmen in Uganda: Geschäfte von Männern profitieren von Krediten kombiniert mit Schulungen," DIW Wochenbericht, DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research, vol. 81(8), pages 141-147.
  4. Fiala, Nathan, 2008. "Measuring sustainability: Why the ecological footprint is bad economics and bad environmental science," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 67(4), pages 519-525, November.
  5. Fiala, Nathan, 2008. "Meeting the demand: An estimation of potential future greenhouse gas emissions from meat production," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 67(3), pages 412-419, October.


  1. Nathan Fiala & Stergios Skaperdas, 2011. "Economic Perspectives on Civil Wars," Chapters,in: The Handbook on the Political Economy of War, chapter 10 Edward Elgar Publishing.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 9 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-AFR: Africa (5) 2012-02-20 2012-04-03 2013-01-07 2014-04-29 2017-01-29. Author is listed
  2. NEP-EXP: Experimental Economics (5) 2013-09-24 2014-04-29 2014-12-13 2017-01-29 2017-04-23. Author is listed
  3. NEP-DEV: Development (2) 2012-02-20 2012-04-03
  4. NEP-ENT: Entrepreneurship (2) 2014-12-08 2017-04-23
  5. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (2) 2012-02-20 2013-09-24
  6. NEP-MFD: Microfinance (2) 2012-04-03 2017-04-23
  7. NEP-SOC: Social Norms & Social Capital (2) 2014-04-29 2014-12-13
  8. NEP-DEM: Demographic Economics (1) 2017-04-23
  9. NEP-EVO: Evolutionary Economics (1) 2014-04-29
  10. NEP-HME: Heterodox Microeconomics (1) 2017-04-23
  11. NEP-IUE: Informal & Underground Economics (1) 2014-12-08
  12. NEP-POL: Positive Political Economics (1) 2017-01-29


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