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Garance Genicot

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First Name:Garance
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Last Name:Genicot
RePEc Short-ID:pge26
Department of Economics, ICC 559 Georgetown University 37th & O Streets, NW Washington, DC 20057
202 687 7144
Terminal Degree: Department of Economics; Cornell University (from RePEc Genealogy)


(92%) Economics Department
Georgetown University

Washington, District of Columbia (United States)

ICC 580, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. 20057-1036
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(5%) National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

Cambridge, Massachusetts (United States)


1050 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138
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(2%) Bureau for Research in Economic Analysis of Development (BREAD)
Kennedy School of Government
Harvard University

Cambridge, Massachusetts (United States)


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(1%) Institute of Labor Economics (IZA)

Bonn, Germany

P.O. Box 7240, D-53072 Bonn
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Working papers

  1. Garance Genicot, 2019. "Tolerance and Compromise in Social Networks," NBER Working Papers 25506, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. Garance Genicot & Yann Bramoullé, 2018. "Diffusion Centrality: Foundations and Extensions," Working Papers gueconwpa~18-18-20, Georgetown University, Department of Economics.
  3. Garance Genicot ⓡ & Laurent Bouton ⓡ & Micael Castanheira ⓡ, 2018. "Electoral Systems and Inequalities in Government Interventions," NBER Working Papers 25205, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  4. Genicot, Garance & Mayda, Anna Maria & Mendola, Mariapia, 2016. "The Impact of Migration on Child Labor: Theory and Evidence from Brazil," IZA Discussion Papers 10444, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  5. Garance Genicot, 2015. "Two-sided Altruism and Signaling," NBER Working Papers 21309, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  6. Garance Genicot & Debraj Ray, 2014. "Aspirations and Inequality," NBER Working Papers 19976, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  7. Joachim De Weerdt & Garance Genicot & Alice Mesnard, 2014. "Asymmetry of Information within Family Networks," CReAM Discussion Paper Series 1433, Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM), Department of Economics, University College London.
  8. Siwan Anderson & Garance Genicot, 2014. "Suicide and Property Rights in India," NBER Working Papers 19978, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  9. 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.
  10. Charness, Gary B & Genicot, Garance, 2008. "Informal Risk Sharing in an Infinite-horizon Experiment," University of California at Santa Barbara, Economics Working Paper Series qt9sn8t91g, Department of Economics, UC Santa Barbara.
  11. 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.
  12. Garance Genicot (Georgetown University) and Debraj Ray (New York University), 2005. "Bargaining Power and Enforcement in Credit Markets," Working Papers gueconwpa~05-05-09, Georgetown University, Department of Economics.
  13. Garance Genicot & Gary Charness, 2004. "An Experimental Test of Risk-Sharing Arrangements," 2004 Meeting Papers 807, Society for Economic Dynamics.
  14. Garance Genicot, Georgetown University and Debraj Ray, New York University and Instituto de An´alisis Econ´omico (CSIC), 2004. "Informal Insurance, Enforcement Constraints, and Group Formation," Working Papers gueconwpa~04-04-03, Georgetown University, Department of Economics.
  15. Francis Bloch (GREQAM and Universite de la Mediterranee), Garance Genicot (Georgetown University, and Debraj Ray (New York University and Instituto de Analisis Economico (CSIC)), 2004. "Informal Insurance in Social Networks," Working Papers gueconwpa~04-04-16, Georgetown University, Department of Economics.
  16. Garance Genicot and Debraj Ray, 2003. "Contracts and Externalities: How Things Fall Apart," Working Papers gueconwpa~03-03-30, Georgetown University, Department of Economics.
  17. Garance Genicot, 2000. "Risk-Sharing, Patronage and Private Accumulation," Econometric Society World Congress 2000 Contributed Papers 1912, Econometric Society.
  18. Genicot, C. & Skaperdas, S., 2000. "Investing in Confict Management," Papers 00-01-17, California Irvine - School of Social Sciences.
  19. Basu, K. & Genicot, G. & Stiglitz, J., 2000. "Unemployment and Wage Rigidity when Labor Supply is a Household Decision," Papers 00-01-11, California Irvine - School of Social Sciences.
  20. Basu, Kaushik & Genicot, Garance & Stiglitz, Joseph E., 1999. "Household labor supply, unemployment, and minimum wage legislation," Policy Research Working Paper Series 2049, The World Bank.


  1. Garance Genicot & Debraj Ray, 2017. "Aspirations and Inequality," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 85, pages 489-519, March.
  2. Genicot, Garance, 2016. "Two-sided altruism and signaling," Economics Letters, Elsevier, vol. 145(C), pages 92-97.
  3. Anderson, Siwan & Genicot, Garance, 2015. "Suicide and property rights in India," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 114(C), pages 64-78.
  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 134-167, April.
  5. Sarah Dolfin & Garance Genicot, 2010. "What Do Networks Do? The Role of Networks on Migration and “Coyote” Use," Review of Development Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 14(2), pages 343-359, May.
  6. Gary Charness & Garance Genicot, 2009. "Informal Risk Sharing in an Infinite-Horizon Experiment," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 119(537), pages 796-825, April.
  7. Bloch, Francis & Genicot, Garance & Ray, Debraj, 2008. "Informal insurance in social networks," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 143(1), pages 36-58, November.
  8. 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.
  9. Francis Bloch & Garance Genicot & Debraj Ray, 2007. "Reciprocity in Groups and the Limits to Social Capital," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 97(2), pages 65-69, May.
  10. Genicot, Garance & Ray, Debraj, 2006. "Contracts and externalities: How things fall apart," Journal of Economic Theory, Elsevier, vol. 131(1), pages 71-100, November.
  11. Genicot, Garance & Ray, Debraj, 2006. "Bargaining power and enforcement in credit markets," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 79(2), pages 398-412, April.
  12. David E. Sahn & Stephen D. Younger & Garance Genicot, 2003. "The Demand for Health Care Services in Rural Tanzania," Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Department of Economics, University of Oxford, vol. 65(2), pages 241-260, May.
  13. Garance Genicot & Debraj Ray, 2003. "Group Formation in Risk-Sharing Arrangements," Review of Economic Studies, Oxford University Press, vol. 70(1), pages 87-113.
  14. Garance Genicot & Stergios Skaperdas, 2002. "Investing in Conflict Management," Journal of Conflict Resolution, Peace Science Society (International), vol. 46(1), pages 154-170, February.
  15. Genicot, Garance, 2002. "Bonded labor and serfdom: a paradox of voluntary choice," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 67(1), pages 101-127, February.
  16. Florence Froidart & Garance Génicot & Pierre Pestieau, 1997. "Echelles d'équivalence et allocations familiales," Brussels Economic Review, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles, vol. 155, pages 231-238.

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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 16 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-SOC: Social Norms & Social Capital (8) 2005-12-01 2012-03-28 2014-09-05 2014-09-08 2014-12-29 2015-07-04 2015-11-07 2019-02-11. Author is listed
  2. NEP-MIC: Microeconomics (4) 1999-04-22 2005-04-16 2015-07-04 2019-02-11
  3. NEP-EXP: Experimental Economics (3) 2004-08-02 2012-03-28 2015-07-04
  4. NEP-IAS: Insurance Economics (3) 2004-12-12 2005-12-01 2012-03-28
  5. NEP-NET: Network Economics (3) 2004-12-12 2005-12-01 2012-03-28
  6. NEP-CDM: Collective Decision-Making (2) 2018-11-12 2018-11-19
  7. NEP-CTA: Contract Theory & Applications (2) 2014-09-05 2014-09-08
  8. NEP-DEM: Demographic Economics (2) 2014-03-22 2017-02-26
  9. NEP-DEV: Development (2) 2014-09-05 2017-02-26
  10. NEP-DGE: Dynamic General Equilibrium (2) 2004-08-02 2005-04-16
  11. NEP-GTH: Game Theory (2) 2014-09-05 2015-07-04
  12. NEP-POL: Positive Political Economics (2) 2018-11-12 2018-11-19
  13. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (2) 2004-12-12 2019-02-11
  14. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (1) 1999-04-22
  15. NEP-CFN: Corporate Finance (1) 2005-04-16
  16. NEP-EVO: Evolutionary Economics (1) 2012-03-28
  17. NEP-HPE: History & Philosophy of Economics (1) 2015-07-04
  18. NEP-INT: International Trade (1) 2017-02-26
  19. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (1) 1999-04-22
  20. NEP-LAM: Central & South America (1) 2017-02-26
  21. NEP-LAW: Law & Economics (1) 2014-03-22
  22. NEP-LTV: Unemployment, Inequality & Poverty (1) 1999-04-30
  23. NEP-MIG: Economics of Human Migration (1) 2017-02-26
  24. NEP-UPT: Utility Models & Prospect Theory (1) 2012-03-28


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