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Rebecca L. Thornton

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First Name:Rebecca
Middle Name:L.
Last Name:Thornton
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RePEc Short-ID:pth143
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https://www.rebeccathornton.net
Terminal Degree:2006 Department of Economics; Harvard University (from RePEc Genealogy)

Affiliation

Department of Economics
Hankamer School of Business
Baylor University

Waco, Texas (United States)
http://www.baylor.edu/business/economics/
RePEc:edi:debayus (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Julie Buhl-Wiggers & Jason Kerwin & Juan Muñoz-Morales & Jeffrey Smith & Rebecca Thornton, 2022. "Some children left behind: Variation in the effects of an educational intervention," Post-Print hal-03972201, HAL.
  2. John Cawley & Michael R. Daly & Rebecca Thornton, 2021. "The Effect of Beverage Taxes on Youth Consumption and BMI: Evidence from Mauritius," NBER Working Papers 28960, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  3. Kerwin, Jason Theodore & Thornton, Rebecca, 2020. "Making the Grade: The Sensitivity of Education Program Effectiveness to Input Choices and Outcome Measures," SocArXiv ct9sj, Center for Open Science.
  4. Delavallade,Clara Anne & Griffith,Alan & Thornton,Rebecca Lynn, 2019. "Effects of a Multi-Faceted Education Program on Enrollment, Equity, Learning, and School Management : Evidence from India," Policy Research Working Paper Series 9081, The World Bank.
  5. Delavallade, Clara & Griffith, Alan & Shukla, Gaurav & Thornton, Rebecca, 2017. "Participation, learning, and equity in education: Can we have it all?," IFPRI discussion papers 1627, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  6. Rebecca L. Thornton & Hans-Peter Kohler, 2017. "Making marriages last: Trust is good, but credible information is better," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2017-173, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  7. Fitzpatrick,Anne & Thornton,Rebecca Lynn, 2017. "The effects of health insurance within families: experimental evidence from Nicaragua," Policy Research Working Paper Series 8115, The World Bank.
  8. Friedman, Willa & Kremer, Michael & Miguel, Edward & Thornton, Rebecca, 2016. "Education as Liberation?," Department of Economics, Working Paper Series qt32t4d2tq, Department of Economics, Institute for Business and Economic Research, UC Berkeley.
    • Willa Friedman & Michael Kremer & Edward Miguel & Rebecca Thornton, 2016. "Education as Liberation?," Economica, London School of Economics and Political Science, vol. 83(329), pages 1-30, January.
  9. Brendan Maughan-Brown & Susan Godlonton & Rebecca L. Thornton & Atheendar S Venkataramani, 2013. "What do people actually learn from public health education campaigns? Incorrect inferences about male circumcision and female HIV infection risk in a cluster randomized trial in Malawi," SALDRU Working Papers 104, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
  10. Raballand, Gael & Thornton, Rebecca & Yang, Dean & Goldberg, Jessica & Keleher, Niall & Muller, Annika, 2011. "Are rural road investments alone sufficient to generate transport flows ? lessons from a randomized experiment in rural Malawi and policy implications," Policy Research Working Paper Series 5535, The World Bank.
  11. Lovoi, Annette & Brown, Julia & Magnoni, Barbara & Thornton, Rebecca, 2010. "Risk across Borders: A Study of the Potential of Microinsurance Products to Help Migrants Cope with Cross Border Risks," IDB Publications (Working Papers) 2672, Inter-American Development Bank.
  12. Dimitrios Batzilis & Taryn Dinkelman & Emily Oster & Rebecca Thornton & Deric Zanera, 2010. "New cellular networks in Malawi: Correlates of service rollout and network performance," NBER Working Papers 16616, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  13. Emily Oster & Rebecca Thornton, 2009. "Determinants of Technology Adoption: Private Value and Peer Effects in Menstrual Cup Take-Up," NBER Working Papers 14828, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  14. Emily Oster & Rebecca Thornton, 2009. "Menstruation and Education in Nepal," NBER Working Papers 14853, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  15. Justine Burns & Malcolm Kewsell & Rebecca Thornton, 2009. "Evaluating the Impact of Health Programmes," SALDRU Working Papers 40, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
  16. Michael Kremer & Edward Miguel & Rebecca Thornton, 2004. "Incentives to Learn," CID Working Papers 109, Center for International Development at Harvard University.
  17. Isabel Musse & Rebecca Thornton & Dirgha Ghimire, "undated". "How Do Women Learn They Are Pregnant? The Introduction of Clinics and Pregnancy Awareness in Nepal," Mathematica Policy Research Reports 25366d974d3f490ea2fc2ad3f, Mathematica Policy Research.

Articles

  1. Melany Gualavisi & Marieke Kleemans & Rebecca Thornton, 2024. "Moving in Academia: Who Moves and What Happens After?," AEA Papers and Proceedings, American Economic Association, vol. 114, pages 232-237, May.
  2. Marieke Kleemans & Rebecca Thornton, 2023. "Fully Promoted: The Distribution and Determinants of Full Professorship in the Economics Profession," AEA Papers and Proceedings, American Economic Association, vol. 113, pages 467-472, May.
  3. John Cawley & Michael Daly & Rebecca Thornton, 2022. "The effect of beverage taxes on youth consumption and body mass index: Evidence from Mauritius," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 31(6), pages 1033-1045, June.
  4. Daniel Halim & Elizabeth T. Powers & Rebecca Thornton, 2022. "Gender Differences in Economics Course-Taking and Majoring: Findings from an RCT," AEA Papers and Proceedings, American Economic Association, vol. 112, pages 597-602, May.
  5. Jason T. Kerwin & Rebecca L. Thornton, 2021. "Making the Grade: The Sensitivity of Education Program Effectiveness to Input Choices and Outcome Measures," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 103(2), pages 251-264, May.
  6. Buhl-Wiggers, Julie & Jones, Sam & Thornton, Rebecca, 2021. "Boys lagging behind: Unpacking gender differences in academic achievement across East Africa," International Journal of Educational Development, Elsevier, vol. 83(C).
  7. Marieke Kleemans & Rebecca L. Thornton, 2021. "Who Belongs? The Determinants of Selective Membership into the National Bureau of Economic Research," AEA Papers and Proceedings, American Economic Association, vol. 111, pages 117-122, May.
  8. Clara Delavallade & Alan Griffith & Rebecca Thornton, 2021. "Effects of a Multi-Faceted Education Program on Enrollment, Learning and Gender Equity: Evidence from India," The World Bank Economic Review, World Bank, vol. 35(4), pages 950-968.
  9. Anne Fitzpatrick & Rebecca Thornton, 2019. "The Effects of Health Insurance within Families: Experimental Evidence from Nicaragua," The World Bank Economic Review, World Bank, vol. 33(3), pages 736-749.
  10. Susan Godlonton & Alister Munthali & Rebecca Thornton, 2016. "Responding to Risk: Circumcision, Information, and HIV Prevention," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 98(2), pages 333-349, May.
  11. Willa Friedman & Michael Kremer & Edward Miguel & Rebecca Thornton, 2016. "Education as Liberation?," Economica, London School of Economics and Political Science, vol. 83(329), pages 1-30, January.
  12. Jobiba Chinkhumba & Susan Godlonton & Rebecca Thornton, 2014. "The Demand for Medical Male Circumcision," American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association, vol. 6(2), pages 152-177, April.
  13. Susan Godlonton & Rebecca L. Thornton, 2013. "Learning from Others' HIV Testing: Updating Beliefs and Responding to Risk," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 103(3), pages 439-444, May.
  14. Emily Oster & Rebecca Thornton, 2012. "Determinants Of Technology Adoption: Peer Effects In Menstrual Cup Take-Up," Journal of the European Economic Association, European Economic Association, vol. 10(6), pages 1263-1293, December.
  15. Thornton, Rebecca L., 2012. "HIV testing, subjective beliefs and economic behavior," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 99(2), pages 300-313.
  16. Godlonton, Susan & Thornton, Rebecca, 2012. "Peer effects in learning HIV results," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 97(1), pages 118-129.
  17. Malcolm Keswell & Justine Burns & Rebecca Thornton, 2012. "Evaluating the Impact of Health Programmes on Productivity," African Development Review, African Development Bank, vol. 24(4), pages 302-315.
  18. Hans-Peter Kohler & Rebecca L. Thornton, 2012. "Conditional Cash Transfers and HIV/AIDS Prevention: Unconditionally Promising?," The World Bank Economic Review, World Bank, vol. 26(2), pages 165-190.
  19. Emily Oster & Rebecca Thornton, 2011. "Menstruation, Sanitary Products, and School Attendance: Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation," American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association, vol. 3(1), pages 91-100, January.
  20. Rebecca L. Thornton & Laurel E. Hatt & Erica M. Field & Mursaleena Islam & Freddy Solís Diaz & Martha Azucena González, 2010. "Social security health insurance for the informal sector in Nicaragua: a randomized evaluation," Health Economics, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 19(S1), pages 181-206, September.
  21. Michael Kremer & Edward Miguel & Rebecca Thornton, 2009. "Incentives to Learn," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 91(3), pages 437-456, August.
  22. Angotti, Nicole & Bula, Agatha & Gaydosh, Lauren & Kimchi, Eitan Zeev & Thornton, Rebecca L. & Yeatman, Sara E., 2009. "Increasing the acceptability of HIV counseling and testing with three C's: Convenience, confidentiality and credibility," Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier, vol. 68(12), pages 2263-2270, June.
  23. Rebecca L. Thornton, 2008. "The Demand for, and Impact of, Learning HIV Status," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 98(5), pages 1829-1863, December.

Chapters

  1. Dimitris Batzilis & Taryn Dinkelman & Emily Oster & Rebecca Thornton & Deric Zanera, 2014. "New Cellular Networks in Malawi: Correlates of Service Rollout and Network Performance," NBER Chapters, in: African Successes, Volume III: Modernization and Development, pages 215-245, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

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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 12 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-DEV: Development (7) 2004-12-20 2005-12-14 2009-04-13 2014-05-04 2017-05-21 2020-02-24 2020-09-28. Author is listed
  2. NEP-EDU: Education (4) 2009-04-13 2017-05-21 2020-02-24 2021-11-29
  3. NEP-HEA: Health Economics (3) 2010-02-27 2014-05-04 2021-07-19
  4. NEP-AFR: Africa (2) 2011-01-30 2014-05-04
  5. NEP-EXP: Experimental Economics (2) 2020-09-28 2021-11-29
  6. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (2) 2009-04-05 2009-04-13
  7. NEP-URE: Urban and Real Estate Economics (2) 2011-01-30 2021-11-29
  8. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (1) 2021-07-19
  9. NEP-BIG: Big Data (1) 2021-11-29
  10. NEP-ECM: Econometrics (1) 2010-02-27
  11. NEP-GEN: Gender (1) 2017-05-21
  12. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (1) 2021-07-19
  13. NEP-PUB: Public Finance (1) 2021-07-19

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