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Diego Javier Ubfal

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First Name:Diego
Middle Name:Javier
Last Name:Ubfal
RePEc Short-ID:pub6


(97%) World Bank Group

Washington, District of Columbia (United States)
RePEc:edi:wrldbus (more details at EDIRC)

(2%) Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research (IGIER)
Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi

Milano, Italy
RePEc:edi:igierit (more details at EDIRC)

(1%) Institute of Labor Economics (IZA)

Bonn, Germany
RePEc:edi:izaaade (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Gulesci,Selim & Beccar,Manuela Puente & Ubfal,Diego Javier, 2021. "Can Youth Empowerment Programs Reduce Violence against Girls during the COVID-19 Pandemic ?," Policy Research Working Paper Series 9547, The World Bank.
  2. Maffioli,Alessandro & Mckenzie,David J. & Ubfal,Diego Javier, 2020. "Estimating the Demand for Business Training : Evidence from Jamaica," Policy Research Working Paper Series 9415, The World Bank.
  3. Fernando Vega-Redondo & Paolo Pin & Diego Ubfal & Cristiana Benedetti-Fasil & Charles Brummitt & Gaia Rubera & Dirk Hovy & Tommaso Fornaciari, 2019. "Peer Networks and Entrepreneurship: a Pan-African RCT," Working Papers 648, IGIER (Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research), Bocconi University.
  4. Ubfal, Diego & Arraiz, Irani & Beuermann, Diether & Frese, Michael & Maffioli, Alessandro & Verch, Daniel, 2019. "The Impact of Soft-Skills Training for Entrepreneurs in Jamaica," IZA Discussion Papers 12325, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  5. Araya, Federico & Le Barbanchon, Thomas & Ubfal, Diego, 2019. "The Effects of Working while in School: Evidence from Uruguayan Lotteries," CEPR Discussion Papers 13826, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  6. Grigorieff, Alexis & Roth, Christopher & Ubfal, Diego, 2016. "Does Information Change Attitudes Towards Immigrants? Representative Evidence from Survey Experiments," IZA Discussion Papers 10419, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  7. Pascaline Dupas, Dean Karlan, Jonathan Robinson and Diego Ubfal, 2016. "Banking the Unbanked: Evidence from Three Countries - Working Paper 440," Working Papers 440, Center for Global Development.
  8. Dupas, Pascaline & Karlan, Dean S. & Robinson, Jonathan & Ubfal, Diego, 2016. "Banking the Unbanked? Evidence from three countries," CEPR Discussion Papers 11420, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  9. Ubfal, Diego, 2012. "How General Are Time Preferences? Eliciting Good-Specific Discount Rates," IZA Discussion Papers 6774, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  10. Diego Ubfal & Alessandro Maffioli, 2010. "The Impact of Funding on Research Collaboration: Evidence from Argentina," SPD Working Papers 1006, Inter-American Development Bank, Office of Strategic Planning and Development Effectiveness (SPD).
  11. Pedro Cerdan-Infantes & Alessandro Maffioli & Diego Ubfal, 2009. "Improving Technology Adoption in Agriculture through Extension Services: Evidence from Uruguay," OVE Working Papers 0409, Inter-American Development Bank, Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE).
  12. Pedro Cerdán-Infantes & Alessandro Maffioli & Diego Ubfal, 2008. "The Impact of Agricultural Extension Services: The Case of Grape Production in Argentina," OVE Working Papers 0508, Inter-American Development Bank, Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE).
  13. Daniel Chudnovsky & Andrés López & Martín Rossi & Diego Ubfal, 2006. "Evaluating a Program of Public Funding of Scientific Activity. A Case Study of FONCYT in Argentina," OVE Working Papers 1206, Inter-American Development Bank, Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE).
  14. Daniel Chudnovsky & Andrés López & Martín Rossi & Diego Ubfal, 2006. "Evaluating A Program of Public Funding of Private Innovation Activities. An Econometric Study of FONTAR in Argentina," OVE Working Papers 1606, Inter-American Development Bank, Office of Evaluation and Oversight (OVE).


  1. Alexis Grigorieff & Christopher Roth & Diego Ubfal, 2020. "Does Information Change Attitudes Toward Immigrants?," Demography, Springer;Population Association of America (PAA), vol. 57(3), pages 1117-1143, June.
  2. Pascaline Dupas & Dean Karlan & Jonathan Robinson & Diego Ubfal, 2018. "Banking the Unbanked? Evidence from Three Countries," American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association, vol. 10(2), pages 257-297, April.
  3. Ubfal, Diego, 2016. "How general are time preferences? Eliciting good-specific discount rates," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 118(C), pages 150-170.
  4. Alessandro Maffioli & Diego Ubfal & Gonzalo Vazquez-Bare & Pedro Cerdan-Infantes, 2013. "Improving technology adoption in agriculture through extension services: evidence from Uruguay," Journal of Development Effectiveness, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 5(1), pages 64-81, March.
  5. Alessandro Maffioli & Diego Ubfal & Gonzalo Vázquez Baré & Pedro Cerdán‐Infantes, 2011. "Extension services, product quality and yields: the case of grapes in Argentina," Agricultural Economics, International Association of Agricultural Economists, vol. 42(6), pages 727-734, November.
  6. Ubfal, Diego & Maffioli, Alessandro, 2011. "The impact of funding on research collaboration: Evidence from a developing country," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 40(9), pages 1269-1279.
  7. Daniel Chudnovsky & Andrés López & Martín A. Rossi & Diego Ubfal, 2008. "Money for Science? The Impact of Research Grants on Academic Output," Fiscal Studies, Institute for Fiscal Studies, vol. 29(1), pages 75-87, March.

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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 18 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-ENT: Entrepreneurship (4) 2019-05-06 2019-06-10 2019-06-10 2020-02-24
  2. NEP-EXP: Experimental Economics (4) 2015-08-19 2017-01-01 2017-01-08 2020-10-05
  3. NEP-INO: Innovation (4) 2007-03-10 2007-03-10 2010-10-23 2020-02-24
  4. NEP-LMA: Labor Markets - Supply, Demand, & Wages (4) 2019-05-06 2019-06-10 2019-09-02 2021-01-11
  5. NEP-MFD: Microfinance (4) 2016-08-07 2016-12-18 2017-01-08 2017-01-29
  6. NEP-PPM: Project, Program & Portfolio Management (4) 2007-03-10 2007-03-10 2008-07-14 2010-10-23
  7. NEP-NET: Network Economics (3) 2010-10-23 2019-06-10 2020-02-24
  8. NEP-SOC: Social Norms & Social Capital (3) 2010-10-23 2017-01-08 2020-02-24
  9. NEP-MIG: Economics of Human Migration (2) 2017-01-01 2017-01-08
  10. NEP-SOG: Sociology of Economics (2) 2007-03-10 2010-10-23
  11. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (2) 2019-09-02 2020-02-24
  12. NEP-AFR: Africa (1) 2016-08-07
  13. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (1) 2008-07-14
  14. NEP-CSE: Economics of Strategic Management (1) 2016-08-07
  15. NEP-DEV: Development (1) 2016-08-07
  16. NEP-EDU: Education (1) 2021-01-11
  17. NEP-EFF: Efficiency & Productivity (1) 2008-07-14
  18. NEP-ICT: Information & Communication Technologies (1) 2020-02-24
  19. NEP-IPR: Intellectual Property Rights (1) 2007-03-10
  20. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (1) 2017-01-01
  21. NEP-MKT: Marketing (1) 2017-01-01
  22. NEP-PAY: Payment Systems & Financial Technology (1) 2020-02-24
  23. NEP-UPT: Utility Models & Prospect Theory (1) 2015-08-19


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