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Bruce Wydick

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https://sites.google.com/a/usfca.edu/wydick/
Dept. of Economics, University of San Francisco 2130 Fulton Street SF, CA 94117
415-422-5863

Affiliation

(85%) Economics Department
University of San Francisco

San Francisco, California (United States)
http://www.usfca.edu/economics/

: (415) 422-6784
(415)422-5784

RePEc:edi:ecsfuus (more details at EDIRC)

(10%) Kellogg Institute for International Studies
University of Notre Dame

South Bend, Indiana (United States)
http://kellogg.nd.edu/

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(5%) Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA)
University of California-Berkeley

Berkeley, California (United States)
http://cega.berkeley.edu/

: 510-642-4361

207 Giannini Hall, Berkeley CA 94720-3310
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Research output

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Working papers

  1. Jesse K. Anttila-Hughes & Lia C.H. Fernald & Paul J. Gertler & Patrick Krause & Bruce Wydick, 2018. "Mortality from Nestlé’s Marketing of Infant Formula in Low and Middle-Income Countries," NBER Working Papers 24452, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. Travis J. Lybbert & Bruce Wydick, 2016. "Hope as Aspirations, Agency, and Pathways: Poverty Dynamics and Microfinance in Oaxaca, Mexico," NBER Working Papers 22661, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  3. Wydick,Bruce W. & Glewwe,Paul W. & Rutledge,Laine, 2016. "Does child sponsorship pay off in adulthood ? an international study of impacts on income and wealth," Policy Research Working Paper Series 7563, The World Bank.
  4. Wydick,Bruce W. & Katz,Elizabeth G. & Calvo,Flor & Gutierrez,Felipe & Janet,Brendan, 2016. "Shoeing the Children : the impact of the TOMS Shoe donation program in rural El Salvador," Policy Research Working Paper Series 7822, The World Bank.
  5. Jennifer M. Meredith & Jonathan Robinson & Sarah Walker & Bruce Wydick, 2013. "Keeping the Doctor Away: Experimental Evidence on Investment in Preventative Health Products," NBER Working Papers 19312, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  6. Alessandra Cassar & Lucas Crowley & Bruce Wydick, 2005. "The effect of social capital on group loan repayment: Evidence from artefactual field experiments," Artefactual Field Experiments 00036, The Field Experiments Website.

Articles

  1. Bruce Wydick, 2016. "Microfinance on the margin: why recent impact studies may understate average treatment effects," Journal of Development Effectiveness, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 8(2), pages 257-265, June.
  2. Justin Grider & Bruce Wydick, 2016. "Wheels of fortune: the economic impacts of wheelchair provision in Ethiopia," Journal of Development Effectiveness, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 8(1), pages 44-66, March.
  3. Rajbanshi, Ram & Huang, Meng & Wydick, Bruce, 2015. "Measuring Microfinance: Assessing the Conflict between Practitioners and Researchers with Evidence from Nepal," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 68(C), pages 30-47.
  4. Rawlins, Rosemary & Pimkina, Svetlana & Barrett, Christopher B. & Pedersen, Sarah & Wydick, Bruce, 2014. "Got milk? The impact of Heifer International’s livestock donation programs in Rwanda on nutritional outcomes," Food Policy, Elsevier, vol. 44(C), pages 202-213.
  5. Man-Lui Lau & Bruce Wydick, 2014. "Does New Information Technology Lower Media Quality? The Paradox of Commercial Public Goods," Journal of Industry, Competition and Trade, Springer, vol. 14(2), pages 145-157, June.
  6. Eliana Zeballos & Alessandra Cassar & Bruce Wydick, 2014. "Do Risky Microfinance Borrowers Really Invest in Risky Projects? Experimental Evidence from Bolivia," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 50(2), pages 276-287, February.
  7. Bruce Wydick & Elizabeth Katz & Brendan Janet, 2014. "Do in-kind transfers damage local markets? The case of TOMS shoe donations in El Salvador," Journal of Development Effectiveness, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 6(3), pages 249-267, September.
  8. Meredith, Jennifer & Robinson, Jonathan & Walker, Sarah & Wydick, Bruce, 2013. "Keeping the doctor away: Experimental evidence on investment in preventative health products," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 105(C), pages 196-210.
  9. Giorgia Barboni & Alessandra Cassar & Arturo Rodriguez Trejo & Bruce Wydick, 2013. "Adverse Selection and Moral Hazard in Joint Liability Loan Contracts: Evidence from an Artefactual Field Experiment," Journal of Economics and Management, College of Business, Feng Chia University, Taiwan, vol. 9(2), pages 153-184, July.
  10. Bruce Wydick & Paul Glewwe & Laine Rutledge, 2013. "Does International Child Sponsorship Work? A Six-Country Study of Impacts on Adult Life Outcomes," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 121(2), pages 393-436.
  11. Rajeev Darolia & Bruce Wydick, 2011. "The Economics of Parenting, Self‐esteem and Academic Performance: Theory and a Test," Economica, London School of Economics and Political Science, vol. 78(310), pages 215-239, April.
  12. Daniel Ludwinski & Kent Moriarty & Bruce Wydick, 2011. "Environmental and health impacts from the introduction of improved wood stoves: evidence from a field experiment in Guatemala," Environment, Development and Sustainability: A Multidisciplinary Approach to the Theory and Practice of Sustainable Development, Springer, vol. 13(4), pages 657-676, August.
  13. McIntosh, Craig & Villaran, Gonzalo & Wydick, Bruce, 2011. "Microfinance and Home Improvement: Using Retrospective Panel Data to Measure Program Effects on Fundamental Events," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 39(6), pages 922-937, June.
  14. Wydick, Bruce & Karp Hayes, Harmony & Hilliker Kempf, Sarah, 2011. "Social Networks, Neighborhood Effects, and Credit Access: Evidence from Rural Guatemala," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 39(6), pages 974-982, June.
  15. Alessandra Cassar & Bruce Wydick, 2010. "Does social capital matter? Evidence from a five-country group lending experiment," Oxford Economic Papers, Oxford University Press, vol. 62(4), pages 715-739, October.
  16. Bruce Wydick, 2008. "Do race-based preferences perpetuate discrimination against marginalized ethnic groups?," Journal of Developing Areas, Tennessee State University, College of Business, vol. 42(1), pages 165-181, September.
  17. Alessandra Cassar & Luke Crowley & Bruce Wydick, 2007. "The effect of social capital on group loan repayment: evidence from field experiments," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 117(517), pages 85-106, February.
  18. Bruce Wydick, 2007. "Grandma was Right: Why Cohabitation Undermines Relational Satisfaction, But Is Increasing Anyway," Kyklos, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 60(4), pages 617-645, November.
  19. Jill Luoto & Craig McIntosh & Bruce Wydick, 2007. "Credit Information Systems in Less Developed Countries: A Test with Microfinance in Guatemala," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 55, pages 313-334.
  20. McIntosh, Craig & Wydick, Bruce, 2005. "Competition and microfinance," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 78(2), pages 271-298, December.
  21. M. Magnusson & B. Wydick, 2002. "How Efficient are Africa's Emerging Stock Markets?," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 38(4), pages 141-156.
  22. Bruce Wydick, 2002. "Affirmative Action In College Admissions: Examining Labor Market Effects Of Four Alternative Policies," Contemporary Economic Policy, Western Economic Association International, vol. 20(1), pages 12-24, January.
  23. Kevane, Michael & Wydick, Bruce, 2001. "Microenterprise Lending to Female Entrepreneurs: Sacrificing Economic Growth for Poverty Alleviation?," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 29(7), pages 1225-1236, July.
  24. Wydick, Bruce, 2001. "Group Lending under Dynamic Incentives as a Borrower Discipline Device," Review of Development Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 5(3), pages 406-420, October.
  25. Kevane, Michael & Wydick, Bruce, 2001. "Social Norms and the Time Allocation of Women's Labor in Burkina Faso," Review of Development Economics, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 5(1), pages 119-129, February.
  26. Wydick, Bruce, 1999. "Can Social Cohesion Be Harnessed to Repair Market Failures? Evidence from Group Lending in Guatemala," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 109(457), pages 463-475, July.
  27. W. Bruce Wydick, 1999. "Credit access, human capital and class structure mobility," Journal of Development Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 35(6), pages 131-152.
  28. Wydick, Bruce, 1999. "The Effect of Microenterprise Lending on Child Schooling in Guatemala," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 47(4), pages 853-869, July.
    RePEc:bla:rdevec:v:5:y:2001:i:1:p:119-129 is not listed on IDEAS

Chapters

  1. Travis J. Lybbert & Bruce Wydick, 2017. "Hope as Aspirations, Agency, and Pathways: Poverty Dynamics and Microfinance in Oaxaca, Mexico," NBER Chapters,in: The Economics of Poverty Traps National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

Books

  1. Wydick,Bruce, 2008. "Games in Economic Development," Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press, number 9780521687157, October.

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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 3 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-EXP: Experimental Economics (1) 2016-10-16
  2. NEP-HEA: Health Economics (1) 2018-05-07
  3. NEP-MFD: Microfinance (1) 2016-10-16
  4. NEP-MKT: Marketing (1) 2018-05-07

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