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Martin Abel

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Department of Economics
Middlebury College

Middlebury, Vermont (United States)
http://www.middlebury.edu/academics/econ
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Working papers

  1. Martin Abel & Rulof Burger & Eliana Carranza & Patrizio Piraino, 2018. "Bridging the intention-behavior gap? The effect of plan-making prompts on job search and employment," Working Papers 11/2018, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
  2. Martin Abel, 2017. "Labor market discrimination and sorting: Evidence from South Africa," SALDRU Working Papers 205, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
  3. Martin Abel & Rulof Burger & Patrizio Piraino, 2017. "The value of reference letters," Working Papers 06/2017, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.
  4. Abel , Martin & Cole, Shawn & Zia, Bilal, 2015. "Debiasing on a roll: changing gambling behavior through experiential learning," Policy Research Working Paper Series 7195, The World Bank.
  5. Abel, Martin, 2013. "Unintended labour supply effects of cash transfer programmes: Evidence from South Africa's old age pension," SALDRU Working Papers 114, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.

Articles

  1. Martin Abel & Rulof Burger & Eliana Carranza & Patrizio Piraino, 2019. "Bridging the Intention-Behavior Gap? The Effect of Plan-Making Prompts on Job Search and Employment," American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association, vol. 11(2), pages 284-301, April.

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  1. Martin Abel & Rulof Burger & Patrizio Piraino, 2017. "The value of reference letters," Working Papers 06/2017, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.

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Working papers

  1. Martin Abel & Rulof Burger & Eliana Carranza & Patrizio Piraino, 2018. "Bridging the intention-behavior gap? The effect of plan-making prompts on job search and employment," Working Papers 11/2018, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.

    Cited by:

    1. Caria, Stefano & Gordon, Grant & Kasy, Maximilian & Quinn, Simon & Shami, Soha & Teytelboym, Alex, 2020. "An Adaptive Targeted Field Experiment: Job Search Assistance for Refugees in Jordan," CEPR Discussion Papers 15359, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
    2. Christina Gravert & Linus Olsson Collentine, 2020. "When Nudges Aren't Enough: Incentives and Habit Formation in Public Transport Usage," CESifo Working Paper Series 8617, CESifo.
    3. Yuehao Bai, 2022. "Optimality of Matched-Pair Designs in Randomized Controlled Trials," Papers 2206.07845, arXiv.org.
    4. Shusaku Sasaki & Hirofumi Kurokawa & Fumio Ohtake, 2021. "Effective but fragile? Responses to repeated nudge-based messages for preventing the spread of COVID-19 infection," The Japanese Economic Review, Springer, vol. 72(3), pages 371-408, July.
    5. Hervelin Jérémy, 2022. "Directing young dropouts via SMS: evidence from a field experiment," IZA Journal of Labor Policy, Sciendo & Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit GmbH (IZA), vol. 12(1), pages 1-12, January.
    6. Jamelia Harris, 2019. "Occupational choice of skilled workers in the presence of a large development sector: Evidence from Sierra Leone," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2019-101, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
    7. Falco, Paolo & Zaccagni, Sarah, 2020. "Promoting social distancing in a pandemic: Beyond the good intentions," OSF Preprints a2nys, Center for Open Science.
    8. Ambler, Kate & Godlonton, Susan, 2021. "Earned and unearned income: Experimental evidence on expenditures and labor supply in Malawi," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 187(C), pages 33-44.
    9. He, Ke & Ye, Lihong & Li, Fanlue & Chang, Huayi & Wang, Anbang & Luo, Sixuan & Zhang, Junbiao, 2022. "Using cognition and risk to explain the intention-behavior gap on bioenergy production: Based on machine learning logistic regression method," Energy Economics, Elsevier, vol. 108(C).
    10. Gergely Horvath, 2022. "Alleviating behavioral biases at job search: Do nudges work?," PLOS ONE, Public Library of Science, vol. 17(4), pages 1-20, April.

  2. Martin Abel, 2017. "Labor market discrimination and sorting: Evidence from South Africa," SALDRU Working Papers 205, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.

    Cited by:

    1. Yana Gallen & Melanie Wasserman, 2021. "Informed Choices: Gender Gaps in Career Advice," Working Papers 2021-025, Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Working Group.

  3. Martin Abel & Rulof Burger & Patrizio Piraino, 2017. "The value of reference letters," Working Papers 06/2017, Stellenbosch University, Department of Economics.

    Cited by:

    1. Mckenzie,David J., 2017. "How effective are active labor market policies in developing countries ? a critical review of recent evidence," Policy Research Working Paper Series 8011, The World Bank.
    2. Girum Abebe & A Stefano Caria & Marcel Fafchamps & Paolo Falco & Simon Franklin & Simon Quinn, 2018. "Anonymity or Distance? Job Search and Labour Market Exclusion in a Growing African City," CSAE Working Paper Series 2018-12, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
    3. Shubha Chakravarty & Mattias Lundberg & Plamen Nikolov & Juliane Zenker, 2019. "Vocational training programs and youth labor market outcomes: Evidence from Nepal," Framed Field Experiments 00678, The Field Experiments Website.
    4. Suresh De Mel & David McKenzie & Christopher Woodruff, 2016. "Labor Drops: Experimental Evidence on the Return to Additional Labor in Microenterprises," NBER Working Papers 23005, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    5. Crepon,Bruno Jacques Jean Philippe & Premand,Patrick, 2018. "Creating new positions ? direct and indirect effects of a subsidized apprenticeship program," Policy Research Working Paper Series 8561, The World Bank.
    6. Christopher Blattman & Stefan Dercon & Simon Franklin, 2019. "Impacts of Industrial and Entrepreneurial Jobs on Youth: 5-year Experimental Evidence on Factory Job Offers and Cash Grants in Ethiopia," NBER Working Papers 25788, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    7. Martin Abel & Rulof Burger & Eliana Carranza & Patrizio Piraino, 2019. "Bridging the Intention-Behavior Gap? The Effect of Plan-Making Prompts on Job Search and Employment," American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association, vol. 11(2), pages 284-301, April.
    8. Patrizio Piraino, 2020. "Drivers of mobility," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2020-6, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
    9. Beber, Bernd & Dworschak, Regina & Lakemann, Tabea & Lay, Jann & Priebe, Jan, 2021. "Skills Development and Training Interventions in Africa: Findings, Challenges, and Opportunities," RWI Projektberichte, RWI - Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, number 247426, August.
    10. Wheeler, Laurel & Garlick, Robert & Johnson, Eric & Shaw, Patrick & Gargano, Marissa, 2019. "LinkedIn(to) Job Opportunities: Experimental Evidence from Job Readiness Training," Working Papers 2019-14, University of Alberta, Department of Economics.
    11. Aniceto C. Orbeta Jr. & Vicente B. Paqueo, 2018. "Countering the Discriminatory Impact of Minimum Wages Against Disadvantaged Workers: Literature Review and Experimental Design Development," Working Papers id:12861, eSocialSciences.
    12. Livia Alfonsi & Oriana Bandiera & Vittorio Bassi & Robin Burgess & Imran Rasul & Munshi Sulaiman & Anna Vitali, 2017. "Tackling Youth Unemployment: Evidence from a Labour Market Experiment in Uganda," STICERD - Development Economics Papers - From 2008 this series has been superseded by Economic Organisation and Public Policy Discussion Papers eopp64, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE.
    13. Calvin Mudzingiri & Sevias Guvuriro & Charity Gomo, 2021. "Exploring Association between Self-Reported Financial Status and Economic Preferences Using Experimental Data," JRFM, MDPI, vol. 14(6), pages 1-13, May.
    14. Martin Abel, 2017. "Labor market discrimination and sorting: Evidence from South Africa," SALDRU Working Papers 205, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
    15. Chakravorty, Bhaskar & Arulampalam, Wiji & Bhatiya, Apurav Yash & Imbert, Clement & Rathelot, Roland, 2021. "Can information about jobs improve the effectiveness of vocational training? Experimental evidence from India," The Warwick Economics Research Paper Series (TWERPS) 1361, University of Warwick, Department of Economics.
    16. Daniela Sonedda, 2020. "Guess who's there: employment protection legislation and the degree of substitutability between labour contracts," IAAEU Discussion Papers 202007, Institute of Labour Law and Industrial Relations in the European Union (IAAEU).

  4. Abel , Martin & Cole, Shawn & Zia, Bilal, 2015. "Debiasing on a roll: changing gambling behavior through experiential learning," Policy Research Working Paper Series 7195, The World Bank.

    Cited by:

    1. Abel, Martin & Byker, Tanya & Carpenter, Jeffrey P., 2020. "Socially Optimal Mistakes? Debiasing COVID-19 Mortality Risk Perceptions and Prosocial Behavior," IZA Discussion Papers 13560, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
    2. Juliane Zenker & Andreas Wagener & Sebastian Vollmer, 2018. "Better Knowledge Need Not Affect Behavior: A Randomized Evaluation of the Demand for Lottery Tickets in Rural Thailand," The World Bank Economic Review, World Bank Group, vol. 32(3), pages 570-583.

  5. Abel, Martin, 2013. "Unintended labour supply effects of cash transfer programmes: Evidence from South Africa's old age pension," SALDRU Working Papers 114, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.

    Cited by:

    1. Vidhya Unnikrishnan & Kunal Sen, 2020. "Old-age pensions and female labour supply in India," WIDER Working Paper Series wp-2020-90, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
    2. Salehi-Isfahani, Djavad & Mostafavi-Dehzooei, Mohammad H., 2018. "Cash transfers and labor supply: Evidence from a large-scale program in Iran," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 135(C), pages 349-367.
    3. Roxana Manea & Patrizio Piraino & Martina Viarengo, 2021. "Crime, Inequality and Subsidized Housing: Evidence from South Africa," CESifo Working Paper Series 8914, CESifo.
    4. von Fintel, Dieter & Pienaar, Louw, 2015. "Small-scale farming and hunger: the enabling role of social assistance programmes in South Africa’s former homelands," 2015 Conference, August 9-14, 2015, Milan, Italy 211916, International Association of Agricultural Economists.
    5. Alessandro Tondini & Cally Ardington & Ingrid Woolard, 2017. "Public pensions and elderly informal employment: Evidence from a change in retirement age in South Africa," SALDRU Working Papers 206, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
    6. von Fintel, Dieter & Pienaar, Louw, 2016. "Small-Scale Farming and Food Security: The Enabling Role of Cash Transfers in South Africa's Former Homelands," IZA Discussion Papers 10377, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
    7. Jessica Standish-White & Arden Finn, 2015. "Unconditional cash transfers and children's educational outcomes: Evidence from the old-age pension programme in South Africa ," SALDRU Working Papers 147, Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit, University of Cape Town.
    8. Baiyegunhi, L.J.S. & Majokweni, Z.P. & Ferrer, S.R.D., 2019. "Impact of outsourced agricultural extension program on smallholder farmers’ net farm income in Msinga, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa," Technology in Society, Elsevier, vol. 57(C), pages 1-7.
    9. Unnikrishnan, Vidhya & Imai, Katsushi S., 2020. "Does the old-age pension scheme improve household welfare? Evidence from India," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 134(C).
    10. Sinyolo, Sikhulumile & Mudhara, Maxwell & Wale, Edilegnaw, 2016. "To what extent does dependence on social grants affect smallholder farmers’ incentives to farm? Evidence from KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa," African Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, African Association of Agricultural Economists, vol. 11(2), pages 1-12.
    11. Sikhulumile Sinyolo & Maxwell Mudhara & Edilegnaw Wale, 2016. "The Impact of Social Grants on the Propensity and Level of Use of Inorganic Fertiliser among Smallholders in Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa," Agrekon, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 55(4), pages 436-457, October.

Articles

  1. Martin Abel & Rulof Burger & Eliana Carranza & Patrizio Piraino, 2019. "Bridging the Intention-Behavior Gap? The Effect of Plan-Making Prompts on Job Search and Employment," American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association, vol. 11(2), pages 284-301, April.
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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 5 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-HRM: Human Capital & Human Resource Management (2) 2017-06-25 2017-09-03. Author is listed
  2. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (2) 2017-05-14 2018-06-18. Author is listed
  3. NEP-AFR: Africa (1) 2017-05-14
  4. NEP-CBE: Cognitive & Behavioural Economics (1) 2015-02-22
  5. NEP-EXP: Experimental Economics (1) 2018-06-18
  6. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (1) 2018-06-18
  7. NEP-LMA: Labor Markets - Supply, Demand, & Wages (1) 2017-06-25
  8. NEP-MIG: Economics of Human Migration (1) 2017-05-14
  9. NEP-UPT: Utility Models & Prospect Theory (1) 2015-02-22

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