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Erlend Berg

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(80%) School of Economics, Finance and Management
University of Bristol

Bristol, United Kingdom
http://www.efm.bris.ac.uk/

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(10%) Centre for Market and Public Organisation (CMPO)
School of Economics, Finance and Management
University of Bristol

Bristol, United Kingdom
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(10%) Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE)
Department of Economics
Oxford University

Oxford, United Kingdom
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Working papers

  1. Erlend Berg & Michael Blake & Karlijn Morsink, 2017. "Risk Sharing and the Demand for Insurance: Theory and Experimental Evidence from Ethiopia," CSAE Working Paper Series 2017-01, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
  2. Erlend Berg & D Rajasekhar & R Manjula, 2017. "Cellfare: Delivering Self-Targeted Welfare Using Mobile Phones," CSAE Working Paper Series 2017-14, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
  3. Erlend Berg & Sambit Bhattacharyya & D Rajasekhar & R Manjula, 2014. "Can Public Employment Schemes Increase Equilibrium Wages? Evidence from a Natural Experiment in India," The Centre for Market and Public Organisation 14/317, Department of Economics, University of Bristol, UK.
  4. Erlend Berg & Maitreesh Ghatak & Manjula Ramachandra & Rajasekhar Durgam & Sanchari Roy, 2013. "Motivating Knowledge Agents: Can Incentive Pay Overcome Social Distance?," CSAE Working Paper Series 2013-06, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
  5. Erlend Berg & Sambit Bhattacharyya & Rajasekhar Durgam & Manjula Ramachandra, 2012. "Can Rural Public Works Affect Agricultural Wages? Evidence from India," CSAE Working Paper Series 2012-05, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
  6. Erlend Berg, 2011. "Funeral insurance," CSAE Working Paper Series 2011-16, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
  7. Erlend Berg & Maitreesh Ghatak & R Manjula & D Rajasekhar & Sanchari Roy, 2011. "Implementing Health Insurance For The Poor: The Rollout Of Rsby In Karnataka," STICERD - Economic Organisation and Public Policy Discussion Papers Series 025, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE.
  8. Erlend Berg, 2010. "Are poor households credit-constrained or myopic? Evidence from a South African panel," CSAE Working Paper Series 2010-31, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.

Articles

  1. Berg, Erlend, 2013. "Are poor people credit-constrained or myopic? Evidence from a South African panel," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 101(C), pages 195-205.

Citations

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  1. Erlend Berg, 2011. "Funeral insurance," CSAE Working Paper Series 2011-16, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.

    Mentioned in:

    1. Why is funeral insurance so popular in Africa?
      by Economic Logician in Economic Logic on 2011-11-08 22:41:00

Working papers

  1. Erlend Berg & Sambit Bhattacharyya & D Rajasekhar & R Manjula, 2014. "Can Public Employment Schemes Increase Equilibrium Wages? Evidence from a Natural Experiment in India," The Centre for Market and Public Organisation 14/317, Department of Economics, University of Bristol, UK.

    Cited by:

    1. Clément Imbert & John Papp, 2013. "Labor Market Effects of Social Programs: Evidence from India's Employment Guarantee," CSAE Working Paper Series 2013-03, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
    2. Merfeld, Joshua D, 2017. "Spatially Heterogeneous Effects of a Public Works Program," MPRA Paper 80630, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    3. Reddy, Amarender A. & Rani, Radhika Ch. & Reddy, G.P., 2014. "Labor Scarcity and Farm Mechanisation: A Cross State Comparison," Indian Journal of Agricultural Economics, Indian Society of Agricultural Economics, vol. 69(3).
    4. Li, Yanan & Liu, Yanyan, 2016. "Does Providing Public Works Increase Workers' Wage Bargaining Power in Private Sectors? -- Evidence from National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme in India," 2016 Annual Meeting, July 31-August 2, 2016, Boston, Massachusetts 236181, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
    5. Imbert, Clément, 2016. "Short-term Migration Rural Workfare Programs and Urban Labor Markets - Evidence from India," The Warwick Economics Research Paper Series (TWERPS) 1116, University of Warwick, Department of Economics.
    6. Deininger,Klaus W. & Nagarajan,Hari Krishnan & Singh,Sudhir K., 2016. "Short-term effects of India's employment guarantee program on labor markets and agricultural productivity," Policy Research Working Paper Series 7665, The World Bank.

  2. Erlend Berg & Maitreesh Ghatak & Manjula Ramachandra & Rajasekhar Durgam & Sanchari Roy, 2013. "Motivating Knowledge Agents: Can Incentive Pay Overcome Social Distance?," CSAE Working Paper Series 2013-06, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.

    Cited by:

    1. Katrin Schmelz & Anthony Ziegelmeyer, 2015. "Social Distance and Control Aversion: Evidence from the Internet and the Laboratory," TWI Research Paper Series 100, Thurgauer Wirtschaftsinstitut, Universität Konstanz.
    2. William A. Masters & Prakarsh Singh, 2016. "Impact of caregiver incentives on child health: Evidence from an experiment with Anganwadi workers in India," Discussion Papers Series, Department of Economics, Tufts University 0818, Department of Economics, Tufts University.
    3. A Stefano Caria & Marcel Fafchamps, 2014. "Cooperation and Expectations in Networks: Evidence from a Network Public Good Experiment in Rural India," CSAE Working Paper Series 2014-33, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
    4. A. Stefano Caria & Marcel Fafchamps, 2015. "Can Farmers Create Efficient Information Networks? Experimental Evidence from Rural India," CSAE Working Paper Series 2015-07, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
    5. Afridi, Farzana, 2017. "Governance and Public Service Delivery in India," IZA Discussion Papers 10856, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).

  3. Erlend Berg & Sambit Bhattacharyya & Rajasekhar Durgam & Manjula Ramachandra, 2012. "Can Rural Public Works Affect Agricultural Wages? Evidence from India," CSAE Working Paper Series 2012-05, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.

    Cited by:

    1. Thiemo Fetzer, 2014. "Can Workfare Programs Moderate Violence? Evidence from India," STICERD - Economic Organisation and Public Policy Discussion Papers Series 53, Suntory and Toyota International Centres for Economics and Related Disciplines, LSE.
    2. Khanna, Gaurav & Zimmermann, Laura, 2017. "Guns and butter? Fighting violence with the promise of development," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 124(C), pages 120-141.
    3. Manisha Shah & Bryce Millett Steinberg, 2013. "Drought of Opportunities: Contemporaneous and Long Term Impacts of Rainfall Shocks on Human Capital," NBER Working Papers 19140, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    4. Bryce Millett Steinberg & Manisha Shah, 2015. "Workfare and Human Capital Investment: Evidence from India," Working Papers id:7755, eSocialSciences.
    5. Rudrani Bhattacharya & Abhijit Sen Gupta, 2017. "What Role Did Rising Demand Play in Driving Food Prices Up?," South Asian Journal of Macroeconomics and Public Finance, , vol. 6(1), pages 59-81, June.
    6. Clément Imbert & John Papp, 2013. "Labor Market Effects of Social Programs: Evidence from India's Employment Guarantee," CSAE Working Paper Series 2013-03, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
    7. Asian Development Bank (ADB), 2013. "Empowerment and Public Service Delivery in Developing Asia and the Pacific," ADB Reports RPT135565-3, Asian Development Bank (ADB), revised 15 May 2013.
    8. Bhattacharya, Rudrani & Sen Gupta, Abhijit, 2015. "Food Inflation in India: Causes and Consequences," Working Papers 15/151, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy.
    9. Gehrke,Esther Isabelle, 2017. "An employment guarantee as risk insurance ? assessing the effects of the NREGS on agricultural production decisions," Policy Research Working Paper Series 8015, The World Bank.
    10. World Bank Group, 2015. "India Development Update, April 2015," World Bank Other Operational Studies 21872, The World Bank.
    11. Bhargava, Anil K., 2013. "The Impact of India’s Rural Employment Guarantee on Demand for Agricultural Technology," 2013 Annual Meeting, August 4-6, 2013, Washington, D.C. 150163, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
    12. Matthew McCartney & Indrajit Roy, 2016. "A Consensus Unravels: NREGA and the Paradox of Rules-Based Welfare in India," The European Journal of Development Research, Palgrave Macmillan;European Association of Development Research and Training Institutes (EADI), vol. 28(4), pages 588-604, September.
    13. Klonner, Stefan & Oldiges , Christian, 2014. "Safety Net for India's Poor or Waste of Public Funds? Poverty and Welfare in the Wake of the World's Largest Job Guarantee Program," Working Papers 0564, University of Heidelberg, Department of Economics.
    14. Independent Evaluation Group, 2014. "Social Safety Nets and Gender : Learning from Impact Evaluations and World Bank Projects," World Bank Publications, The World Bank, number 21365.
    15. World Trade Organisation, 2015. "India Development Update : Towards a Higher Growth Path," Working Papers id:6821, eSocialSciences.
    16. Sen Gupta, Abhijit & Bhattacharya, Rudrani & Rao, Narhari, 2014. "Understanding Food Inflation in India," MPRA Paper 58319, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    17. Murgai, Rinku & Ravallion, Martin & van de Walle, Dominique, 2013. "Is workfare cost-effective against poverty in a poor labor-surplus economy?," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6673, The World Bank.
    18. Deininger, Klaus & Liu, Yanyan, 2013. "Welfare and poverty impacts of India’s national rural employment guarantee scheme: Evidence from Andhra Pradesh:," IFPRI discussion papers 1289, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
    19. Laura Zimmermann, 2014. "Public works programs in developing countries have the potential to reduce poverty," IZA World of Labor, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), pages 1-25, May.
    20. Ashima Goyal & Akash Kumar Baikar, 2014. "Psychology, cyclicality or social programs: Rural wage and inflation dynamics in India," Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai Working Papers 2014-014, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai, India.
    21. Mihir Shah, 2016. "Should India do away with the MGNREGA?," The Indian Journal of Labour Economics, Springer;The Indian Society of Labour Economics (ISLE), vol. 59(1), pages 125-153, March.
    22. Deininger, Klaus & Liu, Yanyan, 2013. "Welfare and poverty impacts of India's national rural employment guarantee scheme : evidence from Andhra Pradesh," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6543, The World Bank.
    23. Karthik Muralidharan & Paul Niehaus & Sandip Sukhtankar, 2017. "General Equilibrium Effects of (Improving) Public Employment Programs: Experimental Evidence from India," NBER Working Papers 23838, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    24. Narayanamoorthy, A. & Bhattarai, Madhusudan, 2013. "Rural Employment Scheme and Agricultural Wage Rate Nexus: An Analysis across States," Agricultural Economics Research Review, Agricultural Economics Research Association (India), vol. 26(2013).
    25. Sarbajit Chaudhuri & Krishnendu Ghosh Dastidar, 2014. "Corruption, Efficiency Wage and Union Leadership," Pacific Economic Review, Wiley Blackwell, vol. 19(5), pages 559-576, December.
    26. Andrew D. Foster & Esther Gehrke, 2017. "Consumption Risk and Human Capital Accumulation in India," NBER Working Papers 24041, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    27. Prasann, Ashesh, 2015. "The Spillover Effects of Public Works on Migration, Labor Allocation and Wages: Evidence from National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme, India," 2015 AAEA & WAEA Joint Annual Meeting, July 26-28, San Francisco, California 205750, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association;Western Agricultural Economics Association.

  4. Erlend Berg, 2011. "Funeral insurance," CSAE Working Paper Series 2011-16, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.

    Cited by:

    1. Bold, Tessa & Dercon, Stefan, 2014. "Insurance companies of the poor," CEPR Discussion Papers 10278, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
    2. Auriol, Emmanuelle & Lassebie, Julie & Panin, Amma & Raiber, Eva & Seabright, Paul, 2017. "God insures those who pay?Formal insurance and religious offerings in Ghana," TSE Working Papers 17-831, Toulouse School of Economics (TSE).

Articles

  1. Berg, Erlend, 2013. "Are poor people credit-constrained or myopic? Evidence from a South African panel," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 101(C), pages 195-205.

    Cited by:

    1. Pfutze,Tobias & Rodriguez Castelan,Carlos, 2015. "Can a small social pension promote labor force participation ? evidence from the Colombia Mayor program," Policy Research Working Paper Series 7516, The World Bank.
    2. Roxana Gutiérrez-Romero & Luciana Mendez-Errico, 2017. "Does inequality foster or hinder the growth of entrepreneurship in the long-run?," Working Papers 83, Queen Mary, University of London, School of Business and Management, Centre for Globalisation Research.
    3. Flatø, Martin & Muttarak, Raya & Pelser, André, 2017. "Women, Weather, and Woes: The Triangular Dynamics of Female-Headed Households, Economic Vulnerability, and Climate Variability in South Africa," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 90(C), pages 41-62.
    4. Dillon, Brian & Barrett, Christopher B., 2014. "Agricultural factor markets in Sub-Saharan Africa : an updated view with formal tests for market failure," Policy Research Working Paper Series 7117, The World Bank.
    5. Dillon Brian, 2016. "Working Paper 243 - Selling crops early to pay for school: A large-scale natural experiment in Malawi," Working Paper Series 2351, African Development Bank.
    6. Bruno Martorano & Sudhanshu Handa & Carolyn Halpern & Harsha Thirumurthy, 2014. "Subjective Well-being, Risk Perceptions and Time Discounting: Evidence from a large-scale cash transfer programme," Papers inwopa717, Innocenti Working Papers.
    7. Leandro De Magalhães & Dongya Koh & Raül Santaeulàlia-Llopis, 2016. "Consumption and Expenditure in Sub-Saharan Africa," Bristol Economics Discussion Papers 16/677, Department of Economics, University of Bristol, UK, revised 07 Oct 2016.
    8. Roxana Gutiérrez-Romero, 2017. "How does inequality affect long-run growth?," Working Papers 84, Queen Mary, University of London, School of Business and Management, Centre for Globalisation Research.
    9. Leandro Magalhaes & Dongya Koh & Raül Santaeulàlia-Llopis, 2016. "The Costs of Consumption Smoothing: Less Schooling and Less Nutrition," Working Papers 939, Barcelona Graduate School of Economics.
    10. Roxana Gutierrez-Romero & Luciana Méndez Errico, 2015. "The Long-Term Impact of Inequality on Entrepreneurship and Job Creation," Working Papers wpdea1501, Department of Applied Economics at Universitat Autonoma of Barcelona.
    11. Rosangela Bando & Claudia Uribe, 2016. "Experimental Evidence on Credit Constraints," IDB Publications (Working Papers) 7491, Inter-American Development Bank.

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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 10 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 (6) 2013-04-27 2013-09-26 2014-04-18 2015-01-09 2015-02-05 2017-01-22. Author is listed
  2. NEP-HRM: Human Capital & Human Resource Management (5) 2013-04-27 2013-09-26 2014-04-18 2015-01-09 2015-02-05. Author is listed
  3. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (5) 2013-04-27 2013-09-26 2014-04-18 2015-01-09 2015-02-05. Author is listed
  4. NEP-CTA: Contract Theory & Applications (3) 2013-04-27 2013-09-26 2014-04-18. Author is listed
  5. NEP-IAS: Insurance Economics (3) 2011-07-21 2011-10-22 2017-01-22. Author is listed
  6. NEP-MFD: Microfinance (3) 2010-11-06 2011-07-21 2011-10-22. Author is listed
  7. NEP-AFR: Africa (2) 2010-11-06 2011-10-22
  8. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (2) 2012-07-08 2015-04-19
  9. NEP-DEV: Development (2) 2010-11-06 2015-04-19
  10. NEP-KNM: Knowledge Management & Knowledge Economy (2) 2014-04-18 2015-01-09
  11. NEP-CIS: Confederation of Independent States (1) 2011-10-22
  12. NEP-CSE: Economics of Strategic Management (1) 2013-09-26
  13. NEP-HEA: Health Economics (1) 2011-07-21
  14. NEP-HME: Heterodox Microeconomics (1) 2012-07-08
  15. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (1) 2012-07-08
  16. NEP-LMA: Labor Markets - Supply, Demand, & Wages (1) 2012-07-08
  17. NEP-PAY: Payment Systems & Financial Technology (1) 2017-10-08

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