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Simon Franklin

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School of Economics and Finance
Queen Mary University of London

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Working papers

  1. 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.
  2. Franklin, Simon & Labonne, Julien, 2019. "Economic shocks and labor market flexibility," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 87937, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
  3. Franklin, Simon, 2018. "Location, search costs and youth unemployment: experimental evidence from transport subsidies," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 87938, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
  4. A Stefano Caria & Simon Franklin & Marc Witte, 2018. "Searching with friends," CSAE Working Paper Series 2018-14, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
  5. Girum Abebe & Stefano Caria & Marcel Fafchamps & Paolo Falco & Simon Franklin & Simon Quinn & Forhad Shilpi, 2017. "Matching Firms and Workers in a Field Experiment in Ethiopia," SERC Discussion Papers 0225, Spatial Economics Research Centre, LSE.
  6. Girum Abebe & Stefano Caria & Marcel Fafchamps & Paolo Falco & Simon Franklin & Simon Quinn & Forhad Shilpi, 2017. "Job Fairs: Matching Firms and Workers in a Field Experiment in Ethiopia," CSAE Working Paper Series 2017-06, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
  7. Abebe, Girum & Caria, Stefano & Fafchamps, Marcel & Falco, Paolo & Franklin, Simon & Quinn, Simon, 2017. "Anonymity of distance? Job search and labour market exclusion in a growing African city," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 86573, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
  8. Girum Abebe & Stefano Caria & Marcel Fafchamps & Paolo Falco & Simon Franklin & Simon Quinn, 2016. "Curse of Anonymity or Tyranny of Distance? The Impacts of Job-Search Support in Urban Ethiopia," NBER Working Papers 22409, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  9. Simon Franklin, 2016. "Location, Search Costs and Youth Unemployment: Experimental Evidence from Transport Subsidies in Addis Ababa," SERC Discussion Papers 0199, Spatial Economics Research Centre, LSE.
  10. Simon Franklin, 2015. "Location, search costs and youth unemployment: A randomized trial of transport subsidies in Ethiopia," CSAE Working Paper Series 2015-11, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
  11. Simon Franklin, 2015. "Enabled to Work: The Impact of Government Housing on Slum Dwellers in South Africa," CSAE Working Paper Series 2015-10, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.

Articles

  1. Simon Franklin & Julien Labonne, 2019. "Economic Shocks and Labor Market Flexibility," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 54(1), pages 171-199.
  2. Simon Franklin, 2018. "Location, Search Costs and Youth Unemployment: Experimental Evidence from Transport Subsidies," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 128(614), pages 2353-2379, September.

Citations

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Working papers

  1. 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.

    Cited by:

    1. Giambra,Samuele & Mckenzie,David J., 2019. "Self-Employment and Migration," Policy Research Working Paper Series 9007, The World Bank.
    2. Stöterau, Jonathan, 2019. "Job training programs for youth in low-income countries," PEGNet Policy Briefs 15/2019, PEGNet - Poverty Reduction, Equity and Growth Network, Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW).

  2. Franklin, Simon & Labonne, Julien, 2019. "Economic shocks and labor market flexibility," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 87937, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.

    Cited by:

    1. Parag Mahajan & Dean Yang, 2017. "Taken by Storm: Hurricanes, Migrant Networks, and U.S. Immigration," Working Papers 17-50, Center for Economic Studies, U.S. Census Bureau.

  3. Franklin, Simon, 2018. "Location, search costs and youth unemployment: experimental evidence from transport subsidies," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 87938, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.

    Cited by:

    1. Juliana Mesén Vargas & Bruno Van der Linden, 2018. "Is there always a Trade-off between Insurance and Incentives? The Case of Unemployment with Subsistence Constraints," CESifo Working Paper Series 7044, CESifo Group Munich.
    2. Girum Abebe & Marcel Fafchamps & Michael Koelle & Simon Quinn, 2019. "Learning Management Through Matching: A Field Experiment Using Mechanism Design," NBER Working Papers 26035, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    3. Juliana Mesén Vargas, 2018. "Income Effect on Labor Outcomes for People Living in Poverty: the case of PROGRESA," Discussion Papers (IRES - Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales) 2018015, Université catholique de Louvain, Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales (IRES).
    4. Clement Imbert & Marlon Seror & Yifan Zhang & Yanos Zylberberg, 2018. "Migrants and Firms: Evidence from China," CESifo Working Paper Series 7440, CESifo Group Munich.
    5. Yanez-Pagans, Patricia & Martinez, Daniel & Mitnik, Oscar A. & Scholl, Lynn & Vazquez, Antonia, 2018. "Urban Transport Systems in Latin America and the Caribbean: Challenges and Lessons Learned," IZA Discussion Papers 11812, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
    6. Poschke, Markus, 2019. "Wage Employment, Unemployment and Self-Employment across Countries," IZA Discussion Papers 12367, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
    7. Kevin Donovan & Jianyu Lu & Todd Schoellman, 2018. "Labor Market Flows and Development," 2018 Meeting Papers 976, Society for Economic Dynamics.

  4. Girum Abebe & Stefano Caria & Marcel Fafchamps & Paolo Falco & Simon Franklin & Simon Quinn & Forhad Shilpi, 2017. "Matching Firms and Workers in a Field Experiment in Ethiopia," SERC Discussion Papers 0225, Spatial Economics Research Centre, LSE.

    Cited by:

    1. Girum Abebe & Stefano Caria & Marcel Fafchamps & Paolo Falco & Simon Franklin & Simon Quinn, 2017. "Anonymity or Distance? Job Search and Labour Market Exclusion in a Growing African City," SERC Discussion Papers 0224, Spatial Economics Research Centre, LSE.
    2. Fox,Louise & Kaul,Upaasna, 2018. "The evidence is in : how should youth employment programs in low-income countries be designed ?," Policy Research Working Paper Series 8500, The World Bank.

  5. Girum Abebe & Stefano Caria & Marcel Fafchamps & Paolo Falco & Simon Franklin & Simon Quinn & Forhad Shilpi, 2017. "Job Fairs: Matching Firms and Workers in a Field Experiment in Ethiopia," CSAE Working Paper Series 2017-06, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.

    Cited by:

    1. David McKenzie, 2017. "How Effective Are Active Labor Market Policies in Developing Countries? A Critical Review of Recent Evidence," World Bank Research Observer, World Bank Group, vol. 32(2), pages 127-154.
    2. Girum Abebe & Stefano Caria & Marcel Fafchamps & Paolo Falco & Simon Franklin & Simon Quinn, 2017. "Anonymity or Distance? Job Search and Labour Market Exclusion in a Growing African City," SERC Discussion Papers 0224, Spatial Economics Research Centre, LSE.
    3. Suzuki, Aya & Mano, Yukichi & Abebe, Girum, 2018. "Earnings, savings, and job satisfaction in a labor-intensive export sector: Evidence from the cut flower industry in Ethiopia," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 110(C), pages 176-191.

  6. Abebe, Girum & Caria, Stefano & Fafchamps, Marcel & Falco, Paolo & Franklin, Simon & Quinn, Simon, 2017. "Anonymity of distance? Job search and labour market exclusion in a growing African city," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 86573, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.

    Cited by:

    1. Girum Abebe & Marcel Fafchamps & Michael Koelle & Simon Quinn, 2019. "Learning Management Through Matching: A Field Experiment Using Mechanism Design," NBER Working Papers 26035, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    2. Clement Imbert & Marlon Seror & Yifan Zhang & Yanos Zylberberg, 2018. "Migrants and Firms: Evidence from China," CESifo Working Paper Series 7440, CESifo Group Munich.
    3. 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.
    4. Poschke, Markus, 2019. "Wage Employment, Unemployment and Self-Employment across Countries," IZA Discussion Papers 12367, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
    5. Kevin Donovan & Jianyu Lu & Todd Schoellman, 2018. "Labor Market Flows and Development," 2018 Meeting Papers 976, Society for Economic Dynamics.

  7. Girum Abebe & Stefano Caria & Marcel Fafchamps & Paolo Falco & Simon Franklin & Simon Quinn, 2016. "Curse of Anonymity or Tyranny of Distance? The Impacts of Job-Search Support in Urban Ethiopia," NBER Working Papers 22409, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

    Cited by:

    1. Björn Nilsson, 2017. "The School-to-work transition in developing countries," Working Papers DT/2017/07, DIAL (Développement, Institutions et Mondialisation).
    2. Girum Abebe & Stefano Caria & Marcel Fafchamps & Paolo Falco & Simon Franklin & Simon Quinn & Forhad Shilpi, 2017. "Matching Firms and Workers in a Field Experiment in Ethiopia," SERC Discussion Papers 0225, Spatial Economics Research Centre, LSE.
    3. Suresh de Mel & David McKenzie & Christopher Woodruff, 2019. "Labor Drops: Experimental Evidence on the Return to Additional Labor in Microenterprises," American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association, vol. 11(1), pages 202-235, January.
    4. A Stefano Caria & Simon Franklin & Marc Witte, 2018. "Searching with friends," CSAE Working Paper Series 2018-14, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
    5. Sarah Baird & David McKenzie & Berk Özler, 2018. "The effects of cash transfers on adult labor market outcomes," IZA Journal of Migration and Development, Springer;Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit GmbH (IZA), vol. 8(1), pages 1-20, December.
    6. 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.
    7. Jean-Claude Berthélemy, 2018. "Exits from the Poverty Trap and Growth Accelerations in a Dual Economy Model," Université Paris1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (Post-Print and Working Papers) hal-01881333, HAL.
    8. Moreno-Monroy, Ana I. & Posada, Héctor M., 2018. "The effect of commuting costs and transport subsidies on informality rates," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 130(C), pages 99-112.
    9. Berhe Mekonnen Beyene and & Tsegay Gebrekidan Tekleselassie, 2018. "The State, Determinants, and Consequences of Skills Mismatch in the Ethiopian Labour Market," Working Papers 021, Ethiopian Development Research Institute.

  8. Simon Franklin, 2016. "Location, Search Costs and Youth Unemployment: Experimental Evidence from Transport Subsidies in Addis Ababa," SERC Discussion Papers 0199, Spatial Economics Research Centre, LSE.

    Cited by:

    1. Jacobus Johannes de Jongh, 2019. "Understanding the Drivers of Long-Term Youth Unemployment: Micro-Level Evidence from South Africa," Proceedings of International Academic Conferences 9912297, International Institute of Social and Economic Sciences.
    2. Juliana Mesén Vargas & Bruno Van der Linden, 2018. "Is there always a Trade-off between Insurance and Incentives? The Case of Unemployment with Subsistence Constraints," CESifo Working Paper Series 7044, CESifo Group Munich.
    3. Girum Abebe & Marcel Fafchamps & Michael Koelle & Simon Quinn, 2019. "Learning Management Through Matching: A Field Experiment Using Mechanism Design," NBER Working Papers 26035, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    4. Juliana Mesén Vargas, 2018. "Income Effect on Labor Outcomes for People Living in Poverty: the case of PROGRESA," Discussion Papers (IRES - Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales) 2018015, Université catholique de Louvain, Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales (IRES).
    5. Clement Imbert & Marlon Seror & Yifan Zhang & Yanos Zylberberg, 2018. "Migrants and Firms: Evidence from China," CESifo Working Paper Series 7440, CESifo Group Munich.
    6. Moreno-Monroy, Ana I. & Posada, Héctor M., 2018. "The effect of commuting costs and transport subsidies on informality rates," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 130(C), pages 99-112.
    7. Poschke, Markus, 2019. "Wage Employment, Unemployment and Self-Employment across Countries," IZA Discussion Papers 12367, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
    8. Kevin Donovan & Jianyu Lu & Todd Schoellman, 2018. "Labor Market Flows and Development," 2018 Meeting Papers 976, Society for Economic Dynamics.
    9. Fox,Louise & Kaul,Upaasna, 2018. "The evidence is in : how should youth employment programs in low-income countries be designed ?," Policy Research Working Paper Series 8500, The World Bank.

  9. Simon Franklin, 2015. "Location, search costs and youth unemployment: A randomized trial of transport subsidies in Ethiopia," CSAE Working Paper Series 2015-11, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.

    Cited by:

    1. Blattman, Christopher J. & Dercon, Stefan, 2016. "Occupational Choice in Early Industrializing Societies: Experimental Evidence on the Income and Health Effects of Industrial and Entrepreneurial Work," IZA Discussion Papers 10255, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
    2. David McKenzie, 2017. "How Effective Are Active Labor Market Policies in Developing Countries? A Critical Review of Recent Evidence," World Bank Research Observer, World Bank Group, vol. 32(2), pages 127-154.
    3. Girum Abebe & Stefano Caria & Marcel Fafchamps & Paolo Falco & Simon Franklin & Simon Quinn & Forhad Shilpi, 2017. "Matching Firms and Workers in a Field Experiment in Ethiopia," SERC Discussion Papers 0225, Spatial Economics Research Centre, LSE.
    4. Julie Le Gallo & Yannick l'Horty & Pascale Petit, 2017. "Does enhanced mobility of young people improve employment and housing outcomes? Evidence from a large and controlled experiment in France," Post-Print hal-01868562, HAL.
    5. Marcel Fafchamps & Simon Quinn, 2015. "Aspire," NBER Working Papers 21084, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    6. Sarah Baird & David McKenzie & Berk Özler, 2018. "The effects of cash transfers on adult labor market outcomes," IZA Journal of Migration and Development, Springer;Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit GmbH (IZA), vol. 8(1), pages 1-20, December.
    7. Aalia Cassim & Kezia Lilenstein & Morné Oosthuizen & Francois Steenkamp, 2016. "Informality and Inclusive Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa," Working Papers 201602, University of Cape Town, Development Policy Research Unit.
    8. Simon Franklin, 2015. "Enabled to Work: The Impact of Government Housing on Slum Dwellers in South Africa," CSAE Working Paper Series 2015-10, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
    9. 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.
    10. Girum Abebe & Stefano Caria & Marcel Fafchamps & Paolo Falco & Simon Franklin & Simon Quinn, 2017. "Anonymity or Distance? Job Search and Labour Market Exclusion in a Growing African City," SERC Discussion Papers 0224, Spatial Economics Research Centre, LSE.
    11. Demachi, Kazue, 2017. "TVET as the last educational chance : employability and family background of Ethiopian urban youth," IDE Discussion Papers 671, Institute of Developing Economies, Japan External Trade Organization(JETRO).
    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. Girum Abebe & Stefano Caria & Marcel Fafchamps & Paolo Falco & Simon Franklin & Simon Quinn, 2016. "Curse of Anonymity or Tyranny of Distance? The Impacts of Job-Search Support in Urban Ethiopia," CSAE Working Paper Series 2016-10, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.
    14. Ana I. Moreno-Monroy, 2016. "Access to public transport and labor informality," IZA World of Labor, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA), pages 274-274, July.
    15. 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.

  10. Simon Franklin, 2015. "Enabled to Work: The Impact of Government Housing on Slum Dwellers in South Africa," CSAE Working Paper Series 2015-10, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.

    Cited by:

    1. Michaels, Guy & Nigmatulina, Dzhamilya & Rauch, Ferdinand & Regan, Tanner & Baruah, Neeraj & Dahlstrand-Rudin, Amanda, 2017. "Planning ahead for better neighborhoods: long run evidence from Tanzania," LSE Research Online Documents on Economics 86570, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library.
    2. Collier, Paul & Venables, Anthony J., 2014. "Housing and urbanization in Africa : unleashing a formal market process," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6871, The World Bank.
    3. Simon Franklin, 2015. "Location, search costs and youth unemployment: A randomized trial of transport subsidies in Ethiopia," CSAE Working Paper Series 2015-11, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford.

Articles

  1. Simon Franklin & Julien Labonne, 2019. "Economic Shocks and Labor Market Flexibility," Journal of Human Resources, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 54(1), pages 171-199.
    See citations under working paper version above.
  2. Simon Franklin, 2018. "Location, Search Costs and Youth Unemployment: Experimental Evidence from Transport Subsidies," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 128(614), pages 2353-2379, September.
    See citations under working paper version above.Sorry, no citations of articles recorded.

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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-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (13) 2015-05-09 2015-05-09 2016-05-14 2016-05-28 2016-06-14 2016-07-02 2016-08-14 2017-10-08 2018-02-05 2018-02-05 2018-09-17 2019-06-24 2019-10-14. Author is listed
  2. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (8) 2016-05-28 2016-06-14 2016-07-02 2016-08-14 2017-05-14 2017-10-08 2017-10-29 2018-09-17. Author is listed
  3. NEP-DEV: Development (6) 2015-05-09 2016-05-28 2016-07-02 2016-08-14 2018-02-05 2018-02-05. Author is listed
  4. NEP-BEC: Business Economics (3) 2017-05-14 2017-10-29 2018-02-05
  5. NEP-TRE: Transport Economics (3) 2015-05-09 2016-06-14 2019-06-24
  6. NEP-AFR: Africa (2) 2015-05-09 2018-02-05
  7. NEP-ENT: Entrepreneurship (2) 2019-05-06 2019-12-02
  8. NEP-EXP: Experimental Economics (2) 2019-05-06 2019-12-02
  9. NEP-LMA: Labor Markets - Supply, Demand, & Wages (2) 2016-05-14 2019-05-06
  10. NEP-CDM: Collective Decision-Making (1) 2018-12-10
  11. NEP-HEA: Health Economics (1) 2019-12-02
  12. NEP-IUE: Informal & Underground Economics (1) 2016-05-28
  13. NEP-SEA: South East Asia (1) 2019-10-14
  14. NEP-SOC: Social Norms & Social Capital (1) 2018-12-10

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