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Pamela Jakiela

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First Name:Pamela
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Last Name:Jakiela
RePEc Short-ID:pja260
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Terminal Degree:2008 Department of Economics; University of California-Berkeley (from RePEc Genealogy)


(90%) Economics Department
Williams College

Williamstown, Massachusetts (United States)
RePEc:edi:edwilus (more details at EDIRC)

(5%) Institute of Labor Economics (IZA)

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

(5%) Center for Global Development (CGD)

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

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Working papers

  1. Pamela Jakiela, 2021. "Simple Diagnostics for Two-Way Fixed Effects," Papers 2103.13229,
  2. David K. Evans & Maryam Akmal & Pamela Jakiela, 2020. "Gender Gaps in Education: The Long View," Working Papers 523, Center for Global Development.
  3. Jakiela,Pamela & Ozier,Owen & Fernald,Lia C. & Knauer,Heather Ashley, 2020. "Big Sisters," Policy Research Working Paper Series 9454, The World Bank.
  4. Knauer,Heather Ashley & Jakiela,Pamela & Ozier,Owen & Aboud,Frances E & Fernald,Lia C.H., 2019. "Enhancing Young Children's Language Acquisition through Parent-Child Book-Sharing : A Randomized Trial in Rural Kenya," Policy Research Working Paper Series 8733, The World Bank.
  5. Pamela Jakiela & Owen Ozier, 2019. "Gendered Language," Working Papers 500, Center for Global Development, revised 17 Apr 2020.
  6. Heather A. Knauer & Patricia Kariger & Pamela Jakiela & Owen Ozier & Lia C. H. Fernald, 2019. "Multilingual Assessment of Early Child Development: Analyses from Repeated Observations of Children in Kenya," Working Papers 518, Center for Global Development.
  7. Brudevold-Newman, Andrew & Honorati, Maddalena & Jakiela, Pamela & Ozier, Owen, 2017. "A Firm of One's Own: Experimental Evidence on Credit Constraints and Occupational Choice," IZA Discussion Papers 10583, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  8. Balakrishnan, Uttara & Haushofer, Johannes & Jakiela, Pamela, 2016. "How Soon Is Now? Evidence of Present Bias from Convex Time Budget Experiments," IZA Discussion Papers 9653, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  9. Jakiela,Pamela & Ozier,Owen, 2015. "The impact of violence on individual risk preferences : evidence from a natural experiment," Policy Research Working Paper Series 7440, The World Bank.
  10. Raymond Fisman & Pamela Jakiela & Shachar Kariv, 2014. "The Distributional Preferences of Americans," NBER Working Papers 20145, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  11. Raymond Fisman & Pamela Jakiela & Shachar Kariv, 2014. "How Did Distributional Preferences Change During the Great Recession?," NBER Working Papers 20146, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  12. Jakiela, Pamela & Ozier, Owen, 2012. "Does Africa need a rotten Kin Theorem ? experimental evidence from village economies," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6085, The World Bank.
  13. Pamela Jakiela & Edward Miguel & Vera L. te Velde, 2010. "You've Earned It: Combining Field and Lab Experiments to Estimate the Impact of Human Capital on Social Preferences," NBER Working Papers 16449, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  14. Gine, Xavier & Jakiela, Pamela & Karlan, Dean & Morduch, Jonathan, 2006. "Microfinance games," Policy Research Working Paper Series 3959, The World Bank.


  1. Evans David K. & Akmal Maryam & Jakiela Pamela, 2021. "Gender gaps in education: The long view," IZA Journal of Development and Migration, Sciendo & Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit GmbH (IZA), vol. 12(1), pages 1-27, January.
  2. Uttara Balakrishnan & Johannes Haushofer & Pamela Jakiela, 2020. "How soon is now? Evidence of present bias from convex time budget experiments," Experimental Economics, Springer;Economic Science Association, vol. 23(2), pages 294-321, June.
  3. Pamela Jakiela & Owen Ozier, 2019. "The Impact of Violence on Individual Risk Preferences: Evidence from a Natural Experiment," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 101(3), pages 547-559, July.
  4. Fisman, Raymond & Jakiela, Pamela & Kariv, Shachar, 2017. "Distributional preferences and political behavior," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 155(C), pages 1-10.
  5. Pamela Jakiela & Owen Ozier, 2016. "Does Africa Need a Rotten Kin Theorem? Experimental Evidence from Village Economies," Review of Economic Studies, Oxford University Press, vol. 83(1), pages 231-268.
  6. Fisman, Raymond & Jakiela, Pamela & Kariv, Shachar, 2015. "How did distributional preferences change during the Great Recession?," Journal of Public Economics, Elsevier, vol. 128(C), pages 84-95.
  7. Pamela Jakiela & Edward Miguel & Vera Velde, 2015. "You’ve earned it: estimating the impact of human capital on social preferences," Experimental Economics, Springer;Economic Science Association, vol. 18(3), pages 385-407, September.
  8. Jakiela, Pamela, 2015. "How fair shares compare: Experimental evidence from two cultures," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 118(C), pages 40-54.
  9. Pamela Jakiela, 2013. "Equity vs. efficiency vs. self-interest: on the use of dictator games to measure distributional preferences," Experimental Economics, Springer;Economic Science Association, vol. 16(2), pages 208-221, June.
  10. Pamela Jakiela, 2011. "Social Preferences and Fairness Norms as Informal Institutions: Experimental Evidence," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 101(3), pages 509-513, May.
  11. Xavier Giné & Pamela Jakiela & Dean Karlan & Jonathan Morduch, 2010. "Microfinance Games," American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association, vol. 2(3), pages 60-95, July.

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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 20 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 (8) 2007-08-14 2014-06-02 2014-06-02 2016-02-17 2017-03-12 2017-07-16 2019-03-11 2020-03-23. Author is listed
  2. NEP-DEV: Development (6) 2006-07-02 2007-08-14 2012-06-25 2019-03-11 2019-11-04 2020-03-23. Author is listed
  3. NEP-UPT: Utility Models & Prospect Theory (6) 2014-06-02 2015-10-17 2016-02-17 2016-02-23 2016-04-30 2017-07-16. Author is listed
  4. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (4) 2019-01-28 2020-03-09 2020-04-27 2021-09-27
  5. NEP-GEN: Gender (3) 2019-01-28 2020-03-09 2020-04-27
  6. NEP-MFD: Microfinance (3) 2006-07-02 2007-08-14 2017-03-12
  7. NEP-CBE: Cognitive & Behavioural Economics (2) 2007-08-14 2016-04-30
  8. NEP-FMK: Financial Markets (2) 2006-07-02 2006-08-05
  9. NEP-PAY: Payment Systems & Financial Technology (2) 2016-02-17 2017-07-16
  10. NEP-AFR: Africa (1) 2012-06-25
  11. NEP-CFN: Corporate Finance (1) 2006-07-02
  12. NEP-ECM: Econometrics (1) 2021-04-05
  13. NEP-EDU: Education (1) 2020-03-09
  14. NEP-ENT: Entrepreneurship (1) 2017-03-12
  15. NEP-EVO: Evolutionary Economics (1) 2020-04-27
  16. NEP-IAS: Insurance Economics (1) 2006-08-05
  17. NEP-ISF: Islamic Finance (1) 2021-09-27
  18. NEP-LMA: Labor Markets - Supply, Demand, & Wages (1) 2017-03-12
  19. NEP-POL: Positive Political Economics (1) 2014-06-02


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