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Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak

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First Name:Ahmed
Middle Name:Mushfiq
Last Name:Mobarak
RePEc Short-ID:pmo232
Yale University, School of Management 135 Prospect Street P.O. Box 208200 New Haven, CT 06520-8200 U.S.A.
Terminal Degree:2002 Department of Economics; University of Maryland (from RePEc Genealogy)


(90%) School of Management
Yale University

New Haven, Connecticut (United States)


RePEc:edi:smyalus (more details at EDIRC)

(10%) Economic Growth Center
Economics Department
Yale University

New Haven, Connecticut (United States)

: (203) 432-3610
(203) 432-3898
PO Box 8269, New Haven CT 06520-8269
RePEc:edi:egyalus (more details at EDIRC)

Research output

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Working papers

  1. David Lagakos & Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak & Michael E. Waugh, 2018. "The Welfare Effects of Encouraging Rural-Urban Migration," NBER Working Papers 24193, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. Agha Ali Akram & Shyamal Chowdhury & Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak, 2017. "Effects of Emigration on Rural Labor Markets," NBER Working Papers 23929, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  3. Mike Waugh & Ahmed Mobarak & David Lagakos, 2016. "Urban-Rural Wage Gaps in Developing Countries: Spatial Misallocation or Efficient Sorting?," 2016 Meeting Papers 1032, Society for Economic Dynamics.
  4. Benyishay,Ariel & Jones,Maria Ruth & Kondylis,Florence & Mobarak,Ahmed Mushfiq, 2016. "Are gender differences in performance innate or socially mediated ?," Policy Research Working Paper Series 7689, The World Bank.
  5. Melanie Morten & Corina Mommaerts & Ahmed Mobarak & Costas Meghir, 2015. "Migration and Consumption Insurance in Bangladesh," 2015 Meeting Papers 190, Society for Economic Dynamics.
  6. Cho, Yoonyoung. & Kalomba, Davie. & Mobarak, Ahmed Mushfiq. & Orozco, Victor., 2015. "Differences in the effects of vocational training on men and women : constraints on women and drop-out behaviour," ILO Working Papers 994874103402676, International Labour Organization.
  7. Raymond P. Guiteras & Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak, 2015. "Does Development Aid Undermine Political Accountability? Leader and Constituent Responses to a Large-Scale Intervention," NBER Working Papers 21434, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  8. Mobarak, Ahmed Mushfiq & Rosenzweig, Mark, 2014. "Risk, Insurance and Wages in General Equilibrium," CEPR Discussion Papers 9797, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  9. Gharad Bryan & Shyamal Chowdhury & Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak, 2014. "Under-investment in a Profitable Technology: The Case of Seasonal Migration in Bangladesh," NBER Working Papers 20172, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  10. Ariel BenYishay & A. Mushfiq Mobarak, 2014. "Social Learning and Communication," NBER Working Papers 20139, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  11. Rachel Heath & A. Mushfiq Mobarak, 2014. "Manufacturing Growth and the Lives of Bangladeshi Women," NBER Working Papers 20383, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  12. Gharad Bryan & Shyamal Chowdhury & Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak, 2013. "Escaping Famine through Seasonal Migration," Working Papers 1032, Economic Growth Center, Yale University.
  13. Cho, Yoon Y. & Kalomba, Davie & Mobarak, A. Mushfiq & Orozco, Victor, 2013. "Gender Differences in the Effects of Vocational Training: Constraints on Women and Drop-Out Behavior," IZA Discussion Papers 7408, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  14. Grant Miller & A. Mushfiq Mobarak, 2013. "Gender Differences in Preferences, Intra-Household Externalities, and Low Demand for Improved Cookstoves," NBER Working Papers 18964, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  15. BenYishay, Ariel & Mobarak, A. Mushfiq, 2013. "Communicating with Farmers through Social Networks," Working Papers 121, Yale University, Department of Economics.
  16. Nepal C. Dey & ARM Mehrab Ali & Anik Ashraf & Tahmid Arif & A. Mushfiq Mobarak & Grant Miller, 2012. "Pilot Intervention of Improved Cook Stoves in Rural Areas: Assessment of Effects on Fuel Use, Smoke Emission and Health," Working Papers id:5084, eSocialSciences.
  17. A. Mushfiq Mobarak & Mark Rosenzweig, 2012. "Selling Formal Insurance to the Informally Insured," Working Papers id:4777, eSocialSciences.
  18. Gharad Bryan & Shyamal Chowdhury & A. Mushfiq Mobarak, 2011. "Seasonal Migration and Risk Aversion," Working Papers id:4650, eSocialSciences.
  19. Barham, Tania & Lipscomb, Molly & Mobarak, Ahmed Mushfiq, 2011. "Development Effects of Electrification: Evidence from the Geologic Placement of Hydropower Plants in Brazil," CEPR Discussion Papers 8427, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  20. Maskus, Keith & Mobarak, Ahmed Mushfiq & Stuen, Eric T., 2010. "Skilled Immigration and Innovation: Evidence from Enrollment Fluctuations in U.S. Doctoral Programs," CEPR Discussion Papers 7709, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
  21. Chowdhury, Shyamal & Mobarak, Ahmed Mushfiq & Bryan, Gharad, 2009. "Migrating Away from a Seasonal Famine: A Randomized Intervention in Bangladesh," MPRA Paper 19224, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  22. Mobarak Mushfiq, Ahmed & Lipscomb, Molly, 2009. "Inter-jurisdictional coordination in the management of natural resources: evidence from water basin committees in Brazil," Research Department working papers 196, CAF Development Bank Of Latinamerica.
  23. Mushfiq Mobarak, Ahmed & Rajkumar, Andrew Sunil & Cropper, Maureen, 2005. "The political economy of health services provision and access in Brazil," Policy Research Working Paper Series 3508, The World Bank.
  24. International Monetary Fund, 2004. "Financial Sector Development in the Middle East and North Africa," IMF Working Papers 04/201, International Monetary Fund.
  25. Bento, Antonio M. & Cropper, Maureen L. & Mobarak, Ahmed Mushfiq & Vinha, Katja, 2003. "The impact of urban spatial structure on travel demand in the United States," Policy Research Working Paper Series 3007, The World Bank.


  1. Molly Lipscomb & Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak, 2017. "Decentralization and Pollution Spillovers: Evidence from the Re-drawing of County Borders in Brazil," Review of Economic Studies, Oxford University Press, vol. 84(1), pages 464-502.
  2. Dutt, Pushan & Mobarak, Ahmed Mushfiq, 2016. "Democracy and policy stability," International Review of Economics & Finance, Elsevier, vol. 42(C), pages 499-517.
  3. Heath, Rachel & Mushfiq Mobarak, A., 2015. "Manufacturing growth and the lives of Bangladeshi women," Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier, vol. 115(C), pages 1-15.
  4. Grant Miller & A. Mushfiq Mobarak, 2015. "Learning About New Technologies Through Social Networks: Experimental Evidence on Nontraditional Stoves in Bangladesh," Marketing Science, INFORMS, vol. 34(4), pages 480-499, July.
  5. Raymond Guiteras & Amir Jina & A. Mushfiq Mobarak, 2015. "Satellites, Self-Reports, and Submersion: Exposure to Floods in Bangladesh," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 105(5), pages 232-236, May.
  6. K. Sudhir & Joe Priester & Matt Shum & David Atkin & Andrew Foster & Ganesh Iyer & Ginger Jin & Daniel Keniston & Shinobu Kitayama & Mushfiq Mobarak & Yi Qian & Ishani Tewari & Wendy Wood, 2015. "Research Opportunities in Emerging Markets: an Inter-disciplinary Perspective from Marketing, Economics, and Psychology," Customer Needs and Solutions, Springer;Institute for Sustainable Innovation and Growth (iSIG), vol. 2(4), pages 264-276, December.
  7. Gharad Bryan & Shyamal Chowdhury & Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak, 2014. "Underinvestment in a Profitable Technology: The Case of Seasonal Migration in Bangladesh," Econometrica, Econometric Society, vol. 82, pages 1671-1748, September.
  8. Molly Lipscomb & A. Mushfiq Mobarak & Tania Barham, 2013. "Development Effects of Electrification: Evidence from the Topographic Placement of Hydropower Plants in Brazil," American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, American Economic Association, vol. 5(2), pages 200-231, April.
  9. Ahmed Mobarak & Randall Kuhn & Christina Peters, 2013. "Consanguinity and Other Marriage Market Effects of a Wealth Shock in Bangladesh," Demography, Springer;Population Association of America (PAA), vol. 50(5), pages 1845-1871, October.
  10. Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak & Mark R. Rosenzweig, 2013. "Informal Risk Sharing, Index Insurance, and Risk Taking in Developing Countries," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 103(3), pages 375-380, May.
  11. Eric T. Stuen & Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak & Keith E. Maskus, 2012. "Skilled Immigration and Innovation: Evidence from Enrolment Fluctuations in US Doctoral Programmes," Economic Journal, Royal Economic Society, vol. 122(565), pages 1143-1176, December.
  12. Derek Kellenberg & A. Mushfiq Mobarak, 2011. "The Economics of Natural Disasters," Annual Review of Resource Economics, Annual Reviews, vol. 3(1), pages 297-312, October.
  13. Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak & Andrew Sunil Rajkumar & Maureen Cropper, 2011. "The Political Economy of Health Services Provision in Brazil," Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 59(4), pages 723-751.
  14. Brown, David S. & Mobarak, Ahmed Mushfiq, 2009. "The Transforming Power of Democracy: Regime Type and the Distribution of Electricity," American Political Science Review, Cambridge University Press, vol. 103(02), pages 193-213, May.
  15. Kellenberg, Derek K. & Mobarak, Ahmed Mushfiq, 2008. "Does rising income increase or decrease damage risk from natural disasters?," Journal of Urban Economics, Elsevier, vol. 63(3), pages 788-802, May.
  16. Keith E. Maskus & Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak & Eric T. Stuen, 2007. "International Graduate Education and Innovation: Evidence and Issues for East Asian Technology Policy," Asian Economic Papers, MIT Press, vol. 6(3), pages 78-94, Fall.
  17. Susan Creane & Rishi Goyal & A. Mushfiq Mobarak & Randa Sab, 2006. "Measuring Financial Development in the Middle East and North Africa: A New Database," IMF Staff Papers, Palgrave Macmillan, vol. 53(3), pages 1-7.
  18. Antonio M. Bento & Maureen L. Cropper & Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak & Katja Vinha, 2005. "The Effects of Urban Spatial Structure on Travel Demand in the United States," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 87(3), pages 466-478, August.
  19. Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak, 2005. "Democracy, Volatility, and Economic Development," The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press, vol. 87(2), pages 348-361, May.
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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 30 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-DEV: Development (12) 2005-02-06 2005-10-22 2009-12-19 2010-05-02 2012-03-21 2013-06-04 2013-09-13 2013-11-09 2014-06-07 2014-08-25 2014-11-28 2015-07-25. Author is listed
  2. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (10) 2012-03-21 2012-04-10 2013-09-13 2013-12-29 2014-01-24 2014-05-24 2014-06-02 2015-07-25 2015-09-05 2017-10-29. Author is listed
  3. NEP-MIG: Economics of Human Migration (10) 2009-12-19 2010-05-02 2012-03-28 2013-11-09 2014-06-07 2015-07-25 2016-10-23 2017-10-29 2018-02-05 2018-02-05. Author is listed
  4. NEP-DEM: Demographic Economics (7) 2013-04-20 2013-06-04 2013-07-28 2014-08-25 2014-11-28 2016-06-04 2018-02-05. Author is listed
  5. NEP-IAS: Insurance Economics (7) 2012-03-21 2012-04-10 2013-12-29 2014-01-24 2014-06-02 2015-07-25 2015-09-05. Author is listed
  6. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (6) 2003-06-04 2004-09-27 2015-08-25 2016-10-23 2017-10-29 2018-02-05. Author is listed
  7. NEP-EXP: Experimental Economics (4) 2014-05-24 2015-07-25 2015-08-25 2016-06-04
  8. NEP-AFR: Africa (3) 2012-03-28 2013-09-13 2016-10-23
  9. NEP-DGE: Dynamic General Equilibrium (2) 2016-10-23 2018-02-05
  10. NEP-LMA: Labor Markets - Supply, Demand, & Wages (2) 2014-01-24 2017-10-29
  11. NEP-MFD: Microfinance (2) 2013-12-29 2015-09-05
  12. NEP-POL: Positive Political Economics (2) 2005-02-06 2015-08-25
  13. NEP-SOC: Social Norms & Social Capital (2) 2013-09-13 2014-05-24
  14. NEP-TRA: Transition Economics (2) 2018-02-05 2018-02-05
  15. NEP-CBA: Central Banking (1) 2005-10-22
  16. NEP-CBE: Cognitive & Behavioural Economics (1) 2016-06-04
  17. NEP-CDM: Collective Decision-Making (1) 2013-09-13
  18. NEP-DCM: Discrete Choice Models (1) 2004-09-12
  19. NEP-ENE: Energy Economics (1) 2011-06-11
  20. NEP-FIN: Finance (1) 2005-10-22
  21. NEP-FMK: Financial Markets (1) 2005-10-22
  22. NEP-GEN: Gender (1) 2016-10-23
  23. NEP-HEA: Health Economics (1) 2005-02-06
  24. NEP-HRM: Human Capital & Human Resource Management (1) 2016-06-04
  25. NEP-ICT: Information & Communication Technologies (1) 2013-09-13
  26. NEP-INT: International Trade (1) 2017-10-29
  27. NEP-LAM: Central & South America (1) 2005-02-06
  28. NEP-NET: Network Economics (1) 2013-09-13
  29. NEP-PBE: Public Economics (1) 2005-02-06
  30. NEP-SEA: South East Asia (1) 2012-03-28


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