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Melanie Morten

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First Name:Melanie
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Last Name:Morten
RePEc Short-ID:pmo833
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Department of Economics
Stanford University

Stanford, California (United States)
RePEc:edi:destaus (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Arun G. Chandrasekhar & Melanie Morten & Alessandra Peter, 2020. "Network-Based Hiring: Local Benefits; Global Costs," NBER Working Papers 26806, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  2. Costas Meghir & Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak & Corina D. Mommaerts & Melanie Morten, 2019. "Migration and Informal Insurance: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial and a Structural Model," NBER Working Papers 26082, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  3. Treb Allen & Cauê de Castro Dobbin & Melanie Morten, 2018. "Border Walls," NBER Working Papers 25267, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  4. Gharad Bryan & Melanie Morten, 2017. "The Aggregate Productivity Effects of Internal Migration: Evidence from Indonesia," NBER Working Papers 23540, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  5. Melanie Morten & Jaqueline Oliveira, 2016. "Paving the Way to Development: Costly Migration and Labor Market Integration," NBER Working Papers 22158, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  6. Melanie Morten, 2016. "Temporary Migration and Endogenous Risk Sharing in Village India," NBER Working Papers 22159, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  7. Melanie Morten & Corina Mommaerts & Ahmed Mobarak & Costas Meghir, 2015. "Migration and Consumption Insurance in Bangladesh," 2015 Meeting Papers 190, Society for Economic Dynamics.
  8. Karlan, Dean & Morten, Melanie & Zinman, Jonathan, 2012. "A Personal Touch: Text Messaging for Loan Repayment," Working Papers 102, Yale University, Department of Economics.
  9. Bollard, Albert & McKenzie, David & Morten, Melanie, 2010. "The remitting patterns of African migrants in the OECD," Policy Research Working Paper Series 5260, The World Bank.
  10. Bollard, Albert & McKenzie, David & Morten, Melanie & Rapoport, Hillel, 2009. "Remittances and the Brain Drain Revisited: The Microdata Show That More Educated Migrants Remit More," IZA Discussion Papers 4534, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA).
  11. David C. Maré & Steven Stillman & Melanie Morten, 2007. "Settlement Patterns and the Geographic Mobility of Recent Migrants to New Zealand," Working Papers 07_11, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research.
  12. Arthur Grimes & David C. Maré & Melanie Morten, 2007. "Adjustment in Local Labour and Housing Markets," Working Papers 07_10, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research.
  13. Melanie Morten, 2006. "Indian Poverty during the 1990s: Resolving Methodological Issues from the 55th NSS Round," ASARC Working Papers 2006-07, The Australian National University, Australia South Asia Research Centre.
  14. Arthur Grimes & David C. Maré & Melanie Morten, 2006. "Defining Areas: Linking Geographic Data in New Zealand," Working Papers 06_07, Motu Economic and Public Policy Research.


  1. Albert Bollard & David McKenzie & Melanie Morten & Hillel Rapoport, 2011. "Remittances and the Brain Drain Revisited: The Microdata Show That More Educated Migrants Remit More," The World Bank Economic Review, World Bank Group, vol. 25(1), pages 132-156, May.
  2. Albert Bollard & David McKenzie & Melanie Morten, 2010. "The Remitting Patterns of African Migrants in the OECD-super- †," Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), vol. 19(5), pages 605-634, November.
  3. David Mare & Melanie Morten & Steven Stillman, 2007. "Settlement patterns and the geographic mobility of recent migrants to New Zealand," New Zealand Economic Papers, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 41(2), pages 163-195.

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NEP Fields

NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 17 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-MIG: Economics of Human Migration (10) 2007-08-18 2007-09-24 2009-11-14 2010-02-05 2010-04-17 2015-07-25 2016-04-16 2016-04-30 2017-07-02 2018-12-17. Author is listed
  2. NEP-DEV: Development (6) 2006-07-15 2009-11-14 2009-11-21 2010-02-05 2010-04-17 2015-07-25. Author is listed
  3. NEP-LAB: Labour Economics (5) 2009-11-14 2009-11-21 2010-02-05 2016-04-16 2017-07-02. Author is listed
  4. NEP-URE: Urban & Real Estate Economics (4) 2007-08-18 2007-09-24 2016-04-16 2017-07-02
  5. NEP-GEO: Economic Geography (3) 2007-04-09 2007-08-18 2007-09-24
  6. NEP-EXP: Experimental Economics (2) 2012-04-10 2015-07-25
  7. NEP-HRM: Human Capital & Human Resource Management (2) 2009-11-21 2010-02-05
  8. NEP-INT: International Trade (2) 2009-11-21 2018-12-17
  9. NEP-LMA: Labor Markets - Supply, Demand, & Wages (2) 2018-12-17 2020-03-23
  10. NEP-NET: Network Economics (2) 2019-08-26 2020-03-23
  11. NEP-AFR: Africa (1) 2010-04-17
  12. NEP-AGR: Agricultural Economics (1) 2015-07-25
  13. NEP-BAN: Banking (1) 2012-04-10
  14. NEP-CWA: Central & Western Asia (1) 2006-07-15
  15. NEP-DCM: Discrete Choice Models (1) 2007-09-24
  16. NEP-EFF: Efficiency & Productivity (1) 2017-07-02
  17. NEP-ENT: Entrepreneurship (1) 2020-03-23
  18. NEP-MFD: Microfinance (1) 2012-04-10
  19. NEP-MIC: Microeconomics (1) 2010-02-05
  20. NEP-ORE: Operations Research (1) 2019-08-26
  21. NEP-SEA: South East Asia (1) 2017-07-02
  22. NEP-SOC: Social Norms & Social Capital (1) 2020-03-23
  23. NEP-TID: Technology & Industrial Dynamics (1) 2017-07-02


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