Shapiro et al.,

jeremypshapiro@gmail.com

Published work

The Short-Term Impact of Unconditional Cash Transfers to the Poor: Experimental Evidence from Kenya
[Policy brief / Online Appendix / Pre Analysis Plan]
with Johannes Haushofer
July, 2016: Quarterly Journal of Economics 131(4).
Featured in: Businessweek, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, the Economist, Forbes, The New York Times Economix blog, The New York Times editorial blog, NPR Morning Edition, NPR Planet Money

A multifaceted program causes lasting progress for the very poor: Evidence from six countries
[PDF]
with Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, Nathanael Goldberg, Dean Karlan, Robert Osei, William Pariente, Bram Thuysbaert and Christopher Udry
May, 2015: Science

(Ineffective) Messages to Encourage Recycling: Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation in Peru
with Alberto Chong, Dean Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
July, 2013: The World Bank Economic Review

Liability Structure in Small Scale Finance: Evidence from a Natural Experiment
with Bilal Zia, Fenella Carpena and Shawn Cole
December, 2012: The World Bank Economic Review

Development Connections: Unveiling the Impact of New Information Technologies
with Beniamino Savonitto
May, 2011: InterAmerican Development Bank

Working papers

The Impact of Recipient Preferenc on Aid Effectiveness
[ Appendix / Pre Analysis Plan]
October, 2017: working paper

Benchmarking Aid Programs: A Preference-Based Approach
[ Appendix / Pre Analysis Plan]
October, 2017: working paper

Evaluating the impacts of WorkShop access for small-scale craftsmen in Kenya
[Pre Analysis Plan]
with Chaning Jang
September, 2017: working paper

Benchmarking Aid Programs with a Preference-Based Approach - PILOT
August, 2015: working paper

The Social Cost of Randomization: Evidence from Field and Lab
with Michala Riis-Vestergaard and Johannes Haushofer
August, 2013: working paper

Targeting the Hard Core Poor: An Impact Assessment
with Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Raghabendra Chattopadhyay
November, 2011: working paper

Unpacking the Causal Chain of Financial Literacy
with Bilal Zia, Fenella Carpena and Shawn Cole
September, 2011: World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 5798

Discounting for You, Me and We: Time Preference in Groups and Pairs
October, 2010: working paper

The Fruits of Usury: Interest Rate Regulation and Agricultural Sector Development in United States History
September, 2009: working paper

Targeting Efficiency: How well can we identify the poor?
with Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Raghabendra Chattopadhyay
July, 2009: working paper

Weather Insurance and Investment Choice
June, 2009: working paper


Unpublished papers and works in progress

Evaluating the impacts of WorkShop access for small-scale craftsmen in Kenya
[Pre Analysis Plan]
with Chaning Jang

Impact Evaluation of Irrigation Pumps on Smallholder Farmers
[Pre Analysis Plan]
with Julian Dyer

Long Run Impacts of Unconditional Cash Transfers
[Pre Analysis Plan]
with Johannes Haushofer

Identifying Constraints to Mango Production for Small Scale Farmers in the Philippines: A feasibility study
with Dean Karlan and Jonathan Zinman
2010: unpublished report

Evaluating the Effect of Financial Literacy Workshops for Migrant Mineworkers in South Africa
with Shawn Cole and Kartini Shastri
2010: work in progress


Non-academic writing

What About Universal Non-Basic Income?
August, 2017: Medium

Chickens are to Cash as Poverty is to Development
April, 2017: Medium

The State Made Me Save: G2P Transfers Reduce Account Dormancy
April, 2017: Microfinance Gateway

More than money: How cash transfers can transform international development
November, 2014: World Bank Blog

Broadening the Aperture of Measurement
with Johannes Haushofer
March, 2014: Stanford Social Innovation Review

Cash transfers, Prejudice and Mental Health
with Johannes Haushofer
May, 2014: next billion