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Does a Picture Paint a Thousand Words? Evidence from a Microcredit Marketing Experiment

Xavier Giné, Ghazala Mansuri and Mario Picón.

in The World Bank Economic Review

October 2011; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Banking; Production and Organizations; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Economic Development. 10995 words.

Female entrepreneurship is low in many developing economies partly due to constraints on women's time and mobility, often reinforced by social norms. We analyze a marketing experiment...

Estimating the Effect of Hierarchies on Information Use

Jose M. Liberti and Atif R. Mian.

in The Review of Financial Studies

October 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Production and Organizations; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Banking; Corporate Governance. 15101 words.

Theory suggests that greater hierarchical distance between a subordinate and his boss makes it more difficult to share abstract and subjective information in decision making. A novel...

Getting Credit to High Return Microentrepreneurs: The Results of an Information Intervention

Suresh de Mel, David McKenzie and Christopher Woodruff.

in The World Bank Economic Review

October 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Banking; Production and Organizations; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Economic Development. 11981 words.

Small-scale entrepreneurs typically cite access to finance as the most important constraint to growth. Recent randomized experiments have shown the return to capital to be very high for the...