Rachel Glennerster: Papers and Publications

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Papers

The Practicalities of Running Randomized Evaluations: Partnership, Measurement, Ethics and Transparency
in Handbook of Economic Field Experiments
Rachel Glennerster
Elsevier, February 2017

Power vs Money: Alternative Approaches to Reducing Child Marriage in Bangladesh, a Randomized Control Trial
Nina Buchmann, Erica Field, Rachel Glennerster, Shahana Nazneen, Svetlana Pimkina, and Iman Sen
Working Paper, September 2018
Supplementary online appendix here
Data available here

Impact of a Daily SMS Medication Reminder System on Tuberculosis Treatment Outcomes: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Shama Mohammed, Rachel Glennerster, and Aamir Khan
Plos, November 2016

Reconciliation in Sierra Leone
Katherine Casey and Rachel Glennerster
Science, May 2016

Debates: Voting and Expenditure Responses to Political Communication
Katherine Casey, Rachel Glennerster, and Kelly Bidwell
Political Economy, February 2016

The miracle of microfinance? Evidence from a randomized evaluation
Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, Rachel Glennerster, and Cynthia Kinnan
AEJ: Applied Economics, January 2015
Data available here

Balancing Risk and Benefit: Ethical Tradeoffs in Running Randomized Evaluations
in The Oxford Handbook of Professional Economic Ethics
Rachel Glennerster and Shawn Powers
July 2014

Promoting Transparency in Social Science Research
Edward Miguel, Colin Camerer, Katherine Casey, J. Cohen, Kevin Esterling, Alan Gerber, Rachel Glennerster, Donald Green, Macartan Humphreys, Guido Imbens, David Laitin, Temira Madon, Lief Nelson, Brian Nosek, Maya Petersen, Richard Sedlmayr, Joseph Simmons, Uri Simonsohn, and Mark van der Laan
Science, January 2014 

Running Randomized Evaluations: A Practical Guide
Rachel Glennerster and Kudzai Takavarasha
Princeton Press
November 2013

The GoBifo Project Evaluation Report: Assessing the Impacts of Community Driven Development in Sierra Leone
Katherine Casey, Rachel Glennerster, and Edward Miguel
3ie, October 2013
Data available here

The Challenge of Education and Learning in the Developing World
Michael Kremer, Conner Brannen, and Rachel Glennerster
Science, April 2013

Rural Roads and Intermediated Trade: Regression Discontinuity Evidence from Sierra Leone
Lorenzo Casaburi, Rachel Glennerster, and Tavneet Suri
SSRN, 2013

Improving Health in Developing Countries: Evidence from Randomized Evaluations
in Handbook of Health Economics, Volume 2
Rachel Glennerster and Michael Kremer
2012

Healing the Wounds: Learning from Sierra Leone's Post-War Institutional Reforms
Katherine Casey, Rachel Glennerster, and Edward Miguel
NBER Working Paper, 2012

Reshaping Institutions: Evidence on Aid Impacts Using a Pre-Analysis Plan
Katherine Casey, Ted Miguel, and Rachel Glennerster
Quarterly Journal of Economics, September 2012

Throwing the Baby out with the Drinking Water: Unintended Consequences of Arsenic Mitigation in Bangladesh
Erica Field, Rachel Glennerster, and Reshmaan Hussam
February 2011

Collective Action in Diverse Sierra Leone Communities
Rachel Glennerster, Edward Miguel, and Alexander Rothenberg
The Economic Journal, April 2013
For the working paper, see here
Working Paper, July 2010

Improving immunization coverage in rural India: clustered randomized controlled evaluation of immunization campaigns with and without incentives.
Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, Rachel Glennerster, and Dhruva Kothari.
April 2010
Data available here

Pitfalls of Participatory Programs: Evidence from a randomized evaluation in education in India 
Abhijit Banerjee, Rukmini Banerji, Esther Duflo, Rachel Glennerster, and Stuti Khemani 
American Economic Journal, 2010
Data available here

Putting a Band Aid on a Corpse: Incentives for Nurses in the Indian Public Health Care System 
Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, and Rachel Glennerster 
NIH, Spring 2008

Does Transparency Pay?
Rachel Glennerster and Yongseok Shin
IMF Staff Paper, January 2008

Using Randomization in Development Economics Research: A Toolkit 
Esther Duflo, Rachel Glennerster and Michael Kremer
January 2007

Creating Markets for Vaccines
Rachel Glennerster, Michael Kremer, and Heidi Williams
innovations, Winter 2006

Advance Market Commitments for Vaccines Against Neglected Diseases: Estimating Costs and Effectiveness
Ernst Berndt, Rachel Glennerster, Michael Kremer, Jean Lee, Ruth Levine, Georg Weisacker, and Heidi Williams
August 2006

Can information campaigns spark local participation and improve outcomes? A study of primary education in Uttar Pradesh, India 
Abhijit Banerjee, Rukmini Banerji, Esther Duflo, Rachel Glennerster, and Stuti Khemani 
World Bank Policy Research Paper, July 2006

The Price of Life 
Rachel Glennerster, Michael Kremer, and Heidi Williams 
Foreign Policy, June 2005

Randomized Evaluations of Interventions in Social Service Delivery
Esther Duflo, Rachel Glennerster, and Michael Kremer
March 2004

Is Transparency Good for You, and Can the IMF Help?
Rachel Glennerster and Yongseok Shin
IMF Working Paper, 2003

Other Publications 

It’s been 25 years since Sierra Leone’s brutal civil war. Here’s what we know about helping communities recover.
Rachel Glennerster
The Washington Post, May 2016 

Is Decentralized Iron Fortification a Feasible Option to Fight Anemia among the Poorest?
Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, and Rachel Glennerster (ed: David Wise)
Explorations in the Economics of Aging (NBER), 2011

Small Changes, Big Results: Behavioral Economics in Poor Countries
Rachel Glennerster and Michael Kremer
Boston Review, March 2011

"Impact of Decentralization on Public Services: Evidence to Date"
in Decentralization, Democracy, and Development: Recent Experience from Sierra Leone
Rachel Glennerster and Elizabeth Foster (ed: Younmei Zhou)
World Bank Country Study, October 2009

Baseline Report on the Quality of Primary Education in Sierra Leone
Rachel Glennerster, Shehla Imran, and Katherine Whiteside 
IRCBP Baseline Report, Fall 2005

Strong Medicine: Creating Incentives for Pharmaceutical Research on Neglected Diseases
Michael Kremer and Rachel Glennerster
2004

A World Bank Vaccine Commitment
Rachel Glennerster and Michael Kremer
The New York Times, June 1, 2001

Creating a Market for Vaccines
Rachel Glennerster and Michael Kremer
The New York Times, June 1, 2001

A Better Way to Spur Medical Research and Development
Rachel Glennerster and Michael Kremer
Regulation, 2000