February 13, 2024
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Marcos Vera-Hernández, a Professor of Economics in University College London, visited the NCID to give as seminar entitled "Cost-Sharing in Medical Care Can Increase Adult Mortality: Evidence from Colombia".

This paper reassesses the link between ambulatory cost-sharing and health by studying Colombia's entire formal sector labour force observed monthly between 2011 and 2018 with individual-level health care utilisation records linked to payroll data and vital statistics. 

This is the first study to show ...

February 07, 2024
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Claude Raisaro,a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Economics at Stockholm School of Economics, visited the NCID to give a seminar as part of the Job Market entitled "Incentives justifying nonconformity: experimental evidence from motortaxi organizations in Uganda".

This paper studies whether economic incentives may be more powerful when they help justify choices that have social image costs among peers. 

Incentive evidence is provided that speeding is considered admirable among...

January 31, 2024
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Mattia Fracchia, a PhD Candidate in Economics at the Nova School of Business and Economics, visited the NCID to give a seminar as part of the Job Market entitled "Does performance evidence motivate? A field experiment in Guinea-Bissau´s health sector".

The main objective is to investigate how employees respond to evidence about their organisation's performance in fulfilling its mission.

Following a randomised field experiment in Guinea-Bissau, it was found that after providing frontline health worker...