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 09, 2024
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Este artículo fue originalmente publicado el 7 de febrero de 2024 en El País Planeta Futuro. El autor es el investigador junior Miguel Janer García. Puede consultar el artículo original aquí.

Steve tiene seis años y vive en el slum (asentamiento informal) de Mathare, el segundo más grande de 

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...