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2020

Legal pluralism in post-conflict Sierra Leone

Naso, P., Bulte, E. & Swanson, T., Jan 2020, In : European Journal of Political Economy. 61, 101819.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Sierra Leone
pluralism
regime
expropriation
legal system
2019
Open Access
Insurance
Crop insurance
Bundling
Kenya
Labor
3 Citations (Scopus)

Liquidity constraints, informal institutions, and the adoption of weather insurance: A randomized controlled Trial in Ethiopia

Belissa, T., Bulte, E., Cecchi, F., Gangopadhyay, S. & Lensink, R., Sep 2019, In : Journal of Development Economics. 140, p. 269-278

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

liquidity
Ethiopia
insurance
weather
premium

Tied Labour, Savings and Rural Labour Market Wages: Evidence from a Framed Field Experiment

Nanyiti, A., Pamuk, H. & Bulte, E., Aug 2019, In : Journal of African Economies. 28, 4, p. 435-454

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

wage
labor market
savings
labor
agricultural labor

Trust, regulation and participatory forest management: Micro-level evidence on forest governance from Ethiopia

Kahsay, G. A. & Bulte, E., Aug 2019, In : World Development. 120, p. 118-132 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

forest resource
Ethiopia
micro level
forest management
resource management
2 Citations (Scopus)

Unconditional Transfers and Tropical Forest Conservation: Evidence from a Randomized Control Trial in Sierra Leone

Wilebore, B., Voors, M., Bulte, E. H., Coomes, D. & Kontoleon, A., 25 Feb 2019, In : American Journal of Agricultural Economics. 101, 3, p. 894-918 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Satellite Imagery
Liberia
Sierra Leone
Biodiversity
tropical forests

Wage Differentials and Workers’ Effort: Experimental Evidence from Uganda

Sseruyange, J. & Bulte, E., 19 Dec 2019, In : Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
wage difference
Wages
Uganda
worker
Productivity
3 Citations (Scopus)

Women's empowerment and domestic abuse: Experimental evidence from Vietnam

Bulte, E. & Lensink, R., Jun 2019, In : European Economic Review. 115, p. 172-191

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Training program
Women's empowerment
Intimate partner violence
Abuse
Domestic violence
2018
1 Citation (Scopus)

Chief for a day: Elite capture and management performance in a field experiment in Sierra Leone

Voors, M., Turley, T., Bulte, E., Kontoleon, A. & List, J. A., 1 Dec 2018, In : Management Science. 64, 12, p. 5855-5876 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Elite capture
Field experiment
Management performance
Sierra Leone
Development projects

Forced gifts: The burden of being a friend

Bulte, E., Wang, R. & Zhang, X., Nov 2018, In : Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. 155, p. 79-98

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Burden
Gift
Income growth
Expenses
Welfare implications

Joint Land Certification Programmes and Women’s Empowerment: Evidence from Ethiopia

Melesse, M. B., Dabissa, A. & Bulte, E., 2018, In : Journal of Development Studies. 54, p. 1756-1774

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

empowerment
Ethiopia
certification
evidence
land registration
1 Citation (Scopus)

Leader and villager behavior: Experimental evidence from Cameroon

Meriggi, N. F. & Bulte, E., Oct 2018, In : World Development. 110, p. 324-332

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Cameroon
leader
trustworthiness
evidence
leadership
2 Citations (Scopus)

Post-disaster aid and development of the manufacturing sector: Lessons from a natural experiment in China

Bulte, E., Xu, L. & Zhang, X., 1 Jan 2018, In : European Economic Review. 101, p. 441-458

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Manufacturing sector
Earthquake
Dutch disease
Disaster
Natural experiment

The impact of a gender and business training on income hiding: An experimental study in Vietnam

Bulte, E. H., Lensink, R. & Winkel, A. B., 1 Apr 2018, In : Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. 148, p. 241-259

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Experimental study
Income
Information asymmetry
Gender equality
Training program
2017
11 Citations (Scopus)

Community-directed mass drug administration is undermined by status seeking in friendship networks and inadequate trust in health advice networks

Chami, G. F., Kontoleon, A. A., Bulte, E., Fenwick, A., Kabatereine, N. B., Tukahebwa, E. M. & Dunne, D. W., 2017, In : Social Science and Medicine. 183, p. 37-47

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Community Medicine
friendship
drug
medicine
Health
9 Citations (Scopus)

Diffusion of treatment in social networks and mass drug administration

Chami, G. F., Kontoleon, A. A., Bulte, E., Fenwick, A., Kabatereine, N. B., Tukahebwa, E. M. & Dunne, D. W., 1 Dec 2017, In : Nature Communications. 8, 1, 1929.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Social Support
Seed
seeds
Seeds
drugs
9 Citations (Scopus)

Do gender and business trainings affect business outcomes? Experimental evidence from Vietnam

Bulte, E., Lensink, R. & Vu, N., 2017, In : Management Science. 63, 9, p. 2885-2902

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Business outcomes
Entry and exit
Extensive margin
Microfinance institutions
Firm exit
3 Citations (Scopus)

From personalized exchange towards anonymous trade: A field experiment on the workings of the invisible hand

Bulte, E., Kontoleon, A., List, J., Turley, T. & Voors, M., 2017, In : Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization. 133, p. 313-330

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Field experiment
Prediction
Local network
Stranger
Experiment
2 Citations (Scopus)

Resources and Governance in Sierra Leone's Civil War

Voors, M. J., van der Windt, P. C., Papaioannou, K. I. & Bulte, E. H., 2017, In : Journal of Development Studies. 53, 2, p. 278-294

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Sierra Leone
civil war
governance
resource
violence
2016
15 Citations (Scopus)

Adoption and impact of index-insurance and credit for smallholder farmers in developing countries: A systematic review

Marr, A., Winkel, A., van Asseldonk, M., Lensink, R. & Bulte, E., 2016, In : Agricultural Finance Review. 76, 1, p. 94-118

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

insurance
systematic review
credit
Insurance
Developing Countries
14 Citations (Scopus)

Financial Literacy and Financial Behaviour: Experimental Evidence from Rural Rwanda

Sayinzoga, A., Bulte, E. H. & Lensink, R., 2016, In : Economic Journal. 126, 594, p. 1571-1599

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Financial literacy
Rwanda
Financial behavior
Financial knowledge
Knowledge spillovers
4 Citations (Scopus)

Formal insurance and the dynamics of social capital: Experimental evidence from Uganda

Cecchi, F., Duchoslav, J. & Bulte, E., 2016, In : Journal of African Economies. 25, 3, p. 418-438

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

social capital
Uganda
insurance
evidence
village
4 Citations (Scopus)

Gender training and female empowerment: Experimental evidence from Vietnam

Bulte, E., Lensink, R. & Vu, N., 2016, In : Economics Letters. 145, p. 117-119

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Empowerment
Field experiment
Household
Entrepreneurship
Randomized controlled trial
7 Citations (Scopus)

Livestock wealth and social capital as insurance against climate risk: A case study of Samburu County in Kenya

Ng'ang'a, S., Bulte, E. H., Giller, K. E., Ndiwa, N. N., Kifugo, S. C., McIntire, J. M., Herrero, M. & Rufino, M. C., 2016, In : Agricultural Systems. 146, p. 44-54

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

social capital
insurance
Kenya
households
livestock
8 Citations (Scopus)

Migration and Self-Protection Against Climate Change: A Case Study of Samburu County, Kenya

Ng'ang'a, S., Bulte, E. H., Giller, K. E., McIntire, J. M. & Rufino, M. C., 2016, In : World Development. p. 55-68

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

civil defense
Kenya
climate change
migration
remittance
26 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
Hookworm Infections
Praziquantel
Albendazole
Uganda
Schistosomiasis
2015

A Note on Targeting by Predatory Leaders: Evidence from Rural Liberia

Beekman, G. & Bulte, E. H., 23 Apr 2015, In : Oxford Development Studies. 43, 3, p. 349-360

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Liberia
targeting
leader
smallholder
ethnic identity
3 Citations (Scopus)

Battle of the Sexes: How Sex Ratios Affect Female Bargaining Power

Bulte, E. H., Tu, Q. & List, J., 9 Jul 2015, In : Economic Development and Cultural Change. 64, 1, p. 143-161

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

bargaining power
sex ratio
bargaining
labor supply
fertility rate
8 Citations (Scopus)

Decentralised innovation systems and poverty reduction: Experimental evidence from Central Africa

Pamuk, H., Bulte, E., Adekunle, A. & Diagne, A., 2015, In : European Review of Agricultural Economics. 42, 1, p. 99-127

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Central Africa
Poverty
poverty
Agriculture
agriculture
10 Citations (Scopus)

Does land registration and certification boost farm productivity? Evidence from Ethiopia

Melesse, M. B. & Bulte, E., 2015, In : Agricultural Economics. 46, 6, p. 757-768

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

certification
Ethiopia
farms
households
economic theory

Does social capital affect investment in human capital? Family ties and schooling decisions

Di Falco, S. & Bulte, E., 2015, In : Applied Economics. 47, 2, p. 195-205

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Schooling
Human capital
Social capital
Family ties
Kinship
14 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of Schistosoma mansoni and hookworm infection intensities on anaemia in Ugandan villages

Chami, G. F., Bulte, E. H., Kontoleon, A. A., Kabatereine, N. B., Dunne, D., Fenwick, A. & Tukahebwa, E. M., 29 Oct 2015, In : PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 9, 10, 18 p., e0004193.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Hookworm Infections
Schistosomiasis mansoni
Anemia
Schistosoma mansoni
Ancylostomatoidea
2014
26 Citations (Scopus)

Behavioral Responses and the Impact of New Agricultural Technologies: Evidence from a Double-blind Field Experiment in Tanzania

Bulte, E. H., Beekman, G., Di Falco, S., Hella, J. P. & Pan, L., 2014, In : American Journal of Agricultural Economics. 96, 3, p. 813-830

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Tanzania
Seeds
Technology
Randomized Controlled Trials
seeds
9 Citations (Scopus)

Conflict and the Evolution of Institutions: Unbundling Institutions at the Local Level in Burundi

Voors, M. J. & Bulte, E. H., 2014, In : Journal of Peace Research. 51, 4, p. 455-469

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Burundi
social capital
violence
end of the war
altruism
22 Citations (Scopus)

Corruption, investments and contributions to public goods: experimental evidence from rural Liberia

Beekman, G., Bulte, E. H. & Nillesen, E. E. M., 2014, In : Journal of Public Economics. 115, p. 37-47

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Corruption
Incentives
Investment behavior
Voluntary contributions
Field experiment
49 Citations (Scopus)

Do decentralized innovation systems promote agricultural technology adoption? Experimental evidence from Africa

Pamuk, H., Bulte, E. H. & Adekunle, A. A., 2014, In : Food Policy. 44, p. 227-236

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

technology adoption
agricultural technology
innovation adoption
innovation
Technology
14 Citations (Scopus)

Formal institutions and social capital in value chains: The case of the Ethiopian Commodity Exchange

Meijerink, G. W., Bulte, E. H. & Alemu, D., 2014, In : Food Policy. 49, 1, p. 1-12

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

commodity exchange
social capital
value chain
panel data
credit
8 Citations (Scopus)

Natural Resources and Violent Conflict

Nillesen, E. E. M. & Bulte, E. H., 2014, In : Annual Review of Resource Economics. 6, 1, p. 69-83

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Natural resources
Violent conflict
Resources
Factors
2013
23 Citations (Scopus)

Climate Change, Weather Shocks and Violent Conflict: A Critical Look at the Evicence

Klomp, J. G. & Bulte, E. H., 2013, In : Agricultural Economics. 44, s1, p. 63-78

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

weather
climate change
income
rain
temperature
17 Citations (Scopus)

Corruption and Economic Activity: Micro Level Evidence from Rural Liberia

Beekman, G., Bulte, E. H. & Nillesen, E. E. M., 2013, In : European Journal of Political Economy. 30, june, p. 70-79

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Liberia
micro level
corruption
evidence
economics
4 Citations (Scopus)

Does Market Experience Promote Rational Choice? Experimental Evidence from Rural Ethiopia

Cecchi, F. & Bulte, E. H., 2013, In : Economic Development and Cultural Change. 61, 2, p. 407-429

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Ethiopia
farmer
market
evidence
experience
48 Citations (Scopus)

The Impact of Kinship Networks on the Adoption of Risk-Mitigating Strategies in Ethiopia

Di Falco, S. & Bulte, E. H., 2013, In : World Development. 43, 3, p. 100-110

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

kinship
Ethiopia
weather
civil defense
tree planting
7 Citations (Scopus)

Trust and Livelihood Strategies: Survey Evidence from Rural Mexico

Groenewald, S. F. & Bulte, E. H., 2013, In : Agriculture and Human Values. 30, 1, p. 41-55 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

livelihood
legal trusts
households
Mexico
cattle breeding
8 Citations (Scopus)

Who believes in witches? Institutional flux in Sierra Leone

Van de Grijspaarde, H., Voors, M. J., Bulte, E. H. & Richards, P., 2013, In : African Affairs. 112, 446, p. 22-47

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

witch
Sierra Leone
market
poverty alleviation
semiotics
2012
32 Citations (Scopus)

Banking on Extinction: Endangered Species and Speculation

Mason, C., Bulte, E. H. & Horan, R. D., 2012, In : Oxford Review of Economic Policy. 28, 1, p. 180-192

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

banking
endangered species
extinction
discount rate
wild population
2 Citations (Scopus)

Determinants of Rural Income: The role of Geography and Institutions in Kenya

Radeny, M. A. O. & Bulte, E. H., 2012, In : Journal of African Economies. 21, 2, p. 307-341

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Kenya
income
determinants
geography
difference in income
10 Citations (Scopus)

Does Market Participation Promote Generalized Trust? Experimental Evidence from Southern Africa

Siziba, S. & Bulte, E. H., 2012, In : Economics Letters. 117, 1, p. 156-160

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Market integration
Zimbabwe
Southern Africa
Morality
Market participation
33 Citations (Scopus)

Exploring whether behavior in context-free experiments is predictive of behavior in the field: Evidence from lab and field experiments in rural Sierra Leone

Voors, M. J., Turley, T., Kontoleon, A., Bulte, E. H. & List, J., 2012, In : Economics Letters. 114, 3, p. 308-311

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Experiment
Field experiment
Lab experiment
Sierra Leone
Predictors
60 Citations (Scopus)

Social Capital and Agricultural Innovation in Sub Saharan Africa

van Rijn, F. C., Bulte, E. H. & Adekunle, A., 2012, In : Agricultural Systems. 108, p. 112-122

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

social capital
Sub-Saharan Africa
innovation adoption
villages
agriculture
12 Citations (Scopus)

Social norms, tenure security and soil conservation: Evidence from Burundi

Beekman, G. & Bulte, E. H., 2012, In : Agricultural Systems. 108, p. 50-63

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Burundi
soil conservation
soil fertility