Quy-Toan Do

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In many emerging democracies women are less likely to vote than men and, when they do vote, are more likely to follow the wishes of male household and clan heads. We assess the impact of a voter awareness campaign on female turnout, candidate choice and party vote shares. Geographic clusters within villages were randomly assigned to treatment or control,(More)
This paper investigates the relationship between international trade and the quality of economic institutions. We model institutions as fixed costs of entry, in a framework that has two key features. First, preferences over entry costs differ across firms and depend on firm size. Larger firms prefer to set higher costs of entry, in order to reduce(More)
  • Paul Niehaus, Antonia Atanassova, Marianne Bertrand, Sendhil Mullainathan, Bertrand, Nageeb Ali +8 others
  • 2012
Targeting assistance to the poor is a central problem in development. We study the problem of designing a proxy means test when the implementing agent is corruptible. Conditioning on more poverty indicators may worsen targeting in this environment because of a novel tradeoff between statistical accuracy and enforce-ability. We then test necessary conditions(More)
  • Leonard Wantchekon, Guillaume Gaudin, Jennifer Gandhi, Matt Golder, Quy-Toan Do, Elena Krasnokutskaya +5 others
  • 2003
Do ethnic divisions reinforce the demand for redistribution and weaken the demand for public goods? Is there a gender gap or generation gap in these de-mands? I address these questions in the context of a randomized field experiment in Benin. In collaboration with four political parties involved in the 2001 presidential elections, " purely " distributive(More)
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