Overcoming behavioral obstacles to escaping poverty

by Christopher J. Bryan, Nina Mazar, Julian Jamison, Jeanine Braithwaite, Nadine Dechausay, Alissa Fishbane, Elizabeth Fox, Varun Gauri, Rachel Glennerster, Johannes Haushofer, Dean Karlan, Renos Vakis
August 15, 2017

Author Affiliation

The authors were members of the BSPA Working
Group on International Development.
Bryan: University of Chicago, Booth School of
Business. Mazar: World Bank and University of
Toronto. Jamison: World Bank and Innovations
for Poverty Action. Braithwaite: University of
Virginia. Dechausay: MDRC. Fishbane: ideas42.
Fox: United States Agency for International
Development. Gauri: World Bank. Glennerster:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Haushofer:
Princeton University, National Bureau of
Economic Research, and Busara Center for
Economics. Karlan: Yale University and Innovations
for Poverty Action. Vakis: World Bank.
Corresponding author’s e-mail: Christopher


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