Joshua Evan Blumenstock

University of California, Berkeley

Ph.D. Candidate

102 South Hall

Berkeley, CA 94720-4600

United States

http://www.jblumenstock.com

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

7

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Scholarly Papers (7)

1.

Risk and Reciprocity Over the Mobile Phone Network: Evidence from Rwanda

NET Institute Working Paper No. 11-25
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 24 Nov 2011
Joshua Evan Blumenstock, Marcel Fafchamps and Nathan Eagle
University of California, Berkeley, Stanford University - Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and Santa Fe Institute
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Risk Sharing, Mobile Phones, Mobile Money, Information and communications technologies, Development, Earthquakes, Rwanda, Africa

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Public Mobility Data Enables Covid-19 Forecasting and Management at Local and Global Scales

NBER Working Paper No. w28120
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 23 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2021
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics, University of California, Berkeley, affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of California, Berkeley and University of California, Berkeley
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Why Do Defaults Affect Behavior? Experimental Evidence from Afghanistan

NBER Working Paper No. w23590
Number of pages: 95 Posted: 17 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2021
Joshua Evan Blumenstock, Michael Joseph Callen and Tarek Ghani
University of California, Berkeley, University of California, Los Angeles and Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
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Why Do Defaults Affect Behavior? Experimental Evidence from Afghanistan

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12142
Number of pages: 102 Posted: 18 Jul 2017
Joshua Evan Blumenstock, Michael Joseph Callen and Tarek Ghani
University of California, Berkeley, University of California, Los Angeles and Washington University in St. Louis - John M. Olin Business School
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Behavioral Models, Defaults savings, Digital Finance, Mobile Money, peer effects

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Machine Learning and Mobile Phone Data Can Improve the Targeting of Humanitarian Assistance

Global Poverty Research Lab Working Paper No. 21-109
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 22 Jul 2021
Emily Aiken, Suzanne Bellue, Dean Karlan, Christopher Udry and Joshua Evan Blumenstock
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of Mannheim, Northwestern University, Northwestern University and University of California, Berkeley
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machine learning, big data, targeting, social assistance

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Migration and the Value of Social Networks

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13611
Number of pages: 95 Posted: 27 Mar 2019
Joshua Evan Blumenstock, Guanghua Chi and Xu Tan
University of California, Berkeley, University of California, Berkeley and University of Washington
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Big Data, Development, migration, networks, social capital, Social Networks

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Mobile-Izing Savings with Automatic Contributions: Experimental Evidence on Present Bias and Default Effects in Afghanistan

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11400
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 25 Jul 2016
Joshua Evan Blumenstock, Michael Callen and Tarek Ghani
University of California, Berkeley, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) and University of California, Berkeley
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7.

How Important is the Yellow Pages? Experimental Evidence from Tanzania

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP14489
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 25 Mar 2020
Jenny C Aker, Joshua Evan Blumenstock and Brian Dillon
affiliation not provided to SSRN, University of California, Berkeley and Cornell University
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agriculture, mobile phones, Search costs, Small and medium enterprises, Tanzania, telephone directories