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Publications

Jack, B.K., Recalde, M.P. (2015)  Leadership and the voluntary provision of public goods: Field evidence from Bolivia.
Journal of Public Economics, 122: 80-93.   [PAPER] [APPENDIX]

Babcock, L., Recalde, M.P., Vesterlund, L., Weingart, L. (2017). Gender differences in accepting and receiving requests for tasks with low promotability. American Economic Review. 107:3, 714-47.   [Press coverage: The Atlantic, Forbes, AEA]    [PAPER] [APPENDIX]

Babcock, L., Recalde, M.P., Vesterlund, L. (2017) Gender differences in the allocation of low-promotability tasks: The role of backlash. American Economic Review (Paper and Proceedings). 107:5, 131-35.   [PAPER] [APPENDIX]

Menietti, M., Recalde, M.P., Vesterlund, L. (Forthcoming). Charitable giving in the laboratory: Advantages of the piecewise linear  public good game. In Tonin, M., Scharf, K. (Eds.), The Economics of Philanthropy. MIT Press.

Working papers

Error prone inference from response time: The case of  intuitive  generosity in public-good games
(Co-authored with Arno Riedl and Lise Vesterlund)   [PAPER] [APPENDIX] - Under review

Dishonesty, tolerance, and social information   [PAPER]
 
Work in progress

Social norms, culture, and gender differences in task allocations: Artefactual field experiments with patrilineal and matrilineal social groups (Co-authored with Kate Ambler, Linda Babcock, Susan Godlonton, and Lise Vesterlund)
 
Leadership and risk-taking:  Field evidence from Malawi
(Co-authord with Kate Ambler and Susan Godlonton)
- Data collected

Evaluating the role of gender-equal access to land and inputs: A field experiment in Ghana
(Co-authored with Markus Goldstein, Kelly Jones, and Tricia Koroknay-Palicz)
American Economic Association RCT Registry: AEARCTR-0001699 - In the field


Leveraging peer influence to promote participation in afterschool meal programs: A field experiment
(Co-authored with Lydia Ashton)
- Pilot data collected