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Can information correct optimistic wage expectations?: Evidence from Mozambican job-seekers

Forward-looking expectations are central to job search but often inaccurate. To test whether public information can help correct beliefs, we embed an experiment in a longitudinal survey of Mozambican graduates...

Wage expectation Information Heuristics
Working Paper
No taxation without informational foundation: On the role of legibility in tax state development

This paper combines cross-national statistical analysis and in-depth historical case studies of Argentina and Chile to explore the relationship between two crucial dimensions of state capacity...

State capacity Information Fiscal capacity
Working Paper
Informed participation: the effects of information treatment on panel non-response

This paper builds on a longitudinal school-to-work transition phone survey experiment to quantify the effects on attrition of communicating with participants...

Survey Participation Information
Working Paper
Can information campaigns reduce last mile payment delays in public works programme?: Evidence from a field experiment in India

Does information dissemination among beneficiaries of welfare programmes mitigate their implementation failures?...

Implementation Information randomization
Working Paper
Updating great expectations: The effect of peer salary information on own-earnings forecasts

How jobseekers set their earnings expectations is central to job search models...

Wage expectation Information Heuristics
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