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STEFANO CARIA

 

 

Hi! I am a Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Warwick

I am currently a recipient of a Leverhulme Prize and a British Academy Innovation FellowshipI am affiliated to J-PAL, CEPR (development and labour), CAGE and the EEE program at STICERD.

 

I am also one of editors at VoxDev, co-director of the IGC Research Theme on Firms,  IGC lead academic for Ethiopia and I serve as trustee for the Global Change Data Lab (the charity that produces Our World in Data​).

Starting in July 2024, I will be an Associate Editor at Econometrica.

Here is my CV.

RESEARCH

THE ALLOCATION OF INCENTIVES IN MULTI-LAYERED ORGANISATIONS.

with Erika Deserranno, Gianmarco Leon-Ciliotta, Philipp Kastrau

R&R, Journal of Political Economy

MATCHING FRICTIONS AND DISTORTED BELIEFS: EVIDENCE FROM A JOB FAIR EXPERIMENT.

with Girum Abebe, Marcel Fafchamps, Paolo Falco, Simon Franklin, Simon Quinn and Forhad Shilpi 

Economic Journal, Conditionally accepted

VILLAGE SOCIAL STRUCTURE AND LABOR MARKET PERFORMANCE: EVIDENCE FROM THE PHILIPPINES.

with Julien Labonne

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, forthcoming

AN ADAPTIVE TARGETED FIELD EXPERIMENT: JOB SEARCH ASSISTANCE FOR REFUGEES IN JORDAN.

with Grant Gordon, Max Kasy, Soha Osman, Simon Quinn and Alex Teytelboym

Journal of the European Economic Association, 2024

SCEPTICAL EMPLOYERS? EXPERIMENTAL EVIDENCE ON BIASED BELIEFS CONSTRAINING FIRM GROWTH. 

with Paolo Falco

Review of Economics and Statistics, 2023

SEARCHING WITH FRIENDS.

with Simon Franklin and Marc Witte

Journal of Labor Economics, 2023

Global Behaviors, Perceptions and the Emergence of Social Norms at the Onset of the COVID-19 Pandemic.

 with Thiemo Fetzer, Marc Witte, Lukas Hensel, Jon Jachimowicz, Johannes Haushofer, Andriy Ivchenko, Elena Reutskaja, Christopher Roth, Stefano Fiorin, Margarita Gómez, Gordon Kraft-Todd, Friedrich Gotz, Erez Yoeli

Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2022

THE SELECTION OF TALENT: EXPERIMENTAL AND STRUCTURAL EVIDENCE FROM ETHIOPIA.

with Girum Abebe and Esteban Ortiz-Ospina

American Economic Review, 2021

ANONYMITY OR DISTANCE?  JOB SEARCH AND LABOUR MARKET EXCLUSION IN A GROWING AFRICAN CITY

with Girum Abebe, Paolo Falco, Marcel Fafchamps, Simon Franklin, Simon Quinn

Review of Economic Studies, 2021

CAN PEOPLE FORM LINKS TO EFFICIENTLY ACCESS INFORMATION?

with Marcel Fafchamps

Economic Journal, 2020

EXPECTATIONS, NETWORK CENTRALITY AND PUBLIC GOOD CONTRIBUTIONS: EXPERIMENTAL EVIDENCE FROM INDIA 

with Marcel Fafchamps

Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, 2019

DOES THE RISK OF POVERTY REDUCE HAPPINESS?

with Paolo Falco

Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2018 

REVIEWS

BARRIERS TO SEARCH AND HIRING IN URBAN LABOUR MARKETS

Senior editor, with Kate Orkin

Co-editors: Alison Andrew, Robert Garlick, Rachel Heath, Niharika Singh

IGC WHITE PAPER ON SUSTAINABLE GROWTH

with Robin Burgess, Tim Dobermann, Allegra Saggese

 

WORK IN PROGRESS

Mitigating the consequences of job loss: Experimental evidence from Ethiopia. 

with Girum Abebe, Francois Gerard, Lukas Hensel

Climate change beliefs and climate migration in Bangladesh.

with Gharad Bryan and Robin Burgess

Experimental Evidence on Urban Poverty Traps in Bangladesh.

with Oriana Bandiera and Robin Burgess

Why Do African Firms Underinvest in Management Training? Experimental Evidence from Middle and Large Ethiopian Firms.

with Girum Abebe, Pascaline Dupas, Marcel Fafchamps

The Impacts of Subsidized Nurseries on Female Employment in Egypt.

with Bruno Crépon, Caroline Krafft, AbdelRahman Nagy

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