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    • Informal Taxation 

      Olken, Benjamin A.; Singhal, Monica (American Economic Association, 2011)
      Informal payments are a frequently overlooked source of local public finance in developing countries. We use microdata from ten countries to establish stylized facts on the magnitude, form, and distributional implications ...
    • Informal Taxation 

      Olken, Benjamin A.; Singhal, Monica (John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, 2009)
      Informal payments are a frequently overlooked source of local public finance in developing countries. We use microdata from ten countries to establish stylized facts on the magnitude, form, and distributional implications ...
    • Network Structure and the Aggregation of Information: Theory and Evidence from Indonesia 

      Hanna, Rema N.; Alatas, Vivi; Banerjee, Abhijit; Chandrasekhar, Arun G.; Olken, Benjamin A. (John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, 2012)
      We use a unique data-set from Indonesia on what individuals know about the income distribution in their village to test theories such as Jackson and Rogers (2007) that link information aggregation in networks to the structure ...