Key Findings

CFSP strives to generate tangible and objective results that have meaningful lessons for policymakers, researchers, and stakeholders. This page features key findings briefs.

Key Findings Briefs are 2-page summaries designed to give quick insight to the results of the Consortium's research and resulting publications.  

Christopher Woodruff, Suresh de Mel, Craig McIntosh

We report on a field experiment using several methods for collecting deposits made in formal bank accounts in rural areas in Sri Lanka. We find that only frequent, face-...

Recent Key Findings

Robert M. Townsend, Jonathan Gruber, Nathaniel Hendren
2013

This is a two-page brief that summarizes the key findings of the paper "The Great Equalizer: Health Care Access and Infant Mortaility in...

Suresh de Mel, Craig McIntosh, Christopher Woodruff
2013

This is a two-page brief that summarizes the key findings of the paper "Deposit collecting: Unbundling the Role of Frequency, Salience and Habit...

CFSP
2012

This is a two-page brief that summarizes the key findings of the working paper "Information, Networks and Informal Insurance: Evidence from a...

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2012

This is a two-page brief that summarizes the key findings of the paper Wealth Accumulation and Factors Accounting for Success written by Anan...

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2012

This is a two-page brief that summarizes the key findings from the paper, The Geographic Concentration of Enterprise in Developing Countries...

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2012

This is a two-page brief that summarizes the key findings of the paper A Structural Evaluation of a Large-Scale Quasi-Experimental Microfinance...

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2012

This is a two-page brief that summarizes the key findings of the working paper Repossession and the Democratization of Credit written by...

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2012

This is a two-page brief that summarizes the key findings of the working paper "Eliminating Entry Barriers for the Provision of Banking Services...

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2012

This is a two-page brief that summarizes the key findings of the working paper "Clearing Arrangements in the United States Before the Federal...

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2012

This is a two-page brief that summarizes the key findings of the paper "Village Economic Accounts: Real and Financial Intertwined"...