Simone G. Schaner

Assistant Professor :: Dartmouth College :: Department of Economics


“The Cost of Convenience? Transaction Costs, Bargaining Power, and Savings Account Use in Kenya”. April 2016. Conditionally accepted, Journal of Human Resources. 

“Do Opposites Detract? Intrahousehold Preference Heterogeneity and Inefficient Strategic Savings”. AEJ: Applied Economics, 2015, 7(2), pp. 135-174.
    - Web Appendix
    - Replication Material

“Price Subsidies, Diagnostic Tests, and Targeting of Malaria Treatment: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial”, (with Jessica Cohen and Pascaline Dupas). American Economic Review, 2015, 105(2), pp. 609-645.
    - Web Appendix
    - Replication Material

Working Papers
“The Persistent Power of Behavioral Change: Long-Run Impacts of Temporary Savings Subsidies for the Poor”. May 2016. Under review.

“Female Labor Force Participation in Asia: Indonesia Country Study”, (with Smita Das). February 2016. ADB Economics Working Paper No. 474.

Selected Work in Progress
“Following Up for Better Health: Improving Non-Communicable Disease Compliance in Urban India” (with Daniel Bennett). In the field.
“Empowering Indonesian Migrant Workers to Access Quality Overseas Placement Services” (with Samuel Bazzi, Lisa Cameron, and Firman Witoelar). In the field. 
“Public Policy Innovations for Women’s Empowerment” (with Erica Field, Rohini Pande, and Natalia Rigol). In the field.
“Engaging Families to Improve Breastfeeding Outcomes in Tamil Nadu” (with Jessica Leight). In the field.
“Incentives for Accurate Diagnosis: Improving Health Care Quality in Mali” (with Mark Dean and Anja Sautmann). In the field.
“Commitment Savings and Debt Cycles: A Randomized Controlled Trial Among Salaried Workers in Ghana (with Niklas Buehren, Markus Goldstein, Tricia Gonwa, Leora Klapper, and Robert Osei). Fieldwork completed.
“Making Health Workers More Patient Satisfaction Oriented” (with Seema Jayachandran and Shagun Sabarwal). Pilot in the field.
“Financial Planning and Household Conflict” (with Jessica Leight). Pilot in the field.


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