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Refereed publications

Afridi, Farzana, Taryn Dinkelman, and Kanika Mahajan. 2017. Why are fewer married women joining the work force in India? A decomposition analysis over two decades, Journal of Population Economics September

Dinkelman, Taryn. 2017. Long run health repercussions of drought shocks: Evidence from South African homelands, The Economic Journal September, Vol. 127 (604): 1906-1939

Busso, Matias, Taryn Dinkelman, Dario Romero and Claudia Martinez A. 2017. The effects of financial aid and returns information in selective and less selective schools: Experimental evidence from Chile, Labour Economics Vol. 45 (2017): 79–91

Dinkelman, Taryn and Martine Mariotti. 2016. The long run effects of labor migration on human capital formation in communities of origin, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, Vol. 8 (4): pages 1-35. Prior version circulated under the title "Does labor migration affect human capital in the long run? Evidence from Malawi"

Dinkelman, Taryn and Sam Schulhofer-Wohl. 2015. Migration, congestion externalities, and the evaluation of spatial investments, Journal of Development Economics, Vol. 114(1) pages 189-202, May.


Dinkelman, Taryn and
Claudia Martinez A. 2014. Investing in schooling in Chile: The role of information about financial aid for higher education, The Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 96(2) pages 244-257. May. Web Appendices here.

Dinkelman, Taryn and Vimal Ranchhod. 2012. Evidence on the impact of minimum wage laws in an informal sector: Domestic workers in South Africa, Journal of Development Economics, Vol.
99(1) pages 27-45 September

Dinkelman, Taryn. 2011. The effects of rural electrification on employment: New evidence from South Africa, American Economic Review, Vol. 101(7) pages 3078-3108, December. Appendices.

Dinkelman, Taryn, David Lam and Murray Leibbrandt. 2008. Linking Poverty and Income Shocks to Risky SexualBehavior: Evidence from a Panel Study of Young Adults in Cape Town, South African Journal of Economics, 76 (S1): 53-74.


Dinkelman, Taryn. 2004. How household context affects search outcomes of the unemployed in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: A panel data analysis, South African Journal of Economics, September 72(3)

Dinkelman, Taryn and Farah Pirouz. 2002. Individual, household and regional determinants oflabour force attachment in South Africa: Evidence from the 1997 OctoberHousehold Survey, South African Journal of Economics, June 70(5)

Working Papers

Berlinski, Samuel, Matias Busso, Taryn Dinkelman and Claudia Martinez A. 2017. Reducing parent-school information gaps and improving school outcomes: Evidence from high frequency text messaging in Chile. February, Working paper draft.

Dinkelman, Taryn, Grace Kumchulesi, and Martine Mariotti. 2017. Labor migration, capital accumulation, and the structure of rural labor markets, February, Working paper.


Other Non-Peer-Reviewed Published Work

Batzilis, Dmitrios, Taryn Dinkelman, Emily Oster and Rebecca Thornton. 2016. New cellular networks in Malawi: Correlates of service rollout and network performance, Chapter 6 in African Successes: Modernization and Development, (eds) Sebastian Edwards, Simon Johnson and David Weil. University Of Chicago Press, 2016. Final working paper version: NBER Working Paper No. 16616 December 2010 

Dinkelman, Taryn. 2008. Rethinking Infrastructure for Development by François Bourguignon and Boris Pleskovic, Book Review, Journal of Economic Literature, December

Dinkelman, Taryn, David Lam and Murray Leibbrandt. 2007. Household and community income, economic shocks and risky sexual behavior of young adults: Evidence from the Cape Area Panel Study 2002 and 2005, AIDS, 2007 vol. 21, Supplement 7: S49-S56


Permanent Working Papers

Dinkelman, Taryn and David Lam. 2009. A model for understanding gender discrepancies in sexual behavior reports, January

Dinkelman, Taryn, James Levinsohn, and Rolang Majelantle. 2006. When knowledge is not enough: HIV/AIDS information and risky behavior in Botswana, NBER Working Paper 12418  August
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