Dupas, Pascaline and Jonathan Robinson. 2011. Savings Constraints and Microenterprise Development: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Kenya., NBER Working Paper # 14693.
Lasse Brune, Xavier Giné, Jessica Goldberg, Dean Yang. 2011. Commitments to Save: A Field Experiment in Rural Malawi., Working Paper
Xavier Giné, Dean Karlan and Jonathan Zinman.2010. Put Your Money Where Your Butt Is: A Commitment Contract for Smoking Cessation, American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, forthcoming.
Nava Ashraf, Karlan Dean and Wesley Yin.2006. Deposit Collectors, Advances in Economic Analysis & Policy, 6(2 Article 5)
Nava Ashraf, Dean Karlan and Wesley Yin. 2006. Tying Odysseus to the Mast: Evidence from a Commitment Savings Product in the Philippines, Quarterly Journal of Economics, 121(2), pp. 635-672,Winner of TIAA-CREF 2006 Paul A. Samuelson Award Certificate of Excellence.
Testing Savings Product Innovations Using an Experimental Methodology (November 2003)Asian Development Bank Technical Note Series, 8, joint with Nava Ashraf and Wesley Yin
A Review of Commitment Savings Products in Developing Countries (July 2003)Asian Development Bank Economics and Research Development Working Paper, 45, joint with Nava Ashraf, Nathalie Gons and Wesley Yin.
Articles and Op-Eds:
A Penny Saved: How Do Savings Accounts Help the Poor? , Jake Kendall (2010), Financial Access Initiative Website
Helping the Poor Save More , Dean Karlan,(2010) Stanford Social Investment Review.
SEED: A Commitment Savings Product in the Philippines (with Nava Ashraf and Wesley Yin), in Trickle Up 25th Anniversary Symposium, iUniverse Press, (December 2006).