November 13, 2007
Dean Karlan has been given a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), the highest honor for beginning researchers in the United States.
August 02, 2007
Media Coverage
A study of profit-seeking lenders in South Africa by Dean Karlan and Jonathan Zinman garners attention in The Economist. Related Projects:Estimating the Impact of Small Consumer Loans on the Working Poor in South Africa
May 24, 2007
Media Coverage
Esther Duflo was recently named by Forbes Magazine as one of the "Ten People Who Could Change the World."
January 10, 2007
Media Coverage
Dean Karlan named as one of 13 young economists doing work that is both highly respected among experts and relevant to the rest of us.
December 18, 2006
External Coverage
The eleventh annual TIAA-CREF Paul A. Samuelson Award for Outstanding Scholarly Writing on Lifelong Financial Security awarded to Dean Karlan, President and Founder of Innovations for Poverty Action and Assistant Professor of Economics at Yale University, Nava Ashraf of Harvard Business School and...
August 02, 2006
Media Coverage
The group lending model of microfinance in India can do with less stringency, according to Dean Karlan. Flexibility towards individual lending should be explored. Related Projects:Impact of Group versus Individual Liability in the PhilippinesBusiness Education for Microcredit Clients in...
July 15, 2006
Media Coverage
By revealing how actual consumers respond to real-world situations, field experiments in economics can shed new light on fundamental questions in economic theory. Related Projects:Marketing Effects in a Consumer Credit Market in South Africa