Winners of the 2023 ADB–IEA Innovative Policy Research Award
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the International Economic Association (IEA) are pleased to announce the three (3) best papers for the 2023 ADB–IEA Innovative Policy Research Award. The award-winning papers were selected from over 100 papers covering a wide range of economic topics. Each award-winning paper will receive a $7,000 grant financed by ADB. The prize will be formally awarded at the ADB-IEA award session of the 2023 ADB Annual Meeting in May 2023. To acknowledge research excellence, the announcement also includes honorable mentions of seven (7) high-quality papers.
Three Award-Winning Papers:
- Taxing Property in Developing Countries: Theory and Evidence from Mexico by Anne Brockmeyer (Institute for Fiscal Studies), Alejandro Estefan (University of Notre Dame), Juan Carlos Suárez Serrato (Duke University & NBER); and Karina Ramírez Arras (Secretaría de Hacienda).
- Anticipatory Cash Transfers in Climate Disaster Response by Ashley Pople (University of Oxford), Stefan Dercon (University of Oxford), Ruth Hill (Centre for Disaster Protection), and Ben Brunckhorst (Centre for Disaster Protection).
- Does Technology-based Teachers’ Monitoring Increase Learning Outcomes? Evidence from Public Schools in Pakistan by Inayat Ullah (National University of Science & Technology (NUST), Pakistan), Booyuel Kim (Seoul National University, Republic of Korea), and Hee-Seung Yang (Yonsei University, Republic of Korea).
- Saving for a lean season: Evidence from Randomized Experiment and High-frequency Data by Abu S. Shonchoy (Florida International University), Kazushi Takahashi (National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies), Takeshi Aida (Institute of Developing Economies-JETRO), Jun Goto (Kobe University), Yu Ri Kim (Hanyang University), Hisaki Kono, (Kyoto University), and Takashi Kurosaki (Hitotsubashi University).
- We Are All in the Same Boat: Cross-Border Spillovers of Climate Shocks Through International Trade and Supply Chain by Haishi Li (University of Hong Kong), Alan Feng (International Monetary Fund), and Yulin Wang (University of Hong Kong).
- How Does Progressivity of Taxes and Government Transfers Impact People’s Willingness to Pay Tax? Experimental Evidence across Developing Countries by Christopher Hoy (World Bank)
- Blended Finance and Female Entrepreneurs: Micro Evidence from Turkey by Cagatay Bircan (EBRD and UCL), Halil ˙Ibrahim Aydın (Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey), and Ralph De Haas (EBRD, CEPR, KU Leuven)
- Digital Technology Adoption: Subsidizing Learning Costs for Firms in India by Sanghamitra Warrier Mukherjee (Department of Economics, University of Oxford)
- Does Nutrition Provisioning Impact Educational and Learning Outcomes of Adolescent Girls: Empirical Evidence from India by Narbadeshwar Mishra (IFMR Graduate School of Business, Krea University, Sri City, India ) and Jyoti Prasad Mukhopadhyay (IFMR Graduate School of Business, KREA University, Sri City, India)
- Piped Water Accessibility and Child Malnutrition: Evidence from Developing Countries by Dao Nguyen Dinh (School of Economics, The University of Queensland), Luke Connelly (Centre for the Business and Economics of Health, The University of Queensland and Department of Sociology and Business Law, The University of Bologna), Stephen Birch (The University of Queensland) and Ha Nguyen (Telethon Kids Institute).