Does working with spouses make teams more productive?:A field experiment in India using NREGA

Munro, A., Verschoor, A. and Dubey, A. (2013) Does working with spouses make teams more productive?:A field experiment in India using NREGA. Economics Letters, 118 (3). pp. 506-508. ISSN 0165-1765

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Abstract

In Uttar Pradesh, teams of four are engaged to dig soil under the NREGA programme. In one treatment spouses work together; in the other treatment they work in separate teams. Working with spouses is associated with significantly higher output.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: marriage,household experiment,india,nrega,labor productivity
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Social Sciences > School of International Development
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Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 15 Nov 2013 14:36
Last Modified: 17 Mar 2020 18:50
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/44604
DOI: 10.1016/j.econlet.2012.12.026

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