Pure Replication Completed

This page lists all 3ie replication programme studies with completed pure replications.

3ie defines pure replication as the attempt by replication researchers to reproduce the original results using the same data and published methodology from the original paper. After review and comments from the internal and external project advisors, these replications studies will be revised and completed.

Payment mechanisms and anti-poverty programs: evidence from a mobile money cash transfer experiment in Niger

Replication Researchers: Edmundo Beteta, Giovanna Aguilar, Oliver Elorreaga, Jean Pierre Meneses, Edgar Ventura and César Huaroto
Original Paper TitlePayment mechanisms and anti-poverty programs: evidence from a mobile money cash transfer experiment in Niger
Original Researchers: Jenny Aker, Rachid Boumnijel, Amanda McClelland and Niall Tierney
Original publicationEconomic Development and Cultural Change
Replication PlanBeteta et al’s Replication Plan
Current Status: Pure Replication Completed

The short-term impact of unconditional cash transfers to the poor: evidence from Kenya

Replication Researchers: Hongmei Wang
Original Paper TitleThe short-term impact of unconditional cash transfers to the poor: evidence from Kenya
Original Researchers: Johannes Haushofer and Jeremy Shapiro
Original publicationThe Quarterly Journal of Economics
Replication PlanWang’s Replication Plan
Current Status: Pure Replication Completed

Cash, food, or vouchers?: evidence from a randomized experiment in northern Ecuador

Replication Researchers: Stefan Lhachimi
Original Paper TitleCash, food, or vouchers?: evidence from a randomized experiment in northern Ecuador
Original Researchers: Melissa Hidrobo, John Hoddinott, Amber Peterman, Amy Margolies and Vanessa Moreira
Original publicationJournal of Development Economics
Replication PlanLhachimi’s Replication Plan
Current Status: Pure Replication Completed

Building state capacity: evidence from biometric smartcards in India

Replication Researchers: Akinwande Atanda
Original Paper TitleBuilding state capacity: evidence from biometric smartcards in India
Original Researchers: Karthik Muralidharan, Paul Niehaus and Sandip Sukhantankar
Original publicationAmerican Economic Review
Replication PlanAtanda’s Replication Plan
Current Status: Pure Replication Completed

Facilitating savings for agriculture: field experimental evidence from Malawi

Replication Researchers: Jesper Stage
Original Paper TitleFacilitating savings for agriculture: field experimental evidence from Malawi
Original Researchers: Lasse Brune, Xavier Gine, Jessica Goldberg and Dean Yang
Original publicationEconomic Development and Cultural Change
Replication PlanStage’s Replication Plan
Current Status: Pure Replication Completed

Risk sharing and transactions costs: evidence from Kenya’s mobile money revolution

Replication Researchers: Nazila Alinaghi
Original Paper TitleRisk sharing and transactions costs: evidence from Kenya’s mobile money revolution
Original Researchers: William Jack and Tavneet Suri
Original publicationAmerican Economic Review
Replication PlanAlinaghi’s Replication Plan
Current Status: Pure Replication Completed

The Regai Dzive Shiri Project: results of a randomised trial of an HIV prevention intervention for Zimbabwean youth

Replication Researchers: Fang Yu
Original Paper TitleThe Regai Dzive Shiri Project: results of a randomised trial of an HIV prevention intervention for Zimbabwean youth
Original Researchers: Frances M Cowan, Sophie JS Pascoe, Lisa F Langhaug, Webster Mavhu, Samson Chidiya, Shabbar Jaffar, Michael Mbizvo, Judith M Stephenson, Anne M Johnson, Robert M Power, Godfrey Woelk, and Richard J Hayes
Original publicationLancet
Replication PlanYu’s Replication Plan
Current Status: Pure Replication Completed

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