BREAD Working Paper No. 551, December 2018

Using RCTs to Estimate Long-Run Impacts in Development Economics Adrien Bouguen, Yue Huang, Michael Kremer, Edward Miguel Abstract We assess evidence from randomized control trials (RCTs) on long-run economic productiv- ity and living standards in poor countries. We first document that several studies estimate large positive long-run impacts, but that relatively few existing RCTs have […]