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All 3ie Replication Studies

This page includes information on all replication studies awarded by 3ie's Replication Programme.

These replication studies are in a variety of different stages of replication. The comprehensive list of all replications is below or search by stage of replication on the 3ie Replication Studies Status page.

Fighting Corruption to Improve Schooling

Replication Researcher: Maria Kuecken (with Marie-Anne Valfort)
Original Paper Title: Fighting Corruption to Improve Schooling: Evidence from a Newspaper Campaign in Uganda
Original Researchers: Ritva Reinikka and Jakob Svensson
Original Publication: Journal of the European Economic Association
Replication Plan: Kuecken’s Replication Plan
Current Status: Pure Replication Completed

Housing, Health, and Happiness

Replication Researcher: Maria Pia Basurto Preciado (with Jose Luis Flor Toro, Ramiro Burga, and César Huaroto).
Original Paper Title: Housing, Health, and Happiness
Original Researchers: Matias D. Cattaneo, Sebastian Galiani, Paul J. Gertler, Sebastian Martinez, Rocio Titiunik
Original Publication: American Economic Journal: Economic Policy
Replication Plan: Basurto's Replication Plan
Current Status: Pure Replication Completed

India's Janani Suraksha Yojana

Replication Researcher: Slawa Rokicki (with Natalie Carvalho).
Original Paper Title: India's Janani Suraksha Yojana, a Conditional Cash Transfer Programme to Increase Births in Health Facilities: An Impact Evaluation
Original Researchers: Stephen S. Lim, Lalit Dandona, Joseph A. Hoisington, Spencer L. James, Margaret C. Hogan, Emmanuela Gakidou
Original Publication: Lancet
Replication Plan: Rokicki’s Replication Plan
Current Status: Pure Replication Completed

Power to the People

Replication Researcher: Katherine Donato (with Adrian Garcia Mosqueira).
Original Paper Title: Power to the People: Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment on Community-Based Monitoring in Uganda
Original Researchers: Martina Bjorkman and Jakob Svensson
Original Publication: The Quarterly Journal of Economics
Replication Plan: Donato’s Replication Plan
Current Status: Replication Plan Published

Property Rights for the Poor

Replication Researcher: Paul Winters (with Edward Whitney).
Original Paper Title: Property Rights for the Poor: Effects of Land Titling
Original Researchers: Sebastian Galiani, Ernesto Schargrodsky
Original Publication: Journal of Public Economics
Replication Plan: Winters’ Replication Plan
Current Status: Replication Plan Published

Finding Missing Markets (and a disturbing epilogue): Evidence from an Export Crop Adoption and Marketing Intervention in Kenya

Replication Researcher: Benjamin Wood
Original Paper Title: Finding Missing Markets (and a disturbing epilogue): Evidence from an Export Crop Adoption and Marketing Intervention in Kenya
Original Researchers: Nava Asharf, Xavier Giné and Dean Karlan
Original Publication: American Journal of Agricultural Economics, November 2009, v. 91, iss. 4, pp. 973-90.
Replication Plan: Wood’s Replication Plan
Current Status: Pure Replication Completed

Male circumcision for HIV prevention in young men in Kisumu, Kenya: a randomised controlled trial

Replication Researcher: Eric Djimeu (with Jeffrey Korte)
Original Paper Title: Male circumcision for HIV prevention in young men in Kisumu, Kenya: a randomised controlled trial
Original Researchers: Bailey RC, Moses S, Parker CB, Agot K, Maclean I, Krieger JN, Williams CFM, Campbell RT and Ndinya-Achola JO
Original Publication: Lancet 2007, 369: 643–56
Replication Plan: Djimeu’s Replication Plan
Current Status: Pure Replication Completed

Male circumcision for HIV prevention in men in Rakai, Uganda: a randomised trial.

Replication Researcher: Eric Djimeu
Original Paper Title: Male circumcision for HIV prevention in men in Rakai, Uganda: a randomised trial.
Original Researchers: Gray RH, Kigozi G, Serwadda D, Makumbi F, Watya S, Nalugoda F, Noah Kiwanuka, Moulton LH, Chaudhary MA, Chen MZ, Sewankambo NK, Wabwire-Mangen F, Bacon MC, Williams CFM, Opendi P, Reynolds SJ, Laeyendecker O, Quinn TC and Wawer MJ
Original Publication: Lancet 2007, 369: 657–66.
Replication Plan: Not Applicable
Current Status: Unable to Replicate

The Power of TV: Cable Television and Women’s Status in India

Replication Researchers: Vegard Iversen and Richard Palmer-Jones
Original Paper Title: The Power of TV: Cable television and women's status in India
Original Researchers: Robert Jensen and Emily Oster
Original Publication: Quarterly Journal of Economics
Replication Plan: Not Applicable
Current Status: Completed Replication Study

Incentives to Learn

Replication Researcher: Dhiraj Sharma
Original Paper Title: Incentives to learn
Original Researchers: Michael Kremer, Edward Miguel, and Rebecca Thornton
Original Publication: The Review of Economics and Statistics
Replication Plan: Not Applicable
Current Status: Completed Replication Study

Remedying Education: Evidence from Two Randomized Experiments in India

Replication Researchers: Stephen Gorard (with Patrick White)
Original Paper Title: Remedying Education: Evidence from Two Randomized Experiments in India
Original Researchers: Abhijit Banerjee, Shawn Cole, Esther Duflo, and Leigh Linden.
Original publication: Quarterly Journal of Economics
Replication Plan: Not Applicable
Current Status: Grant cancelled

The Impact of Agricultural Extension and Roads on Poverty and Consumption Growth in Fifteen Ethiopian Villages

Replication Researcher: William Bowser
Original Paper Title: The Impact of Agricultural Extension and Roads on Poverty and Consumption Growth in Fifteen Ethiopian Villages
Original Researchers: Dercon, Stefan, Daniel O. Gilligan, John Hoddinott, and Tassew Woldehanna
Original Publication: American Journal of Agricultural Economics
Replication Plan: Bowser’s Replication Plan
Current Status: Pure Replication Completed

Worms: Identifying Impacts on Education and Health in the Presence of Treatment Externalities

Replication Researchers: Alexander Aiken (with Calum Davey)
Original Paper Title: Worms: Identifying Impacts on Education and Health in the Presence of Treatment Externalities
Original Researchers: Edward Miguel and Michael Kremer
Original Publication: Econometrica
Replication Plan: Aiken’s Replication Plan
Current Status: Completed Replication Study

Rural Roads and Local Market Development in Vietnam

Replication Researchers: Nguyen Viet Cuong
Original Paper Title: Rural Roads and Local Market Development in Vietnam
Original Researchers: Ren Mu and Dominique van de Walle
Original Publication: Journal of Development Studies
Replication Plan: Cuong’s Replication Plan
Current Status: Pure Replication Completed

Effect of Reduction in Household Air Pollution on Childhood Pneumonia in Guatemala (Respire): A Randomised Controlled Trial

Replication Researchers: Jan Hattendorf
Original Paper Title:
Effect of Reduction in Household Air Pollution on Childhood Pneumonia in Guatemala (Respire): A Randomised Controlled Trial
Original Researchers: Smith, KR, JP McCracken, MW Weber, A Hubbard, A Jenny, LM Thompson, J Balmes, et al.
Original Publication: Lancet
Replication Plan: Not Applicable
Current Status: Unable to Replicate