Completed replication studies

This page lists all 3ie replication programme completed studies.

We include a link to each of the 3ie replication papers and optional original author replies whenever they are available.

Completed replication studies

Completed Replication Studies

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

Replication study
Replication researchers: Nazila Alinaghi
Original paper title:

Risk sharing and transactions costs: Evidence from Kenya's mobile money revolution


Original researchers: William Jack, Tavneet Suri
Original publication: American Economic Review
Replication plan:

Alinaghi’s Replication Plan


Current status: Completed Replication Study

Facilitating savings for agriculture: field experimental evidence from Malawi

Replication study
Replication researchers: Jesper Stage
Original paper title:

Facilitating Savings for Agriculture: Field Experimental Evidence from Malawi


Original researchers: Lasse Brune, Xavier Gine, Jessica Goldberg, Dean Yang
Original publication: Economic Development and Cultural Change
Replication plan:

Stage's Replication plan


Current status: Completed Replication Study

Building state capacity: evidence from biometric smartcards in India

Replication study
Replication researchers: Akinwande Atanda
Original paper title:

Building state capacity: Evidence from biometric smartcards in India


Original researchers: Karthik Muralidharan, Paul Niehaus, Sandip Sukhantankar
Original publication: American Economic Review
Replication plan:

Atanda's replication plan


Current status: Completed Replication Study

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

Replication study
Replication researchers: Hongmei Wang
Original paper title:

The Short-term Impact of Unconditional Cash Transfers to the Poor: Experimental Evidence from Kenya


Original researchers: Johannes Haushofer, Jeremy Shapiro
Original publication: The Quarterly Journal of Economics
Replication plan:

Wang’s Replication Plan


Current status: Completed Replication Study

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

Replication study
Replication researchers: Edmundo Beteta, Giovanna Aguilar, Oliver Elorreaga, Jean Pierre Meneses, Edgar Ventura, César Huaroto
Original paper title:

Payment Mechanisms and Antipoverty Programs: Evidence from a Mobile Money Cash Transfer Experiment in Niger


Original researchers: Jenny Aker, Rachid Boumnijel, Amanda McClelland, Niall Tierney
Original publication: Economic Development and Cultural Change
Replication plan:

Beteta et al’s Replication Plan


Current status: Completed Replication Study