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

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

Treatment as prevention: a replication study on early antiretroviral therapy initiation and HIV-1 acquisition

Replication study
Replication researchers: Eric Djimeu, Eleanor G Dickens
Original paper title:

Prevention of HIV-1 infection with early antiretroviral therapy


Original researchers: Myron S Cohen, Ying Q Chen, Marybeth McCauley, Theresa Gamble, Mina C Hosseinipour, Nagalingeswaran Kumarasamy, James G Hakim, Johnstone Kumwenda, Beatriz Grinsztejn, Jose HS Pilotto, Sheela V Godbole, Sanjay Mehendale, Suwat Chariyalertsak, Breno R. Santos, Kenneth H. Mayer, Irving F. Hoffman, Susan H. Eshleman, Estelle Piwowar-Manning, Lei Wang, Joseph Makhema, Lisa A. Mills, Guy de Bruyn, Ian Sanne, Joseph Eron, Joel Gallant, Diane Havlir, Susan Swindells, Heather Ribaudo, Vanessa Elharrar, David Burns, Taha E. Taha, Karin Nielsen-Saines, David Celentano, Max Essex, Thomas R. Fleming
Original publication: New England Journal of Medicine
Replication plan:

Eric W Djimeu and Anna Heard'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