Silvia Prina

Contact Info

Department of Economics
Weatherhead School of Management
11119 Bellflower Road, room 273
Cleveland, Ohio 44106

Office Phone: 216.368.0208
Email: silvia.prina@case.edu

Research Interests

Development Economics, Applied Microeconomics

Curriculum Vitae

Publications

A Theory of Occupational Choice Endogenous Fertility
with Dilip Mookherjee and Debraj Ray
American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, 2012, 4(4): 1-34

The Effect of Social Programs and Exposure to Professionals on the Educational Aspirations of the Poor
with Carlos Chiapa and José Luis Garrido
Economics of Education Review, 2012, 31(1): 778-798

Who Benefited More from NAFTA: Small or Large Farmers? Evidence from Mexico
Review of Development Economics, 2013, 17(3): 594–608

The Importance of Parental Knowledge: Evidence from Weight Report Cards in Mexico
with Heather Royer
Journal of Health Economics, 2014, 37: 232-247.

Effects of Border Price Changes on Agricultural Wages and Employment in Mexico
Journal of International Development, 2015, 27(1): 112–132

Banking the Poor via Savings Accounts: Evidence from a Field Experiment
Journal of Development Economics, 2015, 115: 16-31.

Working Papers

CCTs and Financial Access: Increasing the Bang for Each Transferred Buck?
with Carlos Chiapa
revision submitted, Development Policy Review

The Effects of Financial Access beyond Financial Outcomes
with Carlos Chiapa and Adam Parker
revision submitted, Journal of International Development

The Effect of Saving on Risk Attitudes and Intertemporal Choices
with Leandro Carvalho and Justin Sydnor
submitted

Do Interventions Change the Network? A Dynamic Peer Effect Model Accounting for Network Changes
with Margherita Comola
April 2014

Work in Progress

When Incentives Backfire: Spillover Effects in Food Choice
with Manuela Angelucci, Heather Royer, and Anya Savikhin

Delivering Conditional Cash Transfers via Savings Accounts: Default and Mental Accounting Mechanisms
with Carlos Chiapa

Inciting Behaviors by Simplifying the Financial Lives of the Poor
with Manuela Angelucci and Carlos Chiapa

The Effect of Mobile Money on Adopters' Social Networks
with Alfredo Burlando and Cynthia Kinnan

Child Development and Media Access: the Impact of TV on Health and Skills Formation
with Carlos Chiapa and Sofya Krutikova

Helping People Eat Healthier: Is There an Appetite for Pre-Commitment?
with Mariana Carrera

Cash Transfers, Smoothing, and Health
with Manuela Angelucci and Carlos Chiapa

Teaching