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Rocco Macchiavello

Curriculum Vitae

Contact details

Phone: +44(0)24 7615 085

Fax: +44(0)24 7652 3032


Room: S2.98

Published / Forthcoming Papers

The Value of Relationships: Evidence from a Supply Shock to Kenya Rose Exports (with Ameet Morjaria), American Economic Review, forthcoming

Loyalty, Exit and Enforcement: Evidence from a Kenya Dairy Cooperative (with Lorenzo Casaburi), American Economic Review, Papers & Proceedings, May 2015

The Market for Training Services: A Demand Experiment with Bangladeshi Garment Factories (with A. Rabbani and C. Woodruff), American Economic Review, Papers & Proceedings, May 2015

Financing Experimentation (with Mikhail Drugov), American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, 6(1): 315-49, 2014

Financial Development and Vertical Integration: Theory and Evidence, Journal of the European Economic Association 10.2 (2012): 255-289.

Vertical Integration and Investor Protection in Developing Countries, Journal of Development Economics, 93-2: 162–172, November 2010

Public Sector Motivation and Development Failures, Journal of Development Economics, 86-1: 201-213, April 2008

Current Research

Firm and Market Responses to Saving Constraints: Evidence from the Kenya Dairy Industry, with Lorenzo Casaburi, November 2015

Supply Assurance, Relational Contracts and Vertical Integration: Evidence from Costa Rica's Coffee Chain, with Pepita Miquel-Florensa (coming soon!), November 2015

Competition and Relational Contracts: Evidence from Rwanda's Coffee Mills, with Ameet Morjaria, December 2014

Tropical Lending: International Prices, Strategic Default and Credit Constraints among Coffee Washing Stations, with Arthur Blouin, July 2013

The Effect of Ethnic Violence on an Export-Oriented Industry, with Chris Ksoll and Ameet Morjaria, R&R at Review of Economics and Statistics, October 2010

Development Uncorked: Reputation Acquisition in the New Market for Chilean Wines in the UK, June 2010


EC 980: Contract Economics: Lecture Notes etc. will be posted on the course web page. Click here

EC 310: Topics in Development Economics: Lecture Notes/Slides etc. will be posted on the course web page. Click here