Brian Dillon

Brian Dillon

Assistant Professor
Evans School of Public Affairs
University of Washington
Box 353055
Seattle, WA 98195
+1 206.221.4601
bdillon2@uw.edu

Research

Published Papers

"Using Mobile Phones to Collect Panel Data in Developing Countries" (Journal of International Development, 24(4), May 2012: 518-527.)   [pdf]


Working Papers

"Global Oil Prices and Local Food Prices: Evidence from East Africa" (with Chris Barrett).  Revise and resubmit, American Journal of Agricultural Economics.   [pdf]       [Project page with data]

"Measuring Subjective Probability Distributions". Submitted.   [pdf]

"Risk and Resilience among Tanzanian Farmers: Estimation of a Dynamic, Stochastic Production Model using Elicited Subjective Probability Distributions".   [pdf]

“Agricultural Factor Markets in Sub-Saharan Africa: An Updated View with Formal Tests for Market Failure” (with Chris Barrett).   [pdf]

"Inter-household Variation in Prices: Who Pays More, and Why?” (with Joachim De Weerdt and Ted O'Donoghue).   [short version]


Research In Progress

"Inheritance Customs and Agricultural Investment in Rural Zambia" (with Alessandra Voena). Revising draft.

"Communication, Search, and Mobile Phones" (with Jenny Aker, Joshua Blumenstock, and Adalbertus Kamanzi). Collecting data in Tanzania.

"Response Biases in the Elicitation of Subjective Probability Distributions" (with Russell Toth). Collecting data in Kenya.

"Labor Markets and Household Enterprises: Evidence from New Nationally Representative Surveys in Five East African Countries" (with Peter Brummund and Germano Mwabu). Project launch in September 2014.


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