A. Harou, M. Madajewicz, H. Michelson, C. Palm and C. Magomba, “The Effect of Soil Information on Small Farmer Agricultural Investment and Productivity”. R&R, Journal of Development Economics

Cardell, L. and H. Michelson, “Negative Returns Are a General Explanation for Failure to Exploit Temporal Arbitrage". in review

Meemken, E., C. Barrett, H. Michelson, M. Qaim, T. Reardon, and J. Sellare, “Who benefits from sustainability standards?” R&R, Nature Food

Hoel, J., V. Manyong, H. Michelson, B. Norton, “Misattribution and uncertainty about beliefs prevent learning”. in review



Krah, K., A. Maertens, W. Mhango, H. Michelson and V. Nourani, “Social Norms in the Land Market: Evidence from Malawi.” Draft, January 2021.

Knippenberg E., H. Michelson, E. Lentz, T. Lallemant, “Enhanced Early Warning of Food Insecurity Using Machine Learning and High-Frequency Data in Malawi.” Draft, February 2020.

Berazneva J., A. Maertens, H. Michelson, “Turning private goods public: Evidence from bidding for soil fertility information in Malawi”. Draft, January 2020. 

Upton, J., Lentz, E., H. Michelson, L. Tennant, , “Separating the signal from the seasons: the effects of COVID-19 on food security in Malawi and Madagascar”. In preparation

Magomba, C., A. Maertens, H. Michelson, “The Market-Level Impact of a Fertilizer Quality Testing Information Campaign in Tanzania”. Endline, January 2020.

Songsermsawas, T., K. Baylis, A. Chhatre, H. Michelson, and S. Prasanna, “Friends or traders? Do social networks explain the use of market mechanisms by farmers in India?” Draft, July 2020.


Tamim, A., A. Harou, M. Burke, D. Lobell, M. Madajewicz, C. Magomba, H. Michelson, J. Xue, “The Effects of Relaxing Information and Credit Constraints on Productivity: 5-Year Evidence from a Randomized Experiment and Remote Sensing in Tanzania”. Draft, January 2021.

Lee., N. M., L. Varshney, H. Michelson, P. Goldsmith, A. Davis, “Can blockchain reduce the risk of land grabbing? A proposal for virtual land aggregation to increase agricultural productivity in Sub-Saharan Africa”. Draft, January 2021.