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Martin Kanz

Economist, Development Research Group

Martin Kanz is an Economist in the finance team of the Development Research Group at the World Bank. His research focuses on banking, behavioral economics, and the political economy of the credit market. Martin has led numerous field experiments on financial sector topics, primarily in India and Southeast Asia. He received his A.B. in Economics from Harvard University, his M.Sc. in Development Economics from Oxford, and his Ph.D. from Harvard University.

 


Featured Research
  • Moral Incentives in Credit Card Debt Repayment

    Forthcoming, Journal of Political Economy
  • Status Goods: Experimental Evidence from Platinum Credit Cards

    Forthcoming, Quarterly Journal of Economics
  • The Economic Effects of a Borrower Bailout: Evidence from an Emerging Market

    Forthcoming, Review of Financial Studies
  • What Does Debt Relief Do for Development? Evidence from India’s Bailout for Rural Households

    American Economic Journal: Applied Economics 8(4):66-99 (2016)
Contact
Tel : +1 202 473 3943
mkanz@worldbank.org


RESOURCES

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
  • Financial Sector
  • Evidence-Based Public Policy