Martin Kanz is a Senior Economist in the finance team of the Development Research Group. His research focuses on banking, behavioral economics, and the political economy of the credit market. Martin has led numerous field experiments and impact evaluations on financial sector topics, primarily in India and Southeast Asia. His research has appeared in the Quarterly Journal of Economics, Journal of Political Economy, Journal of Finance, and other leading academic publications. Martin received his A.B. in Economics from Harvard University, his M.Sc. in Development Economics from Oxford, and his Ph.D. from Harvard University.
Moral Incentives in Credit Card Debt Repayment
Journal of Political Economy 127 (4): 1641-1683 (2019)
Status Goods: Experimental Evidence from Platinum Credit Cards
Quarterly Journal of Economics 133(3): 1561-1595 (2018)
The Economic Effects of a Borrower Bailout: Evidence from an Emerging Market
Review of Financial Studies 31(5): 1752-1783 (2018)
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)
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