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Christian Ahlin

Ph.D., University of Chicago

Address: 201 Old Botany
Tel: 517.355.8306
Fax: 517.432.1068
E-mail: ahlinc@msu.edu
Web: https://sites.google.com/view/ahlinc/

Curriculum Vitae

  • International economic development
  • Microfinance
  • Finance and growth
  • Credit markets without collateral
  • Matching and group formation
  • Corruption and development
  • "Group Lending, Matching Patterns, and the Mystery of Microcredit: Evidence from Thailand," Quantitative Economics, 11(2): 713-759, May 2020
  • "A Matter of Experience? Understanding the decline in group lending," with Matthew Suandi, Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 81(6): 1252-1279, December 2019.
  • "Matching Patterns when Group Size Exceeds Two," American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, 9(1): 352-384, February 2017
  • "Where does Microfinance Flourish? Microfinance Institution Performance in Macroeconomic Context," with Jocelyn S. Lin and Michael Maio, Journal of Development Economics, 95(2): 105-120, July 2011.
  • "Can Micro-Credit Bring Development?" with Neville Jiang, Journal of Development Economics, 86(1):1-21, April 2008.

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Michigan State University Department of Economics