Working Papers and Ongoing Projects

Working papers: 

"Health insurance loss during COVID-19 increases support for Universal Health Coverage" (2021). With Ashley Fox, Heather Lanthorn, and Yongjin Choi. Revise and re-submit. (Experimental registration)

"Up Before Dawn: Experimental Evidence from a Cross Border Trader Training at the Democratic Republic of Congo-Rwanda Border." (2019). With Maria Elena Garcia-Mora, Markus P. Goldstein, Eduoard R. Mensah, and Michael B. O'Sullivan. World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 9123. Revise and re-submit. 

"Does Mass Deworming Affect Child Nutrition? Meta-Analysis, Cost Effectiveness, and Statistical Power" (2019). With Joan Hamory Hicks, Eric Hsu, Michael Kremer, Ricardo Maertens, and Edward Miguel. NBER working paper 22382; CEPR discussion paper 11458; World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 7921.

"The Role of Skills and Gender Norms in Sector Switches : Experimental Evidence from a Job Training Program in Nigeria" (2017). With Markus Goldstein and Alaka Holla. World Bank Policy Research working paper 8141. Under review.

      (An earlier version of this paper was circulated as "Can job training decrease women’s self-defeating biases? Experimental evidence from Nigeria.")

Ongoing projects:

"The Political Origins of Primary Health Care Expansions in Developing Countries."

This is a comparative, multi-country project; support for pilot work in Ethiopia in 2019-2020 has been provided by a grant from the HSPH Dean's Fund for Scientific Advancement. 

"Countering COVID-19 Misinformation Using WhatsApp." With Jeremy Bowles, Horacio Larreguy, Shelly Liu, and John Marshall.   This project is funded by a grant from the Harvard Data Science Initiative Trust in Science program.  

Impact evaluation of Estonia's Enhanced Care Management primary health care reform. With Daniel Rogger and Benjamin Daniels. Trial registration here.

Impact evaluation of emergency medical services pilot in Malawi. With Sveta Milusheva, Saahil Karpe, Linda Chokotho and Wakisa Mulwafu. More information available here.

Data and code:

Croke (2021), "The Impact of Health Programs on Political Opinion: Evidence from Malaria Control in Tanzania", replication package

Croke and Atun (2019) "The long run impact of early childhood deworming on numeracy and literacy: Evidence from Uganda", replication package

Croke, Grossman, Larreguy, and Marshall (2016), "Deliberate disengagement: How education can decrease political participation in electoral authoritarian regimes", replication package.