PUBLICATIONS 

 

Asymmetric Information and Remittances: Evidence from Matched Administrative Data

Asymmetric Information and Remittances: Evidence from Matched Administrative Data. Joseph, T., Nyarko, Y., & Wang, S. Y. (2018). American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 10(2), 58-100.

GreenApps: A Platform For Cellular Edge Applications

GreenApps: A Platform For Cellular Edge Applications. Ahmad, T., Reed-Sanchez, E., Zarinni, F., Afutu, A., Adjaho, K., Nyarko, Y., & Subramanian, L. (2018, June). In Proceedings of the 1st ACM SIGCAS Conference on Computing and Sustainable Societies, (p. 45). ACM.

Review of “The Economy of Ghana Sixty Years after Independence"

Review of “The Economy of Ghana Sixty Years after Independence, Nyarko, Y., edited by Aryeetey, E., & Kanbur R. (2018). American Economic Association Journal of Economic Literature, 56(2), 697-701.

2017-2018 Newsletter

Updates from Africa House/CTED

Managed Labor Migration in Afghanistan: A Brief Review of the Academic Migration Literature

Managed Labor Migration in Afghanistan: A Brief Review of the Academic Migration Literature, Chartouni, C. and Nyarko, Y., World Bank (2018)

xCache: Rethinking Edge Caching for Developing Regions

xCache: Rethinking Edge Caching for Developing Regions, Raza, A., Zaki, Y., Pötsch, T., Chen, J., & Subramanian, L. (2017, November). In Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development, (p. 5). ACM.

Virtual Cellular ISPs

Virtual Cellular ISPs, Ahmad, T., & Subramanian, L. (2017, October). In Proceedings of the 3rd Workshop on Experiences with the Design and Implementation of Smart Objects, 35-40. ACM.

CollectiveTeach: Crowdsourcing Lesson Plans

CollectiveTeach: Crowdsourcing Lesson Plans, Venkataraman, A., Ranawat, R., Vakil, S., Chen, J., Jagabathula, S., Subramanian, L. (2017). ACM SIGKDD Workshop on Advancing Education with Data (EDU-KDD).

Alphacodes: Usable, Secure Transactions with Untrusted Providers Using Human Computable Puzzles

Alphacodes: Usable, Secure Transactions with Untrusted Providers Using Human Computable Puzzles, Sharma, A., Chandrasekaran, V., Amjad, F., Shasha, D., & Subramanian, L. (2016, November). In Proceedings of the 7th Annual Symposium on Computing for Development, (p. 5). ACM.

Satellite Image Analytics, Land Change and Food Security

Satellite Image Analytics, Land Change and Food Security, Chakraborty, S., Jabbar, Z., Subramanian, L., & Nyarko, Y. (2016). In ACM SIGKDD Workshop on Data Science for Food, Energy and Water, co-located with KDD, San Francisco. (p. 23). ACM.

Predicting Socio-Economic Indicators Using News Events

Predicting Socio-Economic Indicators Using News Events, Chakraborty, S., Venkataraman, A., Jagabathula, S., & Subramanian, L. (2016, August). In Proceedings of the 22nd ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining, 1455-1464. ACM.

2016 Special Edition Gala Newsletter

From Africa House/CTED Gala celebration

Extracting Signals from News Streams for Disease Outbreak Prediction

Extracting Signals from News Streams for Disease Outbreak Prediction, Chakraborty, S., & Subramanian, L. (2016, December). In Signal and Information Processing (GlobalSIP), 2016 IEEE Global Conference, 1300-1304. IEEE.

Fine-Grained Dengue Forecasting Using Telephone Triage Services

Fine-Grained Dengue Forecasting Using Telephone Triage Services, Rehman, N. A., Kalyanaraman, S., Ahmad, T., Pervaiz, F., Saif, U., & Subramanian, L. (2016, July). Science advances, 2(7), e1501215.

Food Price Volatility and Its Consequences

Food Price Volatility and Its Consequences, Arezki, R., El Aynaoui, K., Nyarko, Y., & Teal, F. (2016, July). Special Issue, Oxford Economic Papers, 68(3), 655-664.

printr: Exploring the Potential of Paper-based Tools in Low-resource Settings

printr: Exploring the Potential of Paper-based Tools in Low-resource Settings, Chen, J., Abouzied, A., Hutchful, D., Ming, J., & Ghosh, I. (2016, June). In Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development, (p. 23). ACM.

Transforming Rural Africa - Economics, Technology and Governance

Transforming Rural Africa - Economics, Technology and Governance, Nyarko, Y. (2017). Journal of African Development, 19(1), 160-167.

Summarization Search: A New Search Abstraction for Mobile Devices

Summarization Search: A New Search Abstraction for Mobile Devices, Chakraborty, S., Jabbar, Z., & Subramanian, L. (2015, December). In Proceedings of the 2015 Annual Symposium on Computing for Development, 69-70. ACM.

Extreme Web Caching for Faster Web Browsing

Extreme Web Caching for Faster Web Browsing, Raza, A., Zaki, Y., Pötsch, T., Chen, J., & Subramanian, L. (2015, August). In ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communication Review, 45(4), 111-112. ACM.

Adaptive Congestion Control for Unpredictable Cellular Networks

Adaptive Congestion Control for Unpredictable Cellular Networks, Zaki, Y., Pötsch, T., Chen, J., Subramanian, L., & Görg, C. (2015, August). In ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communication Review, 45(4), 509-522. ACM.

Monopsony Power in Migrant Labor Markets: Evidence from the United Arab Emirates

Monopsony Power in Migrant Labor Markets: Evidence from the United Arab Emirates, Naidu, S., Nyarko, Y., & Wang, S. Y. (2016, December). Journal of Political Economy, 124(6), 1735-1792.

2015-2016 Newsletter

Updates from Africa House and CTED

The Persistence of Paper: A Case Study in Microfinance from Ghana.

The Persistence of Paper: A Case Study in Microfinance from Ghana, Ghosh, I., Chen, J., Ming, J., & Abouzied, A. (2015, May). In Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development, (p. 13). ACM.

Solar vs Diesel: Where to Draw the Line for Cell Towers?

Solar vs Diesel: Where to Draw the Line for Cell Towers?, Ahmad, T., Kalyanaraman, S., Amjad, F., & Subramanian, L. (2015, May). In Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development, (p. 7). ACM.

FlashPatch: Spreading Software Updates over Flash Drives in Under-connected Regions

FlashPatch: Spreading Software Updates over Flash Drives in Under-connected Regions, Corrigan-Gibbs, H., & Chen, J. (2014, December). In Proceedings of the Fifth ACM Symposium on Computing for Development, 1-10. ACM.

Dissecting Web Latency in Ghana

Dissecting Web Latency in Ghana, Zaki, Y., Chen, J., Pötsch, T., Ahmad, T., & Subramanian, L. (2014, November). In Proceedings of the 2014 Conference on Internet Measurement Conference, 241-248. ACM.

Reputation-based Worker Filtering in Crowdsourcing

Reputation-based Worker Filtering in Crowdsourcing, Jagabathula, S., Subramanian, L., & Venkataraman, A. (2014). In Advances in Neural Information Processing Systems, 2492-2500.

Extraction of (Key, Value) Pairs from Unstructured Ads

Extraction of (Key, Value) Pairs from Unstructured Ads, Chakraborty, S., Subramanian, L., & Nyarko, Y. (2014, September). In AAAI Fall Symposium Serie, 10-17.

Worker Mobility in a Global Labor Market: Evidence from the United Arab Emirates

Worker Mobility in a Global Labor Market: Evidence from the United Arab Emirates, Naidu, S., Nyarko, Y., & Wang, S. Y. (2014, August). (No. w20388). National Bureau of Economic Research.

TAQ: Enhancing Fairness and Performance Predictability in Small Packet Regimes

TAQ: Enhancing Fairness and Performance Predictability in Small Packet Regimes, Chen, J., Subramanian, L., Iyengar, J., & Ford, B. (2014, April). In Proceedings of the Ninth European Conference on Computer Systems, (p. 7). ACM.

TroTro: Web Browsing and User Interfaces in Rural Ghana

TroTro: Web Browsing and User Interfaces in Rural Ghana, Li, L. D., & Chen, J. (2013, December). In Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development: Full Papers-Volume 1, 185-194. ACM.

Interactive Web Caching for Slow or Intermittent Networks

Interactive Web Caching for Slow or Intermittent Networks, Chen, J., & Subramanian, L. (2013, December). In Proceedings of the 4th Annual Symposium on Computing for Development, (p. 5). ACM.

Experiences in Designing a Mobile GIS Mapping Tool for Rural Farmers in Ghana

Experiences in Designing a Mobile GIS Mapping Tool for Rural Farmers in Ghana, Chakraborty, S., Tong, T., Chen, J., Aman, A., Mufti, T., Nyarko, Y., & Subramanian, L. (2013, December). In Proceedings of the 4th Annual Symposium on Computing for Development, (p. 28). ACM.

The Economic Development Benefits of Human Mobility to Source Countries

The Economic Development Benefits of Human Mobility to Source Countries, Nyarko, Y. (2014). In Labour Mobility – Enabler for Sustainable Development Conference, 14-15.

Sustaining High Economic Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa: Knowledge and the Structure of the Economy

Sustaining High Economic Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa: Knowledge and the Structure of the Economy, Nyarko, Y. (2013). Journal of African Economies, 22(1), i77-i101.

Cost-aware Mobile Web Browsing

Cost-aware Mobile Web Browsing, Chava, S., Ennaji, R., Chen, J., & Subramanian, L. (2012). IEEE Pervasive Computing, 11(3), 34-42.

Empowering Authors to Diagnose Comprehension Burden in Textbooks

Empowering Authors to Diagnose Comprehension Burden in Textbooks, Agrawal, R., Chakraborty, S., Gollapudi, S., Kannan, A., & Kenthapadi, K. (2012, August). In Proceedings of the 18th ACM SIGKDD international conference on Knowledge discovery and data mining, 967-975. ACM.

Road Traffic Congestion in the Developing World

Road Traffic Congestion in the Developing World, Jain, V., Sharma, A., & Subramanian, L. (2012, March). In Proceedings of the 2nd ACM Symposium on Computing for Development, (p. 11). ACM.

On the Feasibility and Utility of Web based Educational Lesson Plans

On the Feasibility and Utility of Web based Educational Lesson Plans, Chakraborty, S., Kanthamani, M., Chen, J., & Subramanian, L. (2012, March). In Proceedings of the 2nd ACM Symposium on Computing for Development, (p. 14). ACM.

Microscopic Paper Fingerprinting

Microscopic Paper Fingerprinting, Sharma, A., Subramanian, L., & Brewer, E. A. (2012). Microscopic paper fingerprinting. SPIE Newsroom.

The Brain Drain in Africa

The Brain Drain in Africa, Nyarko, Y., edited by Aryeetey, E., Devarajan S., Kanbur, R., Kasekende, L. (2012). The Oxford Companion to Economics in Africa.

Vertical Caching: Web Caching for Challenged Networks

Vertical Caching: Web Caching for Challenged Networks, Chen, J., Subramanian, L. (2011, October). In Proceedings of the 23rd ACM Symposium on Operating Systems Principles (SOSP).

PaperSpeckle: Microscopic Fingerprinting of Paper

PaperSpeckle: Microscopic Fingerprinting of Paper, Sharma, A., Subramanian, L., & Brewer, E. A. (2011, October). In Proceedings of the 18th ACM conference on Computer and communications security, 99-110. ACM.

WiRE: A New Rural Connectivity Paradigm

WiRE: A New Rural Connectivity Paradigm, Dhananjay, A., Tierney, M., Li, J., & Subramanian, L. (2011). ACM SIGCOMM Computer Communication Review, 41(4), 462-463.

TCP Behavior in Sub-Packet Regimes

TCP Behavior in Sub-Packet Regimes, Chen, J., Iyengar, J., Subramanian, L., & Ford, B. (2011, June). In Proceedings of the ACM SIGMETRICS joint international conference on Measurement and modeling of computer systems, 157-158. ACM.

Gotta Catch 'Em All! Innoculous: Enabling Epidemiology of Computer Viruses in the Developing World

Gotta Catch 'Em All! Innoculous: Enabling Epidemiology of Computer Viruses in the Developing World, Paik, M. (2011, June). In Proceedings of the 5th ACM workshop on Networked systems for developing regions, 51-56. ACM.

Africa and the Indian Ocean: Trade, Investments, Global Partnerships, and Lessons

Africa and the Indian Ocean: Trade, Investments, Global Partnerships, and Lessons, Nyarko, Y. (2011). Journal of African Development, 13(1), 9-15.

Location Specific Summarization of Climatic and Agricultural Trends

Location Specific Summarization of Climatic and Agricultural Trends, Chakraborty, S., & Subramanian, L. (2011, March). In Proceedings of the 20th international conference companion on World Wide Web, 463-472. ACM.

Design and Implementation of Contextual Information Portals

Design and Implementation of Contextual Information Portals, Chen, J., Power, R., Subramanian, L., & Ledlie, J. (2011, March). In Proceedings of the 20th international conference companion on World Wide Web, 453-462. ACM.

Analyzing and Acceleration Web Access in a School in Peri-urban India

Analyzing and Acceleration Web Access in a School in Peri-urban India, Chen, J., Hutchful, D., Thies, W., & Subramanian, L. (2011, March). In Proceedings of the 20th international conference companion on World Wide Web, 443-452. ACM.

The Returns to the Brain Drain and Brain Circulation in Sub-Saharan Africa: Some Computations Using Data from Ghana

The Returns to the Brain Drain and Brain Circulation in Sub-Saharan Africa: Some Computations Using Data from Ghana. Nyarko, Y., edited by Edwards, S., Johnson, S., Weil, D. N. (2016) In African Successes: Human Capital, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), 305-345.

Simbalink: Towards a Sustainable and Feasible Solar Rural Electrification System

Simbalink: Towards a Sustainable and Feasible Solar Rural Electrification System, Schelling, N., Hasson, M. J., Huong, S. L., Nevarez, A., Lu, W. C., Tierney, M., Subramanian, L., Schützeichel, H. (2010, December). In Proceedings of the 4th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development (p. 42). ACM.

SMS-Based Web Search for Low-End Mobile Devices

SMS-Based Web Search for Low-End Mobile Devices, Chen, J., Subramanian, L., & Brewer, E. (2010, September). In Proceedings of the Sixteenth Annual International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking (pp. 125-136). ACM.

Hermes: Data Transmission over Unknown Voice Channels

Hermes: Data Transmission over Unknown Voice Channels, Dhananjay, A., Sharma, A., Paik, M., Chen, J., Kuppusamy, T. K., Li, J., & Subramanian, L. (2010, September). In Proceedings of the Sixteenth Annual International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking (pp. 113-124). ACM.

Case for Automated Detection of Diabetic Retinopathy

Case for Automated Detection of Diabetic Retinopathy, Silberman, N., Ahrlich, K., Fergus, R., & Subramanian, L. (2010, March). In AAAI Spring Symposium: Artificial Intelligence for Development.

Human-Enabled Microscopic Environmental Mobile Sensing and Feedback

Human-Enabled Microscopic Environmental Mobile Sensing and Feedback, Dutta, P., & Subramanian, L. (2010, March). In AAAI Spring Symposium: Artificial Intelligence for Development.

Case for Automated Detection of Diabetic Retinopathy

Case for Automated Detection of Diabetic Retinopathy, Silberman, N., Ahrlich, K., Fergus, R., & Subramanian, L. (2010, March). In AAAI Spring Symposium: Artificial Intelligence for Development.

The United Arab Emirates: Some Lessons in Economic Development

The United Arab Emirates: Some Lessons in Economic Development, Nyarko, Y., edited by Fosu, A. K. (2010). Working paper (No. 2010, 11)/World Institute for Development Economics Research, republished in Achieving Development Success: Strategies and Lessons from the Developing World.

UjU: SMS-based Mobile Applications Made Easy

UjU: SMS-based Mobile Applications Made Easy, Wei-Chih, L., Tierney, M., Chen, J., Kazi, F., Hubard, A., Pasquel, J., Subramanian, L., Rao, B. (2010). In Proceedings of the 1st ACM Symposium on Computing for Development, DEV 2010.