Faculty Research

The following research papers and publications from faculty and fellows have been funded by the HCTIA.

2020-2021

Information Technologies and Imagines Communities: Democracy in Balance
Michael Glennon

Russian Views of Military Applications of Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Technologies
Chris Miller

Cybercrime Problems of Mobile Money Technology 
Josephine Wolff

2018-2019

Can mobile phones improve learning? Evidence from a mobile phone experiment in Niger
Jenny Aker

Governance structures used by mobile money agents in Kenya
Jonathan Greenacre

Effect of real-world fuel economy information provided through internet on fuel economy of vehicles purchased
Shinsuke Tanaka

Flow of information/misinformation in refugee camps in Greece: A comparative study
Elizabeth Prodmundo and Edward Schumacher-Matos

Completing the financial circuitry
Kim Wilson

2017-2018

Does the digital mechanism matter? Paying cash transfers via mobile money or Shap-Shap
Jenny Aker

The financial and ICT journeys of extra continental migrants
Kimberly Wilson

2016-2017

Migration remittances and the demand for digital financial services in WAEMU
Jenny Aker

Harnessing information technology to promote yield gains from ecosystems services
Avery Cohn

Cybersecurity of residential networks in the uS: A study of market determinants
Carolyn Gideon

Monitoring mobile phones: Environmental standards and incentives for manipulating fuel efficiency in Japan
Shinsuke Tanaka

The social journeys of refugees: The role of ICT
Kimberly Wilson

2015-2016

Should Interest be Paid on Mobile Money Balances? The Impact of Tanzania’s Policy Experiment on Savings Behavior
Jenny Aker & Simone di Castri

Information Technology to Monitor and Improve Tropical Agriculture in a Changing Climate
Avery Cohn

Alternative Credit Scoring for Financial Inclusion: Fintech Data and Privacy Regimes in Emerging Markets
Simone di Castri

Internet and Terrorism: Increased Connectivity for a Safer World
Carolyn Gideon

Crisis Banking: Transnational Movement of Money for Refugees and Economic Migrants
Kimberly Wilson

2014-2015

Information, Mobile Phones and Farmers in Tanzania and Niger
Jenny Aker

The Fate of Agricultural Technology Under Climate Change: Evidence from Double Cropping in Brazil’s Midwest
Avery Cohn

Broadband Industry Structure and Cybercrime: An Empirical Analysis
Carolyn Gideon

Technology & Peacebuilding Evaluation: Best Practices and Emergent Innovation
Cheyenne Scharbatke-Church

Research on Political Economy of Finance-based Clientelism in Developing Societies
Nancy Hite

This is Us: Using Technology to Harness Student Engagement
Kimberly Wilson

2013-2014

Mobiles and Savings in Sub-Saharan Africa: Evidence from Experiments in Niger and Rwanda
Jenny Aker

Safety in Numbers? The Effect of Network Competition on Cybersecurity
Carolyn Gideon

Adoption of Modern Banking Technologies and its Influence upon Political and Economic Integration in Developing Democratic Societies
Nancy Hite

Valuing Risk of Nuclear Energy Technology: Evidence from the Fukushima Daiichi Accident and the US Housing Prices
Shinsuke Tanka

This Is Us – the Beta Year: Technology and the Environment, Technology and Human Security”
Kimberly Wilson

2012-2013

Mobiles, Messages and Savings for Moutons
Jenny Aker

Safety in Numbers? The Effect of Network Competition on Cybersecurity
Carolyn Gideon

Participation’s Paradox: Financial Modernization and Patterns of Political Engagement in the Philippines, Mexico, India and Brazil
Nancy Hite

Information Communication Technology and Corruption in India
Shinsuke Tanaka

2011-2012

Let it Reign: Understanding the Constraints to the Adoption of Rainwater Harvesting Technologies in the Sahel
Jenny Aker

Innovating at Scale in Emerging Markets
Bhaskar Chakravorti and Peter Uvin

The Social Media Effect: A Game Theoretic Framework for Understanding the Role of New Media in Revolution
Carolyn Gideon

Technology and Social Media in Nation Branding and Public Diplomacy: Understanding Best Practices
Bernard Simonin

Environmental Regulations in China and Technological Innovation in Electricity Industry
Shinsuke Tanaka

2010-2011

Zap it to Me: The Impact of a Short-Term Mobile Money Transfer Program
Jenny Aker

Voice Connectivity in Developed Countries
Carolyn Gideon

States as Cyber-Defenders
Michael Glennon