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Working Papers

2018

  1. Why are nutritious foods so expensive? Economic development and the cost of nutritious diets
    2019 Allied Social Sciences Association (ASSA) Annual Meeting, January 4-6, 2019, Atlanta, Georgia, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads

2017

  1. Farm production, child dietary intake and household wealth: Results from a nationally-representative survey in Nepal
    2017 Annual Meeting, July 30-August 1, Chicago, Illinois, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads

2016

  1. Climatic conditions and child height: Sex-specific vulnerability and the protective effects of sanitation and food markets in Nepal
    2016 Annual Meeting, July 31-August 2, Boston, Massachusetts, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads View citations (16)
    Also in Discussion Papers Series, Department of Economics, Tufts University, Department of Economics, Tufts University (2016) Downloads View citations (16)

    See also Journal Article in Economics & Human Biology (2016)

2011

  1. West African Experience with the World Rice Crisis, 2007-2008- Working Paper 242
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads View citations (2)

2010

  1. Child Undernutrition, Household Poverty and National Income in Developing Countries: Quantile Regression Results
    2010 Annual Meeting, July 25-27, 2010, Denver, Colorado, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads
  2. The Decline and Rise of Agricultural Productivity in Sub-Saharan Africa Since 1961
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Chapter (2014)

2009

  1. Political Economy of Agricultural Trade Interventions in Africa
    Agricultural Distortions Working Paper Series, World Bank Downloads View citations (12)

2003

  1. DEMOCRACY???S SPREAD: Elections and Sovereign Debt in Developing Countries
    William Davidson Institute Working Papers Series, William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Democratization???s Risk Premium: Partisan and Opportunistic Political Business Cycle Effects on Sovereign Ratings in Developing Countries
    William Davidson Institute Working Papers Series, William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Nutrition Knowledge and Parental Schooling as Inputs to Child Nutrition in the Long and Short Run
    Working Papers in Food Policy and Nutrition, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy Downloads View citations (6)
  4. Nutrition Knowledge, Household Coping, and the Demand for Micronutrient-Rich Foods
    Working Papers in Food Policy and Nutrition, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy Downloads

2002

  1. Did Indonesia's Cries of 1997/98 Affect Child Nutrition? A Cohort Decomposition Analysis of National Nutrition Surveillance Data
    Working Papers in Food Policy and Nutrition, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy Downloads View citations (8)
    Also in CID Working Papers, Center for International Development at Harvard University (2002) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Nutrition Knowledge Versus Schooling in the Demand for Child Micronutrient Status
    Working Papers in Food Policy and Nutrition, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in CID Working Papers, Center for International Development at Harvard University (2002) Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Political Conditions and Currency Crises: Empirical Regularities in Emerging Markets
    CID Working Papers, Center for International Development at Harvard University Downloads View citations (2)

2001

  1. Multiparty Competition, Founding Elections and Political Business Cycles in Africa
    CID Working Papers, Center for International Development at Harvard University Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of African Economies (2003)
  2. The Price of Democracy: Sovereign Risk Ratings, Bond Spreads and Political Business Cycles in Developing Countries
    CID Working Papers, Center for International Development at Harvard University Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of International Money and Finance (2004)

1999

  1. Does Africa Grow Differently?
    Working Papers, Bell Communications - Economic Research Group View citations (1)
    Also in Equity and Growth through Economic Research, EAGER Publication/BHM (1999) View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2001)

1995

  1. Agriculture and Economic Growth: Conceptual Issues and the Keynian Experience
    Working Papers, Harvard - Institute for International Development View citations (3)
    Also in Harvard Institute for International Development (HIID) Papers, Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government (1994) Downloads View citations (7)
    Harvard Institute for International Development (HIID) Papers, Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government (1994) Downloads View citations (6)

Journal Articles

2018

  1. Political institutions and economic growth in Africa’s ‘Renaissance’
    Oxford Economic Papers, 2018, 70, (2), 327-352 Downloads

2016

  1. Climatic conditions and child height: Sex-specific vulnerability and the protective effects of sanitation and food markets in Nepal
    Economics & Human Biology, 2016, 23, (C), 63-75 Downloads View citations (16)
    See also Working Paper (2016)

2014

  1. The post-independence decline and rise of crop productivity in sub-Saharan Africa: measurement and explanations
    Oxford Economic Papers, 2014, 66, (2), 373-396 Downloads View citations (7)

2013

  1. Book Reviews
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2013, 61, (2), 475 - 477 Downloads
  2. The New Institutionalism and Africa
    Journal of African Economies, 2013, 22, (4), 499-522 Downloads View citations (34)

2012

  1. Does Child Undernutrition Persist Despite Poverty Reduction in Developing Countries? Quantile Regression Results
    Journal of Development Studies, 2012, 48, (12), 1699-1715 Downloads View citations (6)

2010

  1. Political Institutions and Agricultural Trade Interventions in Africa
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2010, 93, (2), 317-323 Downloads View citations (6)

2009

  1. A. Bhargava, Food, Economics and Health, Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK (2008) 221 pp., ISBN 978-0-19-926914
    Economics & Human Biology, 2009, 7, (1), 128-129 Downloads
  2. Up in Smoke: Tobacco Use, Expenditure on Food, and Child Malnutrition in Developing Countries
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2009, 58, (1), 1-23 Downloads View citations (1)

2007

  1. Maternal nutrition knowledge versus schooling as determinants of child micronutrient status
    Oxford Economic Papers, 2007, 59, (2), 330-353 Downloads View citations (14)

2006

  1. Elections, Opportunism, Partisanship and Sovereign Ratings in Developing Countries
    Review of Development Economics, 2006, 10, (1), 154-170 Downloads View citations (18)

2005

  1. Counting the investor vote: political business cycle effects on sovereign bond spreads in developing countries
    Journal of International Business Studies, 2005, 36, (1), 62-88 Downloads View citations (16)

2004

  1. Macro shocks and micro outcomes: child nutrition during Indonesia's crisis
    Economics & Human Biology, 2004, 2, (1), 21-44 Downloads View citations (60)
  2. Maternal Nutrition Knowledge and the Demand for Micronutrient-Rich Foods: Evidence from Indonesia
    Journal of Development Studies, 2004, 40, (6), 82-105 Downloads View citations (9)
  3. Nutrition Information and Formal Schooling as Inputs to Child Nutrition
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2004, 52, (4), 801-20 Downloads View citations (18)
  4. The price of democracy: sovereign risk ratings, bond spreads and political business cycles in developing countries
    Journal of International Money and Finance, 2004, 23, (6), 917-946 Downloads View citations (67)
    See also Working Paper (2001)

2003

  1. From Crisis to Growth in Africa?: By Mats Lundahl (ed.), London: Routledge Press, 2001, pp. 304. Price: [UK pound]60
    Journal of Development Economics, 2003, 72, (1), 417-420 Downloads
  2. Multiparty Competition, Founding Elections and Political Business Cycles in Africa
    Journal of African Economies, 2003, 12, (3), 444-468 View citations (20)
    See also Working Paper (2001)
  3. Political conditions and currency crises in emerging markets
    Emerging Markets Review, 2003, 4, (3), 287-309 Downloads View citations (10)

2002

  1. Political business cycles, democratization, and economic reform: the case of Africa
    Journal of Development Economics, 2002, 67, (1), 205-228 Downloads View citations (94)

2001

  1. Does Africa grow differently?
    Journal of Development Economics, 2001, 65, (2), 443-467 Downloads View citations (21)
    See also Working Paper (1999)
  2. The dynamics of livelihood diversification in post-famine Ethiopia
    Food Policy, 2001, 26, (4), 333-350 Downloads View citations (64)

1999

  1. Agriculture and economic growth in Ethiopia: growth multipliers from a four-sector simulation model
    Agricultural Economics, 1999, 20, (3), 241-252 Downloads View citations (15)
    Also in Agricultural Economics, 1999, 20, (3), 241-252 (1999) Downloads
  2. Eicher, Carl K., and John M. Staatz, eds. International Agricultural Development. Baltimore MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998, 615 pp., $65.00 (cloth), $24.95 (paper)
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1999, 81, (3), 747-749 Downloads

1995

  1. The recovery of agricultural productivity in sub-Saharan Africa
    Food Policy, 1995, 20, (5), 385-405 Downloads View citations (24)

1994

  1. A New View of Agricultural Productivity in Sub-Saharan Africa
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1994, 76, (3), 619-624 Downloads View citations (7)

Chapters

2014

  1. The Decline and Rise of Agricultural Productivity in Sub-Saharan Africa since 1961
    A chapter in African Successes, Volume IV: Sustainable Growth, 2014, pp 13-67 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2010)
 
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