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Working Papers

2019

  1. Does Automation in Rich Countries Hurt Developing Ones?: Evidence from the U.S. and Mexico
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Migration and Jobs: Issues for the 21st Century
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads

2018

  1. Decomposing the Contribution of Migration to Poverty Reduction: Methodology and Application to Tanzania
    LICOS Discussion Papers, LICOS - Centre for Institutions and Economic Performance, KU Leuven Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Applied Economics Letters (2019)
  2. Migrants, towns, poverty and jobs: insights from Tanzania
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  3. The performance of a consumption augmented asset index in ranking Households and Identifying the Poor
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads

2017

  1. Agriculture in Africa -- telling myths from facts: a synthesis
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Cities, Towns, and Poverty: Migration Equilibrium and Income Distribution in a Todaro-type Model with Multiple Destinations
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in LICOS Discussion Papers, LICOS - Centre for Institutions and Economic Performance, KU Leuven (2017) Downloads View citations (1)
    Working Papers, ECINEQ, Society for the Study of Economic Inequality (2017) Downloads View citations (1)
    Working Papers of LICOS - Centre for Institutions and Economic Performance, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), LICOS - Centre for Institutions and Economic Performance (2017) Downloads
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2017) Downloads View citations (1)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2017) Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Cote d'Ivoire Jobs Diagnostic
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads
  4. On the structural transformation of rural Africa
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of African Economies (2017)
  5. Secondary Towns and Poverty Reduction: Refocusing the Urbanization Agenda
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2016) Downloads View citations (3)
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2017) Downloads View citations (6)
  6. The Future of Work Requires More, Not Less Technology in Developing Countries
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads
  7. Where to create jobs to reduce poverty: cities or towns ?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
  8. Why Secondary Towns Can Be Important for Poverty Reduction - A Migrant's Perspective
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2017) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in World Development (2018)

2016

  1. Prevalence, economic contribution, and determinants of trees on farms across Sub-Saharan Africa
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Forest Policy and Economics (2017)
  2. Price seasonality in Africa: measurement and extent
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (6)
  3. Urbanization and poverty reduction: the role of secondary towns in Tanzania
    IOB Analyses & Policy Briefs, Universiteit Antwerpen, Institute of Development Policy (IOB) Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Working Paper 229 - Structural change, economic growth and poverty reduction – Micro-evidence from Uganda
    Working Paper Series, African Development Bank Downloads

2015

  1. Demography, urbanization and development: rural push, urban pull and... urban push ?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (13)
  2. How much of the labor in African agriculture is provided by women ?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (20)
    See also Journal Article in Food Policy (2017)
  3. Seasonality in local food markets and consumption: evidence from Tanzania
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in Oxford Economic Papers (2016)

2014

  1. Post-harvest loss in Sub-Saharan Africa -- what do farmers say ?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (23)
  2. Rural Push, Urban Pull and... Urban Push? New Historical Evidence from Developing Countries
    Working Papers, The George Washington University, Institute for International Economic Policy Downloads View citations (13)
  3. The end of seasonality ? new insights from Sub-Saharan Africa
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (21)

2013

  1. Poverty reduction during the rural-urban transformation: the role of the missing middle
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Journal Article in World Development (2014)
  2. Urbanization and Poverty Reduction – The Role of Rural Diversification and Secondary Towns
    2013 Fourth International Conference, September 22-25, 2013, Hammamet, Tunisia, African Association of Agricultural Economists (AAAE) Downloads View citations (40)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2013) Downloads View citations (43)

    See also Journal Article in Agricultural Economics (2013)

2012

  1. Greening China's rural energy: new insights on the potential of smallholder biogas
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Environment and Development Economics (2014)
  2. On the fungibility of spending and earnings -- evidence from rural China and Tanzania
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (3)
  3. Who is Vouching for the Input Voucher? Decentralized Targeting and Elite Capture in Tanzania
    2012 Conference, August 18-24, 2012, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads View citations (34)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2011) Downloads View citations (7)

    See also Journal Article in World Development (2012)

2011

  1. Family planning and fertility: estimating program effects using cross-sectional data
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Small area estimation-based prediction methods to track poverty: validation and applications
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in The Journal of Economic Inequality (2012)

2010

  1. Drivers of Poverty Reduction in Lagging Regions: Evidence from Rural Western China
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Natural disasters and household welfare: evidence from Vietnam
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (28)
  3. Revisiting the Global Food Architecture: Lessons from the 2008 Food Crisis
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads
    Also in WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) (2009) Downloads View citations (5)

    See also Journal Article in Review of Business and Economic Literature (2009)
  4. The (Evolving) Role of Agriculture in Poverty Reduction: An Empirical Perspective
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads View citations (25)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2011)
  5. The Reliability of Small Area Estimation Prediction Methods to Track Poverty
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads View citations (1)
  6. Transfers and Development: Easy Come, Easy Go?
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads View citations (2)

2009

  1. Natural disasters and growth - going beyond the averages
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (58)
    See also Journal Article in World Development (2012)

2008

  1. Consumption risk, technology adoption and poverty traps: evidence from Ethiopia
    WEF Working Papers, ESRC World Economy and Finance Research Programme, Birkbeck, University of London Downloads View citations (15)
    Also in CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford (2007) Downloads View citations (14)
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2007) Downloads View citations (33)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2011)
  2. Rising Food Prices in East Asia: Challenges and Policy Options
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads View citations (3)

2007

  1. Gauging the welfare effects of shocks in rural Tanzania
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (10)

2006

  1. Schools, Household, Risk, and Gender: Determinants of Child Schooling in Ethiopia
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads View citations (5)
  2. The Role of Agriculture in Reducing Poverty in Tanzania: A Household Perspective from Rural Kilimanjaro and Ruvuma
    2006 Annual Meeting, August 12-18, 2006, Queensland, Australia, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads View citations (6)
  3. The role of agriculture in poverty reduction an empirical perspective
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (20)
  4. Tracking poverty over time in the absence of comparable consumption data
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Journal Article in World Bank Economic Review (2007)

2004

  1. Toward an understanding of household vulnerability in rural Kenya
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (17)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of African Economies (2005)

2003

  1. CHILD GROWTH, SHOCKS, AND FOOD AID IN RURAL ETHIOPIA
    2003 Annual Meeting, August 16-22, 2003, Durban, South Africa, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2003) Downloads View citations (13)

    See also Journal Article in American Journal of Agricultural Economics (2005)
  2. Reforms, Remoteness and Risk in Africa: Understanding Inequality and Poverty during the 1990s
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads View citations (4)

2002

  1. Cibles du développement et coûts
    (Development targets and costs)
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads
  2. Development Targets and Costs
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (9)
  3. Growth, distribution, and poverty in Africa: messages from the 1990s
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Book (2002)
  4. Metas y costos del desarrollo
    (Development Targets and Costs)
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads
  5. Poverty Measurement and Analysis
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (71)
  6. Задачи развития и затраты
    (Development targets and costs)
    MPRA Paper, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads

2000

  1. Comparing village characteristics derived from rapid appraisals and household surveys
    FCND discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in FCND briefs, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) (2000) Downloads View citations (1)
  2. On Measuring Household Food Vulnerability: Case Evidence from Northern Mali
    Working Papers, Cornell University, Department of Applied Economics and Management Downloads View citations (64)
  3. VALIDATING OPERATIONAL FOOD SECURITY INDICATORS AGAINST A DYNAMIC BENCHMARK
    2000 Annual meeting, July 30-August 2, Tampa, FL, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads View citations (2)
  4. Validating operational food insecurity indicators against a dynamic benchmark: evidence from Mali
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (3)

1999

  1. Validity of rapid estimates of household wealth and income for health surveys in rural Africa
    FCND discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (11)

Journal Articles

2019

  1. Decomposing the contribution of migration to poverty reduction: methodology and application to Tanzania
    Applied Economics Letters, 2019, 26, (12), 978-982 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2018)

2018

  1. Why secondary towns can be important for poverty reduction – A migrant perspective
    World Development, 2018, 105, (C), 273-282 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2017)

2017

  1. Demography, urbanization and development: Rural push, urban pull and…urban push?
    Journal of Urban Economics, 2017, 98, (C), 6-16 Downloads View citations (11)
  2. Food price seasonality in Africa: Measurement and extent
    Food Policy, 2017, 67, (C), 119-132 Downloads View citations (8)
  3. How much of the labor in African agriculture is provided by women?
    Food Policy, 2017, 67, (C), 52-63 Downloads View citations (14)
    See also Working Paper (2015)
  4. On the Structural Transformation of Rural Africa
    Journal of African Economies, 2017, 26, (suppl_1), i11-i35 Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Working Paper (2017)
  5. Prevalence, economic contribution, and determinants of trees on farms across Sub-Saharan Africa
    Forest Policy and Economics, 2017, 84, (C), 47-61 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper (2016)

2016

  1. Seasonality in local food markets and consumption: evidence from Tanzania
    Oxford Economic Papers, 2016, 68, (3), 736-757 Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2015)

2014

  1. Greening China's rural energy: new insights on the potential of smallholder biogas
    Environment and Development Economics, 2014, 19, (01), 8-29 Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Working Paper (2012)
  2. Poverty Reduction During the Rural–Urban Transformation – The Role of the Missing Middle
    World Development, 2014, 63, (C), 43-58 Downloads View citations (44)
    See also Working Paper (2013)

2013

  1. Introduction: rural diversification, secondary towns and poverty reduction: do not miss the middle
    Agricultural Economics, 2013, 44, (4-5), 433-434 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Pathways out of poverty in lagging regions: evidence from rural western China
    Agricultural Economics, 2013, 44, (1), 25-44 Downloads View citations (4)
  3. Urbanization and poverty reduction: the role of rural diversification and secondary towns
    Agricultural Economics, 2013, 44, (4-5), 435-447 Downloads View citations (43)
    See also Working Paper (2013)

2012

  1. Measuring poverty over time
    The Journal of Economic Inequality, 2012, 10, (2), 137-143 Downloads View citations (16)
  2. Natural Disasters and Growth: Going Beyond the Averages
    World Development, 2012, 40, (7), 1317-1336 Downloads View citations (113)
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  3. Small area estimation-based prediction methods to track poverty: validation and applications
    The Journal of Economic Inequality, 2012, 10, (2), 267-297 Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  4. Who is Vouching for the Input Voucher? Decentralized Targeting and Elite Capture in Tanzania
    World Development, 2012, 40, (8), 1619-1633 Downloads View citations (33)
    See also Working Paper (2012)

2011

  1. Consumption risk, technology adoption and poverty traps: Evidence from Ethiopia
    Journal of Development Economics, 2011, 96, (2), 159-173 Downloads View citations (200)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  2. The (evolving) role of agriculture in poverty reduction--An empirical perspective
    Journal of Development Economics, 2011, 96, (2), 239-254 Downloads View citations (162)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2009

  1. Revisiting the Global Food Architecture. Lessons from the 2008 Food Crisis
    Review of Business and Economic Literature, 2009, LIV, (3), 3345-361 Downloads
    Also in Review of Business and Economic Literature, 2009, 54, (3), 345-362 (2009) View citations (4)

    See also Working Paper (2010)

2007

  1. Tracking Poverty Over Time in the Absence of Comparable Consumption Data
    World Bank Economic Review, 2007, 21, (2), 317-341 Downloads View citations (25)
    See also Working Paper (2006)

2005

  1. Child Growth, Shocks, and Food Aid in Rural Ethiopia
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2005, 87, (2), 273-288 Downloads View citations (79)
    See also Working Paper (2003)
  2. Towards an Understanding of Household Vulnerability in Rural Kenya
    Journal of African Economies, 2005, 14, (4), 520-558 View citations (84)
    See also Working Paper (2004)

2004

  1. Child Malnutrition in Ethiopia: Can Maternal Knowledge Augment the Role of Income?
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2004, 52, (2), 287-312 Downloads View citations (65)

2003

  1. Macro and Micro Perspectives of Growth and Poverty in Africa
    World Bank Economic Review, 2003, 17, (3), 317-347 View citations (21)

2001

  1. Comparing village characteristics derived from rapid appraisals and household surveys: A tale from northern Mali
    Journal of Development Studies, 2001, 37, (3), 1-20 Downloads View citations (3)

1995

  1. Development patterns under population pressure: Agricultural development and the cassava-livestock interaction in smallholder farming systems in Sub-Saharan Africa
    Agricultural Systems, 1995, 48, (1), 51-72 Downloads

Books

2019

  1. Accelerating Poverty Reduction in Africa
    (Accélérer la réduction de la pauvreté en Afrique)
    World Bank Publications, The World Bank Downloads

2018

  1. Agriculture in Africa
    World Bank Publications, The World Bank Downloads

2016

  1. Poverty in a Rising Africa
    World Bank Publications, The World Bank Downloads View citations (81)

2007

  1. Down to Earth: Agriculture and Poverty Reduction in Africa
    World Bank Publications, The World Bank Downloads View citations (43)

2002

  1. Growth, Distribution, and Poverty in Africa: Messages from the 1990s
    World Bank Publications, The World Bank Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Working Paper (2002)
 
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