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Homepage:http://www.bsg.ox.ac.uk/people/stefan-dercon
Postal address:Centre for the Study of African Economies Oxford University
Workplace:Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), Department of Economics, Oxford University, (more information at EDIRC)
Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), (more information at EDIRC)
Blavatnik School of Government, Oxford University, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2019

  1. Beyond Fatalism: an Empirical Exploration of Self-Efficacy and Aspirations Failures in Ethiopia
    Working Papers, HAL
    Also in CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford (2011) Downloads View citations (20)
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) (2011) Downloads View citations (25)
    ESSP working papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) (2012) Downloads
  2. Biased Policy Professionals
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads
    Also in Working Paper series, University of East Anglia, Centre for Behavioural and Experimental Social Science (CBESS), School of Economics, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK. (2017) Downloads View citations (1)
    Discussion paper series, Hitotsubashi Institute for Advanced Study, Hitotsubashi University (2018) Downloads
    Working Paper series, University of East Anglia, Centre for Behavioural and Experimental Social Science (CBESS), School of Economics, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK. (2018) Downloads
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2017) Downloads
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2018) Downloads View citations (4)

    See also Journal Article in World Bank Economic Review (2019)
  3. Can Africa learn from the Chinese urbanisation story?
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library Downloads
  4. Impacts of Industrial and Entrepreneurial Jobs on Youth: 5-year Experimental Evidence on Factory Job Offers and Cash Grants in Ethiopia
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in SocArXiv, Center for Open Science (2019) Downloads View citations (2)
  5. Parental Aspirations for Children’s Education: Is There a “Girl Effect?” Experimental Evidence from Rural Ethiopia
    Post-Print, HAL
    Also in CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford (2019) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in AEA Papers and Proceedings (2019)
  6. The demand for insurance under limited trust: Evidence from a ?eld experiment in Kenya
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads

2016

  1. Occupational Choice in Early Industrializing Societies: Experimental Evidence on the Income and Health Effects of Industrial and Entrepreneurial Work
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads View citations (8)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2016) Downloads View citations (8)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2016) Downloads View citations (8)
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2016) Downloads View citations (8)

2015

  1. Formal and informal insurance: experimental evidence from Ethiopia
    2015 Conference, August 9-14, 2015, Milan, Italy, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads View citations (1)

2014

  1. Agriculture in African Development: A Review of Theories and Strategies
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads View citations (23)
  2. Climate Change, Green Growth and Aid Allocation to Poor Countries
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Oxford Review of Economic Policy (2014)
  3. Insurance companies of the poor
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (1)
  4. The Future in Mind: Aspirations and Forward-Looking Behaviour in Rural Ethiopia
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (44)
    Also in CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford (2014) Downloads View citations (47)
  5. The Price of Empowerment: Experimental Evidence on Land Titling in Tanzania
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads View citations (8)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2014) Downloads View citations (12)
  6. The Price of Empowerment: Experimental Evidence on Land Titling in Tanzania - Working Paper 369
    Working Papers, Center for Global Development Downloads View citations (8)

2013

  1. Insuring against the weather
    ESSP research notes, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (3)

2012

  1. AID AND AGENCY IN AFRICA EXPLAINING FOOD DISBURSEMENTS ACROSS ETHIOPIAN HOUSEHOLDS, 1994-2004
    Working papers, Centre for Development Economics, Delhi School of Economics Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2012) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2014)
  2. Is green growth good for the poor ?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article in World Bank Research Observer (2014)
  3. Live aid revisited: long-term impacts of the 1984 Ethiopian famine on children
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads
    Also in CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford (2010) Downloads View citations (15)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of the European Economic Association (2014)
  4. Nonlinear dynamics of livestock assets: Evidence from Ethiopia
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (3)
  5. Political Connections and Social Networks in Targeted Transfer Programs: Evidence from Rural Ethiopia
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (14)
    Also in CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford (2008) Downloads View citations (8)

    See also Journal Article in Economic Development and Cultural Change (2012)
  6. School Meals as a Safety Net: An Evaluation of the Midday Meal Scheme in India
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in Economic Development and Cultural Change (2014)
  7. Undernutrition and Psychosocial Competencies: Evidence from Four Countries
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads

2011

  1. Growth and chronic poverty: Evidence from rural communities in Ethiopia
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Studies (2012)
  2. Long-Term Implications of Under-Nutrition on psychosocial Competencies: Evidence from Four Developing Countries(Implicancias de la desnutrición en el desarrollo de las competencias psicosociales: Evidencia de cuatro países en desarrollo)
    Documentos de Trabajo (Niños del Milenio-GRADE), Niños del Milenio (Young Lives) Downloads
  3. School Inputs, Household Substitution, and Test Scores
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (12)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2011) Downloads View citations (3)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Journal: Applied Economics (2013)
  4. Social Protection, Efficiency and Growth
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads View citations (3)

2010

  1. Migration and Economic Mobility in Tanzania: Evidence from a Tracking Survey
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2008) Downloads View citations (10)

    See also Journal Article in The Review of Economics and Statistics (2011)
  2. Triggers and Characteristics of the 2007 Kenyan Electoral Violence
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Journal Article in World Development (2012)

2009

  1. Contract Design in Insurance Groups
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics (2009) Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Insurance, Credit and Safety Nets for the Poor in a World of Risk
    Working Papers, United Nations, Department of Economics and Social Affairs Downloads View citations (15)

2008

  1. Collective action and vulnerability: Burial societies in rural Ethiopia
    CAPRi working papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (10)
  2. 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)
  3. The impact of agricultural extension and roads on poverty and consumption growth in fifteen Ethiopian villages
    IFPRI discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (11)
    See also Journal Article in American Journal of Agricultural Economics (2009)

2007

  1. Adult Mortality and Consumption Growth in the Age of HIV/AIDS
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2006) Downloads View citations (7)

    See also Journal Article in Economic Development and Cultural Change (2008)
  2. Changes in Living Standards in Villages in India 1975-2004: Revisiting the ICRISAT Village Level Studies
    Working Papers, eSocialSciences Downloads
  3. Chronic Poverty and All That: The Measurement of Poverty over Time
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads View citations (42)
  4. Designing insurance for the poor
    2020 vision briefs, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (1)
  5. Globalization and Marginalization in Africa: Poverty, Risk, and Vulnerability in Rural Ethiopia
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads
    Also in QEH Working Papers, Queen Elizabeth House, University of Oxford Downloads
  6. Land Rights, Power and Trees in Rural Ethiopia
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads View citations (8)
  7. Orphanhood and the long-run impact on children
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Journal Article in American Journal of Agricultural Economics (2006)
  8. Property rights in a very poor country: tenure insecurity and investment in Ethiopia
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Journal Article in Agricultural Economics (2011)
  9. Social Interactions in Growing Bananas: Evidence from a Tanzanian Village
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Discussion Papers, University of Copenhagen. Department of Economics (2007) Downloads View citations (2)
  10. The impact of roads and agricultural extension on consumption growth and poverty in fifteen Ethiopian villages
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads View citations (14)
  11. The long-run impact of orphanhood
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (6)
  12. Vulnerability to Poverty
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads View citations (16)

2006

  1. Ethiopia: livelihoods, growth, and markets
    Issue briefs, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads

2005

  1. Livelihoods, growth, and links to market towns in 15 Ethiopian villages
    FCND discussion papers, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Downloads View citations (12)
  2. Measuring Individual Vulnerability
    Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (49)
  3. Teacher shocks and student learning: evidence from Zambia
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in Cambridge Working Papers in Economics, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge (2004) Downloads
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford (2004) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Human Resources (2007)

2004

  1. Density versus Quality in Health Care Provision: Using Household Data to Make Budgetary Choices in Ethiopia
    Development and Comp Systems, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford (2002) Downloads View citations (9)

    See also Journal Article in World Bank Economic Review (2002)
  2. Do African manufacturing firms learn from exporting?
    Development and Comp Systems, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (100)
    Also in CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford (2002) Downloads View citations (19)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Studies (2004)
  3. Extending Insurance? Funeral associations in Ethiopa and Tanzania
    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 Downloads
    Also in OECD Development Centre Working Papers, OECD Publishing (2004) Downloads View citations (9)
    Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Department of Economics, Leuven (2004) Downloads
  4. Food Aid and Informal Insurance
    Development and Comp Systems, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (13)
    Also in CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford (2003) Downloads View citations (7)
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) (2003) Downloads View citations (7)
  5. Group-based Funeral Insurance in Ethiopia and Tanzania
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in World Development (2006)
  6. Growth and Shocks: evidence from rural Ethiopia
    Development and Comp Systems, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (239)
    Also in CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford (2003) Downloads View citations (4)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2004)
  7. Prices, unit values and local measurement units in rural surveys: an econometric approach with an application to poverty measurement in Ethiopia
    Public Economics Working Paper Series, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Centrum voor Economische Studiën, Working Group Public Economics Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Department of Economics, Leuven (1998) Downloads
    Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Department of Economics, Leuven (1998) Downloads View citations (2)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of African Economies (2006)
  8. RISK-SHARING NETWORKS AND INSURANCE AGAINST ILLNESS
    Development and Comp Systems, University Library of Munich, Germany Downloads View citations (8)
    Also in CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford (2002) Downloads View citations (9)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2006)
  9. When Can School Inputs Improve Test Scores?
    Cambridge Working Papers in Economics, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge Downloads View citations (13)
    Also in CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford (2004) Downloads View citations (13)
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2004) Downloads View citations (18)

2003

  1. Health, Shocks and Poverty Persistence
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads View citations (14)
  2. Risk Sharing in Labour Markets
    Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers, Tinbergen Institute Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in World Bank Economic Review (2003)

2002

  1. Income Risk, Coping Strategies and Safety Nets
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads View citations (188)
    Also in CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford (2000) Downloads View citations (4)

    See also Journal Article in World Bank Research Observer (2002)
  2. Informal insurance, public transfers and consumption smoothing
    Royal Economic Society Annual Conference 2002, Royal Economic Society Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Risk Sharing and Public Transfers
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in Economic Journal (2003)

2001

  1. Economic reform, growth and the poor: evidence from rural Ethiopia
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (2006)
  2. Poverty Orderings when Welfare Comparisons are Uncertain
    Economics Series Working Papers, University of Oxford, Department of Economics Downloads View citations (1)

2000

  1. Credit constraints in manufacturing enterprises in Africa
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads View citations (21)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of African Economies (2003)
  2. Demobilisation, land and household livelihoods: lessons from Ethiopia
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in WIDER Working Papers, United Nations University, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) (1999) Downloads
  3. Exports and Firm-Level Efficiency in African Manufacturing
    Working Papers, Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales de Montreal- View citations (21)
    Also in CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford (2000) Downloads View citations (26)
  4. Road expansion and market integration in the Austrian low countries during the second half of the 18th century
    Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Department of Economics, Leuven Downloads View citations (2)

1999

  1. Community Targeting for Poverty Reduction in Burkina Faso
    Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Department of Economics, Leuven Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Department of Economics, Leuven (1999) Downloads
  2. Contract Flexibility and Dispute Resolution in African Manufacturing
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads View citations (16)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Studies (2000)
  3. Dynamic Price Adjustment in Spatially Separated Food Markets with Transaction Costs
    Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Department of Economics, Leuven Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Department of Economics, Leuven (1999) Downloads

1998

  1. Changes in Poverty in Rural Ethiopia 1989-1995: Measurement, Robustness Tests and Decomposition
    Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Department of Economics, Leuven Downloads
    Also in Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Department of Economics, Leuven (1998) Downloads View citations (3)
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford (1998) Downloads View citations (20)
  2. Contract flexibility and conflict resolution: Evidence from African manufacturing
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads View citations (10)
  3. Prices, local measurement units and subsistence consumption in rural surveys: An econometric approach with an application to Ethiopia
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Rates of return on physical and human capital in Africa's manufacturing sector
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads View citations (26)
    See also Journal Article in Economic Development and Cultural Change (2000)
  5. The urban labour market during structural adjustment: Ethiopia 1990-1997
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads View citations (9)

1997

  1. In sickness and in health... risk-sharing within households in rural Ethiopia
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads View citations (10)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Political Economy (2000)
  2. Investment in Africa's manufacturing sector: A four country panel data analysis
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads View citations (18)

1996

  1. Wealth, risk and activity choices: cattle in Western Tanzania
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Economics (1998)

1995

  1. Income portfolios in rural Ethiopia and Tanzania: choices and constraints
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads View citations (37)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Development Studies (1996)
  2. Smuggling and supply response: coffee in Ethiopia
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads View citations (8)
    See also Journal Article in World Development (1995)
  3. Some economic consequences of the transition from civil war to peace
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (11)

1994

  1. Foods markets, liberalization and peace in Ethiopia: an econometric analysis
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford

1993

  1. Risk, crop choice and saving: evidence from Tanzania
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads
    See also Journal Article in Economic Development and Cultural Change (1996)

Undated

  1. Insurance for the Poor?
    QEH Working Papers, Queen Elizabeth House, University of Oxford Downloads View citations (11)
  2. Membership Based Indigenous Insurance Associationsin Ethiopia and Tanzania
    QEH Working Papers, Queen Elizabeth House, University of Oxford Downloads
  3. Risk, Growth and Poverty: what do we know, what do we need to know?
    QEH Working Papers, Queen Elizabeth House, University of Oxford Downloads
  4. Vulnerability: a micro perspective
    QEH Working Papers, Queen Elizabeth House, University of Oxford Downloads View citations (5)

Journal Articles

2019

  1. Biased Policy Professionals
    World Bank Economic Review, 2019, 33, (2), 310-327 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2019)
  2. Parental Aspirations for Children's Education: Is There a "Girl Effect"? Experimental Evidence from Rural Ethiopia
    AEA Papers and Proceedings, 2019, 109, 127-32 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2019)

2018

  1. The Impacts of Industrial and Entrepreneurial Work on Income and Health: Experimental Evidence from Ethiopia
    American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2018, 10, (3), 1-38 Downloads View citations (6)

2017

  1. Regulation, Minimum Wage and Informality: Introduction to Symposium
    Review of Development Economics, 2017, 21, (4), 935-938 Downloads

2016

  1. Small price incentives increase women's access to land titles in Tanzania
    Journal of Development Economics, 2016, 123, (C), 107-122 Downloads View citations (11)

2015

  1. Child Development in a Changing World: Risks and Opportunities
    World Bank Research Observer, 2015, 30, (2), 193-219 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Will Video Kill the Radio Star? Assessing the Potential of Targeted Exposure to Role Models through Video
    World Bank Economic Review, 2015, 29, (suppl_1), S226-S237 Downloads View citations (12)

2014

  1. African Agriculture in 50Years: Smallholders in a Rapidly Changing World?
    World Development, 2014, 63, (C), 92-101 Downloads View citations (123)
  2. Agriculture in African Development: Theories and Strategies
    Annual Review of Resource Economics, 2014, 6, (1), 471-492 Downloads View citations (14)
  3. Aid and agency in Africa: Explaining food disbursements across Ethiopian households, 1994–2004
    Journal of Development Economics, 2014, 108, (C), 128-137 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper (2012)
  4. Climate change, green growth, and aid allocation to poor countries
    Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 2014, 30, (3), 531-549 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2014)
  5. Is Green Growth Good for the Poor?
    World Bank Research Observer, 2014, 29, (2), 163-185 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2012)
  6. LIVE AID REVISITED: LONG-TERM IMPACTS OF THE 1984 ETHIOPIAN FAMINE ON CHILDREN
    Journal of the European Economic Association, 2014, 12, (4), 927-948 Downloads View citations (32)
    See also Working Paper (2012)
  7. Offering rainfall insurance to informal insurance groups: Evidence from a field experiment in Ethiopia
    Journal of Development Economics, 2014, 106, (C), 132-143 Downloads View citations (60)
  8. School Meals as a Safety Net: An Evaluation of the Midday Meal Scheme in India
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2014, 62, (2), 275 - 306 Downloads View citations (31)
    See also Working Paper (2012)

2013

  1. Agriculture and development: revisiting the policy narratives
    Agricultural Economics, 2013, 44, (s1), 183-187 Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Changing Living Standards in Southern Indian Villages 1975--2006: Revisiting the ICRISAT Village Level Studies
    Journal of Development Studies, 2013, 49, (12), 1676-1693 Downloads View citations (4)
  3. From Nutrition to Aspirations and Self-Efficacy: Gender Bias over Time among Children in Four Countries
    World Development, 2013, 45, (C), 31-50 Downloads View citations (30)
  4. Height in mid childhood and psychosocial competencies in late childhood: Evidence from four developing countries
    Economics & Human Biology, 2013, 11, (4), 426-432 Downloads View citations (12)
  5. School Inputs, Household Substitution, and Test Scores
    American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2013, 5, (2), 29-57 Downloads View citations (49)
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  6. Vulnerability to individual and aggregate poverty
    Social Choice and Welfare, 2013, 41, (4), 721-740 Downloads View citations (14)

2012

  1. Growth and Chronic Poverty: Evidence from Rural Communities in Ethiopia
    Journal of Development Studies, 2012, 48, (2), 238-253 Downloads View citations (30)
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  2. Political Connections and Social Networks in Targeted Transfer Programs: Evidence from Rural Ethiopia
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2012, 60, (4), 639 - 675 Downloads View citations (23)
    See also Working Paper (2012)
  3. Triggers and Characteristics of the 2007 Kenyan Electoral Violence
    World Development, 2012, 40, (4), 731-744 Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2011

  1. Consumption risk, technology adoption and poverty traps: Evidence from Ethiopia
    Journal of Development Economics, 2011, 96, (2), 159-173 Downloads View citations (213)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  2. Information Flows and Social Externalities in a Tanzanian Banana Growing Village
    Journal of Development Studies, 2011, 47, (2), 231-252 Downloads View citations (20)
  3. Migration and Economic Mobility in Tanzania: Evidence from a Tracking Survey
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2011, 93, (3), 1010-1033 Downloads View citations (112)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  4. Property rights in a very poor country: tenure insecurity and investment in Ethiopia
    Agricultural Economics, 2011, 42, (1), 75-86 View citations (18)
    See also Working Paper (2007)

2010

  1. Orphanhood and human capital destruction: Is there persistence into adulthood?
    Demography, 2010, 47, (1), 163-180 Downloads View citations (19)

2009

  1. Rural Poverty: Old Challenges in New Contexts
    World Bank Research Observer, 2009, 24, (1), 1-28 Downloads View citations (59)
  2. The Impact of Agricultural Extension and Roads on Poverty and Consumption Growth in Fifteen Ethiopian Villages
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2009, 91, (4), 1007-1021 Downloads View citations (106)
    See also Working Paper (2008)
  3. The political economy of development: an assessment
    Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 2009, 25, (2), 173-189 Downloads View citations (1)

2008

  1. Adult Mortality and Consumption Growth in the Age of HIV/AIDS
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2008, 56, (2), 299-326 Downloads View citations (27)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  2. Consumption, Vulnerability and Shocks in rural Ethiopia, 1999- 2004
    Ethiopian Journal of Economics, 2008, 15, (1), 85 Downloads

2007

  1. Teacher Shocks and Student Learning: Evidence from Zambia
    Journal of Human Resources, 2007, 42, (4) Downloads View citations (24)
    See also Working Paper (2005)

2006

  1. Economic reform, growth and the poor: Evidence from rural Ethiopia
    Journal of Development Economics, 2006, 81, (1), 1-24 Downloads View citations (26)
    See also Working Paper (2001)
  2. Group-based funeral insurance in Ethiopia and Tanzania
    World Development, 2006, 34, (4), 685-703 Downloads View citations (61)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  3. La vulnérabilité: une perspective microéconomique
    Revue d’économie du développement, 2006, 14, (4), 79-118 Downloads View citations (1)
  4. Orphanhood and the Long-Run Impact on Children
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2006, 88, (5), 1266-1272 Downloads View citations (34)
    See also Working Paper (2007)
  5. Prices, Unit Values and Local Measurement Units in Rural Surveys: an Econometric Approach with an Application to Poverty Measurement in Ethiopia
    Journal of African Economies, 2006, 15, (2), 181-211 View citations (19)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  6. Review Article: The Complementarities of Poverty Reduction, Equity, and Growth: A Perspective on the World Development Report 2006
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2006, 55, (1), 223-236 Downloads
  7. Risk-sharing networks and insurance against illness
    Journal of Development Economics, 2006, 81, (2), 337-356 Downloads View citations (168)
    See also Working Paper (2004)

2005

  1. Adjustment Costs and Irreversibility as Determinants of Investment: Evidence from African Manufacturing
    The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 2005, 4, (1), 1-29 Downloads View citations (12)
  2. Risk, Poverty and Vulnerability in Africa
    Journal of African Economies, 2005, 14, (4), 483-488 View citations (28)
  3. Shocks and Consumption in 15 Ethiopian Villages, 1999--2004
    Journal of African Economies, 2005, 14, (4), 559-585 View citations (83)

2004

  1. Do African Manufacturing Firms Learn from Exporting?
    Journal of Development Studies, 2004, 40, (3), 115-141 Downloads View citations (101)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  2. Growth and shocks: evidence from rural Ethiopia
    Journal of Development Economics, 2004, 74, (2), 309-329 Downloads View citations (247)
    See also Working Paper (2004)

2003

  1. Credit Constraints in Manufacturing Enterprises in Africa
    Journal of African Economies, 2003, 12, (1), 104-125 View citations (87)
    See also Working Paper (2000)
  2. Globalisation and the Poor. Waiting for Nike in Ethiopia
    Review of Business and Economic Literature, 2003, XLVIII, (4), 603-618 Downloads
  3. Risk Sharing and Public Transfers
    Economic Journal, 2003, 113, (486), C86-C94 Downloads View citations (34)
    See also Working Paper (2002)
  4. Risk Sharing in Labor Markets
    World Bank Economic Review, 2003, 17, (3), 349-366 View citations (11)
    See also Working Paper (2003)

2002

  1. A comparison of poverty in rural and urban Ethiopia
    Ethiopian Journal of Economics, 2002, 08, (1), 98 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Density versus Quality in Health Care Provision: Using Household Data to Make Budgetary Choices in Ethiopia
    World Bank Economic Review, 2002, 16, (3), 425-448 View citations (13)
    See also Working Paper (2004)
  3. Income Risk, Coping Strategies, and Safety Nets
    World Bank Research Observer, 2002, 17, (2), 141-166 View citations (192)
    See also Working Paper (2002)

2000

  1. Contract flexibility and dispute resolution in African manufacturing
    Journal of Development Studies, 2000, 36, (4), 1-37 Downloads View citations (51)
    See also Working Paper (1999)
  2. In Sickness and in Health: Risk Sharing within Households in Rural Ethiopia
    Journal of Political Economy, 2000, 108, (4), 688-727 Downloads View citations (245)
    See also Working Paper (1997)
  3. Rates of Return on Physical and Human Capital in Africa's Manufacturing Sector
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2000, 48, (4), 801-27 Downloads View citations (25)
    See also Working Paper (1998)
  4. Vulnerability, seasonality and poverty in Ethiopia
    Journal of Development Studies, 2000, 36, (6), 25-53 Downloads View citations (173)

1999

  1. Exports of African manufactures: macro policy and firm behaviour
    The Journal of International Trade & Economic Development, 1999, 8, (1), 53-71 Downloads View citations (17)

1998

  1. Wealth, risk and activity choice: cattle in Western Tanzania
    Journal of Development Economics, 1998, 55, (1), 1-42 Downloads View citations (155)
    See also Working Paper (1996)
  2. Where have all the soldiers gone: Demobilization and reintegration in Ethiopia
    World Development, 1998, 26, (9), 1661-1675 Downloads View citations (1)

1996

  1. Income portfolios in rural Ethiopia and Tanzania: Choices and constraints
    Journal of Development Studies, 1996, 32, (6), 850-875 Downloads View citations (26)
    See also Working Paper (1995)
  2. Risk, Crop Choice, and Savings: Evidence from Tanzania
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 1996, 44, (3), 485-513 Downloads View citations (86)
    See also Working Paper (1993)

1995

  1. On market integration and liberalisation: Method and application to Ethiopia
    Journal of Development Studies, 1995, 32, (1), 112-143 Downloads View citations (11)
  2. Smuggling and supply response: Coffee in Ethiopia
    World Development, 1995, 23, (10), 1795-1813 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper (1995)

1994

  1. Coffee prices and Smuggling in Ethiopia
    Ethiopian Journal of Economics, 1994, 03, (2), 108 Downloads View citations (1)

1993

  1. Peasant Supply Response and Macroeconomic Policies: Cotton in Tanzania
    Journal of African Economies, 1993, 2, (2), 157-94 View citations (14)

Undated

  1. Fate and Fear: Risk and Its Consequences in Africa
    Journal of African Economies, 17, (suppl_2), -ii127 Downloads
  2. Human Security and Development in Africa: An Overview
    Journal of African Economies, 17, (suppl_2), -ii6 Downloads

Books

2016

  1. Dull Disasters?
    World Bank Publications, The World Bank Downloads
  2. Dull Disasters?: How planning ahead will make a difference
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press Downloads View citations (2)

2002

  1. The Impact of Economic Reforms in Rural Households in Ethiopia: A Study from 1989 to 1995
    World Bank Publications, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)

Edited books

2004

  1. Insurance Against Poverty
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press View citations (34)

Chapters

2011

  1. A Poor Life? Chronic Poverty and Downward Mobility in Rural Ethiopia, 1994 to 2004
    Chapter 3 in Why Poverty Persists, 2011 Downloads View citations (2)
 
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