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Workplace:Wirtschaftswissenschaftliches Zentrum (Faculty of Business and Economics), Universität Basel (University of Basel), (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2021

  1. Falling living standards during the COVID-19 crisis: Quantitative evidence from nine developing countries
    Department of Economics, Working Paper Series, Department of Economics, Institute for Business and Economic Research, UC Berkeley Downloads View citations (72)
    See also Journal Article Falling living standards during the COVID-19 crisis: Quantitative evidence from nine developing countries, EconStor Open Access Articles and Book Chapters, ZBW - Leibniz Information Centre for Economics (2021) Downloads View citations (72) (2021)

2019

  1. Inequality in the Quality of Health Services: Wealth, Content of Care, and Price of Antenatal Consultations in the Democratic Republic of Congo
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
    See also Journal Article Inequality in the Quality of Health Services: Wealth, Content of Care, and the Price of Antenatal Consultations in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press (2022) Downloads (2022)
  2. Poverty, Seasonal Scarcity and Exchange Asymmetries
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (10)

2018

  1. Disability for HIV and Disincentives for Health: The Impact of South Africa's Disability Grant on HIV/AIDS Recovery
    Papers, arXiv.org Downloads
  2. Inference with difference-in-differences with a small number of groups: a review, simulation study and empirical application using SHARE data
    CHaRMS Working Papers, Centre for HeAlth Research at the Management School (CHaRMS) Downloads View citations (8)
    Also in Working Papers, Geary Institute, University College Dublin (2018) Downloads View citations (8)
  3. Seasonal Liquidity, Rural Labor Markets and Agricultural Production
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (15)
    See also Journal Article Seasonal Liquidity, Rural Labor Markets, and Agricultural Production, American Economic Review, American Economic Association (2020) Downloads View citations (29) (2020)
  4. The French Curse? On the Puzzling Economic Consequences of French Colonization
    Working Paper Series, Research Institute of Industrial Economics Downloads View citations (3)

2017

  1. Impact of a Text Messaging Program on Adolescent Reproductive Health: A Cluster–Randomized Trial in Ghana
    CHaRMS Working Papers, Centre for HeAlth Research at the Management School (CHaRMS) Downloads View citations (5)
    Also in Working Papers, Geary Institute, University College Dublin (2017) Downloads View citations (5)
    Working Paper, Harvard University OpenScholar (2016) Downloads
    Working Paper, Harvard University OpenScholar Downloads

    See also Journal Article Impact of a text-messaging programon adolescent reproductive health: A cluster-randomized trial in Ghana, American Journal of Public Health, American Public Health Association (2017) Downloads View citations (3) (2017)

2016

  1. Associations between Food Scarcity during Pregnancy and Children’s Survival and Linear Growth in Zambia
    2016 Annual Meeting, July 31-August 2, Boston, Massachusetts, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads
  2. Distal Determinants of Fertility decline: Evidence from 640 Indian Districts
    PGDA Working Papers, Program on the Global Demography of Aging Downloads View citations (2)
  3. Returns to Education in Low and Middle-Income Countries: Evidence from the Living Standards and Measurement Surveys
    PGDA Working Papers, Program on the Global Demography of Aging Downloads

2014

  1. Effects Of Stress On Economic Decision-Making: Evidence From Laboratory Experiments
    Working Papers, University of Sydney, School of Economics Downloads View citations (15)
    Also in SIRE Discussion Papers, Scottish Institute for Research in Economics (SIRE) (2014) Downloads View citations (16)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2014) Downloads View citations (18)
    Stirling Economics Discussion Papers, University of Stirling, Division of Economics (2014) Downloads View citations (16)
  2. Seasonal Credit Constraints and Agricultural Labor Supply: Evidence from Zambia
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (43)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2014) Downloads View citations (40)

2013

  1. Disease and Development Revisited
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (7)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2009) Downloads View citations (42)
    PGDA Working Papers, Program on the Global Demography of Aging (2009) Downloads View citations (40)

    See also Journal Article Disease and Development Revisited, Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press (2014) Downloads View citations (92) (2014)
  2. HIV Does Matter for Fertility: Human Capital, Mortality and Family Size
    PGDA Working Papers, Program on the Global Demography of Aging Downloads View citations (9)
  3. The Economic Case for Devoting Public Resources to Health
    PGDA Working Papers, Program on the Global Demography of Aging Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in IZA Policy Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2013) Downloads View citations (7)
  4. Urban Mortality Transitions: The Role of Slums
    PGDA Working Papers, Program on the Global Demography of Aging Downloads

2012

  1. Microeconomic Foundations of the Demographic Dividend
    PGDA Working Papers, Program on the Global Demography of Aging Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Public Sector Size and Corruption: Evidence from 290 Swedish Municipalities
    Working Paper Series, Research Institute of Industrial Economics Downloads

2011

  1. Implications of Population Aging for Economic Growth
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (48)
    Also in PGDA Working Papers, Program on the Global Demography of Aging (2011) Downloads View citations (44)

    See also Journal Article Implications of population ageing for economic growth, Oxford Review of Economic Policy, Oxford University Press and Oxford Review of Economic Policy Limited (2010) Downloads View citations (186) (2010)
  2. Social Security Reform and Male Labor Force Participation Around The World
    Working Papers, Center for Retirement Research at Boston College, Center for Retirement Research Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Testing for Heterogeneous Treatment Effects in Experimental Data: False Discovery Risks and Correction Procedures
    Hannover Economic Papers (HEP), Leibniz Universität Hannover, Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article Testing for heterogeneous treatment effects in experimental data: false discovery risks and correction procedures, Journal of Development Effectiveness, Taylor & Francis Journals (2014) Downloads View citations (26) (2014)
  4. Water and sanitation to reduce child mortality: the impact and cost of water and sanitation infrastructure
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (5)

2010

  1. Evaluating the Effects of Large Scale Health Interventions in Developing Countries: The Zambian Malaria Initiative
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (17)
    Also in Working Papers, Brown University, Department of Economics (2010) Downloads View citations (17)

    See also Chapter Evaluating the Effects of Large-Scale Health Interventions in Developing Countries: The Zambian Malaria Initiative, NBER Chapters, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2014) Downloads View citations (2) (2014)
  2. Urban Settlement: Data, Measures, and Trends
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in PGDA Working Papers, Program on the Global Demography of Aging (2007) Downloads
  3. Water, sanitation and children's health: evidence from 172 DHS surveys
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (17)

2009

  1. Determinants of international emergency aid - humanitarian need only ?
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Journal Article Determinants of International Emergency Aid--Humanitarian Need Only?, World Development, Elsevier (2011) Downloads View citations (19) (2011)
  2. Immigrants’ Attitudes towards Redistribution: Implications for the Welfare State
    Ratio Working Papers, The Ratio Institute Downloads
  3. The Cost of Low Fertility in Europe
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (12)
    See also Journal Article The Cost of Low Fertility in Europe, European Journal of Population, Springer (2010) Downloads View citations (13) (2010)
  4. The Effect of Social Security Reform on Male Retirement in High and Middle Income Countries
    PGDA Working Papers, Program on the Global Demography of Aging Downloads View citations (4)
  5. The Graying of Global Population and Its Macroeconomic Consequences
    PGDA Working Papers, Program on the Global Demography of Aging Downloads View citations (5)

2008

  1. Demographic Change, Institutional Settings, and Labor Supply
    PGDA Working Papers, Program on the Global Demography of Aging Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Features and Challenges of Population Ageing using the European Perspective
    Journal Article, World Demographic and Ageing Forum Downloads View citations (7)
  3. Population Aging and Economic Growth
    PGDA Working Papers, Program on the Global Demography of Aging Downloads View citations (37)
    See also Book Population Aging and Economic Growth, World Bank Publications - Books, The World Bank Group (2008) Downloads View citations (20) (2008)
  4. The High Cost of Low Fertility in Europe
    PGDA Working Papers, Program on the Global Demography of Aging Downloads
  5. Urbanization and the Wealth of Nations
    PGDA Working Papers, Program on the Global Demography of Aging Downloads View citations (92)

2007

  1. Does Age Structure Forecast Economic Growth?
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (44)
    Also in PGDA Working Papers, Program on the Global Demography of Aging (2006) Downloads View citations (4)

    See also Journal Article Does age structure forecast economic growth?, International Journal of Forecasting, Elsevier (2007) Downloads View citations (47) (2007)
  2. Fertility, Female Labor Force Participation, and the Demographic Dividend
    PGDA Working Papers, Program on the Global Demography of Aging Downloads View citations (33)
    Also in NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2007) Downloads View citations (40)

    See also Journal Article Fertility, female labor force participation, and the demographic dividend, Journal of Economic Growth, Springer (2009) Downloads View citations (273) (2009)
  3. Realizing the Demographic Dividend: Is Africa any different?
    PGDA Working Papers, Program on the Global Demography of Aging Downloads View citations (36)

2006

  1. Higher Education: Does Public Expenditure Increase Enrollment?
    Ratio Working Papers, The Ratio Institute Downloads View citations (5)

2005

  1. Escaping Mass Education – Why Harvard Pays
    Working Papers, Lund University, Department of Economics Downloads

Undated

  1. Impact of Migration on Fertility and Abortion: Evidence from the Household and Welfare Study of Accra
    Working Paper, Harvard University OpenScholar Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article Impact of Migration on Fertility and Abortion: Evidence From the Household and Welfare Study of Accra, Demography, Springer (2014) Downloads View citations (6) (2014)
  2. The Impact of Text Message Reminders on Adherence to Antimalarial Treatment in Northern Ghana: A Randomized Trial
    Working Paper, Harvard University OpenScholar Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Journal Article The Impact of Text Message Reminders on Adherence to Antimalarial Treatment in Northern Ghana: A Randomized Trial, PLOS ONE, Public Library of Science (2014) Downloads View citations (18) (2014)

Journal Articles

2023

  1. Benefit-cost analysis of coordinated strategies for control of rabies in Africa
    Nature Communications, 2023, 14, (1), 1-9 Downloads
  2. Confidence in the health system and health insurance enrollment among the informal sector population in Lusaka, Zambia
    Social Science & Medicine, 2023, 321, (C) Downloads

2022

  1. Associations between exclusive breastfeeding duration and children’s developmental outcomes: Evidence from Siaya county, Kenya
    PLOS ONE, 2022, 17, (3), 1-13 Downloads
  2. Inequality in the Quality of Health Services: Wealth, Content of Care, and the Price of Antenatal Consultations in the Democratic Republic of Congo
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2022, 70, (3), 1295 - 1336 Downloads
    See also Working Paper Inequality in the Quality of Health Services: Wealth, Content of Care, and Price of Antenatal Consultations in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Policy Research Working Paper Series (2019) Downloads (2019)
  3. Poor and Rational: Decision-Making under Scarcity
    Journal of Political Economy, 2022, 130, (11), 2862 - 2897 Downloads View citations (3)

2021

  1. Associations between Natural Resource Extraction and Incidence of Acute and Chronic Health Conditions: Evidence from Tanzania
    IJERPH, 2021, 18, (11), 1-12 Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Changes in household wealth in communities living in proximity to a large-scale copper mine in Zambia
    Resources Policy, 2021, 74, (C) Downloads
  3. Early life adversity, biological adaptation, and human capital: evidence from an interrupted malaria control program in Zambia
    Journal of Health Economics, 2021, 80, (C) Downloads View citations (3)
  4. Falling living standards during the COVID-19 crisis: Quantitative evidence from nine developing countries
    EconStor Open Access Articles and Book Chapters, 2021, 7, (6), - Downloads View citations (72)
    See also Working Paper Falling living standards during the COVID-19 crisis: Quantitative evidence from nine developing countries, Department of Economics, Working Paper Series (2021) Downloads View citations (72) (2021)
  5. Impact of social accountability monitoring on health facility performance: Evidence from Tanzania
    Health Economics, 2021, 30, (4), 766-785 Downloads
  6. Learn or react? An experimental study of preventive health decision making
    Experimental Economics, 2021, 24, (1), 206-237 Downloads
  7. Relative importance of early childhood development domains for schooling progression: Longitudinal Evidence from the Zambia Early Childhood Development Project
    International Journal of Educational Development, 2021, 85, (C) Downloads
  8. Short-term effects of national-level natural resource rents on life expectancy: A cross-country panel data analysis
    PLOS ONE, 2021, 16, (5), 1-13 Downloads View citations (4)
  9. The impact of health worker absenteeism on patient health care seeking behavior, testing and treatment: A longitudinal analysis in Uganda
    PLOS ONE, 2021, 16, (8), 1-18 Downloads

2020

  1. Community Health Impacts of the Trident Copper Mine Project in Northwestern Zambia: Results from Repeated Cross-Sectional Surveys
    IJERPH, 2020, 17, (10), 1-15 Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Seasonal Liquidity, Rural Labor Markets, and Agricultural Production
    American Economic Review, 2020, 110, (11), 3351-92 Downloads View citations (29)
    See also Working Paper Seasonal Liquidity, Rural Labor Markets and Agricultural Production, NBER Working Papers (2018) Downloads View citations (15) (2018)

2019

  1. Contextual variation in young children’s acquisition of social-emotional skills
    PLOS ONE, 2019, 14, (11), 1-13 Downloads
  2. “Because at school, you can become somebody” – The perceived health and economic returns on secondary schooling in rural Burkina Faso
    PLOS ONE, 2019, 14, (12), 1-15 Downloads

2018

  1. Children’s education and parental old age survival – Quasi-experimental evidence on the intergenerational effects of human capital investment
    Journal of Health Economics, 2018, 58, (C), 76-89 Downloads View citations (18)
  2. Home- and center-based learning opportunities for preschoolers in low- and middle-income countries
    Children and Youth Services Review, 2018, 88, (C), 44-56 Downloads View citations (5)
  3. How does anonymous online peer communication affect prevention behavior? Evidence from a laboratory experiment
    PLOS ONE, 2018, 13, (11), 1-16 Downloads View citations (2)

2017

  1. Financial Incentives, Targeting, and Utilization of Child Health Services: Experimental Evidence from Zambia
    Health Economics, 2017, 26, (10), 1307-1321 Downloads
  2. Girl child marriage as a risk factor for early childhood development and stunting
    Social Science & Medicine, 2017, 185, (C), 91-101 Downloads View citations (13)
  3. Impact of a text-messaging programon adolescent reproductive health: A cluster-randomized trial in Ghana
    American Journal of Public Health, 2017, 107, (2), 298-305 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper Impact of a Text Messaging Program on Adolescent Reproductive Health: A Cluster–Randomized Trial in Ghana, CHaRMS Working Papers (2017) Downloads View citations (5) (2017)
  4. Introducing malaria rapid diagnostic tests in private medicine retail outlets: A systematic literature review
    PLOS ONE, 2017, 12, (3), 1-24 Downloads
  5. Measuring Socioeconomic Inequalities with Predicted Absolute Incomes Rather Than Wealth Quintiles: A Comparative Assessment Using Child Stunting Data from National Surveys
    American Journal of Public Health, 2017, 107, (4), 550-555 Downloads View citations (4)
  6. More politicians, more corruption: evidence from Swedish municipalities
    Public Choice, 2017, 172, (3), 483-500 Downloads View citations (5)

2016

  1. Early Childhood Developmental Status in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: National, Regional, and Global Prevalence Estimates Using Predictive Modeling
    PLOS Medicine, 2016, 13, (6), 1-18 Downloads View citations (13)
  2. Short- and long-run associations between birth weight and children's height
    Economics & Human Biology, 2016, 21, (C), 156-166 Downloads View citations (6)

2015

  1. Early Childhood Development and Schooling Attainment: Longitudinal Evidence from British, Finnish and Philippine Birth Cohorts
    PLOS ONE, 2015, 10, (9), 1-20 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Health and agricultural productivity: Evidence from Zambia
    Journal of Health Economics, 2015, 42, (C), 151-164 Downloads View citations (28)
  3. Returns to education in developing countries: Evidence from the living standards and measurement study surveys
    Economics of Education Review, 2015, 49, (C), 69-90 Downloads View citations (35)

2014

  1. Disease and Development Revisited
    Journal of Political Economy, 2014, 122, (6), 1355 - 1366 Downloads View citations (92)
    See also Working Paper Disease and Development Revisited, IZA Discussion Papers (2013) Downloads View citations (7) (2013)
  2. Impact of Migration on Fertility and Abortion: Evidence From the Household and Welfare Study of Accra
    Demography, 2014, 51, (6), 2229-2254 Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Working Paper Impact of Migration on Fertility and Abortion: Evidence from the Household and Welfare Study of Accra, Working Paper Downloads View citations (6)
  3. Scaling-Up Access to Family Planning May Improve Linear Growth and Child Development in Low and Middle Income Countries
    PLOS ONE, 2014, 9, (7), 1-9 Downloads View citations (3)
  4. Slum Residence and Child Health in Developing Countries
    Demography, 2014, 51, (4), 1175-1197 Downloads View citations (20)
  5. Testing for heterogeneous treatment effects in experimental data: false discovery risks and correction procedures
    Journal of Development Effectiveness, 2014, 6, (1), 44-57 Downloads View citations (26)
    See also Working Paper Testing for Heterogeneous Treatment Effects in Experimental Data: False Discovery Risks and Correction Procedures, Hannover Economic Papers (HEP) (2011) Downloads View citations (4) (2011)
  6. The Impact of Text Message Reminders on Adherence to Antimalarial Treatment in Northern Ghana: A Randomized Trial
    PLOS ONE, 2014, 9, (10), 1-10 Downloads View citations (18)
    See also Working Paper The Impact of Text Message Reminders on Adherence to Antimalarial Treatment in Northern Ghana: A Randomized Trial, Working Paper Downloads View citations (7)

2013

  1. Does health insurance improve health?
    Journal of Health Economics, 2013, 32, (6), 1043-1056 Downloads View citations (28)
  2. Saving a Life-Year and Reaching MDG 4 with Investments in Water and Sanitation: A Cost-Effective Policy&quest
    The European Journal of Development Research, 2013, 25, (1), 129-153 Downloads

2012

  1. Feasibility of Distributing Rapid Diagnostic Tests for Malaria in the Retail Sector: Evidence from an Implementation Study in Uganda
    PLOS ONE, 2012, 7, (11), 1-10 Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Health insurance and health-seeking behavior: Evidence from a randomized community-based insurance rollout in rural Burkina Faso
    Social Science & Medicine, 2012, 75, (4), 595-603 Downloads View citations (11)

2011

  1. Determinants of International Emergency Aid--Humanitarian Need Only?
    World Development, 2011, 39, (5), 741-757 Downloads View citations (19)
    See also Working Paper Determinants of international emergency aid - humanitarian need only ?, Policy Research Working Paper Series (2009) Downloads View citations (12) (2009)

2010

  1. Implications of population ageing for economic growth
    Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 2010, 26, (4), 583-612 Downloads View citations (186)
    See also Working Paper Implications of Population Aging for Economic Growth, NBER Working Papers (2011) Downloads View citations (48) (2011)
  2. The Cost of Low Fertility in Europe
    (Le coût de la basse fécondité en Europe)
    European Journal of Population, 2010, 26, (2), 141-158 Downloads View citations (13)
    See also Working Paper The Cost of Low Fertility in Europe, NBER Working Papers (2009) Downloads View citations (12) (2009)

2009

  1. Fertility, female labor force participation, and the demographic dividend
    Journal of Economic Growth, 2009, 14, (2), 79-101 Downloads View citations (273)
    See also Working Paper Fertility, Female Labor Force Participation, and the Demographic Dividend, PGDA Working Papers (2007) Downloads View citations (33) (2007)
  2. Higher education, elite institutions and inequality
    European Economic Review, 2009, 53, (3), 376-384 Downloads View citations (6)

2008

  1. Higher Education Policy, Enrollment, and Income Inequality*
    Social Science Quarterly, 2008, 89, (1), 217-235 Downloads View citations (25)

2007

  1. Does age structure forecast economic growth?
    International Journal of Forecasting, 2007, 23, (4), 569-585 Downloads View citations (47)
    See also Working Paper Does Age Structure Forecast Economic Growth?, NBER Working Papers (2007) Downloads View citations (44) (2007)

Books

2008

  1. Population Aging and Economic Growth
    World Bank Publications - Books, The World Bank Group Downloads View citations (20)
    See also Working Paper Population Aging and Economic Growth, PGDA Working Papers, Program on the Global Demography of Aging (2008) Downloads View citations (37) (2008)

Chapters

2014

  1. Evaluating the Effects of Large-Scale Health Interventions in Developing Countries: The Zambian Malaria Initiative
    A chapter in African Successes, Volume II: Human Capital, 2014, pp 13-57 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper Evaluating the Effects of Large Scale Health Interventions in Developing Countries: The Zambian Malaria Initiative, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc (2010) Downloads View citations (17) (2010)
 
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