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Workplace:Paris School of Economics, (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2019

  1. Comment on: Estimating the Productivity Impacts of Technology Adoption in the Presence of Misclassification
    Post-Print, HAL
  2. Farmer adoption of plot- and farm-level natural resource management practices: Between rhetoric and reality
    Post-Print, HAL

2018

  1. Can RCTs help improve the design of CAP
    CEE-M Working Papers, CEE-M, Universtiy of Montpellier, CNRS, INRA, Montpellier SupAgro Downloads
  2. Experimental Evidence of Exposure to a Conditional Cash Transfer During Early Teenage Years: Young Women's Fertility and Labor Market Outcomes
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads
  3. Measuring Skills in Developing Countries
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2017) Downloads View citations (8)
  4. Preschool and Parental Response in a Second Best World: Evidence from a School Construction Experiment
    Post-Print, HAL
    Also in PSE Working Papers, HAL (2014) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Human Resources (2018)
  5. Six Years of Comunidades Solidarias Rurales: Impacts on School Entry of an Ongoing Conditional Cash Transfer Program in El Salvador
    IDB Publications (Working Papers), Inter-American Development Bank Downloads

2017

  1. Are Conditional Cash Transfers Fulfilling Their Promise? Schooling, Learning, and Earnings After 10 Years
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Attrition in Randomized Control Trials: Using Tracking Information to Correct Bias
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers (2017) Downloads View citations (2)
    NOVAFRICA Working Paper Series, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Faculdade de Economia, NOVAFRICA (2017) Downloads View citations (1)
  3. Enhancing Child Development through Changes to Parental Behaviors: Using Conditional Cash Transfers in Nicaragua
    Post-Print, HAL
  4. Women’s Political Reservation, Early Childhood Development, and Learning in India
    Post-Print, HAL Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article in Economic Development and Cultural Change (2017)

2016

  1. Long-term Impacts of Conditional Cash Transfers in Latin America: Review of the Evidence
    IDB Publications (Working Papers), Inter-American Development Bank Downloads View citations (9)
  2. Sustaining Impacts When Transfers End: Women Leaders, Aspirations, and Investment in Children
    NBER Working Papers, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Chapter (2017)

2015

  1. Impact of land administration programs on agricultural productivity and rural development: existing evidence, challenges and new approaches
    Post-Print, HAL Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Post-Print, HAL (2015) View citations (2)
    PSE Working Papers, HAL (2014) Downloads View citations (4)

    See also Journal Article in Review of Agricultural and Environmental Studies - Revue d'Etudes en Agriculture et Environnement (2015)
  2. Wealth Gradients in Early Childhood Cognitive Development in Five Latin American Countries
    PSE - Labex "OSE-Ouvrir la Science Economique", HAL View citations (12)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2014) Downloads View citations (14)
    PIER Working Paper Archive, Penn Institute for Economic Research, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania (2014) Downloads View citations (14)
    IDB Publications (Working Papers), Inter-American Development Bank (2014) Downloads View citations (11)

    See also Journal Article in Journal of Human Resources (2015)

2014

  1. Adoption and adaptation in developing country agriculture
    PSE - Labex "OSE-Ouvrir la Science Economique", HAL
    See also Journal Article in Review of Agricultural and Environmental Studies - Revue d'Etudes en Agriculture et Environnement (2014)
  2. Changing Households' Investment Behaviour through Social Interactions with Local Leaders: Evidence from a Randomised Transfer Programme
    Post-Print, HAL View citations (11)
    Also in PSE - Labex "OSE-Ouvrir la Science Economique", HAL (2014) View citations (27)

    See also Journal Article in Economic Journal (2014)
  3. Ethnic divisions, contract choice, and search costs in the Guatemalan land rental market
    PSE - Labex "OSE-Ouvrir la Science Economique", HAL View citations (12)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Comparative Economics (2014)
  4. Food Security and Agriculture in Developing Countries: Measurement and hypotheses for impact evaluations
    FOODSECURE Working papers, LEI Wageningen UR Downloads
  5. Preschools and early childhood development in a second best world: Evidence from a scaled-up experiment in Cambodia
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (4)

2013

  1. Boys' Cognitive Skill Formation and Physical Growth: Long-Term Experimental Evidence on Critical Ages for Early Childhood Interventions
    PSE - Labex "OSE-Ouvrir la Science Economique", HAL View citations (27)
    Also in IDB Publications (Working Papers), Inter-American Development Bank (2013) Downloads View citations (22)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Review (2013)
  2. Demand versus returns ? pro-poor targeting of business grants and vocational skills training
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (8)
  3. Impact evaluation of three types of early childhood development interventions in Cambodia
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (9)
  4. More Schooling and More Learning?: Effects of a Three-Year Conditional Cash Transfer Program in Nicaragua after 10 Years
    IDB Publications (Working Papers), Inter-American Development Bank Downloads View citations (22)
  5. Volatility, agricultural risk, and household poverty: micro-evidence from randomized control trials
    PSE - Labex "OSE-Ouvrir la Science Economique", HAL View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article in Agricultural Economics (2013)

2012

  1. Cash Transfers, Behavioral Changes, and Cognitive Development in Early Childhood: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment
    PSE - Labex "OSE-Ouvrir la Science Economique", HAL View citations (50)
    Also in Working Papers, Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Working Group (2011) Downloads View citations (25)
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2008) Downloads View citations (5)
    IDB Publications (Working Papers), Inter-American Development Bank (2012) Downloads View citations (39)

    See also Journal Article in American Economic Journal: Applied Economics (2012)
  2. Transfers, Diversification and Household Risk Strategies: Experimental evidence with lessons for climate change adaptation
    CEPR Discussion Papers, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers Downloads View citations (23)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2012) Downloads View citations (21)
  3. Volatility, Risk and Household Poverty: Micro-evidence from Randomized Control Trials
    2012 Conference, August 18-24, 2012, Foz do Iguacu, Brazil, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads

2011

  1. Increasing Inequality and Civil Conflict in Nepal
    Post-Print, HAL View citations (17)
    See also Journal Article in Oxford Economic Papers (2011)
  2. Property Rights Imperfections, Asset Allocation and Welfare: Co-ownership in Bulgaria
    Post-Print, HAL View citations (9)
    Also in 104th Seminar, September 5-8, 2007, Budapest, Hungary, European Association of Agricultural Economists (2007) Downloads View citations (1)
    LICOS Discussion Papers, LICOS - Centre for Institutions and Economic Performance, KU Leuven (2007) Downloads View citations (4)

2010

  1. Insecurity of Property Rights and Social Matching in the Tenancy Market
    Post-Print, HAL View citations (19)
    See also Journal Article in European Economic Review (2010)
  2. Leveling the Intra-household Playing Field: Compensation and Specialization in Child Labor Allocation
    Post-Print, HAL View citations (6)
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2009) Downloads View citations (10)

    See also Chapter (2010)
  3. Seasonal Migration and Early Childhood Development
    Post-Print, HAL View citations (14)
    Also in WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) (2008) Downloads View citations (16)

    See also Journal Article in World Development (2010)

2009

  1. Changing households'investments and aspirations through social interactions: evidence from a randomized transfer program
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (62)
  2. Land Titles and Conflicts in Guatemala
    Research Department Publications, Inter-American Development Bank, Research Department Downloads

2007

  1. The Impact of Property Rights Imperfections on Resource Allocation: Co-Ownership of Land in Bulgaria
    103rd Seminar, April 23-25, 2007, Barcelona, Spain, European Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads

2006

  1. Rural Poverty in Transition Countries
    LICOS Discussion Papers, LICOS - Centre for Institutions and Economic Performance, KU Leuven Downloads View citations (4)
  2. The Impact of Property Rights Imperfections on Resource Allocation and Welfare: Co-ownership of Land in Bulgaria
    2006 Annual Meeting, August 12-18, 2006, Queensland, Australia, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads

2004

  1. Insecurity of Property Rights and Matching in the Tenancy Market
    Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics, UC Berkeley, Working Paper Series, Department of Agricultural & Resource Economics, UC Berkeley Downloads View citations (9)
    Also in 2002 International Congress, August 28-31, 2002, Zaragoza, Spain, European Association of Agricultural Economists (2002) Downloads View citations (5)
    2002 Annual meeting, July 28-31, Long Beach, CA, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) (2002) Downloads View citations (9)
    CUDARE Working Papers, University of California, Berkeley, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics (2004) Downloads View citations (11)

2001

  1. TRANSITION AND AGRICULTURAL LABOUR
    2001 Annual meeting, August 5-8, Chicago, IL, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads View citations (21)
    See also Journal Article in Agricultural Economics (2005)

2000

  1. Agrarian Transitions and Productivity Patterns: Synthesis of Experiences in Eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union and East Asia
    2000 Conference, August 13-18, 2000, Berlin, Germany, International Association of Agricultural Economists Downloads

1997

  1. CAUSES OF OUTPUT DECLINE IN ECONOMIC TRANSITION: THE CASE OF CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPEAN AGRICULTURE
    PRG Working Papers, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, LICOS - Centre for Institutions and Economic Performance Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Comparative Economics (2000)

Journal Articles

2018

  1. Preschool and Parental Response in a Second Best World: Evidence from a School Construction Experiment
    Journal of Human Resources, 2018, 53, (2), 474-512 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2018)

2017

  1. Women’s Political Reservation, Early Childhood Development, and Learning in India
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2017, 65, (4), 741 - 766 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2017)

2015

  1. Impact of land administration programs on agricultural productivity and rural development: existing evidence, challenges and new approaches
    Review of Agricultural and Environmental Studies - Revue d'Etudes en Agriculture et Environnement, 2015, 96, (3), 467-498 Downloads
    Also in Review of Agricultural and Environmental Studies - Revue d'Etudes en Agriculture et Environnement (RAEStud), 96, (3) Downloads

    See also Working Paper (2015)
  2. Wealth Gradients in Early Childhood Cognitive Development in Five Latin American Countries
    Journal of Human Resources, 2015, 50, (2), 446-463 Downloads View citations (18)
    See also Working Paper (2015)

2014

  1. Adoption and adaptation in developing country agriculture
    Review of Agricultural and Environmental Studies - Revue d'Etudes en Agriculture et Environnement, 2014, 95, (1), 13-24 Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in Revue d'Etudes en Agriculture et Environnement, 2014, 95, (01), 13-24 (2014) Downloads
    Review of Agricultural and Environmental Studies - Revue d'Etudes en Agriculture et Environnement (RAEStud), 2014, 95, (1) (2014) Downloads

    See also Working Paper (2014)
  2. Cash ou information ? Changer le comportement parental en faveur du développement infantile précoce au Nicaragua
    INRA Sciences Sociales, 2014, 2014, 2 Downloads
    Also in INRA Sciences Sociales, 2014 (2014) Downloads
  3. Changing Households' Investment Behaviour through Social Interactions with Local Leaders: Evidence from a Randomised Transfer Programme
    Economic Journal, 2014, (576), 607-633 Downloads View citations (31)
    See also Working Paper (2014)
  4. Ethnic divisions, contract choice, and search costs in the Guatemalan land rental market
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 2014, 42, (1), 1-18 Downloads View citations (21)
    See also Working Paper (2014)

2013

  1. Boys' Cognitive Skill Formation and Physical Growth: Long-Term Experimental Evidence on Critical Ages for Early Childhood Interventions
    American Economic Review, 2013, 103, (3), 467-71 Downloads View citations (23)
    See also Working Paper (2013)
  2. Volatility, agricultural risk, and household poverty: micro-evidence from randomized control trials
    Agricultural Economics, 2013, 44, (s1), 79-84 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper (2013)

2012

  1. Cash Transfers, Behavioral Changes, and Cognitive Development in Early Childhood: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment
    American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, 2012, 4, (2), 247-73 Downloads View citations (72)
    See also Working Paper (2012)

2011

  1. Increasing inequality and civil conflict in Nepal
    Oxford Economic Papers, 2011, 63, (1), 1-26 Downloads View citations (41)
    See also Working Paper (2011)
  2. Property rights imperfections and asset allocation: Co-ownership in Bulgaria
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 2011, 39, (2), 159-175 Downloads View citations (8)

2010

  1. Insecurity of property rights and social matching in the tenancy market
    European Economic Review, 2010, 54, (7), 880-899 Downloads View citations (22)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
  2. Seasonal Migration and Early Childhood Development
    World Development, 2010, 38, (6), 857-869 Downloads View citations (39)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2008

  1. Rural-Urban Poverty Differences in Transition Countries
    World Development, 2008, 36, (11), 2170-2187 Downloads View citations (19)

2005

  1. Agricultural Labor Adjustments in Transition Countries: The Role of Migration and Impact on Poverty
    Review of Agricultural Economics, 2005, 27, (3), 405-411 Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Review of Agricultural Economics, 2005, 27, (3), 405-411 (2005) Downloads View citations (14)
  2. Transition and agricultural labor
    Agricultural Economics, 2005, 32, (1), 15-34 Downloads View citations (38)
    See also Working Paper (2001)

2003

  1. Hervormingen, initiële condities en groei.Lessen uit de transitie van de landbouwsector in Centraal en Oost-Europa, de voormalige Soviet-Unie en Oost-Azië
    Review of Business and Economic Literature, 2003, XLVIII, (1), 47-68 Downloads

2002

  1. Patterns of Agrarian Transition
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2002, 50, (2), 365-94 Downloads View citations (56)

2001

  1. Agrarian Transformations in Transition Economies
    VOPROSY ECONOMIKI, 2001, 8

2000

  1. Causes of Output Decline in Economic Transition: The Case of Central and Eastern European Agriculture
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 2000, 28, (1), 172-206 Downloads View citations (56)
    See also Working Paper (1997)
  2. Impact of Initial Conditions and Reform Policies on Agricultural Performance in Central and Eastern Europe, the Former Soviet Union, and East Asia
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2000, 82, (5), 1149-1155 Downloads View citations (27)

Chapters

2017

  1. Sustaining Impacts When Transfers End: Women Leaders, Aspirations, and Investments in Children
    A chapter in The Economics of Poverty Traps, 2017, pp 325-355 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2016)

2010

  1. Leveling the intra-household playing field: compensation and specialization in child labor allocation
    A chapter in Child Labor and the Transition between School and Work, 2010, vol. 31, pp 259-295 Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Working Paper (2010)
 
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