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Workplace:Department of Economics, Cornell University, (more information at EDIRC)
Institute of Labor Economics (IZA), (more information at EDIRC)
Centre d'Études et de Recherches sur le Développement International (CERDI) (Center for Studies and Research on International Development), École d'Économie (School of Economics), Université Clermont Auvergne (University of Clermont-Auvergne), (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2018

  1. School or Work? The Role of Weather Shocks in Madagascar
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, HAL (2018) Downloads
    Working Papers, CERDI (2018) Downloads
  2. Social Interactions and Stigmatized Behavior: "Donating" Blood Plasma in Rural China
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (1)

2017

  1. Working Paper 279 - Teen Fertility and Labor Market Segmentation in Madagascar
    Working Paper Series, African Development Bank Downloads
  2. Working Paper 280 - Labor Market Outcomes during Life Transition
    Working Paper Series, African Development Bank Downloads
  3. Working Paper 281 - Early Childbearing, School Attainment and Cognitive Skills
    Working Paper Series, African Development Bank Downloads

2016

  1. Early Fertility and Labor Market Segmentation: Evidence from Madagascar
    2016 Annual Meeting, July 31-August 2, Boston, Massachusetts, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads
  2. Food and nutrition security and role of smallholder farms: challenges and opportunities - Workshop proceedings
    JRC Working Papers, Joint Research Centre (Seville site) Downloads
  3. Labor Outcomes during the Transition from Adolescence to Adulthood: The Role of Personality, Cognition, and Shocks in Madagascar
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads
  4. Teen Fertility and Labor Market Segmentation: Evidence from Madagascar
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads
  5. The Role of Education and Family Background in Marriage, Childbearing, and Labor Market Participation in Senegal
    Post-Print, HAL
    Also in Working Papers, HAL (2012) Downloads
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2015) Downloads
    Working Papers, CERDI (2012) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Economic Development and Cultural Change (2016)

2015

  1. MADAGASCAR YOUNG ADULT TRANSITIONS SURVEY - Preliminary Descriptive Results
    Working Papers, HAL Downloads
    Also in Working Papers, CERDI (2013) Downloads
  2. Schooling, Marriage and Age of First Birth in Madagascar
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article in Population Studies (2015)
  3. The Impact of Early Childbearing on Schooling and Cognitive Skills among Young Women in Madagascar
    Working Papers, HAL Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2015) Downloads View citations (2)
    Working Papers, CERDI (2014) Downloads
  4. The Role of Personality, Cognition and Shocks in Determining Age of Entry into Labor Market, Sector of Employment, and within Sector Earnings
    2015 AAEA & WAEA Joint Annual Meeting, July 26-28, San Francisco, California, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association Downloads

2014

  1. Household Shocks and Education Investment in Madagascar
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Working Papers, CERDI (2012) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics (2016)

2013

  1. Determinants of Internal Migration among Senegalese Youth
    Working Papers, CERDI Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in Working Papers, HAL (2013) Downloads View citations (3)

2012

  1. Health Inequality across Populations of Individuals
    Post-Print, HAL
    Also in Working Papers, CERDI (2012) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in African Development Review (2012)
  2. Health, Poverty and Economic Growth: An Introduction
    Post-Print, HAL
    See also Journal Article in African Development Review (2012)
  3. Pro-Poor Policies in Sudan and South Sudan A Study Based on the National Baseline Household Survey of 2009
    Working Papers, CERDI Downloads
  4. Schooling, Marriage, and Childbearing in Madagascar
    Working Papers, CERDI Downloads View citations (7)

2010

  1. Explaining stunting in nineteenth-century France
    Post-Print, HAL View citations (1)
    Also in Research Unit Working Papers, Laboratoire d'Economie Appliquee, INRA (2006) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Economic History Review (2010)
  2. Partial Multidimensional Inequality Orderings
    Cahiers de recherche, CIRPEE Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Public Economics (2011)

2009

  1. Comparing Population Distributions from bin-Aggregated Sample Data: an Application to Historical Height Data from France
    Cahiers de recherche, CIRPEE Downloads
    Also in UFAE and IAE Working Papers, Unitat de Fonaments de l'Anàlisi Econòmica (UAB) and Institut d'Anàlisi Econòmica (CSIC) (2009) Downloads
    Working Papers, Barcelona Graduate School of Economics (2009) Downloads

    See also Journal Article in Economics & Human Biology (2011)

2008

  1. Labor Market Dynamics in Romania During a Period of Economic Liberalization
    Cahiers de recherche, HEC Montréal, Institut d'économie appliquée Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2006) Downloads View citations (8)

2007

  1. Inequality and Poverty in Africa in an Era of Globalization: Looking Beyond Income to Health and Education
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads

2006

  1. Robust Multidimensional Poverty Comparisons with Discrete Indicators of Well-being
    Cahiers de recherche, CIRPEE Downloads View citations (80)

2005

  1. Robust Multidimensional Spatial Poverty Comparisons in Ghana, Madagascar, and Uganda
    Cahiers de recherche, CIRPEE Downloads View citations (4)
    See also Journal Article in World Bank Economic Review (2006)

2004

  1. CONSISTENT ESTIMATION OF LONGITUDINAL CENSORED DEMAND SYSTEMS
    2004 Annual meeting, August 1-4, Denver, CO, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association) Downloads
  2. Urban-Rural Inequality in Living Standards in Africa
    WIDER Working Paper Series, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) Downloads View citations (19)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of African Economies (2003)

2003

  1. CONSISTENT ESTIMATION OF LONGITUDINAL CENSORED DEMAND SYSTEMS: AN APPLICATION TO TRANSITION COUNTRY DATA
    Working Papers, Cornell University, Department of Applied Economics and Management Downloads View citations (1)
  2. Polarization: Robust Multidimensional Poverty Comparisons
    Cahiers de recherche, CIRPEE Downloads View citations (2)

2001

  1. Decomposing World Health Inequality
    Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers, Tinbergen Institute Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article in Journal of Health Economics (2003)
  2. Qualitative and Quantitative Poverty Appraisal: Complementarities, Tensions and the Way Forward
    Working Papers, Cornell University, Department of Applied Economics and Management Downloads
  3. Robust Multidimensional Poverty Comparisons
    Cahiers de recherche, Université Laval - Département d'économique Downloads View citations (31)
    See also Journal Article in Economic Journal (2006)

1999

  1. Dominance Testing of Social Sector Expenditures and Taxes in Africa
    IMF Working Papers, International Monetary Fund Downloads View citations (14)
  2. Wage determination and gender discrimination in a transition economy: the case of Romania
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (12)

1998

  1. Nutritional Status and Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa
    World Bank Other Operational Studies, The World Bank Downloads

Journal Articles

2018

  1. Early Childbearing, School Attainment, and Cognitive Skills: Evidence From Madagascar
    Demography, 2018, 55, (2), 643-668 Downloads View citations (4)

2017

  1. The Incidence of Child Health Improvements
    Review of Development Economics, 2017, 21, (2), 304-320 Downloads

2016

  1. Household Shocks and Education Investments in Madagascar
    Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 2016, 78, (6), 792-813 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper (2014)
  2. The Role of Education and Family Background in Marriage, Childbearing, and Labor Market Participation in Senegal
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2016, 64, (2), 369 - 403 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2016)

2015

  1. Schooling, marriage, and age at first birth in Madagascar
    Population Studies, 2015, 69, (2), 219-236 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper (2015)

2012

  1. Health Inequality across Populations of Individuals
    African Development Review, 2012, 24, (4), 316-326 Downloads
    Also in African Development Review, 2012, 24, (4), 316-326 (2012)

    See also Working Paper (2012)
  2. Health, Poverty and Economic Growth: An Introduction
    African Development Review, 2012, 24, (4), 267-269
    Also in African Development Review, 2012, 24, (4), 267-269 (2012) Downloads

    See also Working Paper (2012)

2011

  1. Comparing population distributions from bin-aggregated sample data: An application to historical height data from France
    Economics & Human Biology, 2011, 9, (4), 419-437 Downloads
    See also Working Paper (2009)
  2. Family background, school characteristics, and children's cognitive achievement in Madagascar
    Education Economics, 2011, 19, (4), 363-396 Downloads View citations (6)
  3. Partial multidimensional inequality orderings
    Journal of Public Economics, 2011, 95, (3), 225-238 Downloads View citations (16)
    Also in Journal of Public Economics, 2011, 95, (3-4), 225-238 (2011) Downloads View citations (15)

    See also Working Paper (2010)

2010

  1. Early Academic Performance, Grade Repetition, and School Attainment in Senegal: A Panel Data Analysis
    World Bank Economic Review, 2010, 24, (1), 93-120 Downloads View citations (14)
  2. Explaining stunting in nineteenth‐century France
    Economic History Review, 2010, 63, (2), 315-334 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper (2010)

2009

  1. Cognitive skills among children in Senegal: Disentangling the roles of schooling and family background
    Economics of Education Review, 2009, 28, (2), 178-188 Downloads View citations (13)
  2. Determinants of HIV Knowledge and Condom Use among Women in Madagascar: An Analysis Using Matched Household and Community Data
    African Development Review, 2009, 21, (1), 147-179 View citations (6)
  3. Measuring intra‐household health inequality: explorations using the body mass index
    Health Economics, 2009, 18, (S1), S13-S36 Downloads View citations (19)
  4. Risk, Knowledge and Health in Africa: Introduction to the Symposium
    African Development Review, 2009, 21, (1), 1-4
  5. Weights on the rise: where and for whom?
    The Journal of Economic Inequality, 2009, 7, (4), 351-370 Downloads View citations (7)

2008

  1. Are Africans Practicing Safer Sex? Evidence from Demographic and Health Surveys for Eight Countries
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2008, 56, (2), 397-439 Downloads View citations (4)

2007

  1. Changes in HIV/AIDS knowledge and testing behavior in Africa: how much and for whom?
    Journal of Population Economics, 2007, 20, (2), 383-422 Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Estimating the Consequences of Unintended Fertility for Child Health and Education in Romania: An Analysis Using Twins Data*
    Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 2007, 69, (5), 667-691 Downloads View citations (12)
  3. The joint demand for health care, leisure, and commodities: Implications for health care finance and access in Vietnam
    Journal of Development Studies, 2007, 43, (8), 1475-1500 Downloads View citations (3)

2006

  1. Changes in inequality and poverty in Latin America: Looking beyond income to health and education
    Journal of Applied Economics, 2006, 9, 215-234 Downloads View citations (21)
  2. Robust Multidimensional Poverty Comparisons
    Economic Journal, 2006, 116, (514), 943-968 Downloads View citations (140)
    See also Working Paper (2001)
  3. Robust Multidimensional Spatial Poverty Comparisons in Ghana, Madagascar, and Uganda
    World Bank Economic Review, 2006, 20, (1), 91-113 View citations (76)
    See also Working Paper (2005)
  4. The demand for primary schooling in Madagascar: Price, quality, and the choice between public and private providers
    Journal of Development Economics, 2006, 79, (1), 118-145 Downloads View citations (44)

2005

  1. Consistent Estimation of Censored Demand Systems Using Panel Data
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2005, 87, (3), 660-672 Downloads View citations (27)
  2. Improvements in children’s health: Does inequality matter?
    The Journal of Economic Inequality, 2005, 3, (2), 125-143 Downloads View citations (13)
  3. Intertemporal female labor force behavior in a developing country: what can we learn from a limited panel?
    Labour Economics, 2005, 12, (1), 23-45 Downloads View citations (3)
  4. Socioeconomic Determinants of Children's Health in Russia: A Longitudinal Study
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2005, 53, (2), 479-500 Downloads View citations (16)

2004

  1. Child allowances and allocative decisions in Romanian households
    Applied Economics, 2004, 36, (14), 1513-1521 Downloads View citations (8)
  2. Growth and Poverty Reduction in Sub-Saharan Africa: Macroeconomic Adjustment and Beyond
    Journal of African Economies, 2004, 13, (1), i66-i95 View citations (3)

2003

  1. Decomposing world health inequality
    Journal of Health Economics, 2003, 22, (2), 271-293 Downloads View citations (72)
    See also Working Paper (2001)
  2. Exploring Alternative Measures of Welfare in the Absence of Expenditure Data
    Review of Income and Wealth, 2003, 49, (4), 463-489 Downloads View citations (172)
  3. Progress Toward the Millennium Development Goals in Africa
    World Development, 2003, 31, (1), 23-52 Downloads View citations (24)
  4. The Demand for Health Care Services in Rural Tanzania
    Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 2003, 65, (2), 241-260 Downloads View citations (27)
  5. Urban--Rural Inequality in Living Standards in Africa
    Journal of African Economies, 2003, 12, (4), 564-597 View citations (36)
    See also Working Paper (2004)

2002

  1. Parental Preferences for Nutrition of Boys and Girls: Evidence from Africa
    Journal of Development Studies, 2002, 39, (1), 21-45 Downloads View citations (21)
  2. Robust Comparisons of Malnutrition in Developing Countries
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 2002, 84, (3), 716-735 Downloads View citations (29)

2000

  1. A General Equilibrium Analysis of the Effect of Macroeconomic Adjustment on Poverty in Africa
    Journal of Policy Modeling, 2000, 22, (6), 753-776 Downloads View citations (20)
  2. Expenditure incidence in Africa: microeconomic evidence
    Fiscal Studies, 2000, 21, (3), 329-347 Downloads View citations (50)
  3. Poverty Comparisons Over Time and Across Countries in Africa
    World Development, 2000, 28, (12), 2123-2155 Downloads View citations (192)

1999

  1. A Reply to De Maio, Stewart, and van der Hoeven
    World Development, 1999, 27, (3), 471-475 Downloads
  2. Schooling of girls and boys in a West African country: the effects of parental education, income, and household structure
    Economics of Education Review, 1999, 19, (1), 63-87 Downloads View citations (10)
  3. Tax Incidence in Madagascar: An Analysis Using Household Data
    World Bank Economic Review, 1999, 13, (2), 303-31 View citations (17)

1998

  1. Health and productivity in a heterogeneous urban labour market
    Applied Economics, 1998, 30, (2), 203-216 Downloads View citations (15)
  2. Maternal Labour Supply and Child Nutrition in West Africa
    Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, 1998, 60, (3), 325-55 View citations (22)

1997

  1. Gender and Education Impacts on Employment and Earnings in West Africa: Evidence from Guinea
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 1997, 45, (4), 793-823 Downloads View citations (26)
  2. Labor Market Segmentation and the Implications for Public Sector Retrenchment Programs
    Journal of Comparative Economics, 1997, 25, (3), 385-402 Downloads View citations (6)
  3. On the determinants of nutrition in Mozambique: The importance of age-specific effects
    World Development, 1997, 25, (4), 577-588 Downloads View citations (36)

1996

  1. Exchange rate, fiscal and agricultural policies in Africa: Does adjustment hurt the poor?
    World Development, 1996, 24, (4), 719-747 Downloads View citations (15)
  2. The Effect of Food Subsidies on Labor Supply in Sri Lanka
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 1996, 45, (1), 125-45 Downloads View citations (17)

1995

  1. Have structural adjustments led to health sector reform in Africa?
    Health Policy, 1995, 32, (1-3), 193-214 Downloads View citations (5)
  2. Poverty alleviation in Mozambique: a multi-market analysis of the role of food aid
    Agricultural Economics, 1995, 13, (2), 89-99 Downloads View citations (20)
  3. The emergence of parallel markets in a transition economy: The case of Mozambique
    Food Policy, 1995, 20, (2), 83-98 Downloads View citations (4)

1994

  1. Economic Growth, Income Distribution and Agricultural Policy in Malawi
    Journal of African Economies, 1994, 3, (3), 412-46
  2. Modeling the Nutritional and Distributional Effects of Taxing Export Crops
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 1994, 42, (4), 773-93 Downloads View citations (2)
  3. On Economic Reform, Poverty, and Nutrition in Africa
    American Economic Review, 1994, 84, (2), 285-90 Downloads
  4. The Contribution of Income to Improved Nutrition in Cote d'Ivoire
    Journal of African Economies, 1994, 3, (1), 29-61 View citations (14)

1993

  1. An econometric model for Malawi: Measuring the effects of external shocks and policies
    Journal of Policy Modeling, 1993, 15, (3), 313-327 Downloads
  2. Substitution between Goods and Leisure in a Developing Country
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1993, 75, (4), 875-883 Downloads View citations (4)

1992

  1. Public expenditures in sub-Saharan Africa during a period of economic reforms
    World Development, 1992, 20, (5), 673-693 Downloads View citations (14)

1991

  1. Food subsidies and exchange rate distortions in Mozambique
    Food Policy, 1991, 16, (5), 395-404 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Structural Adjustment and the Welfare of Rural Smallholders: A Comparative Analysis from Sub-Saharan Africa
    World Bank Economic Review, 1991, 5, (2), 259-89 View citations (19)
  3. The Gendered Impacts of Structural Adjustment Programs in Africa: Discussion
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1991, 73, (5), 1448-1451 Downloads
  4. The stagnation of smallholder agriculture in Malawi: A decade of structural adjustment
    Food Policy, 1991, 16, (3), 219-234 Downloads View citations (9)

1990

  1. The impact of export crop production on nutritional status in Cote d'Ivoire
    World Development, 1990, 18, (12), 1635-1653 Downloads View citations (5)

1988

  1. The Effect of Price and Income Changes on Food-Energy Intake in Sri Lanka
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 1988, 36, (2), 315-40 Downloads View citations (18)
  2. The effects of human capital on wages, and the determinants of labor supply in a developing country
    Journal of Development Economics, 1988, 29, (2), 157-183 Downloads View citations (88)

1987

  1. Changes in the living standards of the poor in Sri Lanka during a period of macroeconomic restructuring
    World Development, 1987, 15, (6), 809-830 Downloads View citations (12)

1986

  1. The Effect of the Value of Time on Food Consumption Patterns in Developing Countries: Evidence from Sri Lanka
    American Journal of Agricultural Economics, 1986, 68, (4), 920-927 Downloads View citations (15)

Books

1999

  1. Structural Adjustment Reconsidered
    Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press

Edited books

2015

  1. The Fight Against Hunger and Malnutrition: The Role of Food, Agriculture, and Targeted Policies
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press View citations (1)

1996

  1. Economic Reform and the Poor in Africa
    OUP Catalogue, Oxford University Press View citations (4)
 
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