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Homepage:http://oliviersterck.wordpress.com/
Postal address:Oxford Department of International Development University of Oxford Mansfield Road Oxford OX1 3TB United Kingdom
Workplace:Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI), Department of International Development (Queen Elizabeth House), Oxford University, (more information at EDIRC)
Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), Department of Economics, Oxford University, (more information at EDIRC)
Instituut voor Ontwikkelingsbeleid en -beheer (IOB) (Institute of Development Policy), Universiteit Antwerpen (University of Antwerp), (more information at EDIRC)

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Working Papers

2023

  1. With or without him? Experimental evidence on cash grants and gender-sensitive trainings in Tunisia
    Post-Print, HAL Downloads
    See also Journal Article With or without him? Experimental evidence on cash grants and gender-sensitive trainings in Tunisia, Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier (2023) Downloads View citations (1) (2023)

2022

  1. Cash Transfers and Migration: Theory and Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial
    Post-Print, HAL Downloads
    Also in CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford (2019) Downloads View citations (8)
    NOVAFRICA Working Paper Series, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Nova School of Business and Economics, NOVAFRICA (2020) Downloads View citations (4)

    See also Journal Article Cash Transfers and Migration: Theory and Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial, The Review of Economics and Statistics, MIT Press (2023) Downloads View citations (5) (2023)
  2. Social Cohesion and Refugee-Host Interactions: Evidence from East Africa
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (1)
  3. With or Without Him ? Experimental Evidence on Gender-Sensitive Cash Grants and Trainings in Tunisia
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads
    Also in CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford (2022) Downloads

2021

  1. Appointments: A More Effective Commitment Device for Health Behaviors
    Papers, arXiv.org Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in SocArXiv, Center for Open Science (2021) Downloads View citations (2)
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford (2021) Downloads View citations (2)
  2. Death and Destitution: The Global Distribution of Welfare Losses from the COVID-19 Pandemic
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in Working Papers, ECINEQ, Society for the Study of Economic Inequality (2021) Downloads View citations (11)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2021) Downloads View citations (10)
  3. Death and destitution: distribution of welfare losses from the Covid-19 pandemic
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library Downloads View citations (7)
  4. Enhancing Female Entrepreneurship through Cash Grants
    World Bank Publications - Reports, The World Bank Group Downloads
  5. Lives and livelihoods: estimates of the global mortality and poverty effects of the Covid-19 pandemic
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library Downloads View citations (4)
    Also in Working Papers, ECINEQ, Society for the Study of Economic Inequality (2020) Downloads View citations (19)
    Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2020) Downloads View citations (18)
    LSE Research Online Documents on Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, LSE Library (2020) Downloads View citations (14)
    IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) (2020) Downloads View citations (17)

    See also Journal Article Lives and livelihoods: Estimates of the global mortality and poverty effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, World Development, Elsevier (2021) Downloads View citations (18) (2021)
  6. The Freedom to Choose: Theory and Quasi-Experimental Evidence on Cash Transfer Restrictions
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Journal Article The freedom to choose: Theory and quasi-experimental evidence on cash transfer restrictions, Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier (2023) Downloads View citations (2) (2023)

2020

  1. Cash Transfers and Micro-Enterprise Performance: Theory and Quasi-Experimental Evidence from Kenya
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads View citations (6)
    See also Journal Article Cash transfers and micro-enterprise performance: Theory and quasi-experimental evidence from Kenya, Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier (2024) Downloads (2024)
  2. Empowering Refugees through Cash and Agriculture: A Regression Discontinuity Design
    HiCN Working Papers, Households in Conflict Network Downloads
    See also Journal Article Empowering refugees through cash and agriculture: A regression discontinuity design, Journal of Development Economics, Elsevier (2021) Downloads View citations (9) (2021)

2019

  1. Humanitarian vs. Development Aid for Refugees: Evidence from a Regression Discontinuity Design
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads View citations (3)

2018

  1. How to decompose the R²?: A comment on Henderson et al. (2018)
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads
  2. On the economic importance of the determinants of long-term growth
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads

2017

  1. Beyond the Stars
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads View citations (3)
    See also Journal Article BEYOND THE STARS, Journal of Economic Surveys, Wiley Blackwell (2019) Downloads View citations (5) (2019)
  2. Turning the paradigm of aid allocation on its head
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads View citations (1)

2016

  1. Beyond the Stars: a New Method for Assessing the Economic Importance of Variables in Regressions
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads
  2. Who Benefited from Burundi’s Demobilization Program?
    ULB Institutional Repository, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles
    Also in Policy Research Working Paper Series, The World Bank (2016) Downloads

    See also Journal Article Who Benefited from Burundi’s Demobilization Program?, The World Bank Economic Review, World Bank (2018) Downloads View citations (9) (2018)

2015

  1. Fighting for votes: theory and evidence on the causes of electoral violence
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads View citations (1)
    Also in CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford (2015) Downloads View citations (1)

    See also Journal Article Fighting for Votes: Theory and Evidence on the Causes of Electoral Violence, Economica, London School of Economics and Political Science (2020) Downloads View citations (2) (2020)
  2. The Moral and Fiscal Implications of Anti-Retroviral Therapies for HIV in Africa
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Journal Article The moral and fiscal implications of antiretroviral therapies for HIV in Africa, Oxford Economic Papers, Oxford University Press (2018) Downloads View citations (2) (2018)

2014

  1. From Rebellion to Electoral Violence. Evidence from Burundi
    Working Papers ECARES, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles Downloads View citations (6)
    Also in CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford (2014) Downloads View citations (2)
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford (2014) Downloads View citations (6)

    See also Journal Article From Rebellion to Electoral Violence: Evidence from Burundi, Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press (2019) Downloads View citations (1) (2019)
  2. Natural resources and the spread of HIV/AIDS: curse or blessing?
    CSAE Working Paper Series, Centre for the Study of African Economies, University of Oxford Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Journal Article Natural resources and the spread of HIV/AIDS: Curse or blessing?, Social Science & Medicine, Elsevier (2016) Downloads View citations (7) (2016)

2013

  1. Buying Peace: The Mirage of Demobilizing Rebels
    Working Papers ECARES, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles Downloads View citations (3)
    Also in LIDAM Discussion Papers IRES, Université catholique de Louvain, Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales (IRES) (2013) Downloads View citations (3)
    HiCN Working Papers, Households in Conflict Network (2013) Downloads View citations (4)

2012

  1. Who Benefits from Customary Justice? Rent-seeking, Bribery and Criminality in Sub-Saharan Africa
    LIDAM Discussion Papers IRES, Université catholique de Louvain, Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales (IRES) Downloads
    See also Journal Article Who Benefits from Customary Justice? Rent-seeking, Bribery and Criminality in sub-Saharan Africa, Journal of African Economies, Centre for the Study of African Economies (2016) Downloads View citations (1) (2016)

2011

  1. Geoengineering as an alternative to mitigation: specification and dynamic implications
    LIDAM Discussion Papers IRES, Université catholique de Louvain, Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales (IRES) Downloads View citations (2)
    Also in Working Papers, HAL (2011) Downloads View citations (3)
  2. Why only one individual tests for HIV/AIDS among Sub-Saharan African Couples?
    LIDAM Discussion Papers IRES, Université catholique de Louvain, Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales (IRES) Downloads View citations (1)

2010

  1. Should prevention campaigns disclose the transmission rate of HIV/AIDS? Theory and evidence from Burundi
    LIDAM Discussion Papers IRES, Université catholique de Louvain, Institut de Recherches Economiques et Sociales (IRES) Downloads View citations (1)

Journal Articles

2024

  1. Cash transfers and micro-enterprise performance: Theory and quasi-experimental evidence from Kenya
    Journal of Development Economics, 2024, 167, (C) Downloads
    See also Working Paper Cash Transfers and Micro-Enterprise Performance: Theory and Quasi-Experimental Evidence from Kenya, CSAE Working Paper Series (2020) Downloads View citations (6) (2020)

2023

  1. Cash Transfers and Migration: Theory and Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial
    The Review of Economics and Statistics, 2023, 105, (1), 143-157 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper Cash Transfers and Migration: Theory and Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial, Post-Print (2022) Downloads (2022)
  2. Refugees welcome? Inter-group interaction and host community attitude formation
    World Development, 2023, 161, (C) Downloads View citations (1)
  3. The freedom to choose: Theory and quasi-experimental evidence on cash transfer restrictions
    Journal of Development Economics, 2023, 161, (C) Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper The Freedom to Choose: Theory and Quasi-Experimental Evidence on Cash Transfer Restrictions, CSAE Working Paper Series (2021) Downloads View citations (2) (2021)
  4. With or without him? Experimental evidence on cash grants and gender-sensitive trainings in Tunisia
    Journal of Development Economics, 2023, 165, (C) Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper With or without him? Experimental evidence on cash grants and gender-sensitive trainings in Tunisia, Post-Print (2023) Downloads (2023)

2022

  1. Is Chinese aid different?
    World Development, 2022, 156, (C) Downloads View citations (7)
  2. Why do states give refugees the right to work?
    (Fractionalization)
    Oxford Review of Economic Policy, 2022, 38, (3), 514-530 Downloads View citations (2)

2021

  1. Empowering refugees through cash and agriculture: A regression discontinuity design
    Journal of Development Economics, 2021, 149, (C) Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper Empowering Refugees through Cash and Agriculture: A Regression Discontinuity Design, HiCN Working Papers (2020) Downloads (2020)
  2. Lives and livelihoods: Estimates of the global mortality and poverty effects of the Covid-19 pandemic
    World Development, 2021, 146, (C) Downloads View citations (18)
    See also Working Paper Lives and livelihoods: estimates of the global mortality and poverty effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, LSE Research Online Documents on Economics (2021) Downloads View citations (4) (2021)

2020

  1. Fighting for Votes: Theory and Evidence on the Causes of Electoral Violence
    Economica, 2020, 87, (347), 844-883 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper Fighting for votes: theory and evidence on the causes of electoral violence, CSAE Working Paper Series (2015) Downloads View citations (1) (2015)

2019

  1. BEYOND THE STARS
    Journal of Economic Surveys, 2019, 33, (5), 1409-1436 Downloads View citations (5)
    See also Working Paper Beyond the Stars, CSAE Working Paper Series (2017) Downloads View citations (3) (2017)
  2. From Rebellion to Electoral Violence: Evidence from Burundi
    Economic Development and Cultural Change, 2019, 67, (2), 333 - 368 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper From Rebellion to Electoral Violence. Evidence from Burundi, Working Papers ECARES (2014) Downloads View citations (6) (2014)

2018

  1. Interest Rates in Savings Groups: Thrift or Threat?
    World Development, 2018, 101, (C), 162-172 Downloads View citations (6)
  2. Rethinking international and domestic financing for HIV in low†and middle†income countries
    Development Policy Review, 2018, 36, (4), 433-444 Downloads View citations (1)
  3. The moral and fiscal implications of antiretroviral therapies for HIV in Africa
    Oxford Economic Papers, 2018, 70, (2), 353-374 Downloads View citations (2)
    See also Working Paper The Moral and Fiscal Implications of Anti-Retroviral Therapies for HIV in Africa, CSAE Working Paper Series (2015) Downloads View citations (7) (2015)
  4. What goes wrong with the allocation of domestic and international resources for HIV?
    Health Economics, 2018, 27, (2), 320-332 Downloads View citations (1)
  5. Who Benefited from Burundi’s Demobilization Program?
    The World Bank Economic Review, 2018, 32, (2), 357-382 Downloads View citations (9)
    See also Working Paper Who Benefited from Burundi’s Demobilization Program?, ULB Institutional Repository (2016) (2016)

2016

  1. Financing the HIV response in sub-Saharan Africa from domestic sources: Moving beyond a normative approach
    Social Science & Medicine, 2016, 169, (C), 66-76 Downloads View citations (4)
  2. Natural resources and the spread of HIV/AIDS: Curse or blessing?
    Social Science & Medicine, 2016, 150, (C), 271-278 Downloads View citations (7)
    See also Working Paper Natural resources and the spread of HIV/AIDS: curse or blessing?, CSAE Working Paper Series (2014) Downloads View citations (1) (2014)
  3. Theorizing and Measuring Emotions in Conflict
    Journal of Conflict Resolution, 2016, 60, (4), 718-747 Downloads
  4. Who Benefits from Customary Justice? Rent-seeking, Bribery and Criminality in sub-Saharan Africa
    Journal of African Economies, 2016, 25, (3), 439-467 Downloads View citations (1)
    See also Working Paper Who Benefits from Customary Justice? Rent-seeking, Bribery and Criminality in Sub-Saharan Africa, LIDAM Discussion Papers IRES (2012) Downloads (2012)

2015

  1. Diagnosing the Securitisation of Immigration at the EU Level: A New Method for Stronger Empirical Claims
    Political Studies, 2015, 63, (5), 1120-1139 Downloads View citations (5)

2014

  1. HIV/AIDS and Fatalism: Should Prevention Campaigns Disclose the Transmission Rate of HIV?
    Journal of African Economies, 2014, 23, (1), 53-104 Downloads View citations (4)

2013

  1. Why are Testing Rates so Low in Sub-Saharan Africa? Misconceptions and Strategic Behaviors
    Forum for Health Economics & Policy, 2013, 16, (1), 39 Downloads
 
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