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Publications and Working Papers:   Education and Health     Stefan Dercon

·         Working Papers

"When can School Inputs Improve Test-Scores", 2004 (with J.Das, P.Krishnan, J.Habyarimana), Policy Research Working Paper Series no. 3217, World Bank, Washington D.C. and Centre for the Study of African Economies Series working paper WPS/2002-25 (under revision)


·         Journal Articles

The intergenerational impact of the African orphans crisis: a cohort study from an HIV/AIDS affected area”, (2009) with K.Beegle and J.De Weerdt), International Journal of Epidemiology, 38 (2): 561-568.

“Teacher Shocks and Student Learning”, (2007), (with Jishnu Das, James Habyarimana and Pramila Krishnan), Journal of Human Resources, Fall, Volume 42, Issue 4, 820-862. (wp version here)

“Density versus Quality in Social Sector Provision: The Use of Household Data for Budgetary Choices in Ethiopia”, 2003, World Bank Economic Review (with Paul Collier and John Mackinnon),  pp.425-448


  • Book Chapters

 "Health, Shocks and Poverty Persistence", (with John Hoddinott), in S.Dercon, (2004), Insurance against Poverty, Oxford University Press. table of contents and link to all papers

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