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Publications and Working Papers:  Some recent papers       Stefan Dercon

"Growth and Chronic Poverty: Evidence from Rural Communities in Ethiopia," 2012 (with John Hoddinott and Tassew Woldehanna) The Journal of Development Studies, Taylor and Francis Journals, vol. 48(2), pages 238-253, February.

"Political Connections and Social Networks in Targeted Transfer Programs: Evidence from Rural Ethiopia," 2012 (with Bet Caeyers) Economic Development and Cultural Change, University of Chicago Press, vol. 60(4), pages 639 - 675.

"Triggers and Characteristics of the 2007 Kenyan Electoral Violence," 2012 (with Roxana Gutiérrez-Romero) World Development, Elsevier, vol. 40(4), pages 731-744.

"Undernutrition and Psychosocial Competencies: Evidence from Four Countries," 2012 (with Alan Sánchez) CEPR Discussion Papers 9032, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.

"School Meals as a Safety Net: An Evaluation of the Midday Meal Scheme in India," 2012 (with Albert Park and Abhijeet Singh) CEPR Discussion Papers 9031, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.

"Aid And Agency In Africa Explaining Food Disbursements Across Ethiopian Households, 1994-2004," 2012 (with Nzinga H. Broussard and Rohini Somanathan) Working papers 208, Centre for Development Economics, Delhi School of Economics.

"Nonlinear dynamics of livestock assets: Evidence from Ethiopia," 2012 (with Bjorn Van Campenhout) IFPRI discussion papers 1215, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).

"Is green growth good for the poor ?," 2012, Policy Research Working Paper Series 6231, The World Bank.

"School Inputs, Household Substitution, and Test Scores," 2011 (with Jishnu Das, James Habyarimana, Pramila Krishnan, Karthik Muralidharan, Venkatesh Sundararaman), 2011.NBER Working Papers 16830, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc

"Social Protection, Efficiency and Growth", 2011, Centre for the Study of African Economies WPS 2011-17, Oxford University.

"Beyond Fatalism - An empirical exploration of self-efficacy and aspirations failure in Ethiopia," (with Tanguy Bernard and Alemayehu Seyoum Taffesse), 2011,. Centre for the Study of African Economies Working Paper Series 2011-03, University of Oxford.

"Live aid revisited: long-term impacts of the 1984 Ethiopian famine on children", (with Catherine Porter), Centre for the Study of African Economies, Working Paper Series 2010-39, University of Oxford.

"Migration and Economic Mobility in Tanzania: Evidence from a Tracking Survey" (with Kathleen Beegle and Joachim De Weerdt), Review of Economics and Statistics, August 2011, 93: 1010-1033.

"Consumption risk, technology adoption, and poverty traps: evidence from Ethiopia," (with L.Christiaensen), (2011) Journal of Development Economics, 96(2): 159-173

"Triggers and Characteristics of the 2007 Kenyan Electoral Violence" (with Roxana Gutierrez-Romero), World Development, forthcoming 2011

"Information Flows and Social Externalities in a Tanzanian Banana Growing Village", (with Katleen Van den Broeck), (2011) Journal of Development Studies, 47(2): 231-25.

"Property Rights in a Very Poor Country: Tenure Insecurity and Investment in Ethiopia", (2011), (with Daniel Ayalew and Madhur Gautam), Agricultural Economics 42 (1). 75-86.

"Orphanhood and human capital destruction : is there persistence into adulthood?", 2010, (with Kathleen Beegle and Joachim De Weerdt), Demography, Vol.47, No.1, February 2010, pp. 163-180.

"Poverty and the Psychosocial Competencies of Children: Evidence from the Young Lives Sample in Four Developing Countries", 2009, (with P. Krishnan), Children, Youth and Environments 19(2), 138-163.

“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.

 Rural Poverty: Old Challenges in New Contexts”, 2009, World Bank Research Observer vol. 24: Spring, pp. 1-28